WE’AR Yoga

We are always on the lookout for ethical and eco-conscious fashion, and WE’AR is quickly making its way to the top of our favourites list! WE’AR is a New Zealand owned company, and their clothes are manufactured in Bali in small home workshops and factories. Their products are made from responsibly sourced organic cotton* and bamboo. They … Continue reading WE’AR Yoga

Fiji Spice Queen

Meet Francesca Brice. Successful business woman, entrepreneur, parent, perfumer, frisky bohemian, lover of adventure, travel and all that life has to offer. And if it’s not offered…she’ll go looking. Born in Wellington, Francesca lived out a cheeky childhood. At the age of 20, she did the OE thing and found herself in Greece which is … Continue reading Fiji Spice Queen

Zoo Deodorant

Natural deodorants tend to be a bit hit-and-miss. A lot of them aren’t so hot at keeping smells at bay throughout the day, and many use baking soda which is an irritant for a lot of people. When I started seeing Zoo Deodorant  all over my social media, I got rather excited. It was something … Continue reading Zoo Deodorant

My Mojo – Eco Stationery

I’m pretty much convinced that there is a sustainable and/or ethical alternative for every product we commonly use. There isn’t much we haven’t thought of already, which is pretty spectacular. We just need to look for those alternatives, is all! Stationery is found in every household because it is just way too inconvenient not to … Continue reading My Mojo – Eco Stationery

Go Bamboo

Go Bamboo is on a mission - to keep plastics out of our marine environments, by encouraging smarter consuming. They manufacture products which would traditionally be made from plastic, providing a better alternative for us, and for the planet. For their efforts they have received a Green Ribbon award for their contributions to waste minimisation, … Continue reading Go Bamboo

FRANK Stationery

It's pretty easy to be a bit of a Negative Nancy about the idea of business. It's all about corporate greed and making profit and exploiting people, right? While there are certainly some less-than-desirable business models out there, there are also plenty of nice people doing nice stuff - and those are the ones we like to … Continue reading FRANK Stationery

Ethique

The Use Good Stuff team have been fans of this company for a long time, so it only made sense that we got them added to the blog! Ethique does everything right. Their products are vegan, they are a certified climate friendly and cruelty free business, and they use compostable paper packaging. They make everything themselves … Continue reading Ethique

Hayley Benseman – NZ Natural Beauty

Based in Taranaki NZ, Hayley Benseman has created her own range of natural beauty products which features everything from fingernail conditioner to natural make up remover and clay masks. Her ultimate focus was to create healthy and safe products which could be affordable for everybody, and she very generously provided us with a whole bunch of … Continue reading Hayley Benseman – NZ Natural Beauty

Global Soap

In my never-ending quest to find more natural skin products, I have come across another great company to share with you all! Based in Nelson NZ, Global Soap have been handcrafting soaps and other goodies since 1997. It is run by sisters-in-law Ing-Marie and Bronwyn Shallcrass. They use the traditional cold-process method to create their soaps, … Continue reading Global Soap