We Auzzies Love a Fair Go. Lets Go Fairtrade

We Auzzies Love a Fair Go. Lets Go Fairtrade

We Auzzies Love a Fair Go. Lets Go Fairtrade

Lets Give Fairtrade a Fair Go!

Living in Australia, we are blessed with endless opportunities. We are taught that if you work hard and work smart in life, success will not be far behind.

Less can be said about third world or war torn countries such as Africa, or developing countries such as India. Education is scarce, food is minimal…… but cheap labour is plenty.

So as business owners, we must be thinking – how do we exploit and discriminate to make an extra buck for our wallets. Simple! We give them a poor working environment and we pay them close to nothing for their hard labour, milking all their life and energy.

Is this injustice? Off course it is! They are born into an environment where they will never get the chance of proper education or to excel in their field of work. So is greater justice in this world possible? How can businesses be successful yet also put its people and workers first?

That’s where the heroes of the Fairtrade organization comes in.

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Don’t Be Fooled by Labels that Reads ‘Fragrance Free’

Dont Be Fooled by Labels that Reads Fragrance Free

Dont Be Fooled by Labels that Reads Fragrance Free

Wow, the label reads ‘fragrance free’. That must mean the product has no artificial fragrance added to it and it’s free of artificial scents. Right?

Our immediate perception when we read a claim that a product is fragrance free, is that it’s natural and free of artificial fragrances. But sadly the term ‘fragrance free’ simply means the product is ‘smell free’.

Everything carries with it an adour or smell. To make a fragrance-free product, the manufacturer must neutralize the aroma by putting synthetic chemicals in the product. More chemicals means more toxins.

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Sea Buckthorn Gaining the Super Fruit Status

Sea Buckthorn Gaining the Super Fruit Status

Sea Buckthorn Gaining the Super Fruit Status

We all know the potent health benefits of fruits like Goji, Acai Berries, Guava and Papaya. But an emerging fruit that is making a name for itself in the battle for the Super Food Supremacy is the nutritious ‘Sea Buckthorn‘.

Sea buckthorn is an orange berry that has been used medicinally in Asia and Europe for hundreds of years, where its health benefits are renowned. Sea buckthorn primarily grows in shady areas in colder climates such as China, Russia, and Canada.

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Sydney Organic Expo 2010

Sydney Organic Expo 2010

Sydney Organic Expo 2010

Just one week from now on the 21st of August, Sydney will be hosting yet another exciting Organic & Green Expo. Be blown away by a natural feast of organic beauty, organic foods, homewares and plenty of fun.

The Organic Expo & Green Show is Oceania Pacific’s premier certified organic & green lifestyle destination – celebrating it’s 6th year in Sydney.

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Burts bees & Trilogy – Award Winners at Beauty Oscar

Burts bees & Trilogy - Award Winners at this Years Beauty Oscar

Burts bees & Trilogy – Award Winners at this Years Beauty Oscar

Hollywood might have the Oscars, but Australia’s number 1 beauty website destination “Beauty Heaven” have the glamorous “Glosscars awards”. The votes have now been counted and the red carpet’s rolled out. Congratulations to Burts Bees and Trilogy for both winning an award at the Beauty Oscar.

Glad to see that natural beauty products are making an impact on the big award stage!

Burts Bees – Best New Lip Balm Award

Trilogy – Best New Moisturiser Award.

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What’s special about the Suki Tinted Moisturiser?

What's special about the Suki Tinted Moisturiser?

What’s special about the Suki Tinted Moisturiser?

What’s special about Suki’s Tinted Moisturiser?

I think the best feature about Suki’s Tinted Moisturiser is it’s ability to match any skin tone naturally.

Make-up companies work frantically to produce numerous foundation shades to tailor for different skin tone complexions. However, these shades often do not match our skin tone and are filled with unsafe chemicals & usually tested on animals.

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Dr Hauschka 3 Step Facial Care Program for Beautiful Skin

Dr Hauschka 3 Step Facial Care Program for Beautiful Skin

Dr Hauschka 3 Step Facial Care Program for Beautiful Skin

Achieve beautiful skin in just 3 easy steps… Don’t treat your daily cleansing as a routine, treat it as a daily ritual to pamper and beautify your skin.

Dr Hauschka 3 step program is a simple ritual that involves cleansing … toning… & moisturising with Dr Hauschka natural face care products.

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The Importance of Minerals During Pregnancy

The Importance of Minerals During Pregnancy

The Importance of Minerals During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time of great physical and mental change for a woman. Changes include the growth of placental tissues; the increase in blood volume; increase in cardiac output; accumulation of body water; changes in levels of estrogen, progesterone and other hormones; preparation of breast tissues for lactation; and changes in lung, kidney, reproductive and urinary systems.

The right minerals are required to assist in improving the health of the mother for a smooth pregnancy, delivery and birth recovery period.

Most importantly, the newborn tend to be healthier, with less birth complications and health related  diseases later on in life.

Lets have a look at the vital roles during pregnancy of some very important minerals.

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The Importance of Vitamins During Pregnancy

The Importance of Vitamins During Pregnancy

The Importance of Vitamins During Pregnancy

Both you and your baby need plenty of vitamins during pregnancy (especially nutrient-deficient mothers). Taking special prenatal multi-vitamin supplements allows you to get all the nutrients you need. For example, folic acid is recommended for at least one month before conception and the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.

Women that smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol regularly, have eating disorders (such as anorexia) or have an inadequate or restrictive diet are most likely to be deficient in certain vitamins and minerals and supplements are recommended.

Find out the importance of each vitamins for the development of a healthy baby.

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Pore Clogging Ingredients to Avoid

Pore Clogging Ingredients to Avoid

Pore Clogging Ingredients to Avoid

You read many articles and hear of countless beauty professionals and dermatologist advising to use products that are non-comedogenic or non pore clogging if you are prone to acne.

So when choosing your facial cleanser or skin moisturiser, is it as simple as just grabbing a product that claims “non-comdedogenic” on the labels?

The answer is NO.

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