Brushing up on dry brushing; the what, where, how and why

You asked, we answered. Here’s the lowdown on dry brushing and why it’s one of the easiest and most invaluable things you can do for your body, mind and soul. The how? The art of dry brushing entails taking a firm, dry brush (available online or in most pharmacies), to literally brush (while you’re dry) [...]

Real talk: essential fatty acids & omegas explained

We’ve all heard the words “essential fatty acids” (EFAs) and “omegas” thrown around on the labels and websites of your favourite beauty brands. But what exactly are they? And what do they do? Let us give you the low down in simple terms that both you and I will remember forever. There are 11 omega [...]

Gotu Kola – Ancient Ayurveda alchemised

This dainty little herb (related to parsley) has been used for centuries in traditional Indonesian, Chinese, and Ayurvedic medicine. As we all presumed, they were definitely onto something. Not only is it absolutely incredible inside the body - especially for the brain and cognitive function, but it is just as phenomenal when applied on our [...]

Getting Giddy Over Gua Sha – The Resurgence Of A Tradition

How to Gua Sha with Dollar Hippy Club! As you know we have just introduced our traditional jade Gua Sha to the Dollar Hippy Club range. We love the therapeutic effects of this traditional skincare tool - think lymphatic drainage, increased blood flow and overall skin health, but we also love the mindfulness element attached [...]

“What is toner anyway?” (we hear you say)

We love a toner (especially a natural one), but we know it's not always something that comes to mind as an essential element of your skincare routine (talk about misunderstood). But for us, it's something we use religiously and and we're here to let you know why (hint: farewell big pores!). Why Toner? It shrinks and [...]