New in store: the MegaMix Power Blender

Megamix Power BlenderA very fitting alternate title might have been ‘High performance meets precision and delicious results ensue’ – since it arrived a few short weeks ago, the latest addition to the Echolife kitchen has been buzzing daily delivering perfect smoothies to hungry staff mid-afternoon. And smoothies are only the tip of the delicious iceberg: if you’re on the market for an all-around easy-to-use kitchen helper that can do your food prep as well as whip up all sorts of wholesome concoctions effortlessly, we recommend you give the MegaMix a look. Not least because until the end of April it’s on sale, at a stupendous $200 off RRP!

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Essenzza Fuss Free Facials: the aptly named natural sheet masks

Essenzza Fuss Free Facials Moisturize and SmoothYou may be full of good intentions, but a weekly face mask is a skin care resolution that’s hard to keep. If you’re shrugging your shoulders with a certain degree of smugness because you’ve clocked 52 face masks in the last calendar year, hats off to you: you’re an organised and disciplined rarity and we’re guessing your skin is flawless. For those of us who didn’t quite make it, Essenzza sheet masks are here to help!

Aptly named ‘Fuss Free Facials’, the masks come in three varieties – Cleanse and Exfoliate, Moisturise and Smooth, Anti-ageing Antioxidant.

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POPSUGAR Australia Beauty Awards and a Weleda giveaway!

Weleda Citrus Hand and Nail Cream 50ml

Congratulations are in order for Weleda! The Citrus Hand and Nail Cream has just been crowned best hand or nail treatment in the 2013 POPSUGAR beauty awards. We’re not biased (or maybe just a little) when we say Weleda deserved to win: the cream blends replenishing herbal extracts with nurturing waxes and a fine grade of almond oil, an ingredient that practically has super-hero powers when it comes to skin-soothing.

And to celebrate, we’re giving one Citrus Hand and Nail Cream away!

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Derma E liquid vitamin E – perfect to help your skin fight the cold weather!

Derma E Vitamin E Skin Oil 14000 IU 60mLLiquid vitamin E (also referred to as vitamin E oil) has finally been added to the Echolife natural beauty catalogue – and it’s not just any vitamin E, it’s the good stuff: sky-high I.U. and produced by an award-winning sustainable manufacturer with pedantic quality control.

If by now you’re not excited, maybe it’s because you’re not entirely sure why vitamin E is so good for the skin (yes, why?). Let’s remind ourselves.

Vitamin E is naturally present in the skin and helps keep its protective barrier healthy. In a perfect world, your plump, dewy skin complete with healthy natural barrier would never lose its moisture and become dehydrated. Enter reality and the daily stresses your skin has to face: eliminating toxins, fighting the numerous chemicals it is exposed to (environmental or topical), uv rays, not enough beauty sleep or water,… It’s hard work staying plump under these conditions!

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