Why we choose Badger Sunscreen

Whilst we advocate for cover, shade and timing as your first line of protection from the sun.  There are times when you need a sunscreen for your baby.  Find out why we choose Badger.

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Posted in Ingredients Expecting Mamas Healthy Homes Newborns Skin Care By ThinkWise Team
1/12/14 10:37 AM
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Looking after your baby in the sun

If like me you grew up with Bony M’s “Brown girl in the ring” and brown Coppertone sunscreen bottles you somehow felt come summertime it was just better to be brown.  Research now however overwhelmingly refutes this rationale and is slowly changing the tide on this way of thinking. Find out form Nurse Fi how to keep your baby safe in the sun.

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Posted in Ingredients Expecting Mamas Healthy Homes Newborns Skin Care By ThinkWise Team
24/11/14 11:15 AM
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What is Patch Testing?

With skin reactions on the rise in NZ and around the world we need to be careful when introducing skincare products.  Find out what Nurse Fi, our resident health expert, recommends.

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Posted in Ingredients Healthy Homes Newborns Skin Care By ThinkWise Team
28/08/14 8:05 PM
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A Cuppa with Wendyl

Wendyl Nissen is passionate about helping people live 'chemical free'.  So why not make yourself of a cup of tea and enjoy what she has to say!

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Posted in Ingredients Healthy Homes Skin Care By Jodie - ThinkWise Founder
11/08/14 10:38 PM
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What is Vernix Caseosa?

While it sounds more like a spell from Harry Potter Vernix Caseosa is a natural substance found on newborns that contains a number of unique health benefits for our babies.  Our resident health expert and Registered Nurse Fianee Laskey tells us what we need to know.

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Posted in Expecting Mamas Newborns Skin Care By ThinkWise Team
23/05/14 4:57 PM
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Baby Skin Basics

Did you know a newborn’s skin is five times thinner than an adult’s? And that after birth it takes up to six weeks for a baby’s natural protective barrier to develop – even longer in a premature baby? 

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Posted in Expecting Mamas Newborns Skin Care By Jodie - ThinkWise Founder
5/10/13 9:14 PM
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The Science – An Overview

A closer look at skin, skin irritants in your home, are chemicals bad?

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Posted in Expecting Mamas Newborns The Science By Jodie - ThinkWise Founder
4/10/13 8:47 PM
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Ingredients - Whats Inside?

It’s hard to believe, but many of the thousands of chemicals in everyday products have never been tested.  ThinkWise only stocks and recommends skincare and household products that list all of their ingredients, so you know exactly what you are buying.

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Posted in Ingredients By Jodie - ThinkWise Founder
3/10/13 12:15 AM
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What Chemicals Should I Avoid?

Want to know which chemicals you should avoid in skincare and clensing products?  Here is a list of common ingredients that are risky or dangerous that you and your baby should avoid.

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Posted in Ingredients Expecting Mamas Healthy Homes Newborns Skin Care The Science By Jodie - ThinkWise Founder
2/10/13 4:35 PM
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Baby Skin and your Home Environment

Have you noticed redness, little bumps or a rash on your baby’s skin? These are often  signs that his or her body is responding to something they’ve come in contact with. 

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Posted in Ingredients Healthy Homes Newborns Skin Care By Jodie - ThinkWise Founder
2/10/13 12:02 AM
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What are VOCs?

Some of the most common nasties found in and around the home are VOCs.  What are they and what can you do to avoid them?

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Posted in Ingredients Expecting Mamas Healthy Homes By Jodie - ThinkWise Founder
1/10/13 12:22 AM
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