DETOXIFY YOUR SPIRIT

Spiritual Detox

My Mental and Spiritual Detox Tips

Shutting my mind so my spirit can thrive

Anyone who knows me knows I’m not lacking in oodles of spirit! I move a mile a minute and my world is full on and exciting and full of beautiful people. Never once do I take any of it for granted, but every now and again, I catch myself caught up in a whirlwind. At this point, I know it’s time to stop and make sure I’m spiritually and emotionally in touch with my spirit and that it’s not being contaminated with toxic surroundings, situations, thoughts or people. This is my time for a mental and spiritual detox.

Hawaiian Goddess and Human Sunshine

Leiona shares how her love for Lei making created our unique Eco Tan handmade flower crowns

You may have noticed in our most recent Eco Tan & Eco By Sonya Driver shoot, Sonya and our models wore the most amazing handmade flower crowns or should we say handmade “ingredient” crowns. If you haven’t seen the shots, check out the stunning images on our Instagram!

One of Sonya’s divine friends, Leiona, created these handmade flower crowns herself using only beautiful organic and natural ingredients that you will find in our organic products!

From Humble Beginnings…

As Eco Tan becomes a global organic beauty empire, Sonya Driver Eco Tan Founder takes us back to when she was a single mum, mixing ingredients in her house

Sonya Driver Eco Tan Founder & single mum creates organic global health and beauty empire from tiny rundown kitchen

From humble beginnings in her tiny Gold Coast kitchen in 2010, Sonya Driver Eco Tan founder now celebrates Eco Tan’s seventh year in business! Eco Tan has become a constantly growing global company with a huge and passionate cult following worldwide.

A growing global presence

Today, in the organic beauty industry, we are considered a global leader! We have has 30 passionate Gold Coast staff members and thousands of stockists and distributors globally. Our products are now stocked as far and remotely as Madagascar, Vanuatu, Dubai and New Caledonia. Furthermore, you can even stock up on us from the Greek Isles or while flying on Icelandic Air!

Our Natural Coconut Lip Balm – Small Batch Heroes!

Glory Lips, Eco Tan's jumbo size & vegan all natural coconut lip balm, are hand crafted locally in Australia using only organic and natural ingredients!

Our very own natural coconut lip balm

Eco Tan Founder, Sonya Driver, shares her story of how Glory Lips, the natural coconut lip balm in the Eco By Sonya Driver range, was created…

When I first started Eco Tan I would stand in my kitchen with my formulation book (exercise book from Kmart) and measure organic ingredients from my lab equipment bought from eBay.

I knew my little batches were as pure as I could possibly make them. The problem was that no one knew about them. Luckily, I have a little hustle in me and my persistence and nagging paid off.

I know there are other incredible products, cosmetic, food, etc out there that we don’t hear about. It is one of my passions to find the gold and give it life!

It’s Winter on the Gold Coast and My Skin Hates it!

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Eco Tan Founder, Sonya Driver, shares her Winter Skin Care tips…

I thrive in the sunshine and worshipped the sun growing up (we all know how that turned out) and even though I am so grateful to live in one of the most beautiful places in the world – even the Gold Coast gets cold in Winter and my skin hates it!

Last week I walked into the bathroom and caught my husband doing the unthinkable in the shower…… that’s right, exfoliating his dry itchy skin with our organic Pink Himalayan Salt Scrub. I wondered why I was running out all the time! This product is seriously a must have. It’s a deep exfoliator with beautiful coconut oil and shea butter it creates a perfect drenching. This product is number 1 in my household, we all fight over it.

DON’T BE FOOLED WITH FAKE-GANICS

Eco Tan's Organic Spray Tan Solutions use only natural & organic ingredients, Certified by the OFC to create beautiful, professional spray tan solutions.

In our recent experiences, people or brands claim to have “organic spray tan solutions” – this frustrates us beyond belief!!

This is, we think, one of our most important blogs to date…

Last night, we got an email from one of our new spray tanners. She was so shocked at the difference in ingredients between our organic spray tan solutions and other company’s “organic” spray tan solutions. It is SO frustrating how many other brands and business out there claim to be “organic” – when really their products are filled with toxic chemicals and potential carcinogens!

We pride ourselves on being an authentic and transparent company. When we say our organic spray tans don’t contain artificial dyes, harsh chemicals or toxic ingredients – we mean this. They really DON’T contain that nasty crap! We also aim to educate our consumers to “look deeper” – to be aware, research ingredients and products so they know exactly what they are putting on their skin.

Beyond Disability

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From the Founder

My focus this week… Practicing self care.

You know its not the crap that happens to us in life that defines us, its what we do with that crap. I always try to turn it into a positive. Ohhh… I feel the pain first and go through the emotions of whatever has smashed me and I strive to be an OVERCOMER!

There is no other option.

I had a Basal Cell Carcinoma cut out of my chest, 5 years later one from my forehead. Then recently a penetrating BCC from my nose. The mistake I made was the tiny spot that would bleed on my nose had been there 3 years. I did have it frozen off however it grew back. I recently learnt that freezing BCC only has a 30% success rate.

Look Deeper – Benefits of Hyaluronic Acid (H.A)

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Lets ‘Face’ it!

Beauty trends come and go, and to be honest many of them shouldn’t have shown up in the first place! Hyaluronic Acid is NOT one of those ingredients.

Sonya Driver explains the benefits of Hyaluronic Acid, a key ingredient in our Eco Tan Face Tan Water

Face Tan Water is our organic gradual liquid tanning toner. It contains nothing artificial and is free from synthetic ingredients. Instead, it is made with only certified organic and natural ingredients sourced from Mother Nature.

Its calming, hydrating, and antioxidant properties are great for all skin types, even for rosacea, eczema and acne effected  skin! Hyaluronic Acid (H.A) also  has wonderful anti-ageing properties and is also one of the most effective hydrating ingredients for skin.

Transformation is not a solo journey

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Eco Tan Founder, Sonya Driver, shares some insight into her organic company Eco Tan, and how she got to where she is today.

I had a moment today when I realised after 7 years of incredible growth in my organic company Eco Tan (that started out of my tiny kitchen) I still had my first 2 sales people!

As I looked at them, hugging hello to each other, I thought about their personal transformation and it has been truly monumental…

Not everyone comes along for the ride, but not everyone is supposed to… that had to be my hardest lesson knowing in my gut when to cut some people loose but also valuing and liking them at the same time.

Raw Organic Juicing = The Ultimate Superfood!

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Here is what I know: Raw Organic Juicing by Sonya Driver

Superfoods contain a high concentration of vitamins and minerals. Raw organic juicing of superfoods is a power packed way of optimising your health and vitality. I have found by just adding one small thing, what a big difference it can make. Raw organic juicing has changed my life and it will absolutely change yours too!

Do yourself a favour and watch “Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead”. I’m telling you, this documentary started a revolution. It follows Joe Cross, an Australian man, who regains his health by juicing fruit and vegetables. It truly inspired me.