THE SECRETS BEHIND ANTIOXIDANTS – unicorn dust or superhero compounds?

ANTIOXIDANTS

Everyone raves about antioxidants and how good they are for your health. But what exactly are they? And where do they come from? Are they just some secret unicorn dust manufactures add to their products? Or are they really some superhero compounds that nature makes? Ever wondered why LOTS of health food and skincare products […]

7 ANNOYING SKIN CHANGES IN PREGNANCY AND HOW TO DEAL WITH THEM

skin changes in pregnancy

It’s an exciting time when you are expecting a baby, but often it can be rather daunting to experience the various skin changes associated with pregnancy. The most common skin changes in pregnancy include stretch marks, change in skin colour, increased skin sensitivity, itchy skin and acne. These are usually caused by hormonal factors and […]

BREASTFEEDING – YOU’RE DAMNED IF YOU DO, AND DAMNED IF YOU DON’T?

Shannon and her beautiful boys.

Breastfeeding is a natural and beautiful thing. During this time a special bond between the Mum and baby is created. BUT let’s be honest, breastfeeding can often be difficult and stressful for various reasons. Sometimes the milk supply is low, the baby has difficulty latching on, the Mum is suffering from mastitis, the Mum might […]