The best mineral makeup landed on my dressing table and I was THRILLED. Having used lots of different brands, I’m in love with Inika. OK, I admit it; I’ve never had problem skin. Good genes, thanks Mum! So consequently I haven’t searched high and low for the best products for my skin. My skincare routine has often been haphazard but I have always looked for new and interesting makeup. And now I have found the best mineral makeup. But first, what IS mineral makeup? Given that almost all makeup contains minerals, the easiest description is makeup that contains 100% minerals such as zinc oxide, titanium dioxide, mica and iron oxide and does not contain organic dyes, paraben ingredients, emollient waxes and oils, preservatives and fragrance.
Bamboo fashion became Edwina Walsh’s passion after a single trip to Bangladesh saw her turn her back on a fashion career she loved. Edwina was not prepared for what she saw when she went to visit a factory in Bangladesh. Having worked with major Australian fashion brands, brought to market labels you will know well, and with a degree gained in New York, Edwina turned her back on it all. To READ MORE please click the title.
Olive oil is well-known for it’s health benefits in cooking, salads and Mediterranean lifestyles. But would you put olive oil on your skin? I tried Olive skincare… with surprising results. To READ MORE please click the title.
Babs Bodycare is a luxurious new Australian range so I was keen to try a couple of their face and body oils. I tried my first face oil years ago – it was Clarins Blue Orchid Oil – and I LOVED it. But I had no benchmark back then, and I probably used too much. So have they changed much? It’s not much fun waking up with greasy skin which may be why many Australian women have opted for oil-free skincare. Despite my virginal foray into face oil back in the day, face and body oils have been around for…
Tarsha Burn knows that whilst many of us seek out ethical clothing and homewares that support fair trade, we don’t change our lives to build a business around it. But Tarsha felt so strongly about our planet, she used her background as an artist and textile designer to not only support herself but a cluster of talented artisans in the desert of Rajasthan, India. Tarsha Burn has a 20-year history of textile and soft furnishing design in home décor. As a socially motivated designer, Tarsha longed to create a humanitarian venture that would leave a tiny toe-print on the planet….