Wellness

Planet
Why You Need To Switch To Castile Soap In 2022

You’ve probably heard the words ‘castile soap’ thrown around before, and you’re most likely vaguely aware that…

Wellness
The Best Meditation Playlists To Help You Reach Peak Relaxation Mode In 2022

It's 2022 and the fact of the matter is, Lo-fi hip hop is out, binaural beats are in. If we could go to a zenned-out meditation…

Wellness
Lovehoney Is Offering Up To 70% Off Sex Toys So You Can Kickstart 2022 The Right Way

If you missed sexual wellness brand Lovehoney’s mammoth New Year's sale last January, oh do we have the greatest news for…

Wellness
The Best Sex Lubes To Try In 2022

Lube in your sex life is what cheese in your food life should be, an absolute staple. Because without lube, there is no smorgasbord of…

Wellness
The Best Sex Toys For Couples To Try In 2022

It’s the year 2021 and look, if you don’t have a bedside table drawer overflowing with butt plugs and all kinds of vibrators…

Wellness
The Best Sex Toys For Women Worth Exploring In 2022

The world of sex toys is a big one, to say the least, and much like your skincare routine, it’s essential you invest in the best of…

Podcasts & Books
The Best Sex Books Of 2022

Gone are the days where reading books about sex are considered well, embarrassing (to say the least). We say open that sex book with a…

Fitness
10 Of The Best Running Apps To Get You Motivated

When it comes to running, we often think of marathon runners clocking excruciatingly long distances, ridiculously early morning wakeups and…

Wellness
Here’s How To Finally Start That Daily Meditation Practice

You’ve probably been thinking about starting meditation for a while—after all, we’re always telling you how good it is,…

Hair & Beauty
A Derm’s Guide To The Biggest Beauty Trends For 2022

If you’re like most of us, you might be pretty excited to see a new year on the horizon. We’ve had a rough couple of years spent…

Wellness
The Best Yoga Mats You Can Buy Online In 2022

Not all yoga mats are created equal—or so we learned very quickly after all that iso-yoga last year. Turns out you can get…

Fitness
The 10 Best Fitness Trackers For Every Budget (And Activity) In 2022

While actively monitoring your health and fitness stats was previously something only athletes or fitness fanatics would bother with, the…

Hair & Beauty
What You Need To Know About 2022’s Biggest Skincare Trend: Clean Cosmeceuticals

2022 will see a rise in what’s deemed to become one of the biggest skincare trends yet: Clean Cosmeceuticals. While cosmeceuticals…

Wellness
8 Things To Do If You’re Feeling Down According To A Counsellor

We all know someone—or it may be ourselves—who is experiencing depression, anxiety, loneliness, exhaustion or are just…

Hair & Beauty
11 Of Best Beauty Advent Calendars To Treat Yourself To In 2021

Gone are the days where you’d count down the lead up to Christmas with a simple chocolate treat. Advent calendars have had a…

Fitness
4 Next-Level At Home Workouts To Try

Our mental health is just as important as physical health, especially during times like these. And a big part of this is maintaining some of…

Fitness
12 Of The Best Health And Fitness Apps To Download Now

If you would have told us 20 years ago we’d be using a mobile phone to exercise, we wouldn’t have believed you. But alas, some…

Hair & Beauty
26 Of The Best Beauty Gift Ideas For Christmas 2021

If there is one thing that is definitely on everyone’s wish list this year, it’s some time to take a breather and indulge in a…

Health & Beauty
7 Epic Online Yoga Classes To Get Bendy At Home With

Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or a beginner student—or the mere thought of the lotus position has got you scratching your…

Wellness
What To Say To Someone Struggling With Their Mental Health, According To A Psychologist

In Australia, it's estimated that 45 per cent of people will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime and in any one year,…

Wellness
How To Navigate Through The Uncertainty This World Mental Health Day

According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, it is estimated that almost half of the Australian population will experience a…

Wellness
10 Ways To Look After Your Mental Health According To A Psychologist

In Australia, the prevalence of mental illness is hard to ignore, with approximately one in every five Australians experiencing a mental…

Wellness
10 Sure-Fire Ways Guaranteed To Get You In The Mood

Deadlines. Peak hour traffic. Calls from Auntie Jill. There are many roadblocks and unavoidable obstacles in life that can hinder your…

Hair & Beauty
What Is Skincare Microdosing And Should We Be Doing It?

