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Don’t Be Fooled by Green Washing—Here’s How

If you’re like me, when you’re strolling through the aisles of your local market, your eye jumps to green-colored packaging, and to marketing buzzwords like ‘recycled’, ‘natural’, or ‘organic’. We’re told the best way to help the environment is by being eco-friendly consumers, so when we’re given a choice between products, our instinct is often to lean towards the one that seems the most green. But it’s important to stay

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Rahua Color Full Line Review & Event in Berlin

Back in March, we were lucky enough to have the lovely co-founder of Rahua, Anna Ayers, over to our Amazingy showroom to explain to us in detail the complex color-supporting properties of the Rahua Color Full line. Also, she gave us the No.1 Beauty Advice all of us need to embrace right now: “Maintaining beautiful hair is not only about the products we put on our body but also what

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Guilt-Free Fashion: FORMAT from Berlin

If you’re a regular reader of ours, I think it’s safe to assume that you dream in green. What I mean is: that you try to follow a relatively ecologically-minded lifestyle. Maybe you shop at the bio store and regularly frequent our humble natural cosmetics company. But being friendly to the environment doesn’t just go skin deep, it also covers what you use to cover up. Shopping ethically doesn’t mean

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Go Local: Coffee by Tres Cabezas

All coffee is not made equal. In fact, coffee can be extraordinarily complex. Perhaps it’s the hundreds of potential ways of making it or the multifaceted notes that hide within each cup, coffee can be as diverse as red wine. The days of sour, unenjoyable brews are long over. Coffee addicts today rather go for drip coffee, cold brew or flat whites. Coffee is much more than a drug to

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Behind the Brand: Vintner’s Daughter

Comprised of 22 of the world’s most active organic and wild-harvested botanicals, Vintner’s Daughter Serum is the buzz on the lips of all the in-the-know green beauty enthusiasts. This precious serum is being hailed as the new beauty savior, able to treat almost any skin ailment. It was crafted by April Gargiulo, a Californian furniture designer & winemaker turned skin hero expert. When this product arrived at Amazingy headquarters, we

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Guilt Free Fashion by Kleiderei

If you’re a regular reader of ours, I think it’s safe to assume that you dream in green. What I mean is: that you try to follow a relatively ecologically-minded lifestyle. Maybe you shop at the bio store and regularly frequent our humble natural cosmetics company. But being friendly to the environment doesn’t just go skin deep, it also covers what you use to cover up. Shopping ethically doesn’t mean

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10 Great Gifts for Under 20€

Every year, when it comes around to holidays, it seems like we are bombarded with gift guides that presume that our wallets are bursting to their brim. For those of us living with a little bit more of a budget, it can seem nearly impossible to find a generous gift that won’t break the bank. Maybe you’ve already blown your gift allowance on your new beau, or for something special

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X-Mas Raffle: Abhati – Closed

With Christmas a little over a week away, we couldn’t resist but to offer you guys the chance to enter another Amazingy raffle. This time, we’d like to use the giveaway as an opportunity to introduce you to one of our newest brands: Abhati, pronounced “UH-BH-AA-T-EE”, is ancient sanskrit for “Illuminate your soul”. This socially conscious natural beauty brand that aims to empower the education of young girls. OK, if

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Guilt-Free Fashion: Interview with Lisa from Folkdays

If you’re a regular reader of ours, I think it’s safe to assume that you dream in green. What I mean is: that you try to follow a relatively ecologically-minded lifestyle. Maybe you shop at the bio store and regularly frequent our humble natural cosmetics company. But being friendly to the environment doesn’t just go skin deep, it also covers what you use to cover up. Shopping ethically doesn’t mean

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Guilt-Free Fashion by Jan ‘n June

If you’re a regular reader of ours, I think it’s safe to assume that you dream in green. What I mean is: that you try to follow a relatively ecologically-minded lifestyle. Maybe you shop at the bio store and regularly frequent our humble natural cosmetics company. But being friendly to the environment doesn’t just go skin deep, it also covers what you use to cover up. Shopping ethically doesn’t mean

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Guilt-Free Fashion: The LENA Fashion Library

If you’re a regular reader of ours, I think it’s safe to assume that you dream in green. What I mean is: that you try to follow a relatively ecologically-minded lifestyle. Maybe you shop at the bio store and regularly frequent our humble natural cosmetics company. But being friendly to the environment doesn’t just go skin deep, it also covers what you use to cover up. Shopping ethically doesn’t mean

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Christmas Gifts For … Lovers ♥

This winter there’s no need to venture out into the cold, dark streets to buy all your presents. Enjoy a relaxed shopping spree on the couch instead! We have put our heads together till they were spinning and grouped our ideas for the perfect x-mas gifts for him, her, … and many others. Read on to find accessories, fragrances and organic skin&hair care gems that will make the presentee’s eyes

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Christmas Gifts For … Mr.&Mrs.Sporty

This winter there’s no need to venture out into the cold, dark streets to buy all your presents. Enjoy a relaxed shopping spree on the couch instead! We have put our heads together till they were spinning and grouped our ideas for the perfect x-mas gifts for him, her, … and many others. Read on to find accessories, fragrances and organic skin&hair care gems that will make the presentee’s eyes

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Liquid food

Some people know it as Adam’s ale, in some regions it goes by the name of council juice. Some people love it, some people put up with it and there are some who would never have it unless it comes in a bottle. Are there differences between the liquid good that comes from the tap and the one which is bottled? Mineral Water – Does the name say it all?

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Dr. Bronner – 18 uses in 1 product?

Although the label claims eighteen uses, they do not have the space to write all these uses on the label and still accommodate for Dr. Bronner’s philosophy, as well as the new labeling laws that are periodically implemented. In reality, there are far more than eighteen uses, as people constantly write in to tell us about yet another utility of the soap. We won’t detail them all, but below are some of the major uses and dilutions.