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Latest Post | November 10, 2018

3 vitamins your skin needs

  Vitamins are the best multi-tasking, must-haves for all skin types. Plenty of research has proven their effectiveness in combating a plethora of skin conditions ranging from aged and sun damaged skin to oily and blemished prone skin. Your skin requires a combination of vitamins to strengthen, provide antioxidant protection, boost collagen and smooth fine lines and...

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Beauty / Our Products | 23.10.2018

How to get glowing skin in two steps

  Aside from the day to day ritual of cleansing, toning and hydrating, if you really want to amp up your natural skincare results, your skin needs a little extra help. What better time of th...

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Eco / Living | 18.10.2018

There is no planet B

No we are not lost in space, but we're doing a damn fine job of collectively screwing up planet earth. In the land down under, we can't even get organised enough to take reusable bags to the superma...

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Beauty / Our Products | 21.09.2018

4 Steps to Younger Looking Skin - ANTI AGING 101

  Caring for your skin isn’t new. Lots of things we consider part of a good skin care regimen have been in practice for centuries. Exfoliation and bath rituals (aka Cleopatra’s bath milk...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 30.08.2018

5 Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDC’s) you should avoid

If you knew you were applying chemicals to your body that were interfering with your hormones, would you continue to do so?   Highly likely the answer is a resounding "NO"!   EDC’s ...

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Beauty / Our Products | 09.08.2018

The most important thing about haircare you need to know

  Making a natural or organic hair product that works is a green formulator’s greatest challenge. Fortunately, there’s been further development of green surfactants since I first started...

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Beauty / Our Products | 22.06.2018

6 Products you can't live without this winter

  The winter chill has really begun to set in and there's snow on the mountaintops. This makes for a great ski season, but the news is not so great for your skin. It ultimately equates to tigh...

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Health and wellbeing | 14.06.2018

3 ingredients you should avoid like the plague – Lesson 3

  Determining what skincare to use can be overwhelming. It’s hard to choose from a vast array of products, and there’s a tonne of conflicting information. Plus, there are w...

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| 11.05.2018

Toxic Fragrance In Cosmetics - Lesson 2

  Mother’s Day is just around the corner. With the go to gift of choice - perfume. After all, everyone loves fragrance, don’t they? Even if you do, after you get a whiff of this post,...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 04.05.2018

How to Decode a Skincare Label – Lesson 1

  A few years ago, I began working on a resource manual to simplify the process of making the switch from conventional skincare to 'alternative', aka natural and organic skin care products. I ...

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| 09.03.2018

The Best Way to Build a Skincare Routine

  To some extent, having a flawless complexion may be due to a genetic lucky dip, but your daily habits also have a massive impact on the reflection staring back at you. With a multitude of ...

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| 10.02.2018

How to Create a Life and Business you Love

  Several years ago, I stumbled across a sassy, vibrant woman by the name of Marie Forleo. You may be in luck and have already heard of her. If not, you’re in for a treat. She’s an entre...

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Beauty / Our Products | 19.01.2018

The amazing benefits of microdermabrasion and microneedling

  Microdermabrasion and microneedling are gaining popularity as easy to perform, beneficial beauty treatments that are suitable for most skin types. While they might not be as effective for mo...

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Health and wellbeing | 04.01.2018

How to feel great in 2018

  This year, rather than making a list of resolutions and possibly setting yourself up to miss the target, do an internal audit instead. Keep it simple. All you need to do is write a list of...

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Health and wellbeing | 14.12.2017

5 ways to stress less and smile more at Christmas

It’s that time of year when there’s palpable excitement in the air. School is finished and many of us are planning to have some time off work. The not so fun side – juggling e...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 24.11.2017

How to survive Christmas with your hotness intact

The silly season is fast approaching and that means temptations in the form of food and alcohol. One of the reasons you may blow up like Santa Claus and fall off your sleigh is not havin...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 10.11.2017

Collagen For Skin Health - 12 Ways To Boost It

   Why is collagen for skin important? Collagen is the most abundant and strongest protein in your body. It’s formed by the cross linking and winding together of amino acids to f...

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Beauty / Our Products | 20.10.2017

How to Rock your Bikini Body

  Yikes! Summer is nigh and there's bumps on my thigh! Uhhh ohhh...Telltale signs of too many winter pastries and cakes can no longer be concealed by fabric layering, we're now in the midst ...

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Beauty / Our Products | 29.09.2017

7 Ways to Spring Clean Your Skincare Routine

  With fragrant buds, chirpy birds and a smattering of sunshine, spring is the ultimate time to air out the house and let in a burst of new energy. It’s also a great time to fling open th...

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Health and wellbeing / Our Products | 01.09.2017

Read this before you buy another bottle of sunscreen!

