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5 Hair care tips for Summer

Friday, 15 November 2013, 9:29 am | Melanie Rands - ecostore

Summer is getting close and if you plan on spending more time in the sun, it’s important to protect your hair, as well as your skin, from possible damage. Too much sun can make your hair weak, dry and brittle and can even make it more prone to split ... More >>

Breast cancer prevention: The importance of early detection

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 12:00 pm | Melanie Rands - ecostore

I caught up with Dr Kathleen Wills in a sunny cafe in Grey Lynn where she was letting her decaf trim latte go cold while talking about the importance of encouraging more women to be more proactive about breast cancer prevention. More >>

How many chemicals do you use in the first 30 mins

Monday, 11 November 2013, 12:35 pm | Melanie Rands - ecostore

Health and fitness expert, Lee-Anne Wann, points out that many of us who strive for better health, well-being and body shape have followed many trends and diets over the years in the desire to achieve our goals. More >>

What we put on our skin is as important as the food we eat

Friday, 8 November 2013, 9:58 am | Melanie Rands - ecostore

For some years now we’ve been raising awareness about the importance of looking after your skin. While most of us are conscious about what we’re putting into our bodies, through the food we eat, we can sometimes forget that what we put onto our ... More >>

What if there’s gluten in the products you’re using?

Monday, 4 November 2013, 4:08 pm | Melanie Rands - ecostore

For many of us it probably doesn’t matter if there’s gluten in our shampoo or mouthwash but for people with Coeliac disease or a heightened sensitivity to gluten it could make a lot of difference. More >>

Why you need to steer clear of Parabens

Friday, 1 November 2013, 10:06 am | Melanie Rands - ecostore

‘Just imagine that you have a moisturiser to lather on your skin top to bottom after a nice hot shower. Within a few hours of the topical application of a moisturiser containing parabens you can detect those parabens in the bloodstream – so its ability ... More >>

Common shampoo ingredient linked with cancer

Wednesday, 30 October 2013, 5:14 pm | Melanie Rands - ecostore

Malcolm talks to TV3 Reporter Jane Luscombe about a commonly used chemical ingredient called cocamide DEA that is known to cause cancer in animals yet is still used in many everyday products including shampoo and bubble bath. More >>

See how ecostore shower cleaner stacks up against big brands

Friday, 11 October 2013, 6:04 pm | Melanie Rands - ecostore

You might have seen the NZ herald article comparing ecostore shower cleaner to 18 other mainstream shower cleaners. Our 4.5-star rated shower cleaner uses just 3 ingredients, compared to more than 20 in some of the competing products... More >>

Walmart phasing out 10 nasty household chemicals

Saturday, 28 September 2013, 8:39 pm | Melanie Rands - ecostore

Wal-Mart announced recently that it requires suppliers to phase out hazardous chemicals from the household cleaners, cosmetics and personal care products sold at its stores. They have prioritised a list of 10 chemical ingredients for ‘continuous... More >>


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