• Seaweed Skin Sensation!

    At the heart of our July posts has been our amazing 200 BUFF Marine Skin Polish. We’ve written about 200 BUFF before, and this is my personal favourite of the posts (do read it!) but to briefly recap, 200 BUFF features Fucus vesiculosus , a brown seaweed. Research on this ingredient is rather exciting, because […]

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  • Winter Essentials…

    These products are perfect for skin that’s suffering from our harsh, drying winter weather. … Place a drop of 603 BALANCE Organic Jojoba on your finger tip and massage into your nail-beds and the surrounding skin. This is great for helping to prevent chapped hands and painful hang nails. Follow with a half-pump of 700 […]

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  • Awesome Autumn – be quick!

    Hello, this is your last chance to make the most of our autumn specials – winter’s here so we’ll be deleting these imminently! If you have dry or mature skin, this Autumn Awesome 01 is the collection for you: These products give you a beautiful morning routine that’s ideal for dry, mature or dehydrated skin. […]

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  • Pumice ROCKS!

    We’re working this week in Queensland and New South Wales. These trips tend to be a lot of pressure so I try to ‘make the most of the moments’. One of beautiful moments from the past few days was from an early morning walk with Gemma along Sunshine Beach, near Noosa Heads. It was a […]

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  • Of bodies, bones, blasts and being well :-)

    I’ve got my arm in a sling at the moment, so have taken a moment to reflect on strong bones, the importance of calcium and exercise, and… skincare. Yep! Did you know your bones are part of your endocrine system? When we think of our endocrine system and the hormones it produces, we tend to […]

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  • Stop and smell the roses…

    Our signature ingredient is Bulgarian Rose Otto, which is widely believed to be the single-best oil for skin in existence. Have you heard of the gorgeous French perfume called Joy by Jean Patou? The reason it’s known as ‘the costliest fragrance on earth’ is because it contains Bulgarian Rose Otto. The fragrance is amazing – […]

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  • The pleasure’s in the details. Really.

    I need to give myself permission and time to enjoy the now and savour more pleasurable moments? I need to weave all five senses into my day, all day, every day? Yes please. Permission granted! Yesterday I enjoyed the fun of being a participant in an ‘Art of Seduction’ workshop, and the honour of representing […]

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  • Latest tips on understanding ingredients and labelling!

    Learning about ingredients? Here’s the ingredients list of an anti-age serum by an overseas brand that a friend asked me to look into. Water, aloe barbendensis leaf extract, lactic acid, glycolic acid, sodium hyaluronate, algae extract, artemesia vulgaris, polysorbate 20, hydroxyethylcellulose, phospholipids, cucumber, arnica montana, yeast (faex) extract, chamomile, grape seed, spearmint oil, eucalyptus leaf […]

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  • ICYMI 27 March Y news update :-)

    Our quote of the week is from Maya Angelou: We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. We chose this because we have BIG changes afoot: we’re moving premises, holding focus groups, doing a survey and a whole lot more. Exciting times! […]

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  • Ingredient to Avoid: Disodium EDTA

    Disodium EDTA is in many products as a preservative, to stabilise it, or to enhance the foaming action. It’s also used as a chelating agent, which means it us used to precipitate out metals from the formulation (if tap water were used to make the formulation instead purified water, for example, and it can bind […]

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  • ICYMI 19 March 2017 Y news update :-)

    Hello lovely people, this Banksy post from last week was one that really resonated. Sometimes taking a little time to step back can nip that sense of overwhelm in the bud and leave you feeling refreshed and motivated. Or ready to write a recap of the past few weeks, in my case tonight, which is […]

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  • PHOTO COMPETITION!

    Summer is in full swing and suddenly we’re all parched skin, chapped nails, sandpapery and split heels, rough elbows, dry hair, cracked lips and thirsty everything! What are YOU doing that dries out your skin? It might from swimming in salt water at the beach or chlorine at the pool, the wind when you’re out […]

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