Introducing the Clean + Conscious Awards 2023 Expert Panel
Our awards celebrate products that work in perfect harmony with our bodies, our environment, and our society.
We are hugely grateful to our Expert Panel this year who play the role of hands-on testing and scoring products to help decide the winners of the Clean + Conscious Awards 2023.
CEO Snuggle Hunny, Founder Flora + Fauna, Co-Founder The Future Co
Julie Mathers is the CEO of Snuggle Hunny. She is a seasoned retailer and entrepreneur having worked at some of the world’s largest retailers and 9 years ago started Flora & Fauna, Australia’s largest eco store. She is a leader driven by purpose and values and thrives on building brands, and creating change through better business. Julie sold F&F in 2021 but recently bought Flora & Fauna and Nourished Life back with HealthPost, an NZ retailer of natural health products. Julie owns and runs Snuggle Hunny, a leading Australian GOTS Certified baby brand.
Host of sustainability-focused podcasts Zero Waste Baby + Threads
Veronica Milsom is a radio host, writer and comedian. Her media career was forged as co-host on Triple j’s Drive show ‘Veronica & Lewis’, and as a cast member in the ABC sketch comedy series Shaun Micallef’s Mad As Hell.
Veronica has written stories across numerous platforms, whether writing TV for ABC’s Hungry Beast, or scripted comedy podcasts ‘Zero Waste Baby’ and ‘Threads’. Veronica can usually be found in front of a keyboard penning articles for ABC Everyday, Sydney Morning Herald and magazine publications. She is currently head writer and producer on ABC Kids Reef School.
Lifestyle Health Editor – Sydney Morning Herald & The Age
The Lifestyle Health Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, Sarah is also a mum of two girls, an advocate of all things organic, a qualified yoga teacher, an unqualified wine snob, a professional health guinea pig, and an unprofessional runner.
Founder, Editor-in-chief and Designer – Peppermint Magazine
A former graphic and fashion designer from New Zealand, Kelley became passionate about the environmental and ethical issues in the fashion industry and beyond, which sparked her drive to create a platform to educate and inspire. Launched in 2008, Peppermint is now an award-winning print magazine and digital platform showcasing style, sustainability, sewing and substance – a shining example of positive, empowering media with purpose.
Kelley and her team have picked up multiple awards along the way including the Publish Awards Consumer Magazine of the Year in 2015 (under 20,000 circ.), the Mumbrella Award for Sustainable Practices in 2021 and several Australian Good Design Awards in 2022. Always wearing multiple hats, Kelley founded the award-winning sustainable swim brand, Waverley Wrashie®, is a photographer, graphic designer and pottery-maker, and has completed the Al Gore Climate Reality Leadership Corps training and the Brené Brown ‘Dare To Lead’ program.
Environmentalist, Presenter, Science Communicator and one of Australia’s top Models
Laura Wells is an Environmentalist, presenter, Science communicator and one of Australia’s top models. She holds degrees in both Biology and Law and qualifications in Environmental management systems. She is a proud advocate for environmental change and believes in the importance of educating people not only on the issues, but focusing on solutions, to empower individuals to create change.
Editor & Founder – Beauticate
One of Australia’s best-known and highly-respected beauty and health experts, Sigourney spent nearly 20 years working across digital, print and television. Her website, Beauticate, is one of the countries most popular beauty and lifestyle sites, with a readership of nearly 150,000 per month across all platforms. She and the team recently launched a sustainability section on the site, GO GREEN, which features clean and conscious brands alongside tips and tricks to living a more environmentally aware life.
Prior to Beauticate, Sigourney was beauty and health director at Vogue Australia, Glamour, Body & Soul and New Woman. She is regularly called upon for comment in the media on shows such as Sunrise, A Current Affair, Nine News and Channel 10’s The Circle for whom she was resident beauty expert. On her site and popular social media channels, Sigourney creates honest, warm and beautifully-crafted how-to stories and videos, bringing authority and experience to the world of online beauty.
Sustainable Engineer, Activist, Artist + Founder of Bluem
Montana is a sustainable engineer, artist, activist, mother and founder of ‘Bluem’ (Holistic Health and Wellness). After travelling the world exploring the reality of foreign trade and experiencing the dark side of the beauty industry first hand, she returned home filled with passion and inspiration to pave the way for a truly sustainable solution for skincare. Montana launched Bluem in 2020, and is now joined by her fast growing team who uses Bluem’s profit for purpose business model as a vessel to combat climate change by healing our relationship with ourselves and the earth, and inspiring change amongst her 250,000+ community of conscious consumers.
