Category: Beauty

Clean Beauty Awards 2018: 7 Natural Lipstick Brands I Tried, Tested and Loved

Clean Beauty Awards 2018: 7 Natural Lipstick Brands I Tried, Tested and Loved

Conscious consumption has the power to change the world. Do you agree? As the founder of a four-year-old jewellery-focussed social enterprise called Chic Made Consciously working to promote social and environmental rights through our fashion accessories, I of course agree. Founding Chic Made Consciously was the catalyst for me transitioning my life to one that...

SheaMoisture Organic, Fair-Trade Shampoo & Conditioner Giveaway

SheaMoisture Organic, Fair-Trade Shampoo & Conditioner Giveaway

Since 1912, SheaMoisture has been leading the way in natural, organic, responsibly-produced beauty products. Originally founded by Sofi Tucker who began selling Shea Nuts in Sierra Leone’s village markets, at just 19, the the widowed mother of four moved on to selling Shea Butter and other homemade hair and skin preparations. Now a certified B-Corporation, SheaMoisture...

Au Natural Skinfood: Innovative, Scientifically-Tested Natural Skincare Subscription Service

Au Natural Skinfood: Innovative, Scientifically-Tested Natural Skincare Subscription Service

My eyes often glaze over when I read press releases from natural beauty companies. They’re often filled with words such as ‘revolutionary’ and ‘innovative’ when in reality, they’re nothing more than home-based businesses creating eco beauty products from their kitchen, using proven natural beauty methodologies like throwing in a few certified organic ingredients and using...

5 Fashion Shows That Are More Inclusive Than the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

5 Fashion Shows That Are More Inclusive Than the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Snooze, I could not be more bored of watching the hype around the 2018 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. I’m not hating on the models or event crew that work hard on that show, I’m just over brands using unrealistically thin women in uncomfortable underwear to shame us into buying their products. It’s 2018 and we...

13 Natural Skincare and Eco Beauty Brands from New Zealand

13 Natural Skincare and Eco Beauty Brands from New Zealand

If you aren’t participating in the latest food fad, what are you even doing with your life? These days we’re quick to jump into diets and care about what we put into our bodies, but what we put on our bodies becomes a side thought. Our body is the only one we’ve got, and whatever...