Our Blog

Below is a list of our latest blog posts, enjoy!

 

Author: F&F   Date Posted: 12 August 2017

Soapberries are amazing in the washing machine, but that isn't where their talents end. You can make household and personal products from these diverse little guys. Read on to see how easy it is with a few ingredients you probably already have.


Author: F&F   Date Posted: 4 August 2017

You might see 3 Free written on nail polish, or even 5 Free, 7 free or 10 Free. But what does this all mean? We explain the difference and why it's important you know what is in your nail polish.


Author: F&F   Date Posted: 1 August 2017

We've been on the hunt for better alternatives to things we use everyday for a long time now. One thing that has been on our minds is bin liners. There must be a better way! And there is. Compostable liners made out of corn starch!


Author: F&F   Date Posted: 30 July 2017

Olive Squalene: how this humble oil mimics our skin’s very own moisturiser and why our skin needs it for optimum skin health.


Author: F&F   Date Posted: 30 July 2017

A chat with one of the original ‘eco-beauty’ pioneers about our body’s largest organ, the SKIN, and how Botáni leads with purity, simplicity and integrity through and through. A chat with Botáni Founder, Naturopath & Herbalist Barbara Filokostas.


Author: F&F   Date Posted: 29 June 2017

It’s our favourite time of the year, Plastic Free July. We focus a lot on minimising waste here at Flora & Fauna. But what can we all Choose To Refuse this July (and beyond) to help minimise waste we produce and reduce plastic in landfill and oceans.


Author: F&F   Date Posted: 29 June 2017

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Author: F&F   Date Posted: 28 June 2017


Author: F&F   Date Posted: 28 June 2017


Author: F&F   Date Posted: 27 June 2017

I had used anti-perspirants for years then when I discovered what harm they can do I switched instantly. This article digs into why traditional 'deodorants' are to be avoided and what the alternatives are and do they really work.

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Author: F&F   Date Posted: 17 June 2017

Copper bottles have been used throughout history for centuries. According to Ayurvedic principles copper balances all three doshas or elements in our body (Vata, Pitta, Kapha).

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Author: F&F   Date Posted: 4 June 2017

Find your perfect INIKA Powder or Liquid Foundation shade with our shade guide.


Author: F & F   Date Posted: 21 May 2017

You may have heard about microneedling or even tried it at your local beauty salon. It’s very popular, and I have tried it both in salon, and at home, and the results are fantastic with glowing skin. We discuss what it is, and how to do it here.


Author: F&F   Date Posted: 20 May 2017

As a society we are very wasteful when it comes to food, clothing, plastic and more and all of this waste is choking our environment. We recently asked our wonderful community for tips on reducing waste and we got lots of ideas we want to share with you.


Author: F & F   Date Posted: 9 May 2017

Time IV Change is an ethical fashion brand from our own shores in Australia. Founded by Monique and Marko in 2016 they have set about to make a difference.


Author: F&F   Date Posted: 29 April 2017

Have you heard about Pinatex? It's a natural, sustainable, vegan, alternative to leather which is made from the fibres of pineapple leaves. And it's pretty amazing!


Author: F&F   Date Posted: 26 April 2017

Loving Earth is new to Flora & Fauna and we are thrilled to offer this ethical, fair trade brand focused on linking growers with consumers and offering truly fair trade products that are innovative and tasty.


Author: F & F   Date Posted: 24 April 2017

You will no doubt have heard something about palm oil. At Flora & Fauna, as a general rule, we don’t like palm oil because of the damage and destruction it can, and is, doing particularly in Indonesia so, in this article, we explain more about it.

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Author: F&F   Date Posted: 23 April 2017

We are thrilled to welcome Captain Blankenship to Flora & Fauna. Captain Blankenship is a beautiful brand from the Hudson Valley in New York. The mantra at Captain Blankenship is ‘beauty wild with nature’.


Author: F & F   Date Posted: 21 April 2017

You may have heard of Micellar Water but you might not know what it is so we’re here to demystify this skin care essential.