Green + Sustainable Beauty Expert
For over seven years, I’ve been championing the green and sustainable beauty movement by reviewing products and writing about green beauty. From niche brands to established names, I’ve put thousands of products to the test and provided expert insights on what makes them unique and effective. As a brand consultant, I’ve collaborated with local and international leaders in the green beauty industry to develop strategies for their businesses. You can connect with me on Instagram at @justaskarjun
Environmentalist, Social Entrepreneur and Presenter with Paramount and Network 10
Amanda is committed to educating and inspiring people on the changes they can make to help protect the living earth for the future. “Every time we spend money it’s an investment into our future. The choices we make with every purchase or action are informing business and government that we either care about sustainability, or don’t. Our daily decisions do make a difference.”
It is Amanda’s deep belief that living in harmony with mother nature creates greater inspiration, greater happiness and greater health… something we all deserve. “Collectively, we can change the outcome for the planet and for our people.”
Content Creator + Beauty Writer
Neha Hobson is a content creator and published beauty writer in the ethical beauty and fashion niche, with over 15 years of international experience in the beauty industry.
She works with global brands in various marketing capacities, and her services include content writing, copywriting, guest and blog writing, as well as Instagram collaborations to increase awareness and credibility for brands.
With a notable audience, Neha feels a responsibility to educate and introduce her followers to ethical alternatives and help them make the switch, whilst showcasing that ethical beauty and fashion can be glamorous.
Her work has been published in numerous international magazines and industry publications. She is also an advocate for clean, non-toxic skincare, and believes that true beauty is holistic and must be cultivated from within. The beauty news on her website features various skincare, inner beauty, and makeup articles as well as guest contributions from ethical businesses. Find it over at www.beautybyneha.com or connect with her on www.instagram.com/neha_ethicalbeauty
Editor – Britt’s List
Brittanie Dreghorn is the co-founder of content marketing agency The Content Division and the founder and editor of Britt’s List. Her interest and knowledge in fashion, sustainability and marketing forms her expertise around ethical business and communications. Since launching Britt’s List in 2017, Britt has made it her mission to raise awareness of the issues in the fashion industry and help promote and profile fashion brands that are making genuine efforts in sustainability. Off the back of Britt’s List, Britt runs sustainable fashion walking tours in Brisbane and speaks regularly at events for businesses, fashion industry people and individuals who want to learn more about sustainability. She’s a thought leader in the industry and a passionate ambassador for truly ethical brands everywhere.
Founder + CEO – Krumbled Group
Keira Rumble is a mother of two, an Australian entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of Krumbled Group, encompassing Krumbled Foods, Habitual Beauty and Mini + Me. Fuelled by her personal health experiences and a passion to help people take care of themselves and live a happy and healthy life, Keira is on a mission to revolutionise the beauty, health and wellbeing industries worldwide.
As a female founder, Keira shares the joys of motherhood, in all its chaotic glory, with her entrepreneurial spirit whilst running three businesses each with her online community.
Over 40’s Makeup Expert
Amanda Ramsay is a trail-blazing, pro-age crusader, multi award-winning professional makeup artist, that juggles motherhood, sisterhood whilst passionately providing the best, no-nonsense makeup and beauty know-how for women aged 40+.
Amanda Ramsay Makeup provides The Online Makeup Masterclass for women over 40, The Shine Sessions, arming women with the skills – and the product know-how to not only flatter and enhance mature skin, but also support the health of mature skin all while boosting confidence and lifting the spirits of all women over 40.
Awarded the Makeup Artist Guild Australia Pacific’s 2020 Vlogger of the Year, Australian Makeup Artist of the year Finalist, 2018 Queensland Makeup Artist of the Year, 2019/2020 Educator of the year Finalist, Amanda has earned the respect of her industry and love of women aged 40 plus everywhere.
After spending 20 years as a professional makeup artist, working with incredible faces like Miranda Kerr, Phoebe Tonkin, Mia Wasikowska, Kristy Hinze, Julia Gillard, Noni Hazlehurst, Collette Dinnigan, Rebecca Gibney, Sophie Monk, and Delta Goodrem, Amanda noticed a total neglect for the mature-skinned Beauty. Five years ago Amanda turned her focus towards women 40+, bringing them back into the spotlight, to be seen, heard and encouraged to rock on at every age. Amanda Ramsay Makeup is now the go-to space for all thing’s makeup and beauty for over 40’s.