Every day it feels like there is a new skincare trend that is fast gaining devotees, usually thanks to perfect-skin possibilities and bold…

Wellness
The Best Male Sex Toys For 2021

It can be a difficult and awkward world to navigate. The sex toy universe for anyone with a penis has been previously marginalised to a…

Wellness
6 Of The Best Meditation Apps

Unless you’re one of those people who can close their eyes, clear their mind and find some zen without instantly…

Wellness
Here’s What To Say After R U OK? Day

Considering the way things are in the world right now, there's probably not many of us that can honestly answer yes to…

Health & Beauty
7 Of The Best Essential Oils To Add To Your Diffuser

Grandma’s bathroom cupboard beware: Generation Y and Z are on to you and after your essential oil collection. Be it for sleep, stress…

Wellness
10 Ways To Ease PMS, Balance Your Hormones And Have A Happy Period

Why is PMS still so badly understood? There’s a brilliant catch-all term to encompass female hormone-related physical maladies and…

Fitness
Start Training For This Virtual Half Marathon Happening Next Month

Over the last year and a bit we’ve done a lot of things virtually—from the standard work meetings to the more unusual…

Homewares & Interiors
8 Of The Best Luxury Candles To Splurge On In 2021

If there’s one thing we spend too much money on, it’s fancy candles. Seriously, we’ve got so many candles per-square meter…

Hair & Beauty
8 Of The Best Hemp Seed Oil Skincare Products To Add To Your Daily Routine

If you’ve tuned in to any of the hype about hemp beauty products recently, you’ll know that this natural ingredient has some…

Homewares & Interiors
Your 2021 Guide To The Best Scented Candles

Candles have been shown to boost wellness in multiple ways, from helping us sleep better and stay focussed, to lowering our stress levels.…

Wellness
5 Mindfulness Activities To Try When You’re Feeling Anxious

Feeling stressed? You’re not alone—but when that stress and worry snowballs and turns into anxiety, it can certainly feel like…

Health & Beauty
Here’s Why You Need To Stop Washing Your Face With A Washcloth

You know that muslin cloth hanging from your shower rod that makes you feel holier than thou when you use  it to wash your face every…

Wellness
How To Tell Your Boss You Need To Take A Mental Health Day

Here in Australia, while we are lucky enough to have paid sick leave, our workplace culture is usually at odds with the law—who…

Wellness
The 90s Have Come Full Circle With Lessons On Digital Detoxing You Need In Your Life

If your screen time report has ever given you a fright (guilty, how can it be that many hours?) then you’ll probably want to consider…

Wellness
The Best Menstrual Cups To Try In 2021

Menstrual cups, let's talk about them. If you haven’t already jumped on the more eco-friendly bandwagon, you’re probably in…

Wellness
The Best Yoga Mats You Can Buy Online In 2021

Not all yoga mats are created equal—or so we’re learning very quickly after thre weeks of isolation and trying our best to…

Fitness
Get Your Warrior Pose On At FS8, The New Gym From The Team Behind F45

Ever watched an F45 workout, or maybe even signed yourself up for a trial and just thought, ‘screw that.’ You’re not…

Hair & Beauty
Give Someone A Little Self-Care With This Gift Guide For All Things Beauty And Wellness

If there is one thing that is definitely on everyone’s wish list this year, it’s some time to take a breather and indulge in a…

Wellness
How To Introduce Couple’s Sex Toys To The Bedroom For The First Time

If you’ve been in a relationship for a while now, and you’re wondering exactly how and when it’s appropriate to broach the…

Wellness
Become A Yogi Master With Lululemon’s Game-Changing New Yoga Mat

Whether you’re at a yoga class every second day without fail or you just like to wind down with a vinyasa every now and again,…

Wellness
Everything You Need To Know About Sexual Wellness, According To A Sex Coach