  It's starting to warm up in the Southern Hemisphere and spring is on our doorstep, so that means it's time to think about donning protection when you head outside. While we all need a little...

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Eco / Health and wellbeing / Living | 18.08.2017

Giving back – charities that can change lives

  Social enterprises, Non-Government Organisations (NGO’s) and social movements are growing exponentially. This is exciting news but 30% of the world still lives on a $1 dollar or less pe...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 11.08.2017

Allergies and Sensitivities: What's the difference?

  Most of us have experienced an allergic reaction or sensitivity at some point in our lives. Allergies are a leading cause of chronic disease. It’s unknown why certain people develop all...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 28.07.2017

pH balance and skincare products: what you need to know

Do you know if your skincare products are pH balanced? It's worth investigating, because if they're too acidic or too alkaline, you're setting yourself up for a host of potential skin issues. 'pH...

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Health and wellbeing | 21.07.2017

Innocent animals should not suffer in vain for beauty

Almost two years ago I wrote a blog post about the proposed changes in legislation regarding the banning of animal testing for new ingredients and products entering the Australian marketplace. &...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 15.07.2017

Winter Skin: 7 small tips that will make a big impact

Winter skin can be like a teenager. If your skin’s anything like mine, it tends to wig out and be unpredictable, moody and angry, and it feels like there’s nothing you can do to calm it dow...

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Health and wellbeing / Recipes | 29.06.2017

2 healthy beverages to boost your energy this winter

Winter is here.  Well, not in a Game of Thrones way (though the Season 7 premiere is only a couple of weeks away!), but the chill is in the air down south. If you’re anything like me,...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing / Our Products | 23.06.2017

Alcohol in skincare: which ones should you avoid and which ones are A-OK?

  Alcohol can be found across the board in personal skin care products from cleansers to body washes.   When you think of alcohol, the connotations can be negative when it comes to bot...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 15.06.2017

Face mapping – how to read your skin from within

  Face mapping or reading, traditionally stems from ancient Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. Back in the day, it was used as a diagnostic tool for prominent leaders and scholars. They believ...

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Health and wellbeing | 02.06.2017

Want to know how to biohack your body and burn fat?

  My partner and I are into experimenting.  And now that I have your attention, it's not in the way you are undoubtedly imagining.   Aside from a daily practice of meditatio...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing / Our Products | 26.05.2017

Why your skin needs an insurance policy

I clearly remember the day I noticed my first wrinkles. I was driving towards the sunset and caught a glance in the rear-view mirror. There were a few distinguishable fine lines under my eyes. ...

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Beauty | 19.05.2017

7 Super Minerals For Skin that will improve your skin to infinity and beyond!

    You most likely know about all the vitamins that your body needs to maintain healthy, youthful, glowing skin, but what about essential minerals for skin health? Minerals are par...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 12.05.2017

COUPEROSE SKIN VS ROSACEA: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

When I was at the doctor a few weeks back (getting antibiotics for my acute bronchitis), she commented on whether I'd like a script for my rosacea. Ahhhh, excuse me lady... Firstly, I don't have...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 05.05.2017

7 ways exercise boosts your skin and slows the signs of ageing

We know exercise is important for longevity, health and weight control. But have you ever considered the potential benefits that moving your body provides for the skin?I'm not talking about facial...

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Health and wellbeing | 27.04.2017

Stay kissable with our natural, simple and effective bad breath remedies

    Bad breath is no fun. Not for you, not for your partner, not for anyone. Brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing and using a mouthwash sometimes aren't enough to keep bad breath a...

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Our Products | 06.04.2017

Improve penetration with these two proven techniques

  Skin care products are a necessary part of maintaining your complexion, but you can also amp up your results with the right tools.  We’ve two new items that we’re super excited...

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| 31.03.2017

Get out of the red with our natural remedies for eczema

Natural remedies for eczema should be your first port of call if you suffer with this debilitating skin condition. Eczema is an inflammatory chronic skin condition that impacts the superficial la...

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Health and wellbeing | 24.03.2017

5 ways to prime your day for extreme happiness

Your next holiday might not be on the horizon, but there’s some simple techniques you can incorporate into your daily ritual to make you feel healthier, happier and more productive. Peo...

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Our Products | 09.03.2017

Mukti Organics wins 8 Beauty Shortlist Awards including Best Skincare Brand Australia!

2017 beauty shortlist awards - Mukti Organics is the winner of: 1. Best Skincare Brand Australia 2. Best Natural & Organic Skincare Brand 3. Best Facial Elixir – Vital C 4. Best Exfoliat...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 23.02.2017

The 2 highly toxic cosmetics ingredients that cause most skin allergies

  Every single day, you're exposed to any number of powerful chemicals found in personal care products. Skin allergies and reactions to cosmetics and products are becoming extremely common a...

