Cruelty-free solutions for sensitive skin

On a recent trip to a local health-food store looking for buckwheat (my sister Sarah has put me on a wheat-free diet – I’ll explain another time!) I found a new cruelty-free range. A Bit Hippy offers something a little different however as it is designed specifically for people with sensitive skin. Now I don’t […]

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Australian Pure Cleansing Wipes

Australian Pure is another one of the brands made by the wonderful people over at Nature’s Organics. The range consists of skin care products and a woolwash, and is made with naturally derived and Australian native ingredients for sensitive skin. I don’t have particularly sensitive skin, however I do prefer a ‘less is more’ approach […]

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Tints of Nature to ‘dye’ for …

With a fairly large birthday last year (let’s just say it contained a 0 and a 4 – and not worry too much about the order of said numbers), hair colouring is now an essential for me – no longer just for fun or a change of style. However, having a five year old, a […]

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‘Yes To’ Cruelty Free

According to their website, the Yes To brand is a range of super-natural beauty products (face, body, hair, lip and baby) that: 1 – Work: YES TO products work because we never compromise. Our products are always at least 95% natural, free of parabens, petroleum, phthalates and SLS, and made with recyclable materials 2 – […]

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Australian Organics Hair Care without Nasties

As a supermarket find I was pretty excited to give Australian Organics Revitalising Shampoo and Intensive Repair Conditioner a trial. The packaging talked a big game … None of the nasties – no sulphates, no parabens, no PEGs, no synthetic colours, no synthetic fragrance, no phthalates, no animal ingredients, no animal testing. And plenty of […]

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Pay day supermarket finds!

Wednesday is pay day for me and therefore – more often than not – also requires a post-work trip to the supermarket if I actually want anything to eat that night (the pantry in my house is generally pretty bare by Tuesday each week). I don’t love supermarkets – I would prefer to support smaller […]

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