Christchurch maker Angie Agatsiotis makes and sells a luxurious selection of organic soaps, shampoo, face oil, scrubs, natural room spray and beeswax wraps under her label Kerrs Road Organic Beauty. Using certified organic plant based ingredients where possible, she weaves her philosophy of making beautiful and sustainable goods into every aspect of her business
Want a great deodorant without the plastic waste? We’ve got the answer! Meet the cardboard-packaged Pepperpits deodorant stick from McGinns…
The L’oil balms brand is created by Kelly Dorgan in her home in Beckenham, Christchurch, which she shares with her artist partner and their two teenagers. Their property (which they have dubbed Birdwood Studios) is a bit of a creative hive with music, dance, food … Read more »
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 »
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.
Tattoo balm by Papillon Natural Beauty is a healing blend of good things like natural calendula, papaya and jojoba oils. Not only is this balm an excellent moisturising after tattoo care treatment…
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…!
Coffee-fuelled late nights, an off-beat sense of humour and a talent for spreading joy are the driving forces behind Andy Heyward’s diverse Fat Spatula range of quirky art and novelty products.
It’s that time of year – when the place to be is the garden: plants to be planted, weeds to be weeded… never fear, we’ve got some crafty ideas to get your garden looking gorgeous this spring.