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Tips from Hairdresser to the Stars Anthony Nader

Any recommendations for people looking to create volume in their hair without causing product build-up? The best way is by asking your hairstylist to add some long layers throughout your haircut and don’t forget around your face also. Don’t worry – you’re not going to look like Rachel from the ...

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Get Personal with Essano

Isn’t it confusing… how can you tell the difference between what’s really natural, and what someone wants you to think is natural? Especially when the ingredients are often hard to recognise and even harder to pronounce! For Essano, being a natural brand is part of our DNA. To help us explain w...

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To Tone or Not to Tone?

A toner is designed to be used after cleansing. Most toners on the market are water or alcohol/astringent based and are applied with either a mist/spray or a cotton pad. Traditionally toners were recommended as a way of restoring your skin’s pH balance after using a bar soap or bar cleanser bec...

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Which Ingredient is your Hair Craving Right Now?

We believe that the best thing for your skin is plant-based ingredients, without any unnecessary harsh stuff being added, and the same goes for your hair and scalp. We also know that there are some amazing ingredients out available that can really work to improve the health of your hair. Each he...

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Are You Using The Right Products for Your Skin Type?

It can often be confusing to find the right product for your skin type, especially when there are so many options available. In the quest for clear, healthy skin, here are some of our tips to help you decide which products to incorporate into your daily regime. Dry/Mature Skin: If your skin feel...

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Why We Think Natural is Best

It’s thought that adults have over 700 man-made industrial chemicals in our bodies – a horrible thought! For us, when we consider what we put in and on our bodies we want to try to reduce the chemical load and make sure we are using the most beneficial ingredients we can. And it’s not just what ...

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Eat Your Way to Glowing Skin

There are countless tips these days on what to eat and what to avoid, and we have been chatting recently about our best tips for glowing skin, so we thought we’d share them with you. Five a day Everyone in our office agrees that this is one of the best and easiest ways to clean up your diet. Inco...

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Q&A with The Shrinking Violet

Recently we were lucky enough to chat to one very inspirational lady. Elora Harré, a 22-year-old Kiwi currently living in Australia who, since January 2013, has lost an incredible 54.5kg! Elora shares her health and well-being journey on her blog theshrinkingviolet.co.nz and fills us in on the s...

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Summer Cleanse Your Body & Skin

Your body (clever thing that it is) is designed to eliminate everyday toxins. In fact, it’s probably doing it right now. And the good news is that you can give it a helping hand. Give your body and skin a fresh start after the late nights and overindulging of the festive season! Drink it up Ever...

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What is the Difference Between Oil and Serum?

Oils: A facial oil is usually rich in nourishing vitamins and nutrients essential for your skin. It is deeply hydrating but can be layered under your usual skincare and makeup products with ease. It is a heavenly product, especially for anyone with dry skin, as it is intensely hydrating, without...

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Rosehip Oil: 9 ways to use this multitasking miracle

Wouldn’t it be lovely to have one hard-working, affordable skincare multitasker to keep our handbags light and wallets happy? Miranda Kerr, Gwenyth Paltrow and Rose Bryne (definitely no slouches in the glowing skin department) have revealed their big beauty secret – Rosehip Oil! Extracted from...

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Share the Love this Christmas Season

From your mum to your sister, your aunty, friend who is expecting, or just as a treat for you – Essano™ is the perfect option when thinking of what to buy this Christmas. Our ‘go-to’ Treat Your Skin pack with its five minis is a great option when buying for someone new to the range, or for someo...

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