Over the weekend I attended the Big Vegan Market here in Melbourne.


It was HUGE! And packed with people. Vegan is not just a trend but a movement. People are demanding more animal free and cruelty free brands. There was a huge turnout of beauty and food and I got a chance to really network with everyone and find some hidden gems.

Best of Vegan products:

Ocean Deep – Calming Face Mask

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Australia white clay is the mildest of clays, ideal for soothing sensitive, irritated skin, whilst the oleuropein present in olive leaf is packed with antioxidants to help fight free radicals from daily pollutants & restore a healthy complexion. This soothing mask will help tone & firm your skin.

*Olea europaea extract is the scientific term for olive leaf extract. Olea europaea powdered extract is a dehydrated version of olive leaf extract. We only use dry ingredients in our mask to prolong shelf life and avoid the addition of preservatives. The olea europaea extract that we source contains a high amount of oleuropein to ensure the mask is packed with antioxidants!

Tea and Spice – Starter Pack – Tea & Spice Handcrafted ‘Wet’ Chai

This starter pack consists of:
– 1 x 250g Tea & Spice Handcrafted ‘Wet’ Chai
– 1 x 25g Tea & Spice Dusting Powder
– 1 x Strainer

– 1 x Jug

BARISTA INSTRUCTIONS (for a single 8oz serve):
For the ideal Tea & Spice chai experience:
1. Add 20g/3tbsp of Tea & Spice Handcrafted ‘Wet’ Chai blend to a jug
2. Add exactly 50ml hot water to the blend and steep for 30 seconds
3. Texture 150ml of milk (soy recommended) to 68 degrees Celsius, then pour into the steeping chai blend
4. Briefly stir the jug, then strain the chai into a glass
5. Lightly sprinkle Tea & Spice Dusting Powder, then enjoy!

Dr. Bronner’s Pure-Castile Liquid Soap – Citrus Orange

Fresh and bright – with an invigorating blend of organic orange, lemon and lime oils! Our Citrus Pure-Castile Liquid Soap is concentrated, biodegradable, versatile and effective. Made with organic and certified fair trade ingredients, packaged in a 100% post-consumer recycled bottle. All-One!

Butt Naked – CHAI LIP SCRUB

Let those lips feel wild and free with this sweet yet spicy Aphrodite. This flirtatious lipfood takes  pleasure in aiding your lips to exfoliate, nourish & moisturise. Gently buffs away and repairs dry, chapped skin, revealing smooth & hypnotic lips.

Using 100% certified organic ingredients including Coconut Oil & Sugar, Sweet Almond Oil and Raw Sugar, edible this lipfood helps to exfoliate, hydrate, nourish and moisturise. Just Scrub. Lick. Kiss.

Earthlette Pit Paste

Don’t let your pits suffer any longer!

We should be looking after our pits, not subjecting them to nasty chemicals on a daily basis. To get your pits performing at their best and to keep bad odours at bay, try Earthlette Pit Paste. Natural deodorant that effectively neutralises odour without the need for nasty chemicals and sweat blocking agents.

If that’s not reason enough, here are a few more things to know about Earthlette Pit Paste:

  • 100% natural deodorant for men and women
  • Vegan friendly
  • Proudly Australian owned and made
  • The pure scent means both men and women love it
  • Aluminimum free
  • Free from alcohols, parabens and other chemicals
  • Fast acting and effective odour neutraliser
  • Goes on clear so won’t stain your clothes
  • Long lasting freshness
  • Not tested on animals

Smoothie Bombs – THE LOVER SUPER BERRIES TUBE

A Smoothie Bomb is a pre-portioned smoothie booster. As a nutritionist I have designed them to give your smoothie the perfect dose of all the good stuff.

Crumble 1 Bomb into your regular smoothie to boost it with nutrition

or

1. Crumble 1 Bomb into your blender

2. Add a piece of fruit and 250ml liquid

3. Blend for 30 seconds or until smooth

Makes 5 delicious berry smoothies! Our antioxidant booster combines a nourishing blend of açaí, goji, cherries, cranberries, nuts and seeds. .

Belinda Hughes

Editor of Natural Beauty Expert and a professional beauty therapist who is passionate about natural and organic beauty products. Belinda will help her followers navigate their way around what natural beauty is and the best way to get it. Expert advice combined with the hottest trends.

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