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Behind the Veil

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Spotlight on Ingredients: Grapeseed Extract

Grapeseed oil is an important ingredients in Velettà Cleansing Oil. It is a wonder oil. Read on to find out more.

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The Best Home Gym Tips for a Better Workout

Want to know how to get fit at home? Read on.

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Celeb-Inspired Skincare Tips for Amazing Skin

Do you want to know some skincare tips from your favourite celebrities? Read on.

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Spotlight on Ingredients: Totarol

Totarol is a New Zealand made super antioxidant and an ingredient that appears in all of Velettà's oil and cream products. We love it. Read on to find out why.

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The Best Vegan Ice Cream Recipes

Do you love ice cream but dont want to eat dairy? Why not try vegan ice cream. Read on to find out more.

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The Best Skincare Tips for Being in Humid Weather

Change in seasons can require a tweaking of your beauty regime. Read on to find out how to cope with humid weather.

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Spotlight on Ingredients: Citric Acid

In our ongoing series, Spotlight on Ingredients, we look at Citric Acid. Read on to find out more.

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Functional Training – Everything You Need to Know

Functional training is all about making sure everyday movements do not become too onerous. Read on to find out more.

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How to Get Glass Skin the Natural Way

Have you heard of glass skin? This Korean skincare ideal is all about flawless skin. Read on to find out more.

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How to Get More Collagen in Your Diet

Collagen plays a role in strengthening skin, plus may benefit elasticity and hydration. As you age, your body produces less collagen, leading to dry skin and the formation of wrinkles. How to get more collagen into your diet? Read on.

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4 Essential Oil Beauty Hacks You Need to Know

Essential oils are magical for the skin. We highlight four essential oils that you might like to add into your skincare regime.

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4 Of the Best Core Stability Workouts

Core stability is hugely important. Having a strong, stable core helps us to prevent injuries and allows us to perform at our best. Read on to find out more

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Spotlight on Ingredients: Jasmine

Jasmine oil makes Velettà's products smell amazing. It also does amazing things for your skin. Read on to find out more.

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4 of the Best Bone Broth Recipes for Holistic Health

Bone broths are said to help improve skin and hair because of the collagen content. They are also nourishing and comforting during the winter months. We have some great recipes for you. Read on.

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4 Ways to Boost Your Mental Health During COVID

Although we are lucky enough in New Zealand not to have to isolate at present, there are many around the world who are confined to their homes. We have some suggestions for boosting you mental health during these difficult times. Read on to find out more.

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Spotlight on Ingredients: French Pink Clay

Another in our Spotlight on Ingredients series. This time we have all you need to know about French Pink Clay and ingredient in our wonderful Velettà Purifying Mask. Read on to find out more.

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How to Wear Red Lipstick

Wearing red lipstick is easier said than done for some of us. We have lots of tips to getting that red pout just right. Read on to find out more.

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4 Winter Recipes for Great Skin

Winter is cruel to skin. However, there are things you can do to lessen its impact including eating well. We have four recipes that will help you save your skin during winter. Read on to find out more.

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Spotlight on Ingredients: Castor Bean Oil

Lets take a look at one of the ingredients in our amazing Velettà Cleansing Oil: Castor Bean Oil. Read on to find out more

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3 Recipes that Use Beetroot

Beetroot is very good for you. Packed full of vitamins and fibre it is a versatile and delicious vegetable. Not sure how to use it? We have three recipes for you to try.

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4 Workouts to Try at Home

Still, stuck inside? Interested in exercising at home? We have some suggestions for working out at home. Read on to find out more.

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5 Reasons to Wear Sunscreen Every Day

Still trying to avoid sunscreen? You should be wearing it daily, even in winter. Read on to find out why.

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Three Recipes that Use Greens

Greens are fantastic for your health and for your skin. We have three recipes that will help you get more green vegetables into your day. Read on to find out more.

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Spotlight on Ingredients: Avocado Oil

Avocado is the basis for many of Velettà's products. It is a true treat for the skin. Want to know more? Read on.

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4 Natural Beauty Products You Can Make at Home

You can easily make beauty products at home. Read on to find out more.

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Spotlight on Ingredients: Pineapple and Watermelon Extract

The latest in our Spotlight on Ingredients series. Read on to find out more.

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5 Ways to Destress by Simplifying Your Life

Are you stressed? Maybe you need to simplify your life. We have some suggestions. Read on to find out more.

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3 Recipes for Energy

Are you lacking in energy? We have some recipes to help you avoid that 3 pm slump. Read on to find out more.

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Why People with Oily Skin Should Also Moisturise

Do you shy away from moisturiser because you have oily skin? We have news for you: you need moisture. Read on to find out more.

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5 Great Fitness Apps

Are you looking to start exercising but don't know where to begin? Technology is your friend - we look at five of the best fitness apps. Read on to find out more.

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Feel Revived with These Easy and Affordable Self-Care Ideas

Feeling stressed? Overburdened? Anxious? Maybe you need some time for you, a little time to decompress. We have some ideas to help avoid burn out. Read on to find out more

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Three Recipes for Glowing Skin

A balanced diet is one of the keys to glowing skin. We have three recipes that will help you archive balance and amazing skin.

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Spotlight on Ingredients: Squalane (Plant Derived)

At Velettà, we pride ourselves on being upfront and honest about what we choose to include in our skincare products. Why not read on and find out about the amazing squalane

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5 Habits of People with Great Skin

Do you want to know some of the secrets of great skin? We have 5 habits you can adopt to get the best skin of your life. Read on to find out more.

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What are HIIT Workouts and Why You Should Do Them

Have you heard of HIT workouts but are not sure exactly what they involved? Read on to find out more.

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Tips for a Healthier Heart

Keeping your heart healthy is vital to your overall wellbeing. Why not find out how you can keep your ticker in tip-top condition. Read on to find out more

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5 Ways of Improving Your Mental Health

Taking as much care of our mental well-being as our physical well-being is hugely important. Do you want to take steps to improve your mental health? Read on to find out more.

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What to eat to improve your memory

There are many ways to improve the memory and one of those if through diet. Want to know more? Read on

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What is nutritional psychiatry?

There is a growing body of evidence that suggests that the food we consume affects our mental health. Want to know how diet may play a part in mental illness? Read on.

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Three Easy Recipes That Will Improve Your Gut Health

Do you suffer from poor gut health? We have some delicious and easy recipes to help you achieve a healthy microbiome Read on to find out more.

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Spotlight on ingredients: Lactic Acid

Lactic Acid is a wonder ingredient. It brightens, exfoliates and helps with pigmentation and fine lines. It's exactly what you need in your skin care regime. Read on to find out more

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Everything You Need to Know About Pores and How to Make Them Look Smaller

What are pores? Why do my pores look large? What can I do to make them look smaller? Read on to find out the answers.

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Why Green Leafy Vegetables Should Be a Big Part of Your Diet

You are missing out if you are not including green, leafy vegetables in your diet. Why? Read on to find out.

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Things You May Not Know About Gut Health

Gut health is the topic du jour. There is a good reason for this - good gut health is a vital ingredient in good health. Would you like to know more? Read on.

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Why Artificial Fragrance is Something to Avoid

Artificial or synthetic fragrances are in a whole host of products and they can be harmful. Would you like to know more? Read on

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The Latest European Beauty Trends

Want to know what beauty trends the Europeans are following right now? Read on to find out more.

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Why You Should Wash Your Face Twice a Day

Do you wash your face morning and night? There are good reason's why you should. Read on to find out more

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The Best Diet for Stress

Are you stressed? You may be surprised to learn that what you choose to include in your diet can often make or break your stress levels. Read on to find out more

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Spotlight on Ingredients #6: Why We Don’t Use Propylene Glycol

Some skincare ingredients are better than others and some should be avoided. We take a look at Propylene Glycol and why we use an alternative ingredient. Read on to find out more.

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Should you Try an Anti-Inflammatory Diet?

An anti-inflammatory diet may be the key to improving your health and obtaining the clear, glowing skin you have always wanted. Interested in finding out more? Read on.

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