We are excited to be expanding the ECO. wellness category this year by bringing on a wonderful partner, Morlife! Morlife is another Gold Coast based brand who help you get the most out of life through simple nutritional solutions that achieve wellness.
It’s easy to keep your home vibrant, fresh and clean without all the nasties in mainstream cleaning products.
In the kitchen:
Antibacterial essential oils such as eucalyptus and tea tree are excellent for use in the kitchen. Simply add a few drops of oil to a damp wash cloth and wipe down benches before and after use. If there are tough stains that won’t budge, try sprinkling a small amount of sodium bicarbonate onto the stain and then rub with white vinegar.
Rest and recovery are crucial parts of any fitness regime, they are possibly as important as the actual exercise itself! Despite this, too many of us are not letting our bodies recover in the correct way and we are doing ourselves and our fitness goals a disservice.
Travelling will always be one of the most exciting parts of life, but the part that’s often not so exciting is the plane ride to get there. Planes are notoriously unhealthy places; aside from the sickness that always seems to make it’s way down the aisles, there’s the nutrient lacking food, lack of sleep and not to mention lack of movement for an extended period of time.
Our work is such a big part of our lives, we spend more time in the workplace than we do in our own homes, so it’s important that it’s a space that aligns with our wellbeing values. Workplaces can also be busy, intense environments that aren’t conducive to a calm frame of mind, and this takes it’s toll on our wellbeing more than we realise. Essential oils are a great way to create an environment of creativity, calm, collaboration and clear thinking. Here are some of the ways that essential oils can help to create a positive work environment:
Meditation is a beautiful gift we can give our minds and bodies and is a very powerful tool in increasing overall wellbeing. Meditation helps to calm the mind, body and spirit, it helps us to align with our centre and find clarity.
Life is filled with ups and downs, often having us experiencing a full range of emotions on a daily basis, sometimes without us even realising. Essential oils can play an important role in balancing and supporting these emotions and bringing us back to centre. Here are some of our tips:
Have you noticed your hair’s been a little lack lustre lately? You can blame it on Summer; more heat, sun and saltwater than usual can all mean your hair needs a little extra love during the warmer months. Overexposure to the sun’s harmful rays, sweat, humidity and both saltwater and chlorine can all damage the hair if not looked after properly. Here are some things you can do to protect and nourish your hair during Summer:
Skincare can be overwhelming. There are so many products available on the market with different benefits, how and when are you supposed to use them all!? Skincare doesn’t have to be this complicated though; at ECO. we pride ourselves on offering simple, effective face and body products that can be easily incorporated into your busy lifestyle. We break down our skincare range for you: