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  • 3 Important Facts About Baby Wellbeing…

    FACT 1. Did you know that compared to an adult, babies have more skin relative to their body weight, and their skin is more permeable than that of an adult? It’s so permeable in fact, that some of the chemicals in your baby’s bathwater can be identified the bloodstream within 20 seconds. So compared to […]

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  • Looking for substance behind a pinkwashed veneer.

    Ever heard of #pinkwashing? It’s the lesser-known cousin of whitewashing, #greenwashing and #healthwashing. Just as whitewashing is used as a cover-up to make something look better and hide flaws, pinkwashing is a similar veneer. A distraction intended to divert your attention away from less palatable facts. Something to remember, next time you see a ‘pink’ […]

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  • Help change a life this Christmas…

    OK, so it’s only October. However… we’re all frantically busy moment, preparing for Christmas. Our goal is for every single person we know to include something from Y natural on their Christmas gift list. Yes, we’d love you to give gifts that are Australian made, Australian Certified Organic and Certified Cruelty Free, purchased from Y […]

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  • Special bulletin for pregnant and breastfeeding women!

    Are you pregnant, or breastfeeding, or do have a baby or small children? If yes, then over the next few weeks, look for our series of posts that are especially relevant to you. Overall, our aim is to help make it easier to make informed choices that will benefit you and your little one. We […]

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  • Please help us Swim to Colombia!

    Dear friends of Y natural, Barbara here! At Y natural, we are working together to support our extraordinarily talented friend and colleague Charlotte Jordans with her campaign to compete in the World Cup for Underwater Rugby, being held in Colombia in late July / early August. Underwater Rugby is a relatively new sport in Australia […]

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  • Interpreting Product Labels, Episode 3…

    When we think of clean, we think of something being safe, better for our health, free from the things that can do us harm. At some point, however, we’ve come to associate the use of chemicals with creating ‘a better clean’ without necessarily putting that connection to the test. It’s clear that some developments are […]

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  • Anyone who knows us well or has visited Y natural in the past few years will be aware that we love art and do our best to find ways within our means to support or promote Australian artists.  It makes us very proud and happy to be sponsors of a talented group of Australian artists […]

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  • Wet wipes and problematic preservatives…

    We’re among the 24,000+ people who shared this story – about the preservative methylisothialinone – from 7 News in Adelaide. Reporter Megan Roberts did an awesome job though if you were left thinking there must surely be more to the story, well, you’re right! The 7 News story features a young woman who suffered a […]

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  • Talented, gutsy, determined and on her way to the UWR World Cup!

    Charlotte Jordans. Scientist. Athlete. Mother. All-round legend. It’s no secret we love smart, gutsy women who do amazing things. That’s why we love Charlotte and are so excited to be supporting her forthcoming trip to Colombia to compete in the Underwater Rugby (UWR) World Championships. We’re holding a lil bash at Horizons in the Stamford […]

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  • END OF FINANCIAL YEAR EXTRA SUPER SPECIALS!

    OK lovely people. I need your attention, because this is for a limited time only and we have NEVER before put on an offer as completely amazing as this! First we have our EOFY Special… Products and services to the value of $509 for just $199. And we have our EOFY Extra Special… Products and […]

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  • Interpreting Product Labels, Episode 2.

    I recently did a post on what I could tell from reading the ingredients list and packaging of some products that were in my hotel bathroom. Several people got in touch to ask for more of that kind of post, so here is Episode 2. Like the first episode, this article is about what we […]

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  • 168 chemicals to face the day…

    Fun fact: 168 is the number of hours in a week. It’s also the number of chemicals (on average) to which you are possibly being exposed each day via your personal care products, according to a recent article in ABCnews, citing research by the Environmental Working Group. My friend posted the link on my page, […]

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