Plastic MEGA un-fantastic. We're all well aware that the plastic fantastic phenomenon of 60's and 70's was never well researched or thought through... Or maybe it was and the convenience of this miracle material and the financial gains that were able to be made from this new material well outweighed the negatives. Fast forward 50 years and now our planet is suffering, majorly! This month we're focussing on 'Plastic Free July' and sharing ways in which you can simply decrease exposure and use of this material from your daily habits.
One of the most extreme signs of the Zodiac: it's Leos' birthdays! From the 23rd of July to the 22nd of August, we're celebrating those who can be so many things at once. Learn all about this intense sign thanks to our 10 fun facts.
Shopping consciously is probably the single most important thing that you can do in your daily doings right now. By choosing the brands that support the future of our planet with your hard-earned dinero's means that our planet will be a brighter, better and healthier place for the future. It means that wildlife will continue to have a place to live, less animals will become extinct and your body will 100% thank you for making the switch the natural based products. We promise. Check these 7 Eco Conscious brands out.
Emily is our full-of-beans, super talented Graphic Designer here at Luna & Rose and is deeply passionate about living a Slow & conscious lifestyle. In celebration of Plastic Free July being a 'talking point' on ways in which we can all aim to be better or make small changes within our busy lifestyles, we've interviewed a few of the girls here at Luna & Rose to see what plastic-free hacks they have to share with us. Go and make a tea and get inspired by what Emily has to share with us...
she's got some great tips!
With the overload of information that we get told and marketed to each and everyday, it's sometimes overwhelming knowing whats right from wrong and what to listen to vs what we can move on from... However, when you have a choice, choosing Organic Cotton over conventional cotton can TRULY change lives of humans, the planet and well, your health too! Here are 5 simple reasons on why you should choose Organic Cotton (when you can)...
Linen. She's a jolly good thread for a number of reasons (Sustainability factor being RIGHT at the top!) but like all good things, Linen fabric needs a little tender love & care to make sure she looks great for years to come.
The second most important factor in (in our eyes) after choosing to shop sustainable fibres and materials, is to look after them well to make sure they're still lookin spick & span 20 years from now. Here are 8 Common Linen Care mistakes you are probably currently making and some tips to work past them!
Some of our most loyal friends were born between the 22nd of June and the 22nd of July: Cancer signs! Dedicated, generous and intense, it's one of the most interesting signs we've learned about. Get to know them a little better thanks to these 10 fun facts.
Dreaming of visiting the South of France? If so, Marseille definitely should be on your list of spots to hit! A beautiful town by the seaside with tons of beautiful beaches and landscapes… Here are our top 5 favourite things to do in this sun-filled city!
Here at Luna & Rose, whenever we need to dye a fabric to get our dreamy colour palettes perfected, we choose to use Natural Plant Dyes. It might cost us x6 the price vs using a chemical, synthetic dye but for us, that's a no brainer and we're pretty sure your health & skin thanks us for it too!
Did you know that the average American throws away more than 64 garments a year into a landfill?! It is also researched that Australians purchase 27kg of new textiles each year and then discard around 23kg into landfill annually. WILD.
As you know, here at Luna & Rose we are huge promoters of shopping sustainably meaning that you are choosing plant based fibres that can naturally biodegrade back into the Earth after it's had a good time here on planet earth. We share 6 easy steps to follow to compost your old Natural Fibres...
Welcome to Gemini Season (May 22 - June 21)! All of our popular friends seem to be Gemini and now we totally understand why; read 10 fun facts about them to get to know them better.
Kate Sheppard is one of the incredibly inspiring females behind our Phenomenal Women collection. Being a Kiwi, we have been brought up with her story and history but today I wanted to share a little more with you guys on why she is so amazing and what was going on in the world during her time to fight for gender equality. Kate's pendant represents
Determination, Female Empowerment and Strength. Click here to learn more about this legend!
It's time to celebrate our Taurus friends! From April 20th to May 21st, it's time for the most stubborn sign of the Zodiac to shine. We can't help but love these committed, loyal amazing people, so here are 10 fun facts about them!
Mother Teresa is one of the 5 incredible females in History that feature in our 'Phenomenal Women' collection of necklaces. We wanted to dive a little deeper and teach you a little more about WHY we chose to design this pendant and how her life of dedication and compassion inspired us. Keep reading to learn more on this absolute legend...
I know, we hadn't heard of her before either. But when we put the feelers out to you guys on what incredible females in history you would like to see made into necklaces... This lady was mentioned way more than we could count on fingers!
With Freyja, the Goddess of Love being 1 of the 5 incredible females of history that we feature in our 'Phenomenal Women' collection, we wanted to take a moment to dive a little deeper into WHY she made the cut and what the meaning behind her pendant is. Keep reading to get inspired (if you havn't already been drooling over her verrrry cool design...already!)
As we’ve released our Zodiac Sign Collection, we’ve been loving learning more about astrology and what it can teach us. Each of us have a unique birth chart, with planets being in a different sign according to when and where we were born. This chart shows us who we are, our personality and different aspects of ourselves according to which sign the planets were in at that moment.
If you havn't already heard about her... have you been under a rock!? This absolute legend who sadly left us last year, Ruth Bader Ginsberg (aka RGB) is one of the 5 amazing females in History that we decided to feature in our 'Phenomenal Women' collection. Today we wanted to dive a little deeper and teach you bit more about WHY we chose to design RGB onto a pendant and the meaning behind this beautiful little diamond shaped piece. Keep reading to learn more on this American legend of history....
Medusa. I am 99.7% confident you have heard of this 'word' before but do you actually know who she was and the history behind her 'image'!?
As Medusa is one of the 5 incredible females in History that feature in our 'Phenomenal Women' collection of pendants we're here to teach you a little more about why she's so awesome and why she is now one of our best-selling pendants! From fighting off the evil, ultimate Protection' powers and a head full of snake hair, keep reading to learn more on this legend of history....
Looking to get a little creative this Easter? Perhaps you're heading to a friends place to stay and need a gift to take. This chocolate Easter Bunny Bark makes for a perfect Gift... and a perfect Easter weekend treat! Not only does it look super cute (and fancy) but you can completely customise it to your own personal choices. You can either use Dark, Milk or White chocolate for the base as well as selecting your favourite things to smash on top for the decorative side of things.
As if Easter wasn't awesome enough (well, on the tastebud front... maybe not the waistline...) believe it or not, it just got even better with this 'new' Vanilla Hot Cross Bun recipe.
Once we heard about these, we couldn't let a fresh baking opportunity pass by... And of course, it was so damn good we had to share the baking love with you guys!
Hectic. Yum. Delicious. Easy. Gone.
You guys know we're truffle fiends over here at Luna & Rose so we wanted to share our latest find of these delightful peanut butter brownie bliss balls to the recipe journal. If you love sweet, peanuts and delicious little morsels then these guys are your thing.