Beauty Editor – Women’s Day, New Idea + WHO Magazines
Elise Wilson is an experienced beauty editor and professional hair and makeup artist. Working across some of Are Media’s biggest titles for the past six years years including New Idea, Woman’s Day and WHO, her passion for creating inspiring, engaging and on-brand content is unwavering. Elise is now an insider expert forecasting the latest beauty news, trends and must-have products her readers want to know about.
Content Manager + Skincare Expert
Eljay is a trained makeup artist and has been in the beauty industry for over 15 years. Based on the Gold Coast, Eljay is a massive advocate for plant-based and sustainable living. Thru her social platform @_eljay_ educates others on all things skincare, health and wellness.
Slow / Sustainable Fashion Content Creator
Slow/sustainable fashion content creator and advocate, Catherine Jia (@project.catherine) is using her platform to make you rethink about your relationship with things, particularly clothes. She has appeared on various podcasts and digital publications (including Nova’s Build Your Brand, Refinery 29, Fashion Journal, Good on you, SBS News) speaking on a range of slow fashion topics to encourage people to adopt a slower and more thoughtful approach to consuming fashion.
Since launching her platform in 2020, Catherine continues to remind her community that it’s more than ok to outfit repeat, the importance of looking after your clothes and to support fashion brands that are committed to sustainability and ethical working conditions.
Founder of The Conscious Space
A truly first-of-its-kind in Australia, The Conscious Space is a two-day event uniting over 100 inspirational businesses and change makers, to help curious humans live with a lighter impact on our planet. Beautifully crafted for the mindful, the curious, and for the earth, The Conscious Space is not just an event, but a dedicated and passionate community – welcoming, accessible and totally free to attend.
With a desire to minimise anxiety, waste, climate change and disconnection from the everyday discourse, Jessica McLeod founded The Conscious Space with the intention of making sustainable, conscious living accessible to everyone.
Conscious Living Advocate
Courtney is a Sunshine Coast mama of 3 with a passion for all things conscious and low tox living. Through her business The Conscious Coven she empowers women to make simple swaps in their home to improve their health and be kinder to the earth. Courtney loves sharing DIYs and injecting fun & humour into everything she does. You can find her on Instagram over at @theconsciouscoven
Founder – The Low Tox Project
Corrine is the founder of the all things low tox space – The Low Tox Project. With a desire to bring low tox concepts to the wider community and provide a brand neutral, one stop low tox portal for information, the popular Facebook community was born.
Corrine is a Certified Low Tox Coach who provides a variety of coaching and consulting services as well as an online directory and low tox store, via her TLTP website. With a background in Project and Change Management, and tertiary study in Science (Psychology) and Training, Corrine is driven to help people, especially assisting them through change. She has a passion for making a difference in people’s lives.
Makeup Artist + Content Creator
Ash is a professional makeup artist, mum and content creator with a passion for learning to navigate slow living and conscious consumption in the modern world. Ash has a pragmatic approach to sustainability and is a gentle activist for making lifestyle changes that benefit not only the environment but also better the lives of individuals and households. Small steps add up over time to big changes. She is also a big supporter of small businesses and loves sharing her finds with her audience.
Women’s Hormone and Natural Fertility Specialist, Online Course Creator
One of Australia’s leaders in cycle-syncing, Dee Zibara, joins the expert panel this year.
Dee has been advocating a healthy, non-tox lifestyle for over a decade to help educate her audience on how to preserve fertility and maintain hormonal balance in women’s reproductive years by avoiding endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs). She is also a mum to young kids and a fierce advocate for low tox and sustainable living.
Since 2020, Dee has transitioned out of her 1:1 consulting, into the online space and has been working with major online health influencers.
Nowadays, Dee helps women with her natural, affordable solutions to their hormonal symptoms with ‘The PCOS Project’ and the ‘FlowFit 6 Week Challenge’, owns a line of organic, loose leaf ‘healthy’ teas and shares her WFH #MumLife escapades on her instagram and podcast, What A Mouthful.
Award-winning Sustainability Educator, Best-Selling Author and Environmental Engineer
Laura Trotta is one of Australia’s leading sustainability educators and has won numerous regional and national awards for her fresh and inspiring take on living an ‘ecoceptional’ life.
A passionate believer in addressing the small things to achieve big change, and protecting the planet in practical ways, Laura has inspired and educated tens of thousands globally to adopt a greener lifestyle through her popular Eco Chat podcast, award-winning sustainable living programs and best-selling book Sustainability in the Suburbs.