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Our Products | 16.02.2017

Australian native extracts — the top 5 plants that pack a skincare punch

  Australian native extracts are becoming very sought after functional actives in skin care. The small berries, nuts, roots, leaves and seeds of our indigenous flora pack a powerful punch ind...

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Beauty / Our Products | 10.02.2017

Top 10 tips for dry and dehydrated skin

  Is your skin dry or dehydrated and if so, what’s the difference?   It can be confusing to work out whether your skin is dry, dehydrated or both.   Dry skin is generally refer...

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Beauty | 03.02.2017

Be bold and beautiful with our 2017 beauty predictions

Beauty and skincare trends for 2017 are moving more towards the earthy, organic and natural and away from the synthetic, toxic, fake and overdone. Both in makeup and skincare products, we'll see p...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing / Our Products | 20.01.2017

Natural age spot removal — easier to naturally treat than you think!

  Natural age spot removal has become a hot topic on the internet, as people seek to remove these all too obvious signs of aging without using harsh chemicals and with natural remedies. Age sp...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 05.01.2017

11 excellent ways to take the sting out of sunburn

  If you’re in Australia and experiencing our dazzling summer sun, it’s likely that you’ve sustained some sort of sunburn (sun damage) in the past few weeks. It’s a cultural initiati...

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Health and wellbeing | 29.12.2016

How to hygge yourself into being happy in 2017

  Are you happy? It’s a simple question and one I think we should ask ourselves as we say goodbye to one year and prepare to begin a new year. How busy and stressed were you in 2016? How...

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Beauty / Our Products | 22.12.2016

20 proven ways to banish wrinkles – naturally

  There are plenty of lifestyle changes you can make to banish wrinkles naturally – or at least lessen their appearance. Two of the most notorious ways to accelerate ageing are sun exposure an...

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Health and wellbeing | 16.12.2016

Beat the bloat: 6 ways to be kind to your tummy over Christmas

  It’s that time of the year again, fondly termed 'the silly season'. It’s hard to stay in control of your health regime when everyone is in a jolly old festive mood and keen to par...

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| 08.12.2016

10 simple ways to have a more ethical Christmas

  I won't make a secret of it – Christmas is not my favourite time of year. Without being too much of a wet blanket, I wish Christmas was more about what's really important and less about ra...

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Health and wellbeing / Our Products | 24.11.2016

Why our biophotonic glass will make you happy

Well over ten years ago, I read a book by Leslie Kenton called Skin Revolution. Leslie's been one of my long-term gurus. A pioneer in the health and beauty industry, she’s one damn, cool lady ...

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Beauty / Our Products | 17.11.2016

the amazing benefits of cacao beans for your skin

  Chocolate is the food of the gods, and we have cacao beans to thank for its deliciousness. Cacao beans (Theobroma cacao)  are the seeds or nuts of the cacao tree, which has been cul...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 10.11.2016

What you need to know about air-conditioning and skin ageing

  If you work in an airconditioned office, then you're probably aware of how drying it is on your skin. What you may not know is that the less hydrated your skin is, the faster it ages...

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Our Products | 03.11.2016

guess which of our products just won Organic Product of the year 2016?

  I'm very humbled to  share some wonderful news. The Mukti Organics Hydrating Moisturiser has just been named Organic Product of the Year in the 2016 in the Organic Consumer Choice Awa...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 27.10.2016

A simple skin detox you can do every weekend

  A regular skin detox is essential if you’re addicted to your makeup routine and can’t leave the house fresh-faced and makeup-free. You may like to take inspiration from Alicia Keys, who...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 20.10.2016

hair loss: the long and short of it

Hair loss can be a harrowing experience, especially if you don't know what's causing it. If you wake up one day and notice your hair is thinning or falling out, don't skip straight to the worst po...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 07.10.2016

10 antioxidant foods your skin will love

Eating a diet rich in antioxidant foods is not only good for your health, it’s great for your skin. Think of it as your internal skincare regime. Free radicals formed by oxidative damage s...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 30.09.2016

Top 6 Harmful Ingredients To Avoid in Tanning Creams & Lotions

  Warmer weather is on it's way in the southern hemisphere, so that means peeling off the layers and revealing your pasty white skin to the world or making a beeline for the nearest bottle o...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 23.09.2016

20 fascinating skin facts to make you go hmmm

    I thought it might be fun to share some weird and wonderful facts about skin on the blog today. Some are fascinating, some are surprising, some are just plain gross. So, if you are r...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing / Our Products | 16.09.2016

10 ways magic macadamia oil benefits your skin

Macadamia oil is the ultimate carrier oil for skincare products, which is why you'll find it in many Mukti Organics products. No matter what your age or skin type, oils are a wonderful skin food....

