UV light is a powerful disinfecting tool. It works by disrupting viral and bacterial cells’ DNA which effectively renders them inert. The technology has evolved to a point where effective, user-friendly, at-home devices are available. If you’re wondering whether you could benefit from an at-home UV light sanitiser, read our thoughts on five types of people that could benefit
Most Australians are in a fortunate position to be able to travel domestically within the next few months. Whether it will be travel for business, pleasure or reunions, the reality is that COVID-19 is still something to think about. There are some extra precautions you can take to protect yourself while travelling through airports and on a plane. Read on to learn more.
A lot of the data suggest that maybe we are using our phones too much. But it really is up to each person to decide when phones go from a help to a hindrance. And phone ‘pick-up’ is one of the new ways we can gauge it.
Our luggage bags get put through a lot! If they’ve been used at an airport, they’ve passed through countless conveyor belts, many hands, and rested against other bags and surfaces. On road trips they inevitably rest on the floor outside, the car boot, and get stuffed with dirty shoes and clothes by the end of a trip. It’s only right that we take the time to deep-clean our luggage. Here's how
Mobile phone use is synonymous with almost every aspect of modern life, including cooking. Phones make converting measurements easier; help to answer cooking questions on the fly and make any recipe imaginable available at our fingertips. But did it ever occur to you that those very fingertips could be soiled with pathogens as a result of touching your phone? We take a closer look at our kitchen and phone use habits and how they can be improved to better our food hygiene.
It’s normal to be more concerned about sanitation and disinfecting during a pandemic. But not all methods are created equal. Learn all you need to know about ultraviolet disinfection, how it works and how to use it correctly below
We’re living in times where the ‘new normal’ for life is being redefined daily. COVID-19 has upended what was once the norm and has forced us to live within new boundaries. Many believe that travel will not be spared. Before we can daydream about travelling again, we should first consider what the ‘new normal’ for travel could look like.
The COVID-19 pandemic reminded us of how important good hygiene is for health. Regularly washing hands is effective at keeping harmful bacteria at bay, but all of this can easily be undone as soon as you touch your phone. Mobile phones are thought to harbour 10-18 times more bacteria than the average public toilet. If you’re holding one right now, don’t panic. We’ll let you know exactly how to clean your phone so that is free of bacteria and germs below.
As we head into the cooler months it becomes more important to take extra steps to protect our health - particularly during the COVID -19 crisis. The good news is that there are many ways you can continue to stay active and healthy while abiding by the lockdown laws. Find all the inspiration to help you get started on the road to better health during lockdown below.