• “Just because a chemical is dangerous, it doesn’t mean it’s illegal.”

    This article is worth a quick read: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/fda-issues-safety-alert-for-popular-hair-care-product-over-hair-loss-complaints/ There’s a few interesting lessons here for us in Australia, even though this is an article about American brand. There’s no legal requirement here to ensure safety of products. And it’s a reminder that as an industry, we tend to be more like the US than the […]

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  • Last 10 days of the August Vibe…

    August. It’s the vibe of it. It’s fitness. It’s skin. It’s skin-fitness. It’s the vibe and ah, no that’s it. It’s the vibe.* We’re two thirds of the way through August, just ten days left (including today) so it seems a good time to take stock of where we’re at and revisit the thinking behind […]

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  • Where to start if your skin is prone to breaking out :-)

    Wondering where to start? These products comprise the perfect mix for skin prone to breakouts – whether adult acne, hormones going a bit crazy during pregnancy or menopause, or classic teen problem skin, we get great results without using a single petrochemical. Our philosophy is to work with skin rather than impose upon it, so […]

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  • Where to start if your skin is dry, mature and/or dehydrated :-)

    best anti aging skin treatment

    If you’re new to Y natural, and your skin is dry, mature and/or dehydrated, this is for you 🙂 Uncomplicated is the magic word. All you need to do is pick the thing that’s bothering you the most, then we’ll help you progress from there. If you find that you need a little more information, […]

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  • 600 SMOOTH Operator…

    600 SMOOTH Anti Age Serum was created specifically for the delicate eye and neck area, but we know of few people who can resist the temptation to apply it to the whole of their face, neck and décolleté. Let me share why this is widely regarded as the Jewel in the Y natural crown… 600 […]

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  • Kiwi + Avo = Collagen-Boosting Gorgeousness

    It’s Day 14 of the ‪#‎fitness ‪#‎skinfitness ‪#‎Augustvibe… We said yesterday (in our Facebook post) that your homework was to get a kiwi fruit and avocado… That’s because today’s treats refer back to recent posts on Collagen, Vitamin C and Avocado. We’re going to use information from a paper in the International Journal of Cosmetic […]

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  • Another product ingredients review, by request!

    Here’s another spontaneous product review by special request. As ever, the intention is to learn, not to finger point, so we won’t give the brand. Suffice to say this is a body product by a brand that is repeatedly promoted as being natural, plant-derived and some reps even insist that it’s 100% Certified Organic. A […]

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  • Awesome Avocadoes!

    If you’re into healthy cooking, you’ve probably sought out foods like carrots, pumpkin and other orange-yellow-red vegetables. A healthy fat-free meal or snack, right? Their colour is due to their carotenoid content. These carotenoids are important for normal growth, healthy vision and properly functioning immune system. They’re also antioxidants, protecting cells from damaging free radicals. […]

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  • The August Skin-fit Vibe…

    August. It’s the vibe of it. It’s fitness. It’s skin. It’s skin-fitness. It’s the vibe and ah, no that’s it. It’s the vibe.* It’s the second of 31 days of fitness and skin-fitness. Fitness from the outside-in and the inside-out. We’ve started out easy yesterday, just warming into it, with a reminder to drink plenty […]

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  • Time to get skin-fit!

    Skin looking a little dull and lacklustre? Time for little skin fitness! Imagine. If you were thinking, “Hey, I’m feeling a tad run down,” would you start wondering what chemicals your body needs to get back into shape? It’s more likely that you would – or would at least think about – eating more healthily, […]

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  • Lesser-known Broccoli Benefits…

    Broccoli is sometimes referred to as one of the cruciferous vegetables. This is because the botanical family to which it belongs used to be called the Cruciferae on account of its flowers looking like a crucifix. It’s now known as the Brassicaceae (pronounced ‘brass-i-case-ah-ee’) and includes the following close relatives: broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, […]

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  • Time for another 10 minute tute! Here are the ingredients of a popular brand of hand and body lotion. . Water (Aqua), Theobroma Cacoa (Cocoa) Extract, Glyceryl Stearate, Petrolatum, Propylene Glycol, Glycerin, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut Oil), Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum), Stearalkonium Chloride, Cetyl Alcohol, Theobroma Cacoa (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Eleis Guineensis (Palm) Oil, Dimethicone, Tocopheryl […]

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