Category: <span>Lifestyle</span>

New Survey Reveals Growing Australian Demand for Natural Products

New Survey Reveals Growing Australian Demand for Natural Products

An OmniPoll survey commissioned by Nourished Life has found that a growing number of Australian women are buying natural products, with more than a third of women claiming to “sometimes” or “regularly” purchase natural products across skincare, hair care, make-up and cleaning categories. The survey results show the propensity to purchase natural products has increased...

A Guide to Vegan-Friendly Mother’s Day Gifts (Australian edition)

A Guide to Vegan-Friendly Mother’s Day Gifts (Australian edition)

When you buy through our links, we may earn fees from our affiliate partners. Learn more. If you’re based in Australia and unsure what vegan gift to give your mum this Mother’s Day, we’ve got you covered with these cruelty-free gifts from homegrown Aussie brands. These super stylish and 100% animal-free Mother’s Day gifts are ones...

7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying Anything

7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying Anything

Scroll through Instagram and it quickly becomes apparent that happiness and “living your best life” have become synonymous with purchasing new cars, wearing eye-catching “on trend” outfits, home renovations, building a property portfolio and taking endless holidays to luxurious destinations. With COVID-19 impacting economies around the world, what has also become clear is how heavily...

Collective Cringe: Local Response to Netflix Show on “Hot Instagrammers” Living in Byron Bay Not So Hot

Collective Cringe: Local Response to Netflix Show on “Hot Instagrammers” Living in Byron Bay Not So Hot

Produced in partnership with Eureka Productions, the company behind The Amazing Race Australia and Farmer Wants a Wife, American content streaming platform Netflix is tapping into the worldwide cultural phenomenon of social media influencers, announcing on Thursday that it will be releasing a new reality show titled “Byron Baes” based on the lives of influencers...

How to Recycle Your Easter Egg Wrappers

How to Recycle Your Easter Egg Wrappers

To cut down on household waste produced over the Easter period, many councils are reminding residents about Easter recycling. Sharing some helpful tips about recycling Easter egg wrappers on its website, the South Australian government suggests rinsing foil wrapping before placing in the recycling bin. “If it’s got chocolate on it, rinse it off first...

The Biodegradable Menstrual Cup Helping to Reduce Period Waste

The Biodegradable Menstrual Cup Helping to Reduce Period Waste

When you buy through our links, we may earn fees from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Leading eco store Biome has introduced to the Australian market, Loop Cup by Hevea; a completely biodegradable menstrual cup made from 100% natural rubber providing a plastic and waste free option for conscious consumers. Environmentalist and founder of Biome, Tracey...

We Are the 1%: The Wealth of Many Australians Puts Them in an Elite Club Wrecking the Planet

We Are the 1%: The Wealth of Many Australians Puts Them in an Elite Club Wrecking the Planet

Among the many hard truths exposed by COVID-19 is the huge disparity between the world’s rich and poor. As economies went into freefall, the world’s billionaires increased their already huge fortunes by 27.5%. And as many ordinary people lost their jobs and fell into poverty, The Guardian reported “the 1% are coping” by taking private...

How Minimalism Can Be Bad for the Planet

How Minimalism Can Be Bad for the Planet

A clean, clear space. A stark, pared-back interior. A capsule wardrobe filled with only high-quality, beautifully made essentials. A kitchen stocked with a few carefully selected essentials, and a pantry full of glass jars rather than throwaway plastic containers. A bathroom cabinet carrying a couple of well-targeted products in beautiful, environmentally conscious packaging. Sounds appealing,...

4 Reasons Urban Farming is Growing in Popularity During Quarantine

4 Reasons Urban Farming is Growing in Popularity During Quarantine

By Emily Newton The urgent need to halt the rapid spread of COVID-19 contagion required people worldwide to adapt to drastically new ways of life. As leaders issued shelter-in-place orders, citizens only left their homes for essential reasons. Others found themselves in isolation after testing positive for the virus or coming into contact with someone...