100% Natural – No Chemicals!

A recent study found that the average woman directly applies more than 200 chemicals to her skin via personal care products every day. We’re human – we have adapted to and can process the chemicals found naturally on the surface of our planet.  But the same cannot be said for synthetic chemicals, or those found [...]

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Attach Value To Something & It Will Be Protected

We use a lot of wild-harvested plants in our products. How do we know that we aren’t responsible for causing people to overharvest the species that we use? How do we know that we’re not going to be responsible for decimating wild populations of Baobab or Marula or Mongongo? We were concerned enough, five years [...]

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Wotchoogonnado?

Are you going to subscribe to the corporate model that has been responsible for the largest mass extinction since the dinosaurs died? We’ve done real damage to our planet. Our kids will grow up in a world that is less diverse and not as beautiful. And the world that we grew up in was deeply [...]

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Why Organic?

There is this vague idea that organic is trendy and more expensive. They often don’t have a clear idea of what it means for our future on this planet. We are going to run out of oil at some point. When that happens it would be good to have come up with farming practices that [...]

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The Microbiome On Your Skin

You have about a trillion bacteria from more than 1000 different species on your skin – and you need them. They are beneficial in the same way that bacteria in your gut are beneficial. Managing this ecosystem is crucial to skin health. Anti-bacterial washes and those with high pH distrurb the skin’s natural balance. We [...]

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Parabens – Why Take The Risk?

In a recent study in the Journal of Applied Toxicology, parabens were found in breast tissue at levels up to 1 million times higher than the natural oestrogen levels. The fact that the parabens were in the ester form indicated that they had come from dermal exposure: so (in other words) from personal care products. [...]

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