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An Omnivore Goes Vegan for a Week

I never ever ever even thought about becoming a vegan, cheese-lover that I am. I was a vegetarian for a good 5 years with relative ease, with eggs and dairy being my main indulgences anyways. Since then I have become an omnivore who eats quite healthfully but without any strict restrictions. However, one fateful day several weeks ago, two of my colleagues and I made a pact: that we would

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Office Faves: Absolutions Cosmetics

In the world of fashion and beauty, all things French evoke chicness and this is especially true for the hyped status of French skincare. While French cosmetics may have achieved a cult status, very few lines are natural or organic. The brand Absolution marks a change in this. All of their products are unisex and are made from a cocktail of wild flowers, minerals and vitamins. This August their products

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Guilt Free Lingerie: Amoreze

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 organic grocery 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

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How to Get Vitamin D from the Sun without the Damage

Vitamin D and sun protection are equally important for the body. Yet, for the vast majority it’s a grey zone as to how much sunlight one needs to tank up on the vit D stores, before the burn of the sun takes it’s toll on the skin. Your body is biologically primed to synthesize vitamin D when the sunlight touches your skin. The more skin you expose, the more vitamin

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Fresh Summer Rolls

This recipe comes to you from Marleen Visser. For more health-conscious fun recipes, visit Marleen’s blog Share Love Not Secrets. These summer rolls make for the perfect light summer evening meal–great for sharing and customizing! INGREDIENTS 1 avocado, cut in 16 slices 2 x handful of spinach leafs 2 carrots, cut 14 x cm length, julienne. 1/2 cucumber, sliced 1 mango, cut in 16 slices 75g mihoen, prepared like discribes

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