• Healthy life

    Redecker: 75 years of traditional style brushes, scourers and more.

    by  • February 14, 2014 • Browse by brand, Cleaning green, Redecker

    A Traditional History Friedrich Redecker “senior” learnt the craft of natural brush making in Germany after going blind at an early age. The traditional craft was the standard training given at the Soest school for the blind, and brush making allowed Redecker a way to provide for his family. Friedrich continued the craft until...

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    New range of Butter London “3 Free” Nail Polish Colours

    by  • September 16, 2013 • butter LONDON nail polish, Natural nail polish, Uncategorized

     Hidden toxins Some products are very good at hiding their nasty ingredients and toxins. But then there are those products that don’t even bother. The chemical shimmer of most nail polish colours are a give-away that perhaps beauty comes at a price. Many nail polish colours contain any number of horrors including phthalates, toluene,...

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    A healthy lunchbox is a waste-free lunchbox!

    by  • June 17, 2013 • BPA free, non toxic life, Healthy life, Lunch boxes, Uncategorized, Waste free life

    If you have children in school no doubt you have heard of a “waste-free-lunch”. The idea is to help reduce the waste of throw-away packaging in our schools and help stop litter ending up in our water ways and polluting the environment. Often times a healthy lunch is also good for your child’s waste line...

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    Natural Lip Balm

    by  • May 27, 2013 • Natural lip balm

    Natural lip balm is a safe alternative to lip balm or lipsticks made from synthetic harmful ingredients, and have the added benefit of nourishing your delicate lip area. Apparently a woman swallows about 2kg of lip balm and lipstick in her lifetime, so it’s an easy decision to make the switch to a natural...

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    Eucalytpus Oil For Cleaning

    by  • May 27, 2013 • Cleaning green

    Eucalyptus oil is a  hard-working essential oil that can be used for an incredible number of purposes, including eucalyptus oil for cleaning green in the home. Eucalyptus oil for cleaning is extracted from the foliage of our native Australian Eucalyptus trees and is a natural disinfectant, anti-bacterial cleanser and deodoriser.  Eucalyptus oil cleaning uses...

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    Cold press juicer

    by  • May 15, 2013 • Cold press juicer, Compassionate life, Glass food storage, Green catering, Healthy life, Simple, organic life, Vegan brands

    A cold press juicer is designed to  compress fruit or vegetables instead of shredding them like centrifugal juicers or blenders do.  A cold pressed juicer reduces fruit and vegetables into a smooth pulp, then pushes the pulp through a fine mesh strainer. This ensures a higher yield of juice with less pulp which produces a  better...

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    Food drying

    by  • May 13, 2013 • BPA free, non toxic life, Coconut oil, Excalibur food dehydrator, Green catering, Healthy life, Simple, organic life, Waste free life

    With the renewed interest in health foods and cultivating home veggie gardens, food drying using a dehydrator at home is becoming more and more popular, not only because of the high cost of commercially dried fruits, but also due to the fact that removing the moisture in food helps to preserve the enzymes and amino-acids that our...

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    Coconut oil for skin

    by  • March 9, 2013 • Coconut oil, Organic brands

    coconut oil for skin

    Coconut oil is the closest plant oil in structure to your skin’s own natural oils All commercial polyunsaturated oils (soy bean, sunflower, olive, etc.) are made up of large molecules of fatty acids called long chain fatty acids.  Sebum, the natural oil produced by your skin, is a short chain fatty acid made up...

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