Resources to research ingredients in the products you use on your body so you can make informed choices for yourself and your family and manage your exposure to toxic chemicals.
Do you hate shopping for clothes? I do. The shops are full of “fast fashion” where the latest styles are available for low prices for just a few weeks before being replaced by new items. It makes my head spin!
If you’re looking for a more sustainable alternative, pre-loved clothing might be the way to go.
You know you want to avoid chemical ‘nasties’ in your personal care products. Everyone is warning you about ingredients like mineral oil, parabens, phythalates and SLS. But when you read the label, how do you know what ingredients they are? How do you know what the label is telling you?
Do you read the ingredients of body care products before you buy? How do you decide which products contain undesirable ingredients and which don’t? Regulation in place to protect us in Australia also confuses things, making it harder to know what you're putting on your body.
These days, we all want to be better educated and use our spending power consciously. We want to choose effective and safe products – for the better health of ourselves, our families, and the planet. We know we should steer clear of parabens, phthalates, petrochemicals etc... but do we really know what they are?
You probably already know that buying in bulk usually means cost savings. Shops typically offer discounts and cheaper prices per unit when you purchase a higher quantity. However, bulk buying is not only economical – it’s eco-friendly as well.
Here are a few reasons to buy in bulk and help contribute to saving our environment.
You’ve probably added black pepper to your meals before; it’s an extremely popular spice after all. However, you might not know that this widely used spice has many amazing natural health benefits too. It is known for its mood-enhancing, circulation boosting, and digestive benefits. Here are 7 benefits of using Black Pepper Essential Oil.
With so many of us used to the convenience of plastic, did you know that humans have now produced more in the last 10 years than we did in the whole of last century? In Australia alone, 10 million plastic bags are used a day. Our overuse of plastic is causing alarming amounts of pollution worldwide.
Feeling guilty about all the chocolate you ate this Easter? Here are 7 little-known benefits of cacao to make it all okay.
We all know that time in nature is good for us - it energises, rejuvenates and heals. But increasingly human beings, especially children, are spending less time outdoors resulting in a wide range of behavioral problems. This is known as Nature Deficit Disorder.
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