November beauty break

Time to get bodied

Spring has sprung, the clocks are back and as Beyonce so wisely said,  it’s time to “get me bodied”. 

This month these beauty items that can help from the inside out. 

Wrinkles Schminkles 

Time to get your hands on the liquid exfoliation polishing peel pad range. These are cruelty free, vegan, paraben free, dye free and fragrance free to make your face wrinkle free. Magic.

Say goodbye to wrinkles

Buy in packs of 5 pads either for your face or for your neck and decollatage. The facial polishing pads are a combinations of seven acids combined with minerals, anti-oxidants and anti-ageing ingredients to deliver a smooth, exfoliated and resurfaced skin. No more dead skin here, babe. Increase your skin tone and wipe away those wrinkles. 

The neck and dec (as they call it) polishing peel pads use 5 acids, with minerals, anti-oxidants and anti-ageing ingredients to tenderly deliver exfoliated and resurfaced skin on these areas. These get rid of the dead skin cells that build up every 24 hours. Simply wipe them away in two little minutes. 

Rid yourself of pigmentation, dehydration, acne/congestion, inflammation and sun damage. 

The product is backed by a clinical study, which provide the same impressive results that you’ll see for yourself in just one use.

RRP 5 Pack of either product $25.95 and you can buy them here.

Rodan + Fields – REDEFINE Intensive Renewing Serum

Don’t you just love when your beauty product comes in little ampules for you to measure out exactly what you need? Well we do. Rodan + Fields products are highly underrated, as all are both high quality and highly effective. We’re big fans of great quality product that won’t break the bank.

Plump up with vitamin A

Redefine delivers skin smoothing and revitalising benefits. The serum is the closest you can get to prescription strength vitamin A (without a prescription). Using the Retinal-MD technology Intensive Renewing Serum harnesses the skin’s owns renewing powers to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and firmness. Vitamin A brings blood to your skin surface, poofing it up, if you will, with blood flow and collagen – so reducing wrinkles. Recommended use is after cleansing, toning and a little dermal roller. Vitamin A is a tricky little vitamin. It helps reduce breakouts and can also cause them. So it’s important to get the quality of your vitamin A right. You can use Redefine daily or a few times a week – whatever works for your skin. 

$139 available here.

Collagen – beauty on the inside out

Collagen is beauty from the inside out

Collagen is all the rage. Put it on your face, bathe in it, drink it. No surprise as collagen is a proven anti-ageing product. This latest invention from Arravite doubles-down on collagen and added other benefits in each of their Collagen Beauty Essentials. 

Add milk thistle, grape seed, prebiotics or cranberry.  Each pack has 14 individual sachets of 3g of collagen combined with other goodness. 

Arravite uses natural marine collagen sourced in France. Each functions have no added sugar, gluten free, lactose free, nut free, dairy free, GMO free, no artificial colours and are naturally sweetened. 

If you’re looking to save time with your collagen and add another body benefit – Arravite is a smart choice. 

$34.99 available here

Kombucha for sodastream 

Healthy gut is a healthy you say the wise folks who know about such things. Now you can make a healthy gut at home with your soda stream. That’s some type of magic, right. When the family is drinking lemonade, leave them with their lemons, grab some Kombucha. 

Soda Press Co has created Kombucha Concentrate that is the first Certified Organic Shelf-stable product that was 12 months in the making. 

Adulting with kombucha at home

Traditionally hand brewed over 45 days. It’s packed with a whopping 1 billion live probiotics and is less than a gram of sugar per serve. There are not sugar substitutes, not even stevia, which is music to our ears. Packed with over 1 billion live bacteria (2-3x more than retail kombuchas). Just add your sparkling water. Imagine all the good you’re doing for the planet by saving on single use plastics and all the good you’re doing for your body too. 

$10.95 available here.


It’s time to get dirty and then clean it all up. And you can with Dirt. Okay, not strictly beauty, but why have a beautiful face and dirty clothes? Dirt. is a new kind of detergent. It’s Australian made, so helping carbon emissions right there. There are no artificial scents or dyes, it’s vegan and cruelty fre, 100% biodegradable and has a refillable bottle. 

The bottle and refill provide for 65 loads of laundry. It’s a powerful 8 x concentrate, helps the planet and cleans your clothes. It’s a no brainer.  and will clean your clothes. 

Time to get undirty

Perhaps unsurprisingly traditional laundry detergent has been damaging our waterways for some time. The surfactants uses to remove the dirt from your clothes in traditional laundry detergents actually impacts the fish in our waterways – often reducing the effectiveness of their skin  – meaning they are absorbing more toxins. Dirt. uses plant based product to create a clear liquid ready to squirt into your machines and safe for your septic tanks. 

It’s a stylish pack and can stand proud on your washing machine. You look good, you feel good. Let’s get Dirt.Y. 

$21.95 available here.

About the author

Michelle hails from the UK – but grew up with big flavours and spices thanks to her Singaporean Mum. International cuisine has always been part of Michelle’s life as she explored the world in the pursuit of delicious food and wine – along with a castle or two. Michelle now lives in Sydney after a lengthy stint in Brisbane (a city dear to her heart, which she visits frequently). She is letting her nose and palette be her guide as she discovers and shares exciting and delicious dining experiences. Michelle also loves, in equal measure, fashion, sunshine and puppies.