• 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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  • Elizabeth Johnston Nov 02, 2018

    Vatéa and the Whale.. a story

    Is there a more beautiful dream then swimming with a whale? I know when I have such a dream I wake feeling positive, with a sense of peace and tranquillity, and a knowledge that everything will be ok. Whales traditionally symbolize wisdom, spiritual awareness and long-lasting love. For Our Small World Vatea Baby range, a toddler is illustrated peacefully swimming with whales, as if in a dreamy, watery womb. The... Is there a more beautiful dream then swimming with a whale? I know when I have such a dream I wake feeling positive, with a sense of peace and tranquillity, and a knowledge that everything will be ok. Whales traditionally symbolize wisdom, spiritual awareness and long-lasting love. For Our Small World Vatea Baby range, a toddler is illustrated peacefully swimming with whales, as if in a dreamy, watery womb. The...

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  • Elizabeth Johnston Sep 02, 2018

    Bubble, bubble, toil and.. trouble?

    Bubble bath.. Do you ever wonder why we don’t question the norm more often and when we do, we are a little surprised to find not all is as it seems? 

    Bubble bath.. Do you ever wonder why we don’t question the norm more often and when we do, we are a little surprised to find not all is as it seems? 

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  • Elizabeth Johnston Aug 03, 2018

    Rotuma, an organic island

    MEET THE ROTUMANS ~ Rotuma is one of the most remote islands of the South Pacific, located 646km North of Fiji

    VATEA supports the island of Rotuma in their efforts to be the first ever wholly Certified Organic Island. We also source tamanu oil from the women of Rotuma

     We interviewed with Mr Foreate of the island of Rotuma, discussing the potential for creating the first ever Certified Organic island

    MEET THE ROTUMANS ~ Rotuma is one of the most remote islands of the South Pacific, located 646km North of Fiji

    VATEA supports the island of Rotuma in their efforts to be the first ever wholly Certified Organic Island. We also source tamanu oil from the women of Rotuma

     We interviewed with Mr Foreate of the island of Rotuma, discussing the potential for creating the first ever Certified Organic island

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