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 08.09.2016

The most important chemicals to avoid during pregnancy

Many women turn to certified organic products for the first time when they fall pregnant, and it's a smart move. The sheer number of chemicals to avoid during pregnancy can be overwhelming, ...

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Beauty / Our Products | 01.09.2016

Vitamin C serums: everything you need to know

      Our recently launched Vital C Elixir has generated an insane amount of interest. For those not in the loop, it's a potent plant-based vitamin C serum that contains knotgrass ...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 25.08.2016

What you need to know now about Netflix Face

  The most addictive series to binge-watch on Netflix at the moment has to be Stranger Things. It’s Steven King meets Steven Spielberg with a dash of X-Files on the side. It stars Winona Ry...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 19.08.2016

How to get rid of skin reactions once and for all

  Skin reactions, allergies and sensitivities are more common than you may think. It doesn’t matter if the ingredients are expensive, pure, natural, unnatural, scientifically-proven or bles...

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Health and wellbeing | 11.08.2016

Why millennials are passionate drivers of the organic movement

  The popularity of the organic movement has surged in recent years and studies are now showing it’s not Gen X or the Baby Boomers driving the trend, but the Millennials. According to the...

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Beauty | 04.08.2016

6 quick snippets for glowing skin

  Glowing skin, radiant skin, clear skin, smooth skin, youthful skin. Who's in?  Many factors affect how your skin looks and feels – from diet, to climate, to hormones, to genetics...

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Beauty / Our Products | 28.07.2016

How to have younger skin with one easy change

The primary reason skin ages, other than the process of biological ageing – the breakdown of collagen and elastin and the slowing down of cell turnover – is shining down on you like a b...

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Beauty / Our Products | 21.07.2016

Cosmeceutical Products: what are they and can they be natural?

Cosmeceuticals, as the name suggests, are functional skincare products that use pharmaceutical grade ingredients to target specific skin conditions or give discernible, fast-acting results. ...

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Beauty / Our Products | 14.07.2016

Serum, elixir, oil, moisturiser – what's the difference?

    Bamboozled and confused by what sort of hydration you should be using on your skin?   You’re not alone. It’s estimated that over a whopping 7 billion toxins accumu...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 08.07.2016

Toxic chemicals: the group that's totally out to save your skin

  Toxic chemicals are everywhere. We breathe them in, we ingest them, we rub them on our skin, we wash our clothes and hair in them, we brush our teeth with them, we spray them on our wrists...

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Beauty | 01.07.2016

10 best tips for dry skin

If winter has left you looking like a lizard, we’ve got some excellent tips for dry skin that are simple, natural and avoid the use of any heavy duty chemical-laden products. But first – wh...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 24.06.2016

Herbs for skin: 10 of the best natural skin healers

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Health and wellbeing | 16.06.2016

The amazing health benefits of turmeric in one magic drink

   The incredible health benefits of turmeric have been known in traditional Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine for more than 4000 years and now Western scientists are sitting up and taking n...

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Beauty | 09.06.2016

20 Things To Consider Before Having Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion sounds vaguely painful, but it’s actually one of the gentlest, fastest, non-invasive anti-aging treatments around today. So, what is microdermabrasion exactly? It is a no...

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Living | 02.06.2016

10 quick ways to give your home a natural detox

  If you've done a natural detox for your body before, you'll know how amazing it makes you feel. You feel lighter, you have more energy, your head is clearer and you sleep better. The same ap...

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Beauty / Our Products | 26.05.2016

The natural toner you'll want to take everywhere with you

  Toners are one of those skincare products that people get confused about. We often receive emails from our customers asking if a toner is really necessary and also what they should look fo...

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Beauty / Our Products | 20.05.2016

How to get rid of puffy eyes: our top 10 tips

  Bags, bags, bags. We don't mind them, but only if they're Prada. Under the eyes? Not so much. The simple truth is, puffy eyes ain't pretty and they can make you look tired and older than you...

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Our Products | 10.05.2016

The truth about natural preservatives in skincare

The reassuring use of natural and organic preservatives is a major reason many people are turning to organic skincare. More and more of us are shunning the kinds of toxic preservatives found in re...

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Living | 03.05.2016

The weird and wonderful ways mothers love around the world

Mother, mum, mama, madre, okasan, nënë, ahm, mor, mare, ma. The word for mother differs from country to country, but in the vast majority of the world's languages it begins with the letter M. &n...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 25.04.2016

10 ways to sleep better and get a clearer complexion

If you haven’t been pushing out the z’s and having your regular six to eight hours of sleep, you're probably keen to find some natural ways to sleep better. Apart from making you feel letharg...

