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  • Skincare Ingredients to Avoid 1.01…

    Have you tried reading the ingredients list on a skincare product label lately? If you haven’t, I understand why. About hundred thousand different chemicals are currently used in products around the world and that number is increasing rapidly . With a new chemical being created every few seconds, and most chemicals having multiple names, who […]

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  • By request – a lil quickie ingredients review…

    I’ve done this particular review on request as a bit of a quickie – this is the foaming cleanser of a popular Australian brand that is very well known for its design aesthetic. It’s positioned as a high quality organic brand. Walk into one of their stores and you’re offered an elegant cup of herbal […]

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  • What’s a little dress up between friends? ;-)

    Ah, we all love a little dress up, eh? Whether it’s just to glam it up and make the most of our best features, or to have some fun at a party dressed up as someone (or something) completely different, so long as it’s respectful, it’s all good fun. In our industry, we see a […]

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  • “French told to avoid 185 cosmetic products” – Part 1

    This article “French told to avoid 185 cosmetic products” caught my eye a few days ago. I promised some of our customers that I would go over the information, but there is too much for one article. So here’s the first – hope you find it useful! Endocrine Disruptors seemed a good place to start, […]

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  • A Free Radical Walks Into a Bar, and…

    I was asked today about free radicals. The circumstances meant that a complicated heavy-science answer wouldn’t really be right, so I responded along the lines of what I’ve written here. It’s simplifying a bit – or a lot, really –  but hopefully makes it seem a little clearer. A free radical is a molecule with […]

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  • First look at ingredients lists for 2016… Ready, set… GO!

    This time, let’s check out a handwash…  On the front label, key branding words on the front label include: nature, organics, fruit, soap-free, vitamins, glycerin, cruelty free. There are pictures of three fruits (apple, orange and lemon) and a rabbit logo, though not the one we usually see in Australia. The back label thanks the […]

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  • Australia Day Reflections…

    On the weekend I had a conversation with Sam Gollan, the talented Indigenous artist whose works we’ve been featuring at Y natural for the past six months. We were reflecting on the meaning this Australia Day celebration holds for Australians now, and what meaning it could hold in our future. Sam noted: Australian people should […]

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  • An important message about Melanoma.

    On Thursday, my friend was told something any Australian dreads: one of the moles on her shoulder was cancerous. Melanoma. With melanoma, you don’t mess around. It can be fast and deadly. The key to beating it is early detection and action. My friend was smart. She monitored her skin and didn’t delay when something […]

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  • Happy New Year & Important News!

    Happy New Year! We hope Sweet 2016 has got off to a magnificent start for you and yours. It is my great pleasure to announce on behalf of the Y natural team, that we will soon be launching our brand new Y natural Member’s Lounge. This is a private Facebook group that will serve as […]

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  • 2015’s Last Hurrah!

    Crazy how this year has flown, with all sorts of highs and lows along the way. For Y natural it marked ten years since the three founders since  we created our brand and held our initial focus groups before settling upon what would be in the range that we would take to the world. In […]

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  • Something to think about during the Boxing Day craziness…

    Y natural has made some awesome specials available this week for all the fans of Boxing Day sales who like their choices to support ethical brands. When you choose Y natural, you’re supporting a brand that is Certified Organic, Certified Cruelty Free, passionately pro-environment and 100% Australian made. Plus Y natural is 100% Australian owned […]

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  • Part 2 of my divine At-Home Organic Day Spa Extravaganza…

    Oh, this was lovely… We started with the all-over Rose and Patchouli Body Scrub. The dry ingredients are a mix of Pink Murray River Salt and Himalayan Pink Salt, milled fine to ensure they are not too abrasive, plus a small amount of Pastel Pink Australian Clay. To this we have added fragrant Geranium, Bergamot […]

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