safe cosmetics

I have been wanting to write this post for awhileΒ as I think the information is so important. The long and often intimidating list of ingredients found on the back of our cosmetics (cleansers, moisturisers, foundations) and toiletries (shampoo, toothpaste, deodorants, after shave, perfume) can be overwhelming. So I thought we’d start with 5 ingredients. In…

skiing, beach bumming & organic sunscreen

Its that time of year again to hit the slopes here in the Southern Hemisphere. Organic and Natural sunscreens vary in organic percentages from 30 -70%. Make sure the brand you buy protects from both UVA / UVB raysΒ and should be free from: RetinylΒ Palmitate Oxybenzone Benzophenone-3 PABA New Zealand and Australia have the highest levels…