Sukin Revitalising Facial Scrub

Ed’s note: This post was written by Contributing Editor, Kate Derrick.

Brand/Product: Sukin’s Revitalising Facial Scrub.

Price: $9.95 from Priceline, selected pharmacies or shop online.

Why We Love It: Sukin is vegan, carbon neutral, affordable, and we love Sukin’s slogan, “Skincare that doesn’t cost the Earth”. Continue reading

Five Faves for June

Ed’s note: This post was written by Contributing Editor, Kate Derrick

1) Angels on Bare Skin by Lush. This freshly-made and natural face wash is also a gentle exfoliant.  I’m loving it. It feels great to be using something natural on my skin.

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Lush – Angels on Bare Skin Fresh Facial Cleanser

Ed’s note: This post was written by Contributing Editor, Kate Derrick

Brand/Product: Lush’s Angels on Bare Skin is a natural face cleanser with exfoliating properties.

Price: We were given this at the Lush Blogger Event last month. You can buy it for $16.95 (100g) online or at Lush stores.

Why We Love It: This product is vegan and is made from natural ingredients. If you check out Lush’s website they provide a list of ingredients used in each product. Click on the ingredient for a description.

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Lush – Bubblegum Lip Scrub

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Ed’s note: This post was written by Contributing Editor, Kate Derrick.

Brand/Product: Lush’s bubblegum-flavoured sugar lip scrub.

Price: Emma was given a pot of Bubblegum Lip Scrub at a recent bloggers event hosted by Lush. She kindly passed this tasty pot on to me. Bubblegum Lip Scrub will set you back $9.95 for a 25g pot. You can pick it up from a Lush store or shop online.

Why We Love It: This product is vegan friendly and the perfect antidote to dry, cracked, wintery lips.

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Overcoming My Fear of Red Lipstick

Ed’s note: Today’s post was written by one of our readers, Anita Samuel.

When browsing for new gloss, I’d always look to lighter colours and never bothered looking at a red. I honestly thought red would age me or make my lips look smaller. I don’t know what started my fear, but I’ve avoided it like the plague since I first dressed these smoochers in cosmetics, and would always opt for nude or pinky glosses. I figured these lighter colours would make my lips seem fuller, more natural and also complement my olive skin.

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Worldwide Beauty Fact for May

Ed’s Note: This post was written by Contributing Editor, Kate Derrick.

Mehndi is a paste made from powdered dried leaves of the henna plant (Lawsonia Inermis). The henna plant is believed to bring love and good fortune, and protect against evil. Henna also has cooling properties and henna art is sometimes used to help cool the body.

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Monthly Animal Fact – The Jesus Bird

Ed’s Note: This post was written by Contributing Editor, Kate Derrick.

During my recent trip to Darwin I came across these awesome little birds and fell in love with them.

The Comb Crested Jacana is also known as the Lotusbird or the Jesus Bird, as it appears to walk on water.

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