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Swap your synthetically produced fragrance for clean, Australian made brand Recreation Bondi Beach

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Are you over synthetically produced fragrances and seeking a clean, ethically sourced alternative? Then look no further than Recreation Bondi Beach, a locally produced clean brand specialising in fragrances and oils.  Recreation doesn’t use toxic chemicals, endocrine-disrupting ingredients or harmful synthetics. Where possible, ingredients are organic. There are no animal products in their natural fragrances, and there is absolutely no animal testing. They have banned single-use plastics and the one plastic bottle in their entire range (150ml body + hair serum oil) is made from 100% recycled plastic.  Recreation founder Nedahl Stelio is a former Cleo and Cosmopolitan magazine editor who embodies the organic lifestyle and has channelled it into a fragrance collection. We asked Nedahl a few questions about her clean brand and what inspired her to launch Recreation.  1. What inspired you to launch a ‘clean’ beauty brand? I gave up chemicals about 9 years ago when I was struggling to get pregnant. I started researching and one of the first things you read is that people who have ditched chemicals in their beauty products and household products have more luck conceiving. Once you start researching what is actually in those products, it’s very difficult to use them again. I literally gave away boxes of products (I worked in magazines and had a lot of beauty products!) and started from scratch. It’s not what got me pregnant (I was doing so many other things at the same time), but I’ve never gone back to using products with chemicals.  Fragrances are one of the… Read More