ALL about WEEDS (& other beautiful things)

  • About toners, fermentation and apple cider vinegar benefits

    A toner looks like water and acts like water. BUT it's not really water: depending on the toner you chose, it also can contain acids, humectants (glycerin or others), and other ingredients with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. 
  • Dry Vs. Dehydrated Skin

    Dry skin is a skin type, and people tend to experience dryness everywhere: from the scalp to the feet.
    Dehydrated skin, however, is a skin condition which is not so constant and change through time.
  • Our Plant Extracts

    Botanica, the company that creates our plant extracts, is located in Sins, Switzerland. Here follows a small interview with one of their team members, Laurence Lhomel, about their values and history.
  • Clays in Skincare

    Clay is a type of fine-grained natural soil material that contains a high amount of minerals. The rainbow of clay colors available reflects the variety of minerals it contains, depending on the soil composition of the area from which it was mined.
  • How to survive (and thrive) this Winter?

    With cold months coming (and the consequent less sun exposure), we know our immune systems are weakened. Plants are our allies!! In this blog post we share two simple recipes to strengthen our immune systems in a simple, powerful way.
  • Aligning with the Four Phases of the Moon

    Would you like to have a few rituals in hand to be in phase with the Moon? Jade Mordente, Holistic Healer specialising in Reiki, Tarot, Meditation, Crystals and the cycles of the Moon tells you everything about it.
  • Who's behind our products...

    Our cosmetic products are made in Spa, Belgium, at Copaiba - a natural cosmetics specialized laboratory. We've decided to ask them some questions, for you to know us and our partners a little bit better :)
  • Activismo por Mariama Injai

    Mariama Injai é uma das nossas modelos, e pedimos-lhe para escrever um artigo sobre activismo: quando acções colectivas ou individuais têm um impacto na sociedade, e que, pouco a pouco, produzem mudanças positivas, os efeitos que isso tem a nível pessoal são igualmente benéficos.

    Activismo enquanto prática empoderadora, por Mariama Injai.

    (scroll down for the english version of the article)

  • Bactérias, prébióticos e saúde

    Sabias que apenas 43% do corpo é composto por células humanas, sendo que a restante parte são bactérias, vírus, fungos e outros microorganismos? É caso para nos perguntarmos se de facto somos mesmo humanos... Estes minúsculos seres, invisíveis a olho nu, representam mais de 2kg do total do peso do nosso corpo!!
  • Weeds stories #4 - David

    David is a student and steward of the land. At present he is caretaking, creating and cultivating his way to change through land management on the east coast of Australia. He is our fourth invited to speak about weeds, as a permaculture practitioner.
  • Common chicory

    Common chicory is a plant of the dandelion family with beautiful blue flowers (for curiosity, it's the cousin of the cultivated endives). It lives as a wild plant on roadsides and other weedy places in its native Europe, India and Egypt, and has travelled and established itself in North America, China, and Australia. 
  • Weeds Stories #3 - Fréderique Soulard

    “Giving a name to things makes them exist". Our third invited is Fréderique Soulard, the woman behind Belles de Bitume, a beautiful & poetic street-art project that puts weeds (and their several different stories) as one of the major characters of our urban environments.  
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