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Beauty / Our Products | 14.04.2016

How to treat rosacea: banish toxic chemicals right this second

Before we get to my tips on how to treat rosacea naturally, without the use of toxic chemicals and harsh treatments, I’ll explain a little more about it. The exact cause of rosacea is unknow...

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Our Products | 01.04.2016

Australian certified organic products rock: why it's essential we make our products locally...

If you had to choose between buying Australian made or buying certified organic, which would you choose? Can't we have both, you may ask?  Well you can! Mukti Organics is one of t...

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Health and wellbeing / Our Products | 25.03.2016

Obsessed with aloe: why aloe vera skin care is the best thing that will ever happen to you

The use of aloe vera for skin care and general health dates back many millenia to the ancient Egyptians, who called aloe the 'plant of immortality' and the 'blood of the gods'. The first written r...

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Beauty | 18.03.2016

How dirty are you? Are you one of the 50% of women who don't know how to clean your face?

You know how to clean your face properly, right? After all, you're a grown-up. Or do you? Unlike the medieval era when bathing was considered some kind of weird sexual debauchery, I...

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Our Products | 10.03.2016

Why our customers love these 5 products the most

If you're looking for the best organic skincare in the world, you can start with our top 5 bestselling products. The reason these 5 products are so popular is because it's difficult to make them with ...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 25.02.2016

Danger! Cosmetic ingredients you should avoid like the plague

  In years to come, I believe we’ll look back at some of the cosmetic ingredients that we apply to our skin, hair, nails, lips and eyelashes on a daily basis and shake our heads in disbelief...

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Beauty | 19.02.2016

10 bad skin habits to break for 10 times better skin

bad skin habit 1: Failing to cleanse, hydrate and moisturise twice a day It’s important to cleanse in the morning with the correct cleanser for your skin type to wash off accumulated met...

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Our Products | 04.02.2016

What can mountain pepper leaf do for your skin that vitamin E can't?

  The world's best known antioxidant skincare ingredient is probably vitamin E. Its anti-aging, healing and regenerating powers are legendary and have been proven by science. But a new br...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 28.01.2016

Let's get naked: the biggest beauty trend of 2016

While past makeup and beauty trends have favoured heavy foundation and contouring (great for masking blemishes and dull skin – shoutout to Kim Kardashian), this year’s biggest trend will...

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Health and wellbeing | 21.01.2016

Fume off!

Just like an episode of Mad Men, remember when you could smoke in restaurants, planes, buses, hospitals and anywhere else you pleased? Ah, they were the good old days. . . cough, splutter - not!...

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Health and wellbeing | 14.01.2016

The beauty of minimalism

There is such great beauty in minimalism. Have you ever strolled through a Japanese garden? If you have, you’ll know what I mean. The sense of peace and balance is exquisite, with carefully pla...

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Beauty / Our Products | 09.12.2015

Save your skin with a summer face mask

This nourishing summer face mask is suitable for all skin types, so you oily girls and guys don’t have to worry about it causing breakouts and the dry-skin peeps can rest assured it won’t le...

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Living | 01.12.2015

The simple charm of a vintage Christmas

  I’m really not into the frantic energy and the whole vibe of overconsumption that seems to characterise Christmas these days. It’s so over the top. The Christmas decorations are put up...

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Beauty | 24.11.2015

Get your glow on for Christmas

  Glowing skin is always in! And with the Australian party season upon us, now is the time to pay extra attention to your skin so that you positively glow with good health at all those summe...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing / Our Products | 09.11.2015

The best natural and organic sunscreen for your face – hands down

We believe you should wear sunscreen on your face EVERY DAY, and with that frequency of application, it's not a good idea to load your skin with the types of chemicals commonly found in mainstre...

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Health and wellbeing | 29.10.2015

12 ways to be spiritually healthy

  I don't know about you, but I find when I deepen my connection to my spiritual self, it creates more balance and harmony in my life and enables me to deal with situations and challenges with ...

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Our Products | 21.10.2015

Organic skin care for the cost of a cup of coffee

The cost of organic skin care is usually higher than supermarket or pharmacy brands of skin care because it contains better quality ingredients and fewer fillers.  In fact, the higher c...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 14.10.2015

Is exercise the fountain of youth?

  You’re only as old as you feel, right? So it seems obvious that if you exercise regularly and are fit, strong and flexible, you’re going to feel young and vibrant. But is there any sci...

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Beauty / Our Products | 01.10.2015

Why exfoliate?

If you have noticed your skin is looking a little lacklustre lately, it could be due to the excess dead skin cells clogging your pores and leaving your complexion as dull as a re-run of the Bold a...

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Our Products | 25.09.2015

4 must-have new organic body care products

Organic body care products are in greater demand than ever before. Pregnant women who don't want to risk chemical exposure in their skin care products and potentially harming their unborn baby,...

