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June 25, 2019

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8 Essential Ingredients For The Best Natural Deodorant

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A great natural deodorant formula should be a combination of two things: a serving of delicious botanical fragrance on the left and on the right, a cocktail of natural anti-bacterial compounds that are all gentle on your skin, but make it a rough night out for odour-causing bacteria.

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June 25, 2019

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The Science of Sweat: Why Does Sweat Smell?

Sweat Science

Why does sweat smell? Sweating is part biology, part physics and part chemistry but it's all pretty simple when you dissect the facts. It's one of the signs of a healthy integumentary system. Let's review our notes with a short lesson on one of our skin's essential functions

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June 01, 2019

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The Science of Nature: Dragon's Blood

Voodoo Rituals, wound treatment and bleeding Dragons. Dragon's Blood is an interesting ingredient. And, an actual ingredient. Here's a little about one of our more colourful natural additions.

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April 17, 2019

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The secret ingredient sheep contribute to our shave cream

Triumph and Disaster Old Fashioned Shave Cream
Aside from wool and some good lamb steaks to throw on the barby, sheep also contribute a very important skincare product. They secrete lanolin from their backs into their wool to make it waterproof, which is why even in heavy rain their coats still look wooly. The lanolin acts as a barrier so they don’t get bogged down and it is harvested by pressing the sheared wool.
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March 08, 2019

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7+ Skincare Tips that will cost you nothing

Sometimes, it's not so much what you're putting on your body but how we're living that impacts our skin.

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February 22, 2019

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What's the difference between Gameface & Dark Moon?

Why would you need two moisturisers?  What's the difference? Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? We put our, award-winning incumbent, Gameface Moisturiser up against our newer challenger, Dark Moon Hydrating Cream to answer the big questions in life.

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September 07, 2018

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The Night Shift


Our latest releases, ‘Dark Moon’ hydrating cream and ‘Dichotomy’ eye serum we have labelled as the ‘Night Shift
’, because they are like workers that come in and relieve their daytime peers with a different set of skills but with the same hardworking attitude and principles needed to get the job done.

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May 18, 2018

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The Science of Nature: Volcanic Ash


Mother Nature's gentle exfoliant has a violent start but leaves a smooth, fresh finish View full article →
April 13, 2018

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The Science of Nature: Harakeke Flax - Phormium tenax

The phormium species have played an important part in the history and culture of New Zealand and have some kick-ass natural healing abilities.

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March 29, 2018

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The Science of Nature: Horopito - Pseudowintera colorata

Horopito's unique and intense selection pressure developed antifungal, antibacterial properties. Traditionally, Horopito was used by early New Zealanders as a treatment for wounds, gut problems, fungal skin diseases and even earned the nickname "Maori Painkiller".

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