My Happy Life

From your inside to your outsides, and the world around us... We're all about being happy, healthy, and just a little bit cheeky.

The truth about blocked pores and clear skin

The truth about blocked pores and clear skin

September 29, 2018 4 min read 0 Comments

If you’re human and breathing, chances are you’ve experienced blocked pores, here and there during your earthly journey. Yep, hell hath no fury like blocked pores after a thick coating of makeup or sunscreen or after the ultimate sugar pig out. And we're here to bust some of the biggest pore and clean skin myths.

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Why you need to exfoliate (for every skin type)

Why you need to exfoliate (for every skin type)

September 08, 2018 3 min read 0 Comments

Your body does some gosh darn amazing things each and every day. It’s a (mostly) finely tuned system that keeps you going and protects you from harm (we hope). One of the amazing things it does is making new skin cells. And it makes a LOT of skin cells.
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Beauty by numbers (a guide to skincare based on your age)

Beauty by numbers (a guide to skincare based on your age)

September 01, 2018 5 min read 0 Comments

The key to fabulous and flawless skin isn’t a fancy arsenal of pricey products. It’s knowing what your skin needs at every age. We’ll be the first to point out that everyone is different, and that 2 people born on the exact same day might have completely different skincare needs. BUT...

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Hormonal Acne and Adult Acne - you're not alone!!

Hormonal Acne and Adult Acne - you're not alone!!

August 10, 2018 4 min read 0 Comments

Adult acne, hormonal breakouts and pimples – they’re way more common than you think (especially with the gals)! The biggest culprit is… HORMONES! But there are some other causes of adult acne and pimples too...

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Get free products with the Happy Earth Recycling Club

Get free products with the Happy Earth Recycling Club

July 07, 2018 3 min read 0 Comments

No matter what kind of packaging you use - even if it is plastic free (like glass bottles) - you need to make sure it’s being recycled properly. If it’s not, then it just means more landfill and more strain on the environment. And that’s the complete opposite of what we’re trying to achieve!
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Plastic Free July - the ins and outs of Happy packaging

Plastic Free July - the ins and outs of Happy packaging

July 07, 2018 3 min read 0 Comments

“Plastic Free” - it’s the word on the tip of everyone’s tongue right now - especially since someone somewhere dubbed this month “Plastic Free July”. You probably wouldn’t believe us if we told you how many times we go to bed talking about this. And wake up, still talking about it. We probably talk about it in our sleep :)

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Probiotic skincare - Would you rub poo on your face for better skin?

Probiotic skincare - Would you rub poo on your face for better skin?

June 30, 2018 4 min read 0 Comments

Not so long ago it seemed a bit of a “too much information” when someone asked “how’s your gut flora?”. We didn’t talk about things like gut health and poo. The times they are a changin’! And now we're asking "How's your skin flora?"

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Why we don’t outsource

Why we don’t outsource

June 09, 2018 3 min read 0 Comments

To this day a jam sandwich still tastes better when Mum makes it. That’s because it was made with care and love. Contract manufacturers are are experts and know what they are doing but they are doing it for too many customers. They lose the soul.

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10 awesome benefits of turmeric

10 awesome benefits of turmeric

June 02, 2018 2 min read 0 Comments

So it's Saturday afternoon, I'm sitting at the Happy Shed all on my own. It's farrreeeezing. Aaron is at home with the boys and I'm rugged up, typing as quickly as I can so my fingers don't freeze. But then inspiration strikes... I need some of my elixir... No, not a bottle of rum. I need my turmeric latte.

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Want glowing skin? Eat these skin-lovin’ foods

Want glowing skin? Eat these skin-lovin’ foods

May 26, 2018 3 min read 0 Comments

Your skin can take a real beating from air conditioning, heaters, dry air, blistering winds and humidity. Cue: flaky skin, new lines, dullness, breakouts, or even yelps of pain! Sound familiar?

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Balm vs. Oil vs. Gel Cleansers - which is best for you?

Balm vs. Oil vs. Gel Cleansers - which is best for you?

May 12, 2018 2 min read 0 Comments

While we might put a lot of thought into which serum or moisturiser we choose, any old cleanser will do, right? WRONG.

The key to an awesome skincare routine is selecting the right products for your individual skin type (nope, not pinching your mate’s face wash!).

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Natural nail polish - does it exist?

Natural nail polish - does it exist?

May 05, 2018 2 min read 0 Comments

The short answer is... No. But we think you probably already knew the answer to that ;) The cosmetics industry hasn’t managed to come up with a totally natural nail polish yet, but they’re working on it.
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