Category Archives: Natural Skincare

3 Reasons Why Skin Loves Grass-Fed Tallow (especially sensitive skin)

I thought plant-based ingredients were best for skin …right up until my skin started reacting to natural products. This was a couple of years before I launched Ecology Skincare (and the reason why I spent a year in R&D working on our first Ecology moisturisers) …I felt like I’d tried everything to either fix my […]

The Ultimate Paleo Guide to Nourishing Dry Skin with Natural Skincare

Which is why we put together this ultimate paleo guide. To help you nourish dry skin from the outside in with products that fit with your ethos. And to nourish your skin from within with paleo-friendly foods and self care practices. But first… DID YOU KNOW THERE ARE 2 TYPES OF DRY SKIN? Dry skin […]

Supercharging your Skincare Regime with the 180 Nutrition Boys

I had a chat with Guy and Stu on the 180 Nutrition Podcast about where we might be going wrong with our skin care routines and what we can do instead to simplify our skin care regime and support our skin from within. Check out the video below or listen to the episode here: We […]

What the worldwide Vanilla shortage means for Ecology Skincare

Vanilla is a beautiful ingredient …it’s aroma is warm, sweet and rich. The aroma of vanilla has even been shown to lift mood and generate feelings of wellbeing and calmness! Vanilla also has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, which can help to soothe and calm irritated skin and help with wound healing. This is why we […]

3 Skincare Mistakes Women Make and How to Avoid Them

What if the products you’re using on your skin – the mass produced commercial cleansers and moisturisers – were actually making your skin issues worse? What if those products were drying out your skin and contributing to redness, irritation, acne and speeding up visible signs of aging? It boggles the mind doesn’t it? Here’s another […]

5 Easy Ways to Protect Against Dry Winter Skin

How to protect against dry winter skin Ecology Skincare

Wintery conditions can play havoc with our skin! The cold, dry air and biting winds can pull water from the surface of your skin, where it evaporates into the air, leaving your skin feeling dry and open to the processes that can speed up visible signs of aging. Not only that, hot air from the […]

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT CRYSTAL FIELDHOUSE, CREATOR OF ECOLOGY SKINCARE

As someone who has problem skin and incredibly sensitive skin, I feel like I’ve tried just about everything on my skin over the years, in an effort to either “fix” my problem skin or to hide it. I had acne and eczema right throughout my teens and twenties and although it was up and down […]

How to Get Glowing Skin the Paleo Way

Check out the recording of my live chat with Leah Williamson from Brisbane Paleo and Nourishing Conversations on how to get glowing skin the Paleo way. We discuss: How to get glowing skin from within with good food and self care practices 3 reasons why Paleo is a great approach for healthy skin What 3 […]

[FREE DOWNLOAD] Ecology Bathroom Detox Checklist

The Ecology Bathroom Detox Checklist IMAGE

We often see helpful lists of the highly processed chemicals to avoid in our skincare products. But I’m often left wanting a better way of grouping the information so it’s more useful when I’m standing in my bathroom or in a store looking at the ingredients lists. So I decided to create the Ecology Bathroom Detox […]

How to Make Natural Skincare Simple

Simple is good Ecology Skincare

This is a transcript and recording from The Primal Shift Podcast where my Primal Shift co-host, Jo and I talk about Natural Skincare, how Ecology Skincare came to be developed in the first place and the Ecology Skincare ethos: Simple is Good and Less is More In this episode we each chat about our own skin challenges […]

Traditional Uses Of Tallow and Other Animal Fats & Oils

Being freely available to humans throughout the ages, animal fats have traditionally been used in all manner of ways.  It’s only been relatively recently that they’ve fallen out of fashion and we’ve moved towards plant oils as a basis for both our nutritional intake and our skin care. For centuries, animal fats were used for […]

Why is Grass Fed Beef Tallow Our #1 Hero Ingredient?

It is ultra rich in the same kinds of lipids that are found naturally in youthful, healthy looking skin. Grass fed tallow also contains fat-soluble Vitamins A, D, E & K. All intrinsically balanced by nature, with no further improvement or enrichment needed. Healthy, well functioning skin forms a protective barrier that prevents moisture loss […]