The fact that naturally fermented and cultured foods are good for us is hardly a secret anymore, but if you want to make many of these wholesome goodies, you need some sort of starter culture to get going. Rejuvelac is a simple alternative that doesn’t need...

Toothpaste – we’re told not to swallow it, and yet we use it in our mouths – one of the most permeable areas of our skin and the first place our digestion begins. We have already blogged about the dangers of poisonous fluoride in your toothpaste. Added...

Biotin is otherwise known as vitamin B7 and as one of our best sellers, we thought we’d fill you in on what it is biotin does for you. Beauty! Hair, Skin & Nails Hair, skin and nails love biotin! It’s a key ingredient in many leading hair...

Chia is the ancient Mayan word for strength. That says a lot about these little seeds called Chia seeds. Since ancient times Chia seeds have been valued for their potent energy-sustaining nourishment and the Aztecs used them to keep up their stamina when they went...

Being vegan needn’t mean you can’t enjoy the smoky smell of a braai and divine, slightly charred goodies fresh off the grill. Veggies and fruits lend themselves well to braaing too! Here are a couple of recipe ideas to inspire you: Marinated Meaty Mushroom Burgers Giant mushrooms make...

Your skin weathers so much – wind, heat, cold, the sun’s rays, pollution - and using natural skincare that protects and nourishes your skin from the outside is one the first lines of defense you have. But nourishing your skin from the inside plays a...

There’s nothing like the feeling of smooth, soft skin freshly buffed and pampered to bring on that summer feeling. Sloughing away old skin gives your skin a fresh start, removing old dead skin cells and encouraging circulation, for a soft radiant glow that will compliment...

It’s summertime, time to slip into cool cotton dresses, comfy shorts and cozzies. And whether you’re one to bask in the sun to get that sun-kissed look or simply spend some fun quality time outdoors, respecting the power of the sun is one of the...

Going gluten-free is something you may be doing reluctantly, but it can make such a big difference to your health if you are gluten intolerant that the pay-off is worth it. And once you get the hang off gluten-free baking, you can begin to enjoy the...

Matcha is the new buzzword when it comes to green beverages with a health kick (read our full article on Matcha here). This stepped-up green tea is a special powdered version that you drink powder and all, but did you know you can also use...