Below is a list of our latest blog posts, enjoy!
The F&F Father's Day Gift Guide
16 August 2018
It’s that time of year again - Father’s Day is soon approaching and this year our Father’s Day gift guide is loaded with gorgeous goodies for every type of Dad!
The Danger of Microbeads & Microfibres
11 August 2018
The UK has banned the manufacture of microbeads. This took effect in Jan 2018. It is great news and another step towards reducing these nasty microparticles from our waterways and food chain. So what are these micro plastics and what impact do they have?
Tencel - The Eco Fabric Changing Fashion
7 August 2018
Heralded as being more absorbent than cotton, softer than silk and cooler than linen, this eco-friendly fabric is making waves in the fashion industry as consumers move towards organic and sustainable fabrics. We uncover more here at F&F.
Boost Your Immunity This Winter
6 August 2018
We’re officially in our final stretch of winter, although you’ll be forgiven for thinking spring has already sprung with these sun-drenched days luring us into a false sense of security that “you absolutely won’t be needing that jacket…”. But you do!
Meet The Maker - Happy Skincare
5 August 2018
Hailing from Newcastle in NSW, Happy Skincare is a natural, 100% vegan and cruelty free skincare company that uniquely formulates products for a variety of skin conditions and concerns.
Plastic Free July Doesn't Stop Here
1 August 2018
Plastic Free July may be officially over but don't stop now. This is the time for you to consolidate everything you have done and make more changes and help others on their journey.
Apple Cider Vinegar, the Hair Care Wonder
28 July 2018
What if there was a DIY haircare solution that creates healthy and shiny hair without any added chemical nasties? You may already have the product in your pantry without even knowing its superpowers in revitalising dull hair and soothing itchy scalps.
Are We Stuck in a Lip Balm Cycle?
28 July 2018
Regularly slathering your lips with a balm is supposed to protect them right? But is this need for constant top-ups a sign that your favourite salve isn’t quite as moisturising as you're led to believe?
Your Ideas for a Plastic Free Life
18 July 2018
A couple of weeks ago we ran a competition across our social pages asking what steps you were taking to minimise your plastic usage for #PlasticFreeJuly. The response was overwhelming so we want to share some of those ideas to inspire you all.
What's Right For Your Skin Type - With Ecostore
17 July 2018
Having been long time admirers of New Zealand’s ecostore and their renowned healthy home products, we could not wait for their skincare line SKIN by ecostore to join the family. Since its launch at F&F in May, SKIN has quickly become a customer favourite.
Reduce Plastic at Home & Work
14 July 2018
Many of you have asked us for information, leaflets or something to help promote leading a more eco-friendly life for your workplace. We've come up with a solution and created some great infographics that are A4 and A3 size and are free for you to use.
Discover The Health Benefits of Mushrooms
13 July 2018
While the thought of drinking mushrooms may sound a little strange, many cultures from around the world have been doing just this in the form of teas and tinctures for thousands of years.
Lining Up the Bin Liners. Which Size is For You?
12 July 2018
“What do I use as a bin liner now?...” Over the past week this question has been cropping up a lot online, mostly due to our major retailers making the move away from single-use plastic bags aka our go-to bin liner. So we look at our compostable liners.
Care for your Hair with ecostore
11 July 2018
Discover more about why it's important to pick good hair care free of harsh ingredients and silicones, and then we talk through ecostore's affordable, cruelty free, hair care range so you can see which one is right for you.
Recycling 101 - What Can You Recycle?
10 July 2018
Over the past decade Australia has been improving in the area of recycling and in 2017, we were recycling over 50% of household garbage. While there is room for improvement, we are becoming more aware of the ways in which we can reduce, reuse, recycle.
The Physic Garden Answering our Skin SOS
5 July 2018
We’re in the thick of it now - Winter has truly made its mark and it’s about this time of the year that your skin takes another turn for the worse - your skin is 99% dry and the red patches have taken over new territories. Don't panic, we have a solution!
Keep It Fresh With The Swag Bag
28 June 2018
Now that Plastic Free July has started, reducing our waste has never been more important. It is a great opportunity to take stock of the amount of waste we’re producing and increase our awareness of what else is getting tossed out alongside plastic.
Easy Ways To Adopt a Zero-Waste Lifestyle
22 June 2018
Looking for ways to reduce your waste, however unsure where to start? It’s easier than you think and we’ve broken down some simple steps that you can take to play an active part in preserving our planet.
Lipsticks to Brighten and Beat the Blues This Winter
21 June 2018
Feeling blue and craving some colour? If there’s one thing that can cheer us up now that summer’s been and gone, it's the return of our favourite bright and bold winter lipstick shades; think deep burgundies, rich rubies and creamy chocolates.