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Eco / Health and wellbeing | 18.09.2015

Microbeads in cosmetics: tiny little troublemakers

Microbeads are tiny little plastic beads less than 1mm in size causing very big problems for our waterways. Made of polyethylene, polypropylene and polyethylene terephthalate, they are...

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Our Products | 11.09.2015

Introducing our new Botanique Hair Care Collection

Feast your eyes on our beautiful new Botanique Hair Care Collection. We have two brand new products and two reformulated and repackaged products to share with you. All our hair care product...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing / Our Products | 04.09.2015

Natural hair care: beautiful hair, without the headache

Natural hair care is important for two reasons. Firstly, the toxins contained in almost ALL mainstream hair care products would make your hair curl. Secondly, those toxic chemicals aren’t eve...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 21.08.2015

Natural skin care: what you see isn't always what you get

The words ‘natural skin care’ have never been more powerful. 'Natural' has become such a big marketing buzzword that cosmetics companies are slapping it on their bottles, boxes, tubes and jar...

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Health and wellbeing / Our Products | 13.08.2015

Cruelty-free beauty in Australia: animals shouldn't suffer to save your skin

  Were you as shocked and outraged as I was at the recent trophy killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by American dentist Walter Palmer? It’s heartbreaking to see such magnificent creatu...

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Health and wellbeing | 07.08.2015

Endocrine disruptors: Be afraid, be very afraid...

Endocrine disruptors are one of the KEY reasons so many people are turning to certified organic skin care and organic or spray-free food. There are growing concerns about the presence of these...

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Beauty | 24.07.2015

Dry skin salvation

If the recent 'Antarctic Vortex' has left your skin feeling horribly dry, don’t despair. We've got a hit list of 5 super-nourishing products for dry skin that will get your skin back to beauti...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 17.07.2015

Adult acne: what's the deal?

Adult acne is so not fair. We expect a bit of acne as teenagers, but once the hormonal fluctuations of adolescence subside and we reach adulthood, we are well and truly ready for a flawless comple...

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Health and wellbeing | 03.07.2015

Pregnancy skin care: is it time to switch to certified organic?

If there’s one time in a woman’s life when she’s most likely to start using organic skin care products, it’s during pregnancy. We are often asked whether it’s necessary to go entirely or...

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Our Products | 12.06.2015

Your own Mukti mandala

Every year at the Woodford Folk Festival, Buddhist monks spend a week painstakingly creating a huge mandala out of coloured powder, only to blow it away at the end of the festival. It's a powerful...

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Beauty / Our Products | 29.05.2015

Vitamin C products for skin: do they really work?

Vitamin C skin boosters are huge right now. But if the vitamin C product you're using isn't producing the expected results, it could be that it contains an ineffective form of vitamin C th...

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Health and wellbeing | 22.05.2015

The 9 biggest health trends of 2015

1. Organics Products grown and produced without the use of toxic fertilisers, pesticides, herbicides and fungicides are one of the biggest trends of the modern era. As scientists and researchers...

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Health and wellbeing | 15.05.2015

17 frightening facts you should know about skin care products

The average woman uses 12-15 products per day. A man uses around 6, which means exposure to around 150+ unique and potentially harmful chemicals that all interact with each other in unkn...

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Health and wellbeing | 08.05.2015

Chemical overload: why glass is the safest skincare packaging

Concern is growing about the effect the accumulation of so many chemicals has on human health. On March 31, the ABC’s Catalyst program ran a story called Our Chemical Lives, in which profess...

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| 01.05.2015

Mother's Day 2015 organic skincare giveaway

Mother's Day is on Sunday, May 10 and to celebrate, we're giving you the chance to win our Ultimate Hydrating Collection, valued at over $200! The pack contains: 200ml Hydrating Cleansing Loti...

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Beauty / Our Products | 21.04.2015

10 Best Age Defying Oils to Feed Your Skin

Without a shadow of a doubt, botanical oils are one of the best ingredients for your skin. They contain many essential fatty acids such as omega  3, 6 & 9, antioxidants, vitamins a...

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Beauty | 13.04.2015

10 ways you could be ruining your skin

Don't sabotage your skincare success by engaging in any of these 10 no-no's: 1. for your skin's sake, stop smoking! Apart from putting yourself on the road to becoming a cancer statistic, smoking...

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Recipes | 31.03.2015

Moist Gluten Free Chocolate Chia Cake

  Ingredients 1 cup almond meal  4 tablespoons of chia seeds  1 cup coconut palm sugar (Or 3/4 cup honey, agave or alternative sweetener)  1/2 cup cocoa  1...

