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The Anti-Detox. Live by this.

The Anti-Detox. Live by this.

This is NOT a "new year, new you" plan. Nor is it a detox! In fact, it's the Anti-Detox. Introducing lifestyle tweaks you can make TODAY that will make a huge difference if you stick to them - now and forever. 'Cause they're actually doable. With minimal effort and maximum impact.  Here's what we've learnt on our 10 year health journey to help you on your way to a clearer mind, fuller heart and healthier body.  1. Don't go too hard, too soon Instead of starting a training program that's 5 days a week, hardcore and that takes monumental effort to keep up,...

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Sweet Potato Brownie recipe

Sweet Potato Brownie recipe

God this is goooooooood. Make it for Christmas! I made it for my mum's birthday and it was a huge hit, your family will not be disappointed with the raw chocolately flavour. And you won't feel sick or bloated afterwards because obviously it's healthy as. It's a win win.   It's also goof proof - the sweet potato makes it so moist and fudgey, like a proper brownie should be. You can sub in coconut sugar or rapadura sugar if you want to be extra. Plus it's gluten-free, dairy free and vegan.  Adapted from The Healthy Baker by Teresa Cutter. INGREDIENTS...

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What do you mean by Vegan Perfume?

What do you mean by Vegan Perfume?

How can a perfume be vegan?  Easy.  Did you know that "musk" originally came from the secretions of a male musk deer? It's actually a quite an unpleasant smell, but is totally animalistic and what we think of as sexy, which is why we often want to smell "musky" to make us attractive to the opposite sex. It also makes the fragrance last longer. Unfortunately they hunted the musk deer into almost extinction, so no company is allowed to do that anymore!  At Recreation, we don't believe in using animal parts to make us feel beautiful. We think you can be...

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What Makes A Fragrance Natural?

What Makes A Fragrance Natural?

Most fragrances are made with a whole host of harmful chemicals. So unless it clearly says "natural" or "clean" on the label, you can bet your perfume contains endocrine disrupting chemicals. Even the ones that look natural, are NOT. Unless it says on the label.  The problem is the perfume industry is self regulated. So the same people trying to sell you the perfume, are making up the rules about what can go in it. And the fact of the matter is, harmful chemicals are cheap and easy to use in perfumery.  There are over 3000 chemicals that can be...

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Calm Your Complexion

Calm Your Complexion

It might seem like a good idea sometimes to scrub your skin into submission, but then you have to deal with the after-effects: angry, bumpy, red or inflamed skin.  Or maybe that's just your skin all the time? Whatever the cause, sun, stress, pollution or overzealous treatments can lead to inflammation which weaken the skin barrier and leaves skin prone to dehydration, sensitivity and breakouts.  Keep Calm Anti -inflammatory ingredients like     

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