Fusing her professional expertise as an environmental engineer with the down-to-earth pragmatism that comes from being a busy mum, Laura is an eco thought leader who’s not afraid to challenge the status quo.
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Emily is both the Founder and Head of Research & Education of the Clean + Conscious Awards. She is a practising Optometrist and mother of two. Emily has postgraduate qualifications in Pharmacology and has studied Advanced Chemistry at university. She initially founded the Awards in 2019 after identifying the need to celebrate and empower brands and small businesses that produce safe, non-toxic and socially responsible products.
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Dominique is the Coordinator of the Clean + Conscious Awards. She is also a qualified Nutritionist and Wellness Coach and has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology.
As a mum and self-proclaimed “kindness advocate”, she believes wholeheartedly in the beautiful idea of each and every one of us coming together and taking steps towards creating a mindful, meaningful and magical existence.
Content Director –
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Emma is the Content Director of the Clean + Conscious Awards. She first joined the Awards as an Expert Panellist back in 2019 and later collaborated with Emily Fletcher in running the Awards in 2020.
Emma is a freelance writer, content strategist, certified yoga instructor and mother to two young boys. She has previously worked with the ABC and body+soul, written for various wellbeing and parenting publications, and in recent years worked exclusively with socially responsible brands and small businesses.
Amy Starr has worked as a beauty journalist at some of the country’s preeminent fashion titles for more than 15 years, including for magazines like ELLE and Vogue. A highly-experienced writer, stylist and creative director, Amy is also a mother of two. She has a passion for uncovering unique products and championing innovative makers to a whole new audience of fans. Her affection for the natural category began in childhood, where natural remedies and alternative therapies like massage (courtesy of a therapist parent) were regularly employed.
Josh Reid Jones
Founder – The Just Be Nice Project
Josh Reid Jones is an experienced social impact professional and founder of the Just Be Nice Project – working to ensure those in need, are supported until they are housed, employed, and have positive mental health outcomes. Josh works tirelessly to change the way people, help people, and to create extraordinary positive change in the world, by helping people make ordinary positive change.
Founder of Kaptured Nutrition, Clinical Nutritionist and Mumma to a beautiful girl, Katherine offers so much passion to the nutrition field. Katherine is qualified with a Bachelor of Health Science majoring in Nutritional Medicine and is an accredited member of the Australian Natural Therapists Association, with over 7 years of clinical experience.
Katherine believes that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to health and everyone is extremely different, therefore each treatment plan is personalised to you with a realistic and non-restrictive approach.
Editor of This Wildling Life, Founder of Little Wildling Co + frankie+jet
Lee Sutherland wears many hats – Founder of Little Wildling Co organic, B Corp certified herbal teas, Editor of This Wildling Life website which is home to all things sustainable living, beauty and health, Director of frankie+jet talent management and most importantly, mum to Ava and Jet. It is through wearing these hats she understands the importance of creating a business that is mindful and being as ‘green’ as possible, despite the challenges that can bring.
Herbalist, Mother, Homesteader, Business Owner + Intentional Living Advocate
Homesteading in the hinterlands of NSW, Zenaya Sol and her family live a simple intentional life in close re-connection with Mother Nature and her seasons. Trusting in the power of plants to heal, Zenaya is a Herbalist and grows her own Herbal Apothecary. Her journey into Motherhood 9 years ago inspired her to start growing the cleanest produce to nourish the growing bodies of her family. Through her Edible Garden & Intentional Living Consultancy business SOL NOURISH, Zenaya empowers, supports and mentors people to transform their typical backyards into abundant edible food scapes, no matter the size! She advocates bringing conscious awareness and intention into all aspects of life by living sustainably in nature. Local, seasonal & regeneratively grown nutrient dense food is a sustainable way forward for the future of food and for the nourishment of the Earth, Body, Mind & Soul.
You can find Zenaya, her consultancy work and her journey of homesteading & homeschooling over at @sol.nourish_ on Instagram.
Lucy E Cousins
With over 20 years’ experience, Lucy is a well-respected wellness editor and health content producer. She is the director of Remedy Content (remedycontent.com.au), and editor of URBANSWEAT.com.au, and is the former Marie Claire Wellness Editor, Women’s Health Deputy Editor and New York Times Magazine Australia Digital Content Editor. She also lectures in publishing at University of Sydney, and loves playing with her 4-year-old daughter and rescue dog, Stella.
Natural Beauty + Wellbeing Writer
Amy Hughes is a natural makeup specialist and beauty writer. She works with conscious brands to spread their message further. Real talk resonates with her down to earth approach. Passionate about positive beauty and self acceptance she strives to prove beauty is not superficial but a valid and accessible route to wellbeing.
Content Creator, Teacher, Homeschooling Mum
I’m a homeschooling, stay at home mum of four amazing girls, aged between 17 months and 8 years, and a university trained primary and early childhood teacher. Before I became a mum I was a passionate and enthusiastic teacher (in both the early childhood and primary settings), and since having my own beautiful children I have become even more passionate about the importance of play in childhood, which I champion through my Instagram (and Facebook) page @play_at_home_mummy.
I personally love to make ethical and eco-conscious decisions around products my family consumes and think that educating consumers on their purchasing decisions is so important.
I’m wildly obsessed with my kids, thoroughly love homeschooling, fascinated by all things related to child development, and a self-confessed chocoholic.
Photographer / Content Creator
Hi I’m Samantha (Sam) and I’m a mama to 3 little babes; Emilie, Lawson and Archer. I live in NSW where we help run the family farm which consists of stud sheep and cattle. I have a passion for photography which is why I love the creative outlet my Instagram (@wearethegilmores) has given me. It gives me the opportunity to continue to learn and grow as a creator while enjoying the amazing little community I have grown over the years.
Naturopath + Founder of Natural Super Kids
Jessica Donovan is a mama of 2 and naturopath who helps mums raise super kids with healthy food and natural medicines. She is passionate about educating parents on nourishing their children with real food, helping to boost their health and heal naturally. Jessica combines her extensive naturopathic knowledge with a realistic, empathetic, inspiring and down to earth approach to empower women to look after themselves and take charge of the wellbeing of their families.
Content Creator- The Hills Mama
Fiona is a mum to two young boys who keep her on her toes! As an accountant, content creation is the perfect creative outlet for her. Fiona loves discovering new products and businesses to share with her community, particularly those that focus on sustainability.
Yoga + Meditation Teacher Health + Wellness Coach
Fiona is a Yoga Teacher, Meditation facilitator, Conscious Health Coach, and a salubrious mum. Through overcoming her own health and body challenges she found a new level of health and happiness. She loves to advocate the body’s ability to treat and heal itself, through conscious nutrition and movement. She is a Yoga and meditation teacher, and has facilitated health and yoga retreats and workshops.
Fiona uses a light-hearted approach to teaching, enjoying the marriage of breath with movement, believing that Yoga can be for everybody. More recently she has trained in Kundalini Yoga which has sparked a love of breathwork and techniques which she enjoys sharing with students across all modalities. She loves the ocean and you will find her on the beach when not on the mat!
Amy Maree Campbell
IVF + Endo Warrior & Mummy Blogger
Amy Maree knows the stresses of life after owning her own beauty business for almost 2 decades, whilst suffering from Endometriosis since she was a teen- she then went on to struggle to fall pregnant via IVF for 5 years and did 6 cycles and 8 transfers to conceive her daughter and then her 9th to conceive her son at 40 years old. She loves empowering women in all aspects of life be it through business, beauty, on the rocky journey trying to conceive or being a busy Mum juggling all life’s little hurdles.
Amy became an Author this year when she collaborated with a bunch of amazing Mums and Co-authored & published “Navigating Motherhood” which was lucky enough to be a part of the Gift boxes for this years Oscar Recipients including Lady Gaga and Rhianna. Amy is currently in final stages of her very first solo book “Trigger Warning” which will take you on a journey through the highs and lows of a IVF warrior.
Writer + Musician
Ria Andriani is a writer and musician based in the Blue Mountains. She is an advocate for products accessibility as well as championing inclusive sustainability so that more people can enjoy clean, non-toxic everyday products. Ria has written for ABC Everyday and has been published with The Guardian, SBS Voices and SBS Food.
Vegan + Cruelty Free Beauty Content Creator
Marisa is a Vegan and Cruelty Free Beauty Content Creator based in Wollongong, NSW. As an animal lover and activist, Marisa knew it was her responsibility to make the switch to living cruelty free and be part of the solution to stop animal testing. Through product reviews, makeup looks and collaborations, Marisa uses her social platforms to educate and inspire others to make the switch to cruelty free beauty and living easy and accessible.
Mentor, Educator + Presenter
Alena is an Australian mentor, writer, podcaster and presenter. In 2009 Alena founded pioneering conscious lifestyle and soulful parenting blog, the Soul Mama Hub. Her VIP membership supports mothers to raise soulful resilient families. It provides wellbeing-on-demand and community connection for women ready to step into their roles as changemakers, whilst showing up as the best mum possible.