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Beauty / Recipes | 30.03.2015

Debunking the chocolate-causes-acne myth

  Chocolate causes acne. Chocolate doesn’t cause acne. Chocolate causes acne. Chocolate doesn’t cause acne.  That’s pretty much how the scientific debate over whether chocolate c...

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Beauty | 24.03.2015

Our quick guide to knowing your skin type & choosing the right products

Skin types form an inherent part of our makeup and are the result of oil (sebaceous) activity. The degree of skin type may vary depending on incorrect or excessive product usage.  It is "norm...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 20.03.2015

Beauty tips from 5 gorgeous Aussie celebs we love

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing / Recipes | 12.03.2015

Why we love chia seeds + organic skin care giveaway

These humble little black and white seeds date back to the ancient Aztec and Mayan periods and were a basic survival food. The name chia means strength in the Mayan language. The seeds were eaten ...

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Health and wellbeing | 03.03.2015

MAKE IT HAPPEN: Celebrating International Women's Day 2015

  It’s easy to brush International Women's Day aside as just another annual event on the calendar, something else to think about in a schedule that's already crammed with things to think abou...

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Beauty / Our Products | 23.02.2015

Davidson plum: skin food from the Australian rainforest

The dark purple fruit of the Davidson plum hangs in grape-like clusters on strange, skinny trunks in the Australian rainforest. It's one of a select group of native Australian species attracting w...

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Beauty | 16.02.2015

Never skip this step if you want beautiful skin

  So many people miss the importance of the first step in caring for your skin – CLEANSING. I remember years ago, my sister-in-law (who has always had problematic skin) complaining to m...

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Beauty | 09.02.2015

5 iconic film stars on the essence of beauty

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Beauty | 02.02.2015

6 natural and organic summer skin care solutions

1. Heat Rash  CAUSE: Excessive perspiration and sweating causes the oil glands to become blocked, resulting in the surrounding tissues becoming irritated and red with tiny, itchy red bumps ...

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Health and wellbeing | 28.01.2015

What you need to know about synthetic fragrance in skin care

It's hard to believe its legal but it is. Lurking inside your skin care products, cosmetics and household cleaning products is something that could make you and your family very sick. Even the cleane...

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Beauty / Our Products | 19.01.2015

GO DEEPER: the powerful beauty benefits of facial serums

Facial serums take your daily skincare ritual to a deeper level. They have a light, gel-based or oil-free texture with a higher concentration of active ingredients than a moisturiser. The sma...

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Health and wellbeing / Living | 12.01.2015

7-step morning ritual for a healthy, happy, balanced life

  1. Practice mindfulness and gratitude before you do anything else Before you get out of bed or reach for your phone, allow yourself to just BE. Lie still in your bed and take three conscious...

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| 07.01.2015

5 top diets: the pros and cons

 It's that time of year when many of us embark on new diets, not just for weight loss, but for clear skin and general health and wellbeing. We believe the best diets are those that focus on fres...

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Health and wellbeing | 29.12.2014

New Year's Resolutions: 5 keys to reigniting love in your life

This year has galloped by, with a number of challenges along the way for many of us.  In order to live a balanced life, exercise and good nutrition alone are not enough to maintain optimum h...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 22.12.2014

Top 10 food bites for clear skin

When we incorporate foods into our diet that are nourishing and filled with vitamins and antioxidants, our whole body benefits including our largest organ – our skin. So love the skin you are in ...

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Our Products | 15.12.2014

5 ways to recycle your miron glass

If you think our new miron violet glass packaging is too pretty to toss into the recycling bin, you can recycle or upcycle it. We’ve designed our labels to peel easily off the bottles and jars...

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Beauty / Our Products | 08.12.2014

Here’s why Australian native extracts are so effective for skin care

As you may have read in this blog post, we’ve reformulated our organic skincare products and added substantial quantities of Australian native plant extracts.   We didn’t scour the gl...

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Health and wellbeing / Living | 01.12.2014

Why camping is good for the soul

Camping is good for the soul because it’s all about simplicity, minimalism and reconnecting deeply with nature. We’re talking about camping in the great outdoors here — not at a festival. ...

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| 24.11.2014

Very dry skin: what to do and what not to do

Your house and car are littered with an assortment of hand creams. Your handbag and work desk contain five different lip balms. The second you finish showering, you rush to moisturise your face. Ch...

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Fashion / Health and wellbeing | 17.11.2014

7 sexy summer hats

Nothing ages your face and damages your skin faster than unprotected sun exposure, so a good summer hat is a must. You should always wear a natural sunscreen on your face, but the hat is just as i...

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Our Products | 08.11.2014

REBIRTH: Mukti Organic Skincare’s newest incarnation is beautiful inside and out

I am very proud to share some exciting news with you on the blog today. We can now reveal our ALL-NEW Mukti Organics Skincare range, complete with stunning new packaging and a shiny new websit...

