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Your skin absorbs 60%-70% of everything you put on it. Or does it?!

Your skin absorbs 60%-70% of everything you put on it. Or does it?!

Today we’re going to give you an insight into the cosmetic world from a formulators view. We are going to lift the lid on a famous internet headline and put it through some myth busting questions….. "Our Skin Absorbs 60-70% of everything we put on it!"

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What your acne is actually telling you (FREE DOWNLOAD)

What your acne is actually telling you (FREE DOWNLOAD)

Do you always get pimples on your chin? Or maybe acne always seems to crop up on your cheeks and your t-zone? Your breakouts might be trying to tell you something!

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Hmmm... Is my skin "sensitive" or "sensitised"?

Hmmm... Is my skin "sensitive" or "sensitised"?

The words ‘sensitive’ and ‘sensitised’ are often used interchangeably when it comes to your skin. But did you know that they’re not the same?

Sensitive skin is often a condition you’re born with. That means your pesky genetics may predispose you to rosacea, eczema, dry skin, allergies and so forth (darn!).

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We've now got eco-friendly jumbo sizes!

We've now got eco-friendly jumbo sizes!

It has been action stations here in Happy Land because this week we have a world-record-breaking 8 (!!!) new products for you to indulge in. No, your eyes are not playing tricks on you. 8 new Happy babies have been born.
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Noticed something shiny and new? In glass? (yes, new packaging is here!)

Noticed something shiny and new? In glass? (yes, new packaging is here!)

A few weeks ago we dropped a few hints about changes that were on the way, and if you’re on the ball you might have noticed a few of these changes start to creep into reality… ;) We’ve quietly been working away at introducing a few very special new ways of packaging our best selling Happy creations.
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15 surprising ways you can use your Happy products

15 surprising ways you can use your Happy products

Have you got a stash of Happy products? Have you diligently been following the instructions on the labels, to make sure you get the absolute most out of them?Well, today we’re giving you a license to stray away from the rules. Get creative. Go a bit wild.

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Moisturising tips from the pros

Moisturising tips from the pros

While moisturising your face isn’t quite rocket science, there’s definitely an art to it! When done right, you’ll get more bang for your buck because you’ll need less product and it’ll actually work better. Sound good? Thought so ;)

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Recycling - big changes are afoot!

Recycling - big changes are afoot!

There’s some pretty heavy stuff going down right now so we wanted to take some time to share some good news and some not-so-good news. Things in the Aussie recycling world aren’t all rosy at the moment. We don’t actually have the facilities in Australia to recycle a lot of the plastics that we’re using, and right now we don’t really have anyone to recycle them for us either.
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Behind the Biz

Behind the Biz

It occurred to us the other day that we’ve never really given you a peek into the everyday going-ons of our Happy HQ (where all the magic happens!). Though it’s nowhere near as glamorous as people might think it is, we thought it might be a bit fun to walk you through a typical day.
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What is slow beauty?

What is slow beauty?

Given most of us are in a perpetual state of distraction thanks to social media and our smartphones (and funny memes… and MAFS...!), it’s no  wonder the Slow Food and Slow Living Movement exist. Now without further ado we’d like you to meet our most trusted friend of all… the Slow Beauty movement.
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Toners and tonics - the missing step from your skincare routine?

Toners and tonics - the missing step from your skincare routine?

Over here at the Happy Shed we’ve been doing some asking around, and found out that only about 1 in 5 people use a tonic or toner (they’re the same thing by the way). We’re complete tonic devotees so we were totally surprised by this. Are you on the tonic bandwagon? (If you’re not, read on, these tonics are good stuff!).

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9 cleansing mistakes you could be making

9 cleansing mistakes you could be making

It’s Step #1 in our skincare routine - cleanse. Not rocket science. Agreed? Actually…. there’s more to cleansing than you might realise. And if you’re doing it wrong then you run the risk of the rest of your routine not being as effective as it could be.
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