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  • #PROTECTIONCRYSTALSWEEK {Guest edited by Heather and Timmi at @energymuse} A Bronzite Stone is a protective and grounding mineral that helps to restore harmony in your life. It strengthens your self-confidence and self-esteem, especially in situations where you find yourself feeling overwhelmed or powerless. Bronzite healing properties help to alleviate any feelings of doubt or indecisiveness. This particular bronzite meaning makes this a very beneficial stone to use when considering plans for the future.

Bronzite stones help you to take responsibility for your actions, while balancing, grounding and stabilizing your energy body in the process. Bronzite healing properties not only repel, but send back the negative energies to the sender. They instill the inner strength and courage to follow through with your actions to pave way for your dreams to come true.
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  • #PROTECTIONCRYSTALSWEEK {Guest edited by Heather and Timmi at @energymuse} A Selenite wand (pictured) is the ideal energy tool for all types of energy cleansing. Everyone needs one in their home. It is one of the the very few minerals that has the ability to quickly unblock stagnant energy and remove negative energy. Place one on each of your windowsills to protect your space and raise its vibration. Selenite crystals also greatly magnify the energy of anything that is placed upon them. Place your tumbled stones on top of them to clear their energy. 💎
Selenite is one of our must-have crystals—it’s one that we both wear each and everyday. It is a mineral that holds a very, very high vibration, working on many different energetic levels to cleanse, purify and clear your body of any negativity or energy blockages. Selenite crystals dispel all negative energy from the body and mind, bringing calming energies, deep peace and mental clarity.
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Unknown to many, Selenite also promotes fertility as well as unlocks any creative blocks. It is excellent for healers, light workers and people in the public to wear, as they act as an energetic shield surrounding your aura. Some even believe that its' natural ability to cleanse, purify and create energy flow throughout the entire energy system will help to restructure and regenerate cells. It is often used in holistic medicine treatments for physical healing, including cancer treatment and tumor reduction. 💎
Wearing a selenite necklace also shields and protects you from lower energy frequencies, especially energy vampires, spirits or ghosts. Selenite is a form of liquid light that infuses your aura and spirit with white light when worn or held.
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  • #PROTECTIONCRYSTALSWEEK {Guest edited by Heather and Timmi at @energymuse} An Andalusite stone is very powerful for psychic protection, grounding and motivation. Carry it with you when you are feeling anxious, stressed or fearful to help you feel more secure and protected.

Since ancient times, Andalusite stones have been used for protection. They believed that the Andalusite meaning as a sign from God, as it has a very unique, natural black cross within it. Andalusite stones carry a very highly protective vibration, especially for psychic protection. In ancient times, it was used to ward off the evil eye and any negativity directed at them. An Andalusite Stone is a powerful healing stone for focus and grounding, helping to strengthen all of your chakras so that you feel more balanced. It increases your motivation and willpower, so that you are fully focused on your task or goal. The andalusite metaphysical properties include having a deep connection with the Earth. When you hold these stones in your hands, you will feel a spiritually grounding and comforting energy. It helps you to change any negative energy into positive, fostering harmony and peace. Andalusite stones are also wonderful stones to carry when you are feeling fearful, depressed, anxious or stressed, as it helps to relieve stress and leaves you feeling more secure. 💎
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  • #PROTECTIONCRYSTALSWEEK {Guest edited by Heather and Timmi at @energymuse} Peacock Ore’s (also called Chalcopyrite) rainbow color surrounds you with light to inspire positivity. It is a stone of creativity, innovation and blessings that helps to increase creative energies and stimulate new ideas. Hold it in your hands and say: Negative energy will not enter my space. I am surrounded by light and peace. This will amplify its properties for peace and protection.

Chalcopyrite is a wonderful meditation stone because it breaks up energy blockages to open up the crown chakra. It is also believed to be one of the strongest healing stones in the mineral kingdom, as it has the ability to align every chakra when placed upon it. Using it in body layouts causes a transformative experience that removes negative energy and replaces it with strong, positive energy. Meditating with them on a regular basis increases your intuition and helps you to become more in tune with the universe. It is also said to help us overcome the idea of “perfection,” encouraging us to embrace who we are and accept ourselves. 💎 
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  • #PROTECTIONCRYSTALSWEEK {Guest edited by Heather and Timmi at @energymuse} Black Tourmaline is one the ultimate protection crystals. If you are looking to clear, cleanse and unlock any energy blockages in your home, place a piece of Black Tourmaline in each of the 4 corners of the room or at the 4 corners of your property. This creates a protective shield of energy to ensure that no negative and harmful energy permeates your space. The human body is constantly bombarded with positive and negative energies. When you come in contact with people everyday, you often pick up some of their energy. To maintain a balanced mind, body and spirit, you want to make sure that your energy is 100% your own, so knowing how to remove negative energy from your energy field is key. 💎
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  • #PROTECTIONCRYSTALSWEEK {Guest edited by Heather and Timmi at @energymuse} One of the oldest stones on the planet, Shungite is a must-have for any crystal collection. All gemstones have healing qualities, but in the case of this super stone, the unique purifying and cleansing properties of shungite make it unlike any of the other protection crystals. Found only in Russia, shungite has been a source of healing since long before the discovery of fullerenes within the stone. The natural fullerenes within this carbon dense stone have the ability to reduce the concentration of free radicals. That's why we always recommend setting shungite protection properties on your desk, to shield against the free radicals cast off by your tech devices. It's also great to place shungite in a glass of water to create a healing elixir. The high-carbon content within shungite acts as a filter. Modern water filtration systems use active charcoal carbon for the same reason. In Karelia, Russia, where shungite is found, they've been using shungite in their water for centuries! 💎
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  • #PROTECTIONCRYSTALSWEEK {Guest edited by Heather and Timmi at @energymuse} Black Onyx is one of the best crystals for protection because it facilitates better decision making. In connecting with a black onyx protection crystal, you can work to shield your energy from regressing into negative habits or patterns. It's ideal for releasing tension, and guides you to find grounding within. Use black onyx to find stability during times of turmoil in your relationships. The self-confidence this stone imbues you with comes from that sense of balance within. It will encourage you to pursue your dreams without fear. Wear it as protection crystal jewelry and always have a bodyguard to shield your inner spirit from unwanted intrusions. 💎 
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  • #PROTECTIONCRYSTALSWEEK {guest edited by Heather and Timmi at @energymuse} Energy is your most precious human resource. Your energy makes you, you. Your physical energy, emotional energy, mental energy and spiritual energy all contribute to how you feel and show up to your life on a day to day basis. 
Your mind, body and spirit are constantly bombarded with positive and negative energies. Even when you do your best to maintain a positive mindset, you are still susceptible to the energies of others and your surroundings. When your co-worker or loved one is stressed, you may pick up that energy and take it on as your own. If you walk into a room where an argument just occurred, your energy field picks up the energetic residue left in the space. This is why it’s of utmost importance to prioritize protecting your energy.

When you feel safe, secure and energized on all levels, you just feel good. You are grounded, calm and able to make better decisions. Your performance at work sky rockets. Your relationships become easier. And your home feels like a safe, harmonious haven.

So what can you do to protect your energy? That’s where crystal energy comes into play. Throughout this week on the @ecobeautyeditor feed, you’ll learn what crystals are best for protection of your space and your energy.
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  • #PROTECTIONCRYSTALSWEEK This week’s @ecobeautyeditor feed will be guest edited by Heather and Timmi from (my all-time favourite) crystal house, @energymuse The women are going to be talking about crystals for energy protection — one of the most overlooked health and wellness subjects on the planet IMO. We are actually first and foremost energetic beings, so it makes complete sense that we would need to put certain protocols in place to protect (and nourish) our energy reserves. If you’re a crystal lover like me, stay tuned to find out what ones Heather and Timmi recommend, and why.
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  • #NATURALMASCARAWEEK @w3llpeople claim their Expressionist Mascara is a “boundary-breaking formula that creates big, bold, fluffy lashes instantly”… and they’re absolutely spot on. I know a big frustration when trying natural formulas can be the lack of volume, the crumbling and the like—you don’t have to worry with this one. This botanical blend boasts pure mineral pigments, which deliver jet-black lashes, all the while the injection-moulded rubber brush helps to separate and define. 100 percent cruelty-free, petroleum-free, paraben free, gluten-free, coal tar-free, aluminum-free, fiber-free, and clump-free.

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  • #NATURALMASCARAWEEK Winner of the Green Bible Beauty Award, @lilylolousacanada ’s vegan mascara is formulated with organic botanicals, which work as an anti-bacterial—a super handy fact when it comes to mascara, where bacteria can quickly grow. Expect volumizing and defining, thrown in with a good dose of lengthening. Definitely a natural mascara must-have.

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Spas + Travel

Spa Out: Australia’s Latest Skin Treatments

June 30, 2015
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From ancient sciences to celebrity-hyped, Australian spas, retreats and holistic getaways are offering the latest skin treatments that cater to any preference and skin condition.

THE TREATMENT: Diamond Flower Peel

Eco-friendly organic salon, Meticulous Beauty in Melbourne’s Prahran, offers the Diamond Flower Peel, a natural alternative to microdermabrasion. Where traditional crystals are sharper and exfoliate using a cutting method, the Diamond Flower Peel polishes and exfoliates with organic grains.

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“It’s less disruptive to the epidermis and offers an alternative microdermabrasion treatment for all skin types,” says spa owner Gina Collins. “It’s less aggressive and provides opportunity for more frequent treatments, providing increased collagen stimulation, blood circulation, oxygenation and cleansing lymphatic flow.”

HOW IT WORKS: Dermabrasion is a tried and trusted treatment that has been adapted and modernised with the Diamond Flower Peel system. It delivers a controlled stream of pure organic flower grains to the skin to slough off dead cells, leaving the skin smooth and fresh. A second peel with serum infusion is performed to rehydrate and treat, while promoting new skin and collagen growth.

GREAT FOR: Ageing and sun-damaged skin, acne and acne scars, pigmentation, stretch marks, fine lines, enlarged clogged pore, skin and body rejuvenation.

MUST KNOW: Chemical-free, no artificial ingredients, no harsh salts.

Dermabrasion is a tried and trusted treatment that has been adapted and modernised with the Diamond Flower Peel system

THE TREATMENT: Ayruvedic Aromatherapy

Australia’s only Eco Tourism certified retreat, Gwinganna, in Tallebudgera Valley, Queensland, is well known for offering luxurious holistic treatments that have clients coming back for thirds. Their latest offering is being touted as “a marriage of two sciences.”

Ayurveda— an ancient holistic healing system designed for vibrancy and optimal health—and Subtle Energies aromatherapy come together for a foot and leg massage or a whole body indulgence. Either of the two Ayruvedic Aromatherapy treatments can be enhanced with an extra 30-minute chakra cleanse and balance, which uses the Subtle Energies oils to anoint specific charkas with affirmations designed to help the healing process.

GREAT FOR: Relaxation, clarity, lymphatic drainage, rebalancing, detoxification and stress relief.

MUST KNOW: All Subtle Energies oil blends are free from nasties, including preservatives.

Ayurveda— an ancient holistic healing system designed for vibrancy and optimal health—and Subtle Energies aromatherapy come together for a foot and leg massage or a whole body indulgence

THE TREATMENT: Salt Therapy / Halo Therapy

From sniffles to eczema, salt therapy is one of the newest complementary therapies said to help give relief to sufferers of some of the most common skin and respiratory ailments. As the name suggests, salt is the hero ingredient.

Offered by Salts of the Earth centres in Victoria and Western Australia, it is a non-invasive, chemical-free therapy designed to relieve congestion, inflammation and allergies that affect the airways and skin. By widening the airways of the respiratory tract, the micro salt particles reach deep into the respiratory system loosening up the mucus, which helps to reduce inflammation. Simply sit back, breathe and relax in ambient rooms designed to mimic a natural salt cave. During the 45-minute session, a Halogenerator grinds pharmaceutical grade salt into tiny particles that become airborne and dispersed. David and Katharine Lindsay founded Salts of the Earth in 2010 after they saw effects salt therapy had on David’s father, a long term sufferer of chronic respiratory illnesses. “My father tried so many forms of medication and underwent numerous unsuccessful surgeries in an attempt to clear his airways. He tried salt therapy as a last resort after it was recommended to him and it played a significant role in improving his health, even making his medication more effective,” David says.

MUST KNOW: Salt therapy is not a cure and works in conjunction with the sufferer’s medical treatment, helping to relieve symptoms.

 

THE TREATMENT: LI’TYA Susu Dew

Aborigines have long understood and practiced techniques that work in harmony with Mother Nature and her laws, so it is only natural that, as we awaken, we return to treatments that nurture the whole self.

Gwandalan Day Spa on Orpheous Isalnd on The Great Barrier Reef consulted with the region’s indigenous people to develop the treatment that translates to “sea spray”. A rhythmic body massage, LI’TYA Susu Dew is inspired by traditional

Aboriginal techniques to balance and realign energy flow, while enhancing mind and body wellness. Pressure points are massaged with spiraling movements to ground and uplift, while relieving muscular aches and pains.

MUST KNOW: Keeping to Aboriginal teachings, the spa’s therapists have been extensively trained in the wisdom of the indigenous people and educated in the use of Australian native ingredients.

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THE TREATMENT: Vampire Facial

Made famous by reality sister Kim Kardashian, the Vapire Facial—or Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy—has made its way into the mainstream.

Said to help minimise fine lines and encourage collagen production, the treatment involves drawing out the patient’s own blood, which is then treated in a centrifuge. This spins the blood at high speed to separate the lighter plasma, which is then activated with calcium chloride to begin releasing growth factors that, once injected into the facial skin, is said to increase collagen production and fosters healing. Performed at Advanced Dermatology in Sydney’s Bondi Junction, advocates say it works wonders for creating youthful, plump and firm skin.

MUST KNOW: As with any cosmetic dermatologic treatment, a thorough consultation with an experienced physician who can answer all of your questions is a good idea.