Category Archives: Safety in personal care

Top 5 Tips for caring for your baby’s skin

There’s nothing quite like a newborn baby. Their beauty, innocence and mysterious perfection can take your breath away. Until birth, your baby had everything she needed; tucked up and protected in your womb. However, all that changes after birth when her delicate skin needs extra special care.  Here are our top 5 tips for keeping your […]

Must-have product for your beach bag this summer (for many reasons!)

Of course, we’re talking about our new and improved Sensitive Sun Cream. If you haven’t heard about it, here are some quick-fire facts to get you up to speed: Our new sun cream formula is COSMOS Organic certified with Ecocert It has improved spreadability Less whitening on the skin Manufactured with 100% natural mineral filters […]

Reducing the chemical burden during pregnancy

As soon as that pregnancy test confirms your pregnancy, everything changes. First up, you head to the pharmacy for folate, omegas and prenatal tablets. Then you start to question everything. Can I eat soft cheese and sushi, and what about coffee and wine? Can I dye my hair, ride a rollercoaster or go waterskiing? Is […]

You’re pregnant! Congratulations!

This month we’d like to celebrate YOU by compiling some of the best pregnancy and newborn advice we’ve received over the years into one comprehensive post. We hope your pregnancy brings you much joy, reflection and gratitude as your family grows and your heart swells to a size you never thought possible!  A short list […]

Sunscreen explained

Sunscreen is synonymous with summer. The two go hand in hand, along with ice-cream and watermelon. Applying sun cream to our children’s skin is the most obvious way to protect them from the sun, but how often do we stop to think about what is in that cream that we so eagerly lather onto their […]

Buzz off mozzies!

There is nothing quite like the smell of summer. Freshly cut grass, the taste of juicy strawberries and pink watermelon, the sun setting later in the evenings, the excitement of the holidays approaching, and then… MOZZIES! They really can put a dampener on an outdoor evening or a family camping trip in the bush. When […]

The Link between Breast Cancer and Your Deodorant

Breast Cancer statistics are shocking, and it is hard to know someone who has not been affected by this dreaded disease. During Breast Cancer Awareness month, we must ask ourselves what more we can do to avoid this awful, and far too common disease. Something that is rising to the forefront of people’s minds is […]

Fluoride vs Xylitol – what’s what in the world of natural dental health?

Of late, fluoride and xylitol have been the centre of many conversations around optimal dental hygiene. What is safe, what isn’t – and do we need either of these ingredients at all? For the longest time we’ve been told that fluoride is the key to developing strong teeth. But is it? What exactly is fluoride? […]