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Not your average meal prep
We caught up with our friend and Currumbin local Maddy on all things kitchen, food and creative along with a tasty meal prep recipe that will genuinely excite you for lunch at the office. One of the many reasons we’re obsessed with Maddy’s content is her simple yet nourishing recipes.
ACTIVEWEAR STARTER KIT
Nothing screams new year motivation more than new activewear, however we always seem to come back to the basics. To help ease you back into routine we have curated the essential five items everyone needs in their wardrobe. 
YOUR GLOW GUIDE TO SUMMER SKIN WITH LITTLE COMPANY
While The Little Company's Lisa was recently in Byron Bay, we sat down with her to go through her top tips for caring for your skin in Summer. Sun exposure, dehydration, and poor nutritional choices we all experience throughout the silly season and over summer, can have last effects on our skin. It is important to remain smart and attentive to your skin over summer.
A VERY PRAE. CHRISTMAS

A very Prae. Christmas- What we’re gifting this year. With a plethora of the perfect gift for everyone in our lives, here’s what we’re gifting our loved ones this festive season.

WHY YOU SHOULD USE A FACE OIL
Face oils have become a staple beauty product as they’re one of the most nourishing and soothing products that you can apply to your skin. If you have an oily skin type, the thought of using a face oil just doesn’t sound right – but hear us out.
A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO SUPPLEMENTS
Whether you’re just embarking on your health and wellness journey, or you’re having a reset ahead of the festive season, now is a great time to try out some supplements. If you’re not sure where to start, here is a beginner’s guide to choosing the right supplement for you.
5 SIMPLE SUSTAINABLE BEAUTY SWAPS
Each product within our range offers a sustainable touch point, whether it’s the packaging, the ingredients or the process. We know it can be a little daunting when it comes to making the switch to sustainable, but it’s all about little steps, and making swaps here and there, because together these little changes make a difference. 
Get to know the Ritual sisters
As the year comes to a close, we start visualising how to best kick off the new year with a positive mindset. Two women that have this act down to an art are our dear friends Rose and Sophie, the sister duo responsible for one of the Gold Coast's favourite yoga and pilates studios, Ritual. We were lucky enough to catch up on all things from converting an old corporate space from the 80's into what is now Ritual, to learning how to stay on top of the work/ life balance when family is involved. 
Top 6 products to switch natural asap
Swapping your products as you run out is a realistic way to make the switch to clean beauty. To help make the switch easier, beauty guru Monique Peters has compiled a list below of the most important items to swap our first. 
GLOWING SKIN VIA THIS SIMPLE SMOOTHIE RECIPE

One of our go-to ways to get our daily dose of glow is this quick and easy smoothie recipe. Featuring The Beauty Chef's glow powder - formulated with 18 certified organic wholefoods. 

 

Ancient Beauty Hacks with Dr. Stephanie Flockhart
We invite you to slow right down with us to read between the beautifully written lines of our dear friend Dr. Stephanie Flockhart as she talks us through the long term benefits of Chinese medicine and incorporating its holistic practices into your everyday life. Starting with a habit as simple as positive self talk, read on for more.
5 mins with Alexandra Sage
We were lucky enough to catch up with naturally gorgeous and ever so creative friend of ours, Alexandra Sage, for a quick interview. Recognised from Instagram for her consistently beautiful captures for high profile, Australian brands and her creative eye. Take it slow with us this Sunday while Alexandra delves into her go-to every day essentials and how she likes to keep busy. 
5 FOODS TO BOOST GUT HEALTH
Our gut health affects our entire body, so if we’re not taking care of our tummies this can lead to poor sleep, fatigue, irritated skin, food intolerance and autoimmune conditions. The good thing is it’s quite simple to improve your gut health, as many foods that contain good bacteria can easily be introduced into your daily diet.
10 At-Home Workout & Wellness Apps We Love
This year has definitely taught us to live a little more simple and appreciate what we have around us at home. Whilst most gyms and studios have reopened, we’re still loving at-home workouts. Not only do you save time as you no longer need to travel, you don’t have to worry about beating the crowds at the gym, and there’s something so nice and peaceful about working out by yourself at home,
MUM LIFE HACKS WITH KYLIE CAMPS
Formerly known on Instagram as 'the sleep mama' for her easy to follow sleep programs designed to provide her clients/ new mothers. Unfold the inner workings of Kylie's calming nature, the importance of self-care and how she optimises her time with her mum life hacks. 
CORRECT ORDER TO APPLY SKINCARE
Building the right skincare routine can be a little confusing. Once you’ve worked out which products are right for you and your skin, it’s really important to layer your products correctly as they can become ineffective or irritate your skin, which is a big no. Here is the recommended order to apply your skincare, both morning and night, to ensure that you’re getting the most out of your products...
HEALTHY OFFICE HACKS
We recently moved into our first Prae HQ and we couldn’t be more in love with the space. Located upstairs at our very own Cornerstone, above our flagship store, adorned with minimalist furnishings like our beloved travertine table and airy white linen curtains, complemented by endless natural light - it truly is our dream workspace. 
UNDERSTAND YOUR MENSTRUAL CYCLE WITH NATUROPATH, LUCY
As one of our good friends and naturopath, Lucy Fitzgibbons is one of our go-to experts for natural therapy. In between running her own naturopathy clinic, online store and consulting her patients Australia-wide, the lovely Lucy has spared time to help educate our readers on a frequently misunderstood topic
6 TIPS TO A GOOD NIGHT'S SLEEP
All the feelings of fear and uncertainty have definitely taken their toll on our physical and mental wellbeing. During times like these it can be difficult to get a good night’s sleep. Here at Prae we’re advocates for bedtime rituals to ensure that we feel at ease before we hop into bed, because getting enough good quality sleep is essential for our health and wellbeing.
SELF-CARE WITH EMMA SEIBOLD

The woman behind introducing Barre to Australia before it gained its cult following is our dear friend and entrepreneur, Emma Seibold. In between running and expanding her business, mothering two kids, exercising and maintaining glowing skin - she has us all wondering one question, how?

6 NATURAL ALTERNATIVES TO BOTOX

As a qualified and experienced dermal specialist and senior laser technician, Lucy Macdougald, Managing Director of one of our favourite botanical skincare brands, Biologi, is an expert when it comes to maintaining youthful skin. We asked Lucy to share her top natural alternatives to botox, because let's face it, as effective as it may be when it comes to reducing the appearance of wrinkles and smoothing your complexion, it's not for everyone...