Jennifer Ward is a leading Naturopath trained in herbal medicine, nutritional medicine and health coaching. She created her own blog ‘She Glows’ to help educate women about the inner workings of their bodies. In this article, she writes about the relation between coffee and period pain. “Having your period is a pretty cool thing (seriously!). It reminds us of our femininity, child bearing abilities and shifts us back a notch to marvel at the wonders of the human body. For some having a period is a dream, however if you are reading this is it likely it’s a less rainbows and lolly pops and more like there is something trying to claw their way out of your uterus. Yes, it can be that bad. With each cycle you may be experiencing cramping, period pain and that can’t-get-out-of-bed-to-face-the-world exhaustion. With an energy dip a natural go to solution is to grab an almond latte or iced long black, right? Because let’s face it, coffee = getting through the day. Advertisements
Australia’s floral kingdom has an abundance of unique plants that have healing properties for our health and wellbeing. Eucalyptus and tea tree oils are two that get a lot of press, and for good reason. We’d like to introduce you to some other botanical super heroes that are just as incredible for your skin… The quandong is a wild bush peach native to the deserts of central and southern Australia. The fruit has been eaten by indigenous people for thousands of years, the leaves and bark of the tree were used medicinally. This fruit is worthy of a closer look and here’s why:
You know what we’re about – makeup that lets your natural beauty shine! At Ere Perez we want YOU to be the focus, not the products. It’s all about enhancing what you already have, rather than covering over. That’s why our range is full of classic, natural makeup that will highlight all that is unique and beautiful about you. We have just launched our brilliant cacao lip colours. We’re so excited! Your lips will love them. Here’s a look that’s a little bit skin prep & a little bit makeup. The best way to start your day…
For a good skin day We have distilled our knowledge and passion into a blend to deeply nourish your skin day and night. You want a good skin day every day, and we’re here to help you get it. After thirteen years in the business of caring for skin naturally, we wanted to use our extensive experience to give you more of what you want. Here is our first botanical blend, a product that revitalizes skin in a few drops. Australian blue cypress face nectar
Hyaluronic acid. Have you heard about it? Hyaluronic acid is found naturally in your skin and thanks to new-age skincare and cosmetics, your skin’s hyaluronic acid levels can now even be boosted. Hyaluronic acid is able to hold up to 1000 times its own weight in water. This is a great feat. And for you it means this… Smooth and plump skin. Quickly resolved fine lines. Long lasting hydration. A youthful glow.
Our best effort yet: cream concealer that covers over dark circles and blemishes. Covers up spots and calms skin down. Blends easily, over or under makeup.
As a loyal fan of Ere Perez you will of course be aware that we are a cruelty-free company. Finally, the cosmetics industry is seeing the importance of having cruelty-free products! 2018 will be the start for all non-cruelty-free products to be banned in Australia. Check out this article in biscuit magazine (issue 27) showcasing our beautiful cruelty free makeup. “The government in Australia has proposed changes that mean any new cosmetic products entering the Australian market must not be tested on animals and must not contain any ingredients that have been tested on animals.
Based in Sydney and British born Estelle Thornton is an up and coming make up artist, using her years of passion for make up to seek and share more natural and ethical products. Her bubbly personality matched with her skills with the brushes help create a makeup experience people feel and look there best. Discovering our makeup range inspired her to create beautiful natural looks. Read her story here. “Beauty the natural way, why everybody should be seeking natural, ethical and cruelty free makeup. I try to have a few no make up days within my week to let my skin breathe and have a break from the congestion in my pores, since discovering quality natural make up and seeking more ethical products, I feel less need to do so, it has been a real eye opener and has made me want to explore the realm of natural beauty products deeper and consider more what I choose to put on my skin and my clients.
Enjoy our collaboration with makeup artist Liv Lundelius. Liv only uses natural makeup, and the results are stunning! “Working on Editorials is always so much fun, especially if you have a great team! This shoot was for Issue 29 of White Magazine. As usual, I only used natural/ organic/ cruelty-free makeup on set. While I always use a huge variety of different products & brands in my kit, the key beauty products I used here were by Ere Perez.
Life is busy these days and we know what it’s like to be running to a schedule, coming and going, making a quick dress change before you are due at the next place. When you are time-poor but still want to look like your best, we have created two easy looks for any occasion. You don’t need to apply a full face of makeup, just a few quick steps can make a big difference. For makeup on the go, here’s how to build up your look in just 10 minutes. We are all about eyes in autumn and you can highlight yours in a few easy steps: