Health & Beauty Brands

Review of Remington electric shavers

Remington is likely known the world over for its focus on all things hair. Whether it’s straightening it, curling it, cutting it or removing it, Remington has you covered. On that last point, they are pretty adept at shaving it off, whether it’s for men...


Review of Philips electric shavers

There aren’t many technological pies that Philips doesn’t have its hands in. The company covers a wide array of departments, including sound and vision, household appliances and lighting. From headphones to televisions and electric shavers, Philips has you covered. As far as their shavers go,...


Review of Panasonic electric shavers

Panasonic is a name that doesn’t need any introduction. The Japanese electronics giant has become synonymous with class-leading televisions, innovative cameras and efficient whitegoods. What you might not know is that they make some impressive electric shavers, too. Panasonic began manufacturing electric shavers in the early...


Review of Braun electric shavers

If you’re coming out of winter with a scraggly beard or with legs that aren’t at your desired smoothness then an electric shaver is probably up your alley. Not only are they easier to use than traditional razors, they are more convenient, too. One such...


Optislim very low calorie diet review

Optislim is an Australian category leader of VLCD (Very Low Calorie Diet) programs. Like many rapid weight loss programs, Optislim was created for patients in hospitals who were unable to have surgery due to their weight. The mission of the Optislim team, it seems, is...


Herbalife: Making weight loss a business opportunity

If you feel like it’s time to take back a little control with your health and fitness, Herbalife might be what you’re looking for. It’s the health and fitness-focused lifestyle brand that has been helping customers change their lives for over 30 years. So if...


Tony Ferguson weight loss programs reviewed

Embarking on a Tony Ferguson weight loss journey means your path to better health is well supported. Pop into a Terry White pharmacy and you can have a chat with a trained weight loss consultant, in the in-store Tony Ferguson Weight Loss Clinic. As well as...


ALDI weight loss shakes reviewed

Losing weight doesn’t have to cost a fortune, and you certainly don’t have to be hungry while on the path to better health. Forget expensive gym memberships and $1,000 blenders, getting fit and healthy simply means making better food choices. A lot of the time,...


Man Shake - men's weight loss shakes

“Lose the beer gut without losing all the beers.” That’s the message from the people behind The Man Shake – a meal replacement program that has become popular with men the world over. The story behind Man Shake When Adam MacDougall retired from his rugby league career, he...


About Hamilton Sun sunscreen

In 2015, Hamilton Sun rated highly for customer satisfaction in sunscreen, with a five-star rating for texture and consistency. The story behind the brand Hamilton Sun began in the 1920s, when young chemist Milton Blake was experimenting in his bedroom at an Adelaide boarding house. He’d read...


About Invisible Zinc sunscreen

In 2015, Invisible Zinc received a five-star review from consumers for effectiveness in our annual sunscreen ratings. The story behind the brand Invisible Zinc was founded in 2003 to change the way Australians used sunscreen – not just at the beach, but every day. Remember in primary school...


About NIVEA sunscreen

In 2015, NIVEA rated very highly for customer satisfaction in sunscreen, with a four-star rating for overall satisfaction, texture and consistency, effectiveness, smell/scent, ease of dispensing and ease of absorption. The story behind the brand NIVEA was founded in 1911, when chemist Dr Isaac Lifschütz created a...


About Neutrogena sunscreen

In 2015, Neutrogena rated very well for sunscreen customer satisfaction sunscreen, with a five-star rating for overall satisfaction, texture and consistency, effectiveness, ease of dispensing, and ease of absorption. The story behind the brand Neutrogena was founded in 1930 as Natone, a small, specialty cosmetics company that...


About Cancer Council Australia sunscreen

In 2015, Cancer Council Australia rated highly for customer satisfaction in sunscreen, with a five-star rating for texture and consistency, and ease of absorption. The story behind the council Cancer Council Australia was founded in 1961 as the Australian Cancer Society, when the various state cancer councils...


About SunSense sunscreen

In 2015, SunSense won Canstar Blue’s customer satisfaction award for sunscreen – and it’s not hard to see why Australians rate the brand so highly, when all of its products provide the highest SPF50+ protection. The story behind the brand A family-owned company that makes its products...


About Banana Boat sunscreen

In 2015, Banana Boat rated very highly for customer satisfaction in sunscreen, with a five-star rating for texture and consistency, and ease of absorption. The story behind the banana “Banana boat. For sun protection. Banana boat. It’s 30 plus. Banana boat. It lasts 4 hours, 4 hours,...


About Le Tan sunscreen

Le Tan is best known for its self-tanning products, but the brand also provides sun protection for those who like to avoid actually getting sunburnt. The story behind the brand Le Tan is an Australian-owned and operated company founded in 1977. At first, it produced low-SPF sunscreens,...


About Coles sunscreen

In 2015, our customer satisfaction ratings for sunscreen featured Coles’ private label products. Here’s what you need to know about the brand. The story behind the brand The first Coles store opened in 1914 just before the start of the First World War, founded by George J...


About Avon sunscreen

Avon is well-known for its door-to-door representative salespeople and its exclusive, high-quality skin care and cosmetics products. And in 2015, the brand was rated highly by Australian adults for sunscreen customer satisfaction. The man behind a woman’s brand In 1886, struggling door-to-door salesman David McConnell realised his...


Review of ALDI sunscreen

ALDI is famous for its low grocery prices and intriguing weekly specials. But did you know it also has its own range of popular sunscreen products? In fact, ALDI has been one of the best performing brands in Canstar Blue’s customer satisfaction ratings in recent...


About Woolworths Select sunscreen

In 2015, we rated Woolworths Select for customer satisfaction in sunscreen. Here’s what we found. The story behind the brand says it is the only retailer in the world with a NATA-certified lab onsite, specifically designed for product quality testing. It opened in 1964 as part of...


About Woolworths Homebrand sunscreen

In 2015, we rated Woolworths Homebrand for customer satisfaction in sunscreen. The story behind the brand Woolworths says it is the only retailer in the world with a NATA-certified lab onsite, specifically designed for product quality testing. It opened in 1964 as part of the company’s aim...


About Snap Fitness

About the company Founded in the USA in 2003, Snap Fitness has grown rapidly, and now has almost 2,200 clubs worldwide. Their gyms have taken over the USA, Canada, Mexico, India, the UK, Egypt, Singapore, Thailand, Hong King, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, and Australia....


About Plus Fitness

About the company Plus Fitness is an Australian chain of franchised gyms which offer affordable and flexible membership. They have over 120 locations in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, and Western Australