Christie Rishworth’s laundry doubles as a busy production unit for her Earth Bar vegan soaps and haircare. Her own journey to find soap recipes that were gentle on skin and the environment, combined with her interest in traditional skills, has resulted in an Auckland-based business that fits her ethical approach and her family life.
From unique accessories to handmade haute couture, Felt is a goldmine for style leaders and the fashion conscious, so if you’ve got a fashionista to buy for this Christmas, you’re in the right place.
Want a great deodorant without the plastic waste? We’ve got the answer! Meet the cardboard-packaged Pepperpits deodorant stick from McGinns…
“I’m a lumberjack and I’m okay…”
Carly of Fair & Square makes natural soaps using the traditional cold process technique. She and her husband (with their two children aged 8 months and 2 years) live near Ngunguru (Tutukaka Coast, Northland) on a small lifestyle block where they have built a lovely … Read more »
Friday finds The Felt team sees a lot of cool stuff from Kiwi makers each week. Here’s our Friday round up of fabulous Felt finds…
Look at these gorgeous roll-on perfumes fresh from Lady of the Flowerz – beautiful to look at as well as to smell!
Harvesting wild roses – the natural evolution of Fox River Bath Company
Life has been busy of late for Fiona McDonald of the Fox River Bath Company on the South Island’s West Coast. Teaching her child via correspondence school, attending the Co-Starters Business course at Westport, and preparing for markets, along with running not one but two businesses – it’s enough to make her realise it is time to take it back a notch and focus on doing less, but doing it even better.
Hands up who suffers from chapped hands and lips when the weather turns nasty? I sure do, but I’ve found some great balms to ease the ache and heal winter skin damage…
Oh, I find much simple pleasure when I’ve had a tiring day, in the bath, in the bath…!