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How To Choose The Best Natural Sunscreen In Australia

It’s spring and advertisements for natural sunscreen are everywhere in Australia. We, as consumers, are caring more about the ingredients in the products we use, and how they affect our health. As a result, companies are marketing more products to meet that demand. But with so many options available, how do you choose what is …

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How to Understand Cosmetic Ingredient Names on Labels

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?  

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How to Decode Cosmetic Ingredient Labels

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.

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Do You Know What You Are 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?