Reusable menstrual product reviews: Saalt cup, Love Luna pads

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I’ve tried more reusable menstrual products since my last post reviewing menstrual cups and period underwear – one of the best reviewed cups on the market, and my first reusable pads. All prices are in AUD unless stated otherwise. Saalt Soft Cup After sharing my struggles with the Lunette cup, a lot of people pointed me towards Saalt Soft Cup …

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How to Choose UV Protective Clothing

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I talk about sunscreen a lot here, but sunscreen isn’t the only way to protect your skin! Today I’m going to talk about how to choose clothes that protect you from UV. The video version is here on YouTube, keep scrolling for the written version… UV protection from clothing Us Australians were brought up on sun protection slogans.┬áIf you’re a …

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Science vs Anecdotal Evidence and Reviews (with video)

Science vs anecdotal evidence and reviews

“I don’t care what the science says, it worked for me” “I only believe what I see with my own eyes” “I’ve worked with clients for twenty years, so I can say for a fact that this works” If you really want to understand the science behind beauty products, you have to understand why science is important when it comes …

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Pandemic Skincare: How to Fix Dry Hands (Dermatologist Advice) (with Video)

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I’ve talked about the ins and outs of DIY hand sanitisers quite a bit. So naturally people have started asking me: How do you look after the skin on your hands when you’re washing and sanitising them so much? How do you stop your hands from getting so dry and irritated? So I asked a bunch of healthcare workers: dermatologists, …

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Answers to Common Questions About DIY Hand Sanitizers (Video)

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I’ve had a lot of the questions on my DIY hand sanitiser video, and even though I tried to answer as many as I could, a lot of people kept asking the same ones… so here are the answers in an easy-to-find place! It includes a video demo of the Alcohol Calculator. Check out the video on YouTube here. Here …

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Bad DIY Hand Sanitizers (and a few good ones) (Video)

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic there’s a hand sanitizer shortage… and a ton of DIY hand sanitizer recipes. Will they actually work? (Spoiler: Most of them won’t.) I’ve made a video breaking down some of the good bad DIY hand sanitizer recipes out there. Check out the video on YouTube here. Key points: COVID-19 is caused by SARS-CoV-2 (novel coronavirus …

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More Sunscreens in Your Blood??! The New FDA Study

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You might remember a similar post that I published in May 2019, after the previous flurry of “The FDA Admits Sunscreens Are Poison” headlines. Now that the second study has been published, it’s time for Round 2. Gratifyingly, this time the coverage seems a little less hysterical (maybe they learned from last time?), with the exception of the Daily Mail, …

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