Our Blog

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

 

Author: Botani   Date Posted: 13 October 2017

You’re either a lover of mist sprays or you’re wondering what they do! The warmer weather certainly calls for products that cool our bodies, both internally (nice cold glass of water) and externally, but facial mists are much more than a cooling spray.


Author: F&F   Date Posted: 7 October 2017

Menstrual Cups are a great alternative to using sanitary pads and tampons. They are reusable and last years so not only will they help your pocket but they also help the environment by reducing waste. So what are they and how do they work?


Author: F&F   Date Posted: 2 October 2017

This month RosehipPLUS celebrate five years since the launch of their Australian Certified Organic Rosehip Oil. We're proud to have them at Flora & Fauna so let's here a little more about their journey and story.


Author: F&F   Date Posted: 28 September 2017

Koalas are a national icon and loved, not just in Australia, but globally. But these beautiful animals need our help; they aren't officially endangered yet but they are vulnerable and we shouldn't wait until they are endangered to do something.


Author: F&F   Date Posted: 22 September 2017

This week we have been a little bit thrilled to win, and be a finalist, for two awards recognising our commitment to pioneering change when it comes to responsible and ethical retailing and our environment.


Author: F&F   Date Posted: 21 September 2017

We do like our chocolate and we're very lucky to have a few great vegan alternatives, one of which is The Chocolate Yogi, a social first business. They're Hornsby based, dangerously close to us, and they make their vegan chocolate in their micro factory.


Author: F&F   Date Posted: 17 September 2017

Tsuno is a brand of bamboo pads and organic cotton tampons new to Flora & Fauna. Roz, the Founder, of Tsuno is driven by social change; you quickly realise she has founded this brand with strong ethics and values and is driven to make a difference.


Author: F&F   Date Posted: 16 September 2017

If you've ever been for a facial, or spoken to someone about your skin, you may have been encouraged to add Vitamin A into your skin care routine. But why is it important and what does it do?


Author: F&F   Date Posted: 6 September 2017

This compact little tube packs a big punch thanks to powerful plant actives Goldenseal and Gotu Kola. Powerful healing and anti-inflammatory herbs are synergistically blended in a silky creamy-green base of Green French Clay, Squalane and Jojoba Oil.


Author: F&F   Date Posted: 3 September 2017

Chlorophyll is found in plants and is a pigment crucial in the process of photosynthesis which creates energy. It is important to life in general but it also has some great benefits to us and is known as nature's green vitality boost and a superfood.


Author: F&F   Date Posted: 27 August 2017

Our planet is stressed and struggling to keep up with the amount of pollutants and waste we throw at it. Temperatures are rising, coral reefs are getting bleached and more and more animals are becoming extinct. So how can compostables help?


Author: F&F   Date Posted: 26 August 2017

This week Black Chicken Remedies released their new Axilla Deodorant and it’s a winner. It matches the first one in terms of power but this one is designed for sensitive skin. So let's see what's different and which one is right for you.


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

Greenleaf's 100% hemp, non toxic, eco-friendly bags work to store and extend the life of your vegetables keeping them crisp and fresh days after being put in the fridge. We uncover what they are and how they work at Flora & Fauna.

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Author: F&F   Date Posted: 28 June 2017