• The update on animal testing and why Vatéa is about safe cosmetics

    An estimate by the Humane Society International suggests approximately 100,000 – 200,000 animals suffer and die each year due to cosmetic animal testing around the world. The fundamental question is, why? It’s not necessary to test cosmetics on animals to ensure cosmetics are safe for humans.   Testing on animals provides non-conclusive results as to the safety of specific cosmetics. Animals are a different species to humans with different physiology.   It’s highly expensive to test... An estimate by the Humane Society International suggests approximately 100,000 – 200,000 animals suffer and die each year due to cosmetic animal testing around the world. The fundamental question is, why? It’s not necessary to test cosmetics on animals to ensure cosmetics are safe for humans.   Testing on animals provides non-conclusive results as to the safety of specific cosmetics. Animals are a different species to humans with different physiology.   It’s highly expensive to test...

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  • Elizabeth Johnston Jun 06, 2019

    F R E E D O M + S I M P L I C I T Y

    Inspiration for Multi Use products  What does Vatéa mean?  Vatéa is inspired by Polynesian folklore. The Polynesian sea, land and people have inspired our ingredients, our love of all things natural, and our efforts to live a free and simple life with love and purpose.  Vatéa in essence is freedom and simplicity. The South Pacific is a fascinating area, rich in history and natural beauty.  We love returning and reconnecting... Inspiration for Multi Use products  What does Vatéa mean?  Vatéa is inspired by Polynesian folklore. The Polynesian sea, land and people have inspired our ingredients, our love of all things natural, and our efforts to live a free and simple life with love and purpose.  Vatéa in essence is freedom and simplicity. The South Pacific is a fascinating area, rich in history and natural beauty.  We love returning and reconnecting...

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  • Elizabeth Johnston May 16, 2019

    5 Tips to Manage Winter Skin

    Why does skin feel dry and itchy in winter? The combination of dry winter winds, heating, and not drinking enough water may lead to dehydrated, dry and flaky skin. Your skin may appear stretched, with fine bumps and blisters, and cracked hands and lips.  Here are 5 tips that combine diet and skin care for beautiful winter skin: Hydrate from the inside out Eat foods rich in Omega 3 fatty... Why does skin feel dry and itchy in winter? The combination of dry winter winds, heating, and not drinking enough water may lead to dehydrated, dry and flaky skin. Your skin may appear stretched, with fine bumps and blisters, and cracked hands and lips.  Here are 5 tips that combine diet and skin care for beautiful winter skin: Hydrate from the inside out Eat foods rich in Omega 3 fatty...

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  • Is sulphate free shampoo suitable for all hair types?

    You may have heard of sulphate free shampoo and you may even use it. The answer is if you have oily hair with a lot of buildup, you could tolerate sulphates, as they do clean your hair thoroughly, although best to find out more first. What are sulphates and why are sulphate free shampoos a better alternative? What are sulphates? Sulphate is a salt that forms when sulphuric acid reacts with... You may have heard of sulphate free shampoo and you may even use it. The answer is if you have oily hair with a lot of buildup, you could tolerate sulphates, as they do clean your hair thoroughly, although best to find out more first. What are sulphates and why are sulphate free shampoos a better alternative? What are sulphates? Sulphate is a salt that forms when sulphuric acid reacts with...

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  • Our 100% Safe Ingredients

    We work hard to keep our ingredients clean.. At Vatéa, we’re passionate about safe ingredients. We’ve consulted the top cosmetics scientists to ensure Vatéa ingredients are safe for your skin with formulations that prevent the growth of harmful bacteria including moulds and fungi. With safe formulations based on science and nature, we can ensure that your skin not remains soft, it also remains free of irritations. Our love of moringa, tamanu... We work hard to keep our ingredients clean.. At Vatéa, we’re passionate about safe ingredients. We’ve consulted the top cosmetics scientists to ensure Vatéa ingredients are safe for your skin with formulations that prevent the growth of harmful bacteria including moulds and fungi. With safe formulations based on science and nature, we can ensure that your skin not remains soft, it also remains free of irritations. Our love of moringa, tamanu...

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