Everyone is talking about sexual wellness these days—but what is it? Is it having a bedside drawer full of sex toys and lubes? Is it…

Wellness
Limber Up, This Online Store Is Giving Away $75,000 Worth Of Sex Toys

Brace your erotic selves, one of Australia’s biggest sex toy meccas is giving away all the pleasure goods and to put it…

Wellness
Set Your Intentions With This Beginner’s Guide To Crystals

Maybe you’ve got a piece of rose quartz sitting on your bedroom dresser collecting dust. Maybe you’ve been eyeing up an amethyst…

Wellness
Sweet Dreams, Here’s How To Get A Better Night’s Sleep Tonight

While we might all be going to bed earlier (like A LOT earlier) and sleeping in longer since going into lockdown, our sleeping patterns seem…

Wellness
How To Create The Ultimate Zen Meditation Space

After being forced to spend most of 2020 confined inside (global pandemics tend to have that effect), we’ve gotten pretty good at…

Wellness
Australia’s First Same Day Morning After Pill Delivery Service Just Launched

Appropriately coinciding with International Women’s Day on Monday 8 March, Australia’s first morning after pill delivery service…

5 Ways To Eat Healthier In 2021 Without Ever Using The D-Word

After decades of paleo, keto, counting macros, intermittent fasting and juice cleansing, it’s finally happened—diet has become a…

Shopping
14 Genius Gifts To Treat Yourself To This Valentine’s Day

While we can all thank the ancient Romans for the most romantic day of the entire year, in the 21st Century, Valentine’s Day means a…

Wellness
Everything You Need To Know About CBD Oil Now That It’s Available Over The Counter

If you’re feeling like everyone is talking about CBD oil, it’s not your imagination. Google searches for CBD oil have gone up a…

Wellness
Say Namaste To 5 Of The Best Yoga Retreats In Australia

Yoga—good for the body, great for the soul, even better for the spirit. But rather than slug it out solo, why not head for one of…

Fitness
Get Sweaty At Home With This Gym Equipment You Can Buy Right Now

Getting motivated to exercise at home can be hard. You can’t rely on the energy from a group training session, you can’t depend…

Travel
Lace Up Your Waterproof Boots And Hit 10 Of Australia’s Best Hikes And Walks

If the idea of pulling up your bootstraps and loading your life onto your back sparks joy, you’ll be glad to know there’s…

Planet
Make Your Bathroom More Sustainable With These Eco-Friendly Beauty Products

As coronavirus restrictions finally begin to ease, it’s time to ditch the sweats and get back into our old routines. But let’s…

Hair & Beauty
Have Sweet Smelling Dreams, Lush’s New Clay Face Mask Is Designed To Help You Sleep

Right now, we’re probably all feeling a bit trapped in a limbo between being constantly exhausted but far too strung out to get a…

Sustainability
Keep Your Scraps Out Of Landfill With These Easy Alternatives To Composting

If 2020’s taught us anything it’s that we all need to tread lighter on our planet—small actions taken individually can…

Wellness
4 Summer Smoothie Recipes To Get You Glowing From The Inside Out

We are constantly being bombarded with beauty and skincare products to achieve everything from banishing acne and fine lines to boosting…

Planet
16 Simple Swaps To Improve Your Food Footprint Immediately

We all want to do our best for the environment. But with the endless amount of news and tips being thrown our way it can be…

Wellness
5 Of The Best Air Purifying Plants To Green Up Your Bedroom With

Getting a good night’s sleep for some of us is like finding a needle in a haystack—rare, difficult to find and even harder to…

New Zealand
5 Of The Most Beautiful Beaches In The Bay Of Islands For You To Dig Your Toes In The Sand

Beach please, if there’s one thing Kiwis know how to do well it’s the sun, surf and sand. Luckily just north of Auckland…

News
Escape Reality With Workations, Ephemeral Hotels, Vampire Culture And Eccentric Utopian Style

Welcome to Culture Curve—your go-to guide to what’s on the rise and slide in culture in November 2020. As we edge towards the…

Hair & Beauty
Get Glowing Thanks To Australia’s First Prescription Skincare Line

2020 has been the year to pare back your make-up and up the ante on your skincare routine, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that…

Health & Beauty
6 Of The Best Sleep Apps To Download Right Now

Struggling to sleep right now? Well pick up your phone, because we know just what might help. Picking up your phone to help you sleep may…

Hair & Beauty
Stock Up On 5 Of The Coolest Beauty Brands You Can Now Order Online From The Iconic

Is there anything we can’t get on THE ICONIC now? We know you probably spend far too much time browsing their virtual shelves already,…

Hair & Beauty
Step Away From Your Screen, Here’s What You Need To Know About Blue Light Skincare

We’ve all had that moment where we complain about a crick in our neck or a tension headache after a long day and an…

Hair & Beauty
Soothe Your Skin, Here’s Why Probiotic Skincare Is Worth The Hype

Probiotics. You’d have to have been living in a bad-bacteria-infested cave not to have heard about their benefits for your gut, not to…

Hair & Beauty
Run A Bath, Lush Just Launched A Massive New Sweet-Smelling Christmas Range

If you, like us, can never walk past a Lush store without popping in for a ‘browse,’ only to walk out an hour later with half a…

Wellness
Up Your Sexpert Game At Australia’s First Virtual Sexual Wellness Camp

The year is 2020 and fuelling your sexual wellness and happiness is truly up there with your mental health and overall wellbeing. Thank…

TV & Movies
Treat Your Soul To 13 Of The Best Feel-Good Movies On Netflix

When your faith in humanity is yet to be restored, it means it’s time to throw your feet up and hit the best feel-good movies on…

Wellness
Take Your Foot Off The Gas, Here’s Why You Feel Like You’re Heading For Burnout

Six months into this pandemic (no really, we counted twice), most of us are adjusting to the new normal—or at the very least,…

Wellness
Add Some Self-Care To Your Next Online Order With The Iconic’s New Wellness Portal

How much easier would it be to squeeze in a little self-care time if we could just add some bath salts, essential oils and skin care…

Hair & Beauty
Ease Your Anxiety With Lush’s New Mood-Boosting Bath Bomb

There’s nothing like a warm, bubble-filled bath to cure whatever ails you, whether it’s a bad day, a bad mood or just a whole…

Homewares & Interiors
Give Dad The Gift Of Good Sleep, This Eco-Friendly Weighted Blanket Is 20% Off Right Now

With Father's Day under two weeks away, you might be deep into your annual 'wonder what to buy dad?' period—or you might…

Wellness
Cover Your Face, Here’s Where To Buy Reusable Face Masks In Australia

While face masks are currently only required in Melbourne right now, and strongly recommended in Sydney, there’s nothing stopping…

Shopping
Editor’s Picks: Treat Yourself To The Best Buys Under $200 This Month

This shopping edit is all about spoiling yourself with perspective—like taking time to read a mind-changing book, buying new treasures…

Wellness
How To Stay Calm When Everyone Else Around You Is Freaking Out

There's a lot of uncertainty around Australia at the moment, actually, make that the world. With the coronavirus affecting the daily…

Wellness
Get Your Best Night’s Sleep Ever With These Sleep Awareness Week Tips

We all know how important a good night’s sleep is—mainly because of how much better we feel after a solid eight hours of shut…

Wellness
Go Deep On Your Emotions With “CrossFit For Your Emotions” Group, EVRYMAN

It's been described as "CrossFit for your emotions" and has grown quite a following in its home country of the U.S.A. And now, men's…

Hair & Beauty
Say Goodbye To Breakouts For Good With This Must-Have Hemp Face Oil

If you’ve tuned in to any of the hype about hemp beauty products recently, you’ll know that this natural ingredient has some…

Wellness
Meet The Tradies On A Mission To Get People Talking About Mental Health

If you’ve ever been worried about someone’s mental health, and wanted to start a conversation with them about it but…

Hair & Beauty
Meet The Australian Made Sea Cucumber Serum That Makes Your Skin Glow Like Nothing Else

Sea cucumbers. Yep, sea cucumbers. Those super weird, semi-cute aquatic critters that snail along the ocean floor are a part of the latest…