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23/06/21
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Wellness

Cocoparadise is turning guilty pleasures into guilt-free pleasures thanks to founder Valerie Chiu

23/06/21

Cocoparadise was championing healthy desserts before the healthy eating movement took off. Concepts like using natural ingredients and ditching refined sugars and preservatives have been part of the brand’s essence since the beginning, so Cocoparadise founder Valerie Chiu knows a thing or two about how to indulge guilt-free. Valerie shared with us her insights on […]

Sustainability

8-week Challenge: 8 Plant-based Milk Alternatives

21/06/21

8 Weeks  8 Challenges  8 Giveaways  Click here to enter week 2 and find out more now! Welcome to our second “challenge” on how you can take small and intentional steps towards a greener future. Enter above to be in with a chance of winning a huge gift box of the best healthy snacks from our […]

Sustainability

Where to get your omega-3’s in a post Seaspiracy world

18/06/21

The new Netflix documentary SEASPIRACY has left viewers shell-shocked (check out our Green Tomato’s review by Patrick Lee). Not only is commercial fishing gear contributing to plastic pollution (46% of ocean plastic consists of fishing nets), but fishing is also devastating marine ecosystems: millions of marine creatures like sharks, whales, dolphins and sea turtles, which […]

14/05/21
Wellness

EVERYONE FREEZE! Why you need to start taking cold showers now

14/05/21

At 8Shades, we believe that sustainability and wellness are a match made in heaven. That’s why we are hyped up about cold showers, which are not only remarkably eco-friendly, but a gateway to some serious wellness benefits.  Cold showers aren’t just a new age woo-woo brought to you by homeopathic hippies. There’s widespread consensus among […]

Sustainability

Menstruation stigma must stop. Period.

07/05/21

Most women menstruate for an average of forty years, approximately 2,400 days over the course of a lifetime!  In honor of menstrual hygiene day this May 28th, we are shining a light on the social and cultural beliefs surrounding menstruation, alongside some of the issues around mainstream period products. Even though menstruation is a natural […]

30/04/21
Living

Fermenting for your gut and the planet

30/04/21

With kombucha and apple cider vinegar gaining popularity over the past few years in the health sphere, the spotlight has been shone on fermentation. However, fermented foods have been part of our diets for centuries, and were initially produced as a way to preserve foods, improve flavour and eliminate food toxins. Today, more people are […]

28/04/21
Living

Have you got Eco Fatigue? Maybe it’s time to take a chill pill

28/04/21

Have you ever looked at the plastic cutlery that came uninvited with your takeaway and felt a sense of guilt? Concerned that one day these plastics may make their way into the ocean and assault an innocent sea turtle after leaving your hands?  Have you ever placed your finger on a light switch as you […]

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