What is Echium?

Echium is the wonder ingredient in our Age Confidence range and eye cream and a highly effective skin booster we’ve adored for many years. But have you ever wondered what it is and what it does? Echium (pronounced eck-ee-um, in case you were curious!) or Echium plantagineum is a shrub with striking purple-blue flowers typically found…

The lowdown on Ectoine

Our Age Confidence Cream has had a bit of a boost last year. One of the new ingredients we’ve added is Ectoine. It’s a skin marvel we’ve wanted to use for a long time and now we finally have. So, if you’re wondering just what makes Ectoine a wonder skin ingredient, then read on. Scientists…

International Women’s Day 2019

You may not know but the word Pai actually means good in Māori, and doing good by our customers, our suppliers and the planet is what gets us out of bed each and every morning. So in the interest of spreading and celebrating goodness this International Women’s Day, we’ve asked Sarah to share her thoughts…

Lanolin and Sensitive Skin

  Growing up, lanolin was always in our bathroom cabinet. My Mum, a kiwi, swore by it, and it was one of those products that, when she was a child, was in every New Zealand household. Also known as ‘wool wax’, lanolin is produced by sheep to keep their woolly coats waterproof. Although it elicits…

Bath Bombs Away! A DIY Book and Kit

Fun, fizzy bath bombs are a luxury to buy, but easy to make at home! Bath Bombs Away! $19.99comes with 12 brand-new all-natural recipes and materials to make your own beautiful bombs. Dropping a bath bomb in a tub not only soothes with essential oils and scents, but also adds colorful, fizzy fun! If you’re a regular…