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Three Easy Tips to Save Your Hair This Winter

Can you believe that winter is officially here? There’s no doubt that the colder weather and the fewer hours of sunshine bring with them a new set of hair demands! To help keep the spark this winter, we have some quick tips to help your hair remain healthy during the cold, dry weather. Heat-free...

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Girl’s Night In - Treat Your Skin

  When was the last time you had a girl’s night in? Long overdue? Put on your PJs, grab some comfort food and put your feet up while you treat your skin with our new Clarifying Clay Masque. Many clay masques are drying to the skin, but our new masque is enriched with our signature certified orga...

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All You Need To Know To Heal Your Skin From Within

When treating the skin, I prefer to adopt a holistic approach - not only looking at what is happening on the skin’s surface but also what is going on in the body that could disrupt the skin from functioning healthily. With all of my skin treatments, the end goal is always to get the skin to a pl...

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Don’t Let Stress Mess With Your Skin This Year!

We find ourselves facing a mountain of washing, housework and going back to work. The ‘to-do’ lists get longer and longer and we find ourselves reaching for another coffee, leftover Christmas cake and glass of wine. What we may not realise is that this stress is scientifically proven to have a...

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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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