IS QUINOA REALLY THE SECRET TO A NATURAL COLLAGEN BOOST?

IS QUINOA REALLY THE SECRET TO A NATURAL COLLAGEN BOOST?

So we know Quinoa is good for our insides and full of super food goodness! But what about for our skin? Can the tiny quinoa seed nourish our skin from the outside in? We've noticed Quinoa Seed Oil pop up in a few of our favourite au naturale skincare products so we went on a mission to suss out just what this inner and outer superfood can do for our skin...

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OUR FAVOURITE ANCIENT BEAUTY PRACTICE

OUR FAVOURITE ANCIENT BEAUTY PRACTICE

With staying power of hundreds if not thousands of years, this natural beauty MUST has staying power - and for good reason! We’re talking CLAY beauties! Yep - derived from finely ground natural rock/soil - clay has formed the basis of skincare long before our time, and doesn’t seem to be going anywhere when it comes to a nourishing, natural skin-prep staple!

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WHAT IS SQUALENE AND HOW DOES IT PREVENT PREMATURE AGEING AND CALM ACNE?

WHAT IS SQUALENE AND HOW DOES IT PREVENT PREMATURE AGEING AND CALM ACNE?

Ever heard of Squalene?! Squalene is an ingredient used in skincare to boost the skin's moisture, promote elasticity, support healing and can help support skin inflammation and irritation. Unfortunately! Many mainstream products use shark liver oil squalene which requires shark species to be fished for commercial use which is driving them to extinction! The alternative? Plant-based cruelty-free squalene! Read on to find out why we are loving Botani's key ingredient...

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VEGAN? YOU'LL LOVE THESE ORGANIC SKIN PREP MUST-HAVES!

VEGAN? YOU'LL LOVE THESE ORGANIC SKIN PREP MUST-HAVES!

Beauty really does come from within and no amount of makeup can mimic the youthful glow that comes from healthy, happy skin! Skincare prep with organic, toxin free products is the best way to ensure flawless makeup application that lasts. Here are our favourite vegan skin prep products!

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TOUTED THE MIRACLE PLANT- WHY THIS PLANT IS THE SUPERFOOD OF SKINCARE!

TOUTED THE MIRACLE PLANT- WHY THIS PLANT IS THE SUPERFOOD OF SKINCARE!

Aloe Vera is a plant with incredible skin supporting properties held in the gel in its thick leaves. This gel can fight bacteria, hydrate the skin and, if ingested, can soothe digestive complaints as well! Here are our favourite benefits and Aloe Vera rich goodies!

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RECLAYM 100% NATURAL CLAY MASKS

RECLAYM 100% NATURAL CLAY MASKS

Mainstream facemasks are often filled with toxic nasties such as parabens and sulphates which claim to work wonders for the skin but are actually doing more harm than good. We’ve been on the look out for a 100% natural alternative that actually nourishes the skin and offers amazing results- and we think we’ve found a winner! Meet reCLAYm Facemasks!

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What's lurking behind the 'GREEN' curtain?

What's lurking behind the 'GREEN' curtain?

GREEN is the new black! Whether browsing your local cosmetics counters or wandering the personal care aisles at the supermarket, you’ll see ‘natural’ this and ‘organic’ that, plastered over packaging that is apparently bursting its plastic seams with ‘nature’s goodness’. Brilliant, right? WRONG.

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