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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) [...]

A-Beauty – We’re here for it and we want to talk about it.

So last year it was all about K-Beauty (Korean Beauty) and J-Beauty (Japanese Beauty) and now the world just can’t get enough of A-Beauty (Australian beauty) and for obvious reasons, we couldn’t be more on board. Our approach to skincare (and beauty for that matter) has always been something of a less is more mentality. [...]

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 [...]

Masques that maketh the skin (happy)

Why make the time to use a masque? There are so many elements that maketh a masque (or mask - depends on how fancy you're feeling) great. It's not just down to ingredients, nor is it just the products textural considerations and it's not just how it leaves the skin feeling post removal. It's a [...]

Hemp Seed Oil – why you’re going to want this ingredient in your skincare regime.

  Let's Get Real About Hemp Seed Oil -  Let’s be real, hemp seed oil in all its antioxidant goodness isn’t going anywhere fast. However, before we start banging on about the glory of this healing oil, we want to clarify one key point. While hemp and cannabis plants are technically the same species, they [...]

“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 [...]

Bit o’ body (and face) love

  In our minds, you fall into one of two categories - the incredibly fastidious who hydrates from the forehead to the tips of the toes (we salute you) and everyone else. And by everyone else, we mean those that sometimes neglect everything from the décolletage down.  Our face seems to get all the love, [...]

Miracle by name, miracle by nature

Yes girl - we are talking about Miracle Oil - the all over dream bae by yours truly. Made lovingly (and scientifically) with hemp seed oil (as well as jasmine and rosemary essential oils and bunch of other things, which you can find here), this little wunderkind is only a year old and is already [...]
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