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Beauty / Our Products | 03.11.2014

Pathogens in cosmetics: how to avoid contaminating your skin care products

Are you a double-dipper? No, I'm not talking about dipping your rice cracker into the beetroot dip twice. I mean, do you have a habit of double-dipping your finger into a jar of cream to use on your f...

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Health and wellbeing | 28.10.2014

Can an alkaline diet give you beautiful skin?

  The alkaline diet is the latest health craze to hit Hollywood — Paleo is SO last year darling! Gwyneth Paltrow, Victoria Beckham, Jennifer Aniston and Naomi Watts have all sung its praises...

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Our Products | 20.10.2014

Summer skin care: 5 must-have Mukti products for a beach holiday

If you’re planning a beach holiday this summer, I’d suggest packing an arsenal of summer skin care products. The sun, whilst sustaining all life on this planet, is not your skin’s friend. You...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing / Our Products | 13.10.2014

Why do you choose organic?

The organic movement continues to go from strength to strength, with increasing number of people choosing organic fruit & veg, certified organic skin care and organic clothin...

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Eco / Living | 06.10.2014

How to reduce your phthalate exposure this Christmas

  It's less than 12 week till Christmas (yikes!) and around this time of year we usually take the opportunity to remind our blog readers to avoid buying Christmas gifts containing phthalates, an...

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Beauty / Our Products | 22.09.2014

Protect your hair when swimming with our all-natural action plan

Protect your hair when swimming this summer by implementing our all-natural hair-protection action plan. These tips are quick and easy and you'll be happy you made the effort when summer’s over ...

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Health and wellbeing | 15.09.2014

7-minute workout app: a new mum's best friend

I stumbled across THE BEST 7-minute workout app the other day and purchased it immediately. I had a baby 8 months ago and as any new mum knows, you get about minus five hours a day ...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing / Our Products | 25.08.2014

5 good reasons to buy organic skin care products

Why should you buy organic skin care products? Is it all just hype and marketing tripe that will fizzle out? We think not. There are SO many reasons to buy organic skin care products, but we've na...

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Eco / Health and wellbeing | 18.08.2014

5 natural shower products to keep you clean and green

  In a world loaded with harmful chemical-filled cosmetics and products, it can seem almost impossible to green up your shower. But changes of attitude toward the environment and personal heal...

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Health and wellbeing | 11.08.2014

15 ways to simplify your life

When you take steps to simplify your life, stress dissipates, you free up lots of energy and you feel lighter, brighter and happier. There are many ways to move towards simplicity. Here are 15 ideas t...

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Beauty | 08.08.2014

HAIR BREAKAGE: 4 FACTORS TO CONSIDER

Q: In the last six months I have noticed that my hair has become brittle and damaged and breaks more easily than before. The only thing that I have changed with my routine is the shampoo and conditi...

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Recipes | 04.08.2014

Delicious dairy free chai

If you are looking for a warming and yummy winter beverage, then try out this delicious recipe.On a recent visit back to HQ a friend invited me to dinner. He said he wanted to create a delicious cha...

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Health and wellbeing | 28.07.2014

Do you have an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating?

Spending a lot of time at home in your organic underwear drinking green smoothies? You could have an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating . . .  You want to be fit and healthy and have grea...

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Health and wellbeing | 21.07.2014

The benefits of exercise for healthy skin

Scientists studying the benefits of exercise for healthy skin came up with some amazing research results, published in the New York Times in April. The researchers studied the buttock skin ...

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Beauty / Health and wellbeing | 14.07.2014

The #1 cause of accelerated aging

Feeling bloated, fatigued at the end of a workout and just generally struggling to get through the day even if it’s not that time of the month? If this sounds familiar, you could be dealing with ...

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| 07.07.2014

8 ways to beat the winter blues

If you can't beat the winter blues by jetting off to Bali or Thailand and the cold weather is starting to get you down, try these little pick-me-ups: 1. Buy a beautiful pair of warm boots Beautifu...

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Health and wellbeing / Recipes | 30.06.2014

The natural cold and cough remedy I loved as a child

  My mum had her own natural cold and cough remedy that as a child, made me feel better instantly. There were no studies to prove it worked. It was just one of those little tonics that was pass...

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Health and wellbeing | 03.06.2014

The effects of sleep deprivation on skin are a real eye-opener

  The effects of sleep deprivation on skin are not pretty. Not pretty at all. Most of us know about the health impacts of lack of sleep — impaired cognitive function and memory, immune system...

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Health and wellbeing | 19.05.2014

Easy homemade chicken soup for body and soul

Soup is what makes winter bearable for me. I’m a summer person and I could easily live on a tropical island sipping cocktails for the rest of my life and never see another winter. I used to fin...

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