Sustainable Palm Oil: A better choice?

In our last blog post, we discussed why palm oil is so ubiquitous and yet so problematic. It’s a super-oil that has properties not found in alternatives. And while its use has serious implications for the environment, alternatives would actually consume more land and cause more environmental damage. In this post, I discuss the next […]

YES or NO to Palm Oil in Cosmetics?

Is palm oil bad

Is palm oil bad, really? By now, you have probably heard that palm oil (PO) is bad. Maybe you’ve been told that you should purchase products that don’t contain it. Or maybe you’ve thought about boycotting brands that use it. But do you know exactly what PO is or why it is found in so […]

Sustainability for Climate Change!

In December 2019 – Our founder Tracy swapped her car for an “e bike” and she has never looked back!   “Individual behavioural change is collective change” In a world of 7.2 billion people, your decision to cycle to work or commit to meat-free Mondays can seem, well, all a bit pointless. We at Aú […]

New skin in 2021? Micro-needling can be the answer!

Perhaps you’ve heard the term “micro-needling”, and wondered exactly what it was. Maybe you’re already interested in trying micro-needling but want to learn more about it. Or maybe you’re already micro-needling and want to know if it’s safe to use Au Natural Skinfood products at the same time. Read on to learn all about micro-needling. […]

5 tips for sustainable living this holiday!

Sustainable Living

Are you like me? Trying so hard to fight the “excess” battle but find old habits creeping in over the holidays, because it is just all in the too hard basket? Here are some of my tips to become sustainable this holiday season. I think, if anything, this year has taught me to STOP, look […]

What To Expect During A Skin Detox

Have you ever thought about skin detox? Do you even need to detox your skin? let’s find out.   If you regularly  purchase cosmetics and skincare you assume they are safe to use. After all, they wouldn’t be allowed on the market if they weren’t, right? Well, not exactly. Although regulations greatly depend on the […]

Biome-positive Skincare: Slow Down Aging & Boost Dry Skin

This blog is the fourth and final in a series of blogs about Biome-positive skincare and how a balance of bacteria on your skin is crucial for a healthy skin microbiome. In this series I talked about the benefits of biome-positive skincare, How biome-positive skincare help reduce acne & regulate oil, and the effect of […]

Biome-positive Skincare: Ease Eczema & Help Sensitive Skin

eczema skin

Last week we published a blog about Biome-positive skincare and how a balance of bacteria on your skin is crucial for a healthy skin microbiome. You can read the whole thing here. This week, we’re focusing on how using Biome-positive skincare to create a healthy skin microbiome can ease eczema and help sensitive skin.   […]

Biome-positive Skincare: Reduce Acne & Regulate Oil Flow

Last week I published a blogpost about Biome-positive skincare and how a balance of bacteria on your skin is crucial for a healthy skin microbiome. This week, we’re focusing on the effect of Biome-positive skincare to create a healthy skin microbiome. A healthy skin microbiome improve problem skin and regulate oil flow.   Some studies have […]

The Benefits of Biome-positive Skincare

skin microbiome

The word “bacteria” conjures up negative feelings for many people. We think of things like E.coli and Salmonella, of disease and infection. But not all bacteria are bad. In fact, we need bacteria to survive. Read on to learn about bacteria and Biome-positive skincare.   From breaking down organic matter to produce the soil we […]

November 1st – World Vegan Day

Did you know that November first is World Vegan Day? World Vegan Day is celebrated around the world as a time to recognise how far the vegan movement has come, and to highlight the benefits of a vegan lifestyle. However, even if you’re not vegan yourself, it’s still a day everyone can participate in. Perhaps […]

Celebrate Diversity On Indigenous People’s Day

Indigenous people’s day is coming soon. We at Au Natural believe in the beauty of diversity and therefore, feel this day is very special to people all around the world. Let’s take a look at the history of this day first.   In the United States, Columbus Day has been celebrated for hundreds of years, […]