Get inspired and empowered on Instagram or enjoy Alena’s highly-rated podcast, Unboxable.
Embrace the biggest personal development opportunity of your life – motherhood – at https://www.alenaturley.com
Content Creator + Photographer
I am Claire & mama to three little darlings aged five and under. We live in the beautiful Hunter Valley NSW. I absolutely love to take photos of my kids which has led me to become a photographer and a content creator on my Instagram @chasing.my.darlings.
Cult Beauty Co-founder. Writer, Editor + Entrepreneur
Jess Teas is an established lifestyle writer and editor with two decades of experience writing for print and online titles in beauty, women’s lifestyle and travel in the US, UK and Australia.
In 2007 Teas co-founded beauty e-commerce site Cult Beauty, spearheading the brand direction and content for one of the internet’s most exciting names in beauty. Teas has deep knowledge of and a passion for the UK, US and Australian beauty industries and digital content creation and has a knack for predicting trends and new “cult” products early.
Head of Production + Sustainability – Bassike, Demartini Facilitator
Renee Anthony is an expert in fashion production, operations and sustainability with more than 15 years industry experience leading Australian brands to implement and drive responsible business practices and sustainable supply chains. Renee currently Heads Operations and Sustainability for Bassike, a certified B-Corporation, Australian fashion label who create high quality, sustainably sourced wardrobe essentials.
Renee is a certified Demartini Facilitator who uses the Demartini
Method by Dr John Demartini to assist others use human behaviour in order to master their minds and thereby master their lives via Renee’s husband’s business Quantum Equilibrium. In addition, this year Renee became a mother of one and a wife with a high value to use clean, ethical and sustainable products to support her growing family.
Sharnnah – The Peaceful Homemaker
My name is Sharnnah and I am the face behind the account @thepeacefulhomemaker
I am your typical bare foot, boho, boy mama that is also a gym rat.
I have Three wild boys all under 6.
I’m a super down to earth mama that is navigating her way through motherhood.
I’m really passionate about sharing about my mental health journey, self love and normalising breastfeeding and natural living as much as possible.
Content Creator –
A glimpse of Amelia
My strong desire to research and delve deeper, has put me in touch with some inspiring books, documentaries, people and skills to help me decode labels and decipher exactly what is in the everyday household products we use. I feel confident explaining things in such a way that everyday people can implement skills and strategies to start creating healthier homes. Nothing is more powerful than a Mum on a mission. @a.glimpse.of.Amelia
Petria Leggo-Field is a busy mum to four young children based in Brisbane, Queensland. She is passionate about guiding her children to make a difference on this planet.
She firmly believes that each small change we can make in our day to day lifestyle can have a massive impact on our planet.
Kirstie + Sarah
Skin Therapists, Beauty Clinic Owners, Low Tox Educators
We are a beauty therapist and corneo skin therapist. We have been in the industry for over 15 yrs and owned our own clinic for 10 years. We’ve had an interest in holistic living since the age of 19, but the passion absolutely grew when we started having children of our own. Our eyes were opened to the crazy amount of toxic products marketed to mums and kids! Through our work with Turu Beauty, we also became more aware of toxic products in skincare and cosmetics.
We’re passionate about showing people how to read and recognise ingredients in their products, and how to make easy low tox swaps.
Holistic Facialist / Owner Kinder Life Skin health Experts
Natalie Sellars has been honing her craft as a skincare therapist for more than 23 years, founding her first salon in 2013. Specialising as a holistic facialist and skin health educator, niching in meditation facials, weaving ancient techniques with modern technology. Natalie uses her experience and knowledge to hand pick products from all natural, organic and small batch skin care brands for her ‘collections’ from Australia and NZ to get professional results. She continues to educate through her Kind beauty masterclasses in person and online.
Content Creator + SAHM
Mama of Sunny with a little boy coming in November. During my maternity leave I found a love for taking endless amounts of beautiful photos of my little one which led me to creating chasing_sunny. I absolutely love supporting small business! Sunny and I trial and share lots of Aussie owned products through the instagram platform, with so many of those being sustainable and ethical.
Candice – CandyFairy
Content Creator, Videographer + Photographer
Earth loving, 39yr old busy mum of three. On the rare occasion I get my laundry pile under control, in my spare time I love to read, paint & spend time in the garden growing my own produce!
Began my influencing journey on Youtube in the early days back in 2010, now primarily focusing on Instagram with my love of writing reviews and photography.