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Matt Rimmer
Free-living Kangaroo - the pinnacle in food provenance

Free-living Kangaroo - the pinnacle in food provenance

Rare by Nature’s free-living kangaroo meat is the absolute pinnacle in food provenance.  It easily surpasses farm meat and gives you the opportunity to enjoy a product exactly as it existed thousands of years ago. 

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Winter skin reboot: Is sheep placenta the beauty ingredient you're missing?

Winter skin reboot: Is sheep placenta the beauty ingredient you're missing?

Placenta serums and moisturisers... Beauty drinks and capsules... When it comes to game-changing beauty ingredients, placenta is Big In Japan, according to Alisa Kerr, author of the Tokyo Beauty Book. Associated with renewal, it is believed to brighten the skin. Sheep placenta has been prescribed for centuries in Traditional Chinese Medicine as a powerful boost for jing energy. It could be the ingredient you need for a winter skin reboot.   So here's what you should know. Is it effective? Is it genuine? What should you look for? Your questions answered with our tips for getting the most from this...

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Matt Rimmer
The best of J-Beauty: Four easy steps to your brightest ever skin

The best of J-Beauty: Four easy steps to your brightest ever skin

J-Beauty, or Japanese beauty, has us obsessed. It combines research-driven innovation with a simple, honest approach to skincare. Getting the best of J-Beauty doesn't have to mean going to a clinic or dropping $500 on a serum. Here are our four easy steps to your brightest ever skin.   1. Take sheep placenta (yes, really).  Placenta is the anti-aging ingredient of the moment, says Alisa Kerr, creator of the blog Tokyo Beauty Book. In Tokyo you can buy placenta drinks at drugstores and people drink them every day, Kerr notes. It’s said to combat wrinkles and hydrate, tighten and rejuvenate...

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Beauty supplements in focus: What should you know about placenta?

Beauty supplements in focus: What should you know about placenta?

First it was sheep placenta facials. Now placenta drinks and capsules are the new beauty fix. What are the reputed benefits? And is placenta safe? Here’s our need-to-know breakdown.   “The ingredient of the moment” Placenta is the ingredient of the moment on the Japanese beauty scene, according to beauty industry consultant Alisa Kerr, author of the Tokyo Beauty Book. Beauty blogger Amy Chang recommends taking it as a supplement over applying it topically in creams or lotions. She wrote about what happened when she tried it on a trip to Japan: My skin was glowing by the end of...

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