If you’re a fan of health related products you’ve probably heard about the crazy amount of benefits apple cider vinegar has to offer. But let’s be honest – the thought of downing a glass of it every morning isn’t the most appetising despite all the potential health benefits. This is where the Comvita Honeygar comes […]
Keep your mind and body in check with these new wellness products. More than a Number When it comes to scales, there are a lot of conflicting opinions from wellness folk, many of whom are concerned at people simply focusing on the number and not other factors such as muscle. Scales, however, are often seen...
In 2018 the wellness industry is booming – from nutritionists to yoga teachers, there’s now a higher demand than ever before for all things health and fitness related, and it’s not just overseas. We had a chat to six New Zealand women who have all taken that big risk of starting their own business to […]
Birth control is something most of us are relatively familiar with whether it’s the pill, the implant or an IUD around 70 per cent of the female population of New Zealand are on some form of birth control. Along with preventing pregnancy birth control can often be used to treat period pain and even acne. […]
I’m sure we’ve all heard about the benefits of adding a squirt of lemon juice to our cup of water in the mornings, and there’s nothing I like better than a warm lemon honey drink when I have a cold – but it turns out the best way of all to be using lemons is […]
There’s a brand new product out on the health scene that was made right here in New Zealand. Seed is the only freeze dried super green powder available to buy in New Zealand. Super green powder is a great way to make sure you’re getting your 5+ a day. It’s equivalent to three servings in […]
Keep your mind and body in check with these new wellness products and findings. Workout like an it-girl We hate to sound clichéd, but bear with us for a moment as we talk about ‘new year, new you’ fitness goals. We’ve all been there, and chances are this year, as you enter 2018, the thought...
“I wouldn’t wish this on my worst enemy.” Many of us experience cramps, mood swings or discomfort during our periods – with up to 85 per cent of us experiencing PMS , but for women living with PMDD these symptoms can control their entire lives Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), affects between three and ten per […]
Comvita Medihoney Adhesive Dressings Summer is a time when we spend more time outside, exploring new places and at times having so much fun we slip off the hiking path and cut our legs, or our children come off their bikes after an ecstatic ride. It is important that our First Aid kit is fully...
I’m sure we’ve all heard some conflicting ideas about coffee – whether it’s good or whether it’s bad, and the general consensus seemed to be one or two coffees a day was fine and may even have some health benefits. Now there’s even more good news for coffee addicts as a new study says having […]
The last few years spent working in hospitality wreaked absolute havoc on my skin. My hands were pretty much scaly, sore and cracked 24/7. Since then I’ve tried scores of products to try and get my skin back under control. The one thing I’ve noticed make a big difference is changing out soaps. Comvita, who […]
It can be hard being on that fitness grind when all of your friends want to go out drinking. The amount of sugar and calories in a lot of alcohol means that it’s hard to drink them without feeling that nagging guilt. Well luckily now you can have your vodka and eat it too thanks […]
Amber Arkell, 27 (Diagnosed at 26) stage-1, grade-3 invasive ductal carcinoma, ER+ PR+ HER2+ At 27 years of age and a self-proclaimed cancer graduate, my life has changed in many ways. Being told I had breast cancer at 26 will be a day I won’t forget. Thankfully my surgeon was exceptional. A week later the […]
If you’re trying to find the perfect way to start off your mornings to boost your metabolism and get you ready for the week you’re in luck. A new study conducted by the University of California found that the best way to start your morning was by having a cup of green tea or English […]
Emily Searle, 37 (Diagnosed at 36) Left-sided, stage-3 (lymph nodes involved), invasive grade-3 (fast growing), hormone-positive, multi-focal breast cancer That moment will never leave me. The moment that the lump I was expecting to be ‘nothing serious’ was confirmed to be a bunch of cells so powerful they could soon end my life. Cancer. The […]
Lonely Lingerie are well known for their powerful campaigns and gorgeous lingerie. For Breast Cancer Awareness Month they’re supporting the cause in a great way. If you visit one of the Lonely stores this October you’ll receive a breast care card outlining how to conduct a self-exam and what changes to look out for. They’ve […]
October marks the official start of Breast Cancer Awareness month here in New Zealand. As early detection is important this month aims to bring awareness to the importance of checking for lumps, knowing the signs and getting mammograms. Breast cancer affects one in eight Kiwi women throughout their lifetime. If you’re wondering what you can […]