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Natural Beauty Week Launches with Discounts!

  In it’s second year, Natural Beauty Week is bigger and better than ever! Launching today, 20th October, it’s been a whirlwind of preparation for the College of Natural Beauty to inspire Australians to #switchtonatural. Last year hundreds of...

Wellspring Magazine – Guest Editor

I was lucky enough to be the Guest Editor of the latest issue of Wellspring Magazine.  It was so inspiring to be a part of this special Eco Issue, discovering innovative entrepreneurs living out their dreams, learning all about foodscaping (makes so much more sense...

Video: Fashion Hounding

I’ve been an avid op-shopper since high school.  So I was excited to spend a morning with the fashion hound herself, Faye De Lanty.  Not to mention my love of Totally Wild growing up…Faye was a host on this super cool eco-show so it’s extra special...

How to say ‘no’ gracefully

As we quickly approach the second half of the year, it can feel like life has run away on us. The ease, grace and control that we felt at the beginning of January, with resolutions to manage our time more efficiently, exercise more often and take better care of ourselves can be long gone by now.

Video: Natural Make Up Tutorial

From discussions with friends, students, family and online musings, I’ve gathered that quite a few people are a little bit scared of mineral make up.  Or perhaps feel as though it might not work as well as the ‘proper stuff.’  I get it.  It can be a...

Eco Home Inspo ~ Living Space

Davey, our Staffy girl Trudi and I have moved around over the last few years. From a house, to a caravan, to a recycled shipping container home to renting a house in the hinterland to renting a duplex by the beach. Phew! But now we are building. It’s been an interesting adventure trying to find the balance in creating something that is sustainable. That will stand the test of time. That causes the least amount of impact on the landscape and ecosystem.

Nature’s best moisturiser

Did you know one of nature’s most effective moisturisers can be found in your very own kitchen? Yes beauty addicts – the organic avocado is an ideal chemical-free moisturiser for the face, hair and eye area and is a staple part of my own beauty routine. This humble fruit contains a nourishing and extremely deep penetrating oil, is rich in vitamins A, D and E, lecithin and potassium, commonly known as the youth mineral. Sound good?

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