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How Christine Thorburn built her natural makeup and skincare business

Written by on March 26th, 2019.      0 comments

Clearburn naturals range
Meet Go Native maker Christine Thorburn, founder of Clearburn Naturals.
 

Go Native Makers | Gareth Edwards of Dark Heart Beard Co

Written by on December 19th, 2018.      0 comments

Gareth Edwards Go Native maker

With his natural skincare company Dark Heart Beard Co, Gareth Edwards is on a mission to "enable beardnedness and inspire greatness".

 

Go Native Makers | Carly Low of Fair + Square Soapery

Written by on December 12th, 2018.      1 comments

Carly Low

Meet Carly Low, founder of Northland-based Fair + Square Soapery.

 

Go Native Makers | Lucy Suttor of Nicetouch Massage

Written by on July 23rd, 2018.      6 comments

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Meet Lucy Suttor! Actor, creator, massage therapist, proud business owner and all round inspiring woman. 

 

Go Native Makers | Awaken Therapies' Nadie Tillman

Written by on June 27th, 2018.      4 comments

Meet Go Native maker Nadie Tillman
When Nadie Tillman decided to return to the peace of Northland's Tutukaka Coast after living in Los Angeles for 10 years, she seized the opportunity to make a business from her natural surrounds. Her company Awaken Therapies draws on her Māori heritage to create natural healing balms, using primarily native New Zealand flora.
 

Go Native Makers | Lavender Abbey founder Jan Abernethy

Written by on March 25th, 2018.      0 comments

Lavender Abbey

A decision to move to the Wairarapa for a more self-succifient life saw Jan and her partner Stuart found Lavender Abbey, growing lavender for essential oils and beauty products. We asked Jan to share her natural cosmetics journey, including some of the challenges and highlights along the way.
 

Go Native Makers | Hair, make-up and nail artist Tanya Barlow

Written by on March 12th, 2018.      0 comments

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"There's an incredible freedom and feeling of accomplishment in making my own products" - Auckland-based hair, make-up and nail artist Tanya (aka @HelloTanya) shares her natural cosmetics journey, and the advice she's picked up along the way.


 
 
Hi Tanya! Tell us a bit about yourself – where do you live, and what do you do for a day job?
Hello! My name is Tanya, and I'm a freelance hair, make-up and nail artist! I have a home-based nail salon in Mount Eden where I regularly see nail clients when I'm not doing make up for photoshoots or film/television...