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Book Review: Cook, Brew and Blend Your Own Herbs

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While I was at Neal’s Yard Remedies’ Millennia Walk store to browse their products this week, I came across this book – Cook, Brew, and Blend Your Own Herbs, among other books on natural, healthy living. I liked it so much, I just had to own it. This book is for those who are into medicinal plants and natural remedies. It showcases a wide range of healing herbs, flowers and plants, its…

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Singapore Skincare Discussion Videos

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Last year, we teamed up with Lohasia to organise the Singapore Skincare Discussion, where we invited beauty industry experts to speak on natural/organic skincare and how toxic the beauty industry can be. Some of the highlights are available on YouTube, do watch them if you haven’t already. We received very positive feedback, and hopefully, we can organise another session soon.


Our favourite natural and organic soaps in Singapore

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If you are a bar soap aficionado and fussy about texture, froth, size, smell, residual effect, and you want it au naturel, this post is for you.


Is Singapore ready for the truth about the toxic beauty industry?

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In the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, active campaigns against toxic chemicals in skincare and household products have been running for several years. In a large beauty consumer market as Asia however, these campaigns are few and far between.


April 1-7 is Asbestos Awareness Week

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Asbestos Awareness Week starts Tuesday, and it spotlights the dangers of asbestos exposure, which can lead to potentially fatal illnesses such as asbestosis and mesothelioma. Banned in more than 50 countries, asbestos is still used in countries like India. In Singapore, asbestos has been banned since 1989, but it is still present in buildings constructed up to that point.

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Five organic vegetable delivery services in Singapore

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If you love your veggies fresh, organic, local, and with minimal packaging, it makes perfect sense for you to get a box of veggies delivered instead.


Product review: Aroma Bar Ice Ice Baby

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My first reaction was that this mint and eucalyptus lip balm felt icy cool on my lips. It is very refreshing and keeps the lips moist for a long time. There is no artificial taste to it and it feels so natural. If you do have chapped lips that are already cracked, I may not suggest this flavour as it can be stinging for you. Once again, I like the…


Product review: Aroma Bar Rose Geranium & Ylang Ylang Rich Body Butter

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Using mainly organic ingredients, I’m impressed with this cream’s ‘richness’. This is the best moisturizer in terms of ‘richness’ I have tried. This is good for people with dry or very dry skin. It soothes and moisturizes severe scaly looking skin right up to chronic eczema conditions, and keeps it moist for a really long time. It leaves a slightly buttery/oily texture on your skin. However if you prefer a…