Vasse Virgin Blog

Why you should be using a Natural Laundry Liquid.

Whilst putting a capful of concentrated laundry detergent into our washing machine, have you thought about the effects it may be having on our environment and you or your loved ones? Most traditional laundry liquids are generally a cocktail of nasty chemicals including phosphates, formaldehyde, chlorine and ammonium sulphate, just to name a few. These chemicals could be the cause of skin irritations and inflamed skin, eyes and lungs as...

Lemon Myrtle is Australia's unsung hero in natural medicines.

Used by our indigenous communities  as a natural medicine for centuries. Lemon Myrtle (backhousia citriodora) native to NSW and Queensland, grows up to 3 metres high and has clusters of soft, creamy, puffball flowers all of which exude a lemon/ lemon verbena fragrance. Used in a multitude of ways from chewing the leaves, made into a paste for topical treatments, made into a tea or distilled into a pure and...

CARROT INFUSED OIL & SHAVING

Soothing qualities of Carrot Infused oil. Used traditionally for the treatment of all types of skin conditions. Carrot Infused oil nourishes and hydrates the skin for those of us who need extra hydration.  Carrot oil is used to soothe, Shaving rashes Irritated and stressed skin. Revitalising tired and dull skin.    Carrot Infused oil is made by dehydrating and infusing the Daucus Carota, or the common edible carrot into a...

Why should you exfoliate?

1. Remove dead skin This is an obvious one and is usually the main reason why people will exfoliate. If you have dry flaky skin, there’s no better way to remove it than with a nourishing body scrub. It will give you an instant fix and have your skin feeling refreshed immediately. Just remember to moisturise AFTER you’ve exfoliated to restore hydration to the skin. 2. Give your skin a...

Rose Geranium & Pomegranate

The rose geranium plant was originally from South Africa and the essential oil is distilled from the leaves of the plant. This range is suitable for all skin types but is particularly beneficial for mature skin. Rose Geranium essential oil is known for: Helping to reduce signs of ageing such as fine lines and dull skin Balancing the skin to combat overly oily or dry skin types Aromatherapy purposes for...

Vasse Virgin's Natural Perfumes

We're very excited to announce our four brand new natural perfumes- a first for us here at Vasse Virgin. Carefully crafted over many months, there are four uniquely distinct fragrances that suit both men and women. Read on to discover more about the ingredients and, fragrances, and the people behind them. Edwina Scherini and her son Rowan have been running the perfume workshops at our Wilyabrup Soap Factory for a number...

Meet The People Behind Vasse Virgin

Edwina Scherini, Managing Director Edwina is the driving force behind the direction of our Vasse Virgin brand. For many years, she has also been a dynamic member of the local tourism industry, centrally involved in a number of projects. She held the coveted position of Vice Chairperson in the Augusta-Margaret River Tourism Association (now MRBTA) for three consecutive years. Edwina is highly trained in the art of Natural Perfumery, having undertaken training in France, Thailand,...

Amazing Benefits of Rosehip Oil

Rosehip oil is one of the most popular skincare ingredients at the moment, you’ll find it in a huge range of cleansers, facial moisturisers, serums and even just as an oil you can use straight on your face. It’s known to help minimise the look of stretch marks and scars and can assist with clearing acne, smoothing fine lines and wrinkles, and promoting healthy, glowing skin. So, what exactly is...

Shea Butter for Skincare

  Shea Butter is used in many of our skin care products, including our beautiful Hinterland Hand Scrub, and our best-selling soaps! So why is this natural ingredient so popular in skin care? Read on to discover shea butter's benefits for your skin... Shea butter (butyrospermum parkii) comes from the nut of the Shea tree, originally found in Africa. It is usually white or cream in colour and has a...

How To Use Vasse Virgin's Gourmet Food Range In Your Everyday Cooking

The Vasse Virgin gourmet food range has a whole range of delicious products that can be eaten on their own or added to dishes to make things a little more gourmet… We often get asked how to use certain products at home in your every day cooking, so we’ve got together our best recommendations on how to use your favourite food products! Macadamia Pesto- while most people tend to eat...