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Jules

Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Hi, I'm Jules. I live in New Zealand. I'm a bit of a hippie; I'm a vegetarian, I'm into recycling and using natural and/or organic, eco-friendly beauty products. I have a blog called The Mean Green Beauty Machine, which focuses on green/eco/natural/organic beauty/personal care products,... Full Bio
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Product Review: Purelygreat deodorant by Jules Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Purelygreat is a Canadian company that makes all-natural, aluminium-free deodorant. Deb from Purelygreat kindly sent me two samples of the Women’s Cream Deodora ... Read on »
And so this is Christmas by Jules Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living ...and what have I done? Well, not nearly enough work on this blog this year, sorry about that. I will try to improve on that next year. The picture above is ... Read on »
To Mama with Love by Jules Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living It's Mothers' Day tomorrow, and here's an opportunity to support a really great cause. You may remember that last year I wrote about To Mama with Love. This is an ... Read on »
Made from Earth by Jules Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Ok, so you may all be wondering if I’m still here, given that I haven’t posted in a while...sorry about that. I’m still here, and I have a great brand to tell you a ... Read on »
Merry Christmas! by Jules Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living So, I totally had plans to do posts about Christmas gift ideas, but I got crazy busy doing things like making my own wrapping paper (well, I didn't actually make the pa ... Read on »
Ecostore Baby Bubble Bath by Jules Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Ecostore have added a bubble bath to their baby products range. It is gentle on young skin, and is scented with essential oils. It is $10.95 for 200ml; see www.ecostor ... Read on »
Peppermint magazine by Jules Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I've been on the hunt for an eco fashion/beauty magazine that comes from my part of the world, and have not been successful - until now! I recently discovered Peppermint, ... Read on »
Evolu 3D Eye Care by Jules Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living New to NZ brand Evolu is the 3D eye care range. The products are De-stress Soothing Eye Gel 25ml $49.95 Daylight Firming Eye Cream 30ml $59.95 Decrease Eye & Lip Line ... Read on »
Stuff that smells like grapefruit by Jules Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living For a yummy, zesty, scent, try these grapefruit-scented products. Methven Uplift Shower Infusion 37ml $19.95 Giovanni Grapefruit Sky Hydrate Body Lotion 250 ... Read on »
New Trilogy products by Jules Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living New to Trilogy’s Age Proof range is Triple Action Line Smoother, $49.90 for 30ml. It contains nourishing ingredients such as jojoba oil, cocoa butter, and avocado oil, an ... Read on »
Favourite product of winter by Jules Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Spring has begun, but it has got off to a shaky start, literally. New Zealand’s second largest city, Christchurch, has been struck by a major earthquake, causing seve ... Read on »
New serum from Antipodes by Jules Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living New from New Zealand natural and organic skincare brand Antipodes is Joyous Protein-Rich Night Replenish Serum, $56 for 30ml. It contains Himalayan Goji, red raspberry se ... Read on »
For every budget: Cream cleansers by Jules Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Cream cleansers are good for drier skin types, because they add some moisture. Low-cost: Sukin Cream Cleanser 125ml $12.99 Mid-range: Trilogy Cream ... Read on »
Dr Hauschka Summer Impressions range by Jules Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Dr Hauschka has a new limited edition makeup range, Summer Impressions. The products are Bronzing Fluid in two shades (Beige and Bronze), 30ml $54 Eyes & Lips Palette ... Read on »
The Mean Green Beauty Machine makes top 50 list! by Jules Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The Mean Green Beauty Machine is on a list of the top 50 blogs for all-natural beauty, at http://onlinenursepractitionerschools.com/50-best-blogs-for-all-natural-beauty/ . ... Read on »
Survey about cosmetic blogs by Jules Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I've been contacted by a postgraduate student at the University of Plymouth, UK, about a survey regarding cosmetic blogs. She is completing her Masters in Marketing, and th ... Read on »
Indah by Jules Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Indah is a natural body care range founded in 2009 in Bali, Indonesia, by Australian Teisha Lowry. The word Indah means ‘beautiful’ in Balinese. The products are handmade ... Read on »
The Body Shop Delipscious by Jules Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living In her lifetime, the average woman may ingest more than four pounds of lipstick! Bearing that in mind, The Body Shop’s new range of lip colours, Delipscious, contain 100% ... Read on »
Tweet, tweet, tweet by Jules Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The Mean Green Beauty Machine is now on Twitter! Check out the 'Follow Me' button to the right to see The Mean Beauty Machine's page. I'm still kind of figuring out how Twi ... Read on »
Extreme Makeover: Blog Edition by Jules Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living You may notice things looking a bit different here. Blogger has a new design feature, and I've given The Mean Green Beauty Machine a makeover. Its sister blog, The Mean Gree ... Read on »