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Covid 19 threw us all.

It is no secret, Covid hit our shores in 2020.  We had had a niggly shadow since.  Covid has made us wonder what to plan, where to holiday, who is what and discussions.  The first lockdown got me really nervous, when I look back I think it was because I myself had never gone through anything like this.We all had a learning curve with living with a disease.  Here is where Eco Lou was born.  Eco lou come from time and exploration, it come from trying to chee...

December 8, 2021

I will never go back to store brought soap... here is why!

Problem is we all need a wash after a long day of sweating, however we wash it comes back to some sort of soap.  As I was writing this the sun was out it looks like another warm one. What is happening is a lot of soap manufacturers get sneaky and start writing numbers sometimes you find it good sometimes not so good.  They make liquids and bars.Some love body washes some love soap.  Either is fine so long as it is produced hygienically and ethically.  A lot of cheaper pr...

November 26, 2021

Essential Oil care

When you use essential oils, it is important to be aware that essential oil safety must come first.  Many think you just drip them everywhere, this is hardly a protocol  I would recommend.  learning this if you are ever to use essential oils learn the basics. 1. How to use it safely. 2. How to dilute Essential Oil 3. How much training do aromatherapists have? 4. What can you use essential oils for? After this blog you will know how to proceed with Essential Oils and you will real...

October 27, 2021

Our Sustainable Story

When I started Eco Lou it was a bit different.  I mean it was smaller scale, it was just candles.  My first decision when trying this craft of candles was to not waste, I never liked waste.  My exploration of this was choosing vessels from Op shops, I did not want to buy a whole lot of new stuff and add stuff around and then decide it was not for me and have piles of useless stuff.  So I purchased a bit of wax and I found a lady getting rid of a heap of her stuff sh...

October 15, 2021

A humble Avacado

Oh the mystery is it a fruit or is it a vegetable. Is it good for you or is it too high in fat? So Today I want to share information and research I have made to show you why I use it so often in products. (Especially for skin but I always love eating them). Avacado grows on trees, their are a few varieties in New Zealand. We do not buy from overseas we grow them all here. The master knows when it is ripe and not rotten inside and then once you get past the nitty grittys of good picking we then d...

October 4, 2021

Natural Room Spray

Is natural airfresheners just a fashion?Natural room sprays are a nice way to compliment your home naturally. It is a very explored topic but there are some parts that make a room spray extra special.   It is not nessacarily fashion, it is more those that are sensitive to synthetic sprays and have reactions and also those that choose no harsh chemicals in their products.  A person that is making a conscious decision not to use synthetics and add to air pollution.How it must be sto...

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