When you start looking into organic beauty products, you are often met with an ingredients lists that leave you a little puzzled; how on earth can words ending in ‘ides’ and ‘ates’, riddled with parabens and toxic chemicals be organic? ‘Organic’ is one of those terms that unfortunately can be used loosely in the beauty industry and a large number of ‘organic beauty products’ don’t quite reflect what you are after. That was until I found Indah.
Australian entrepreneur Teisha Lowry is the brains and stunning beauty behind ‘INDAH’ – a deluxe range of all organic and purely natural body care, fragrances and virgin coconut oil. This week, I sat down with Teisha to talk about her organic range, her passion for fair-trade and her role as ambassador for the Borneo orangutan foundation.
Now before you sigh and tell me you don’t have time to incorporate another ritual into your morning routine, let me tell you that if you make the effort, dry body brushing is well worth the investment. It’s quick, effective, inexpensive, has loads of health benefits and Miranda Kerr swears by it… What’s not to love? Here I have listed 8 fantastic reasons to give this a go, as well as all the important tips and tricks to get you started!
As I gear up for the Brownlow medal, I started looking for natural tanning products that will help me achieve that natural summer glow at the end of a grey autumn stay in Melbourne. I started doing some digging and at last I have come across a tanning product that is 100% natural and chemical free… FINALLY! The product I am referring to is called EcoTan. I contacted the team at EcoTan and founder and business owner, Sonya Driver kindly sat down to fill us in on why this product is so amazing.
Unfortunately, we live in a world where we are constantly exposed to a number of toxins. These toxins, build up in our body over time and have been linked to a number of health problems including manipulation of hormones, thyroid disease and even cancer. Whilst some toxins (the ones we breathe) are unavoidable, there are a number of toxins we can reduce in our everyday life by implementing a few simple changes. Even if you just complete 1 of the 12 steps listed below, you will have created change that will better your health and wellbeing long-term.
A woman uses more than 12,000 tampons in her lifetime and each and every one of these come into contact with the most sensitive and most absorbent part of her body. As such, it makes complete sense to me as to why we need to keep chemicals and synthetics away from this area. This is why I was so shocked to discover that conventional tampons and pads often contain a long list of toxic ingredients…
If you have worked with me, you will know that I am not a huge fan of supplementation. I believe everything we need to maintain optimum health and wellbeing is available in the form of clean, organic, whole food. A perfect example of natural whole-food supplementation is that of bone broth. At our house, we drink this stuff like it is going out of fashion. Want to improve digestion, natural immunity and joint health whilst achieving a natural glow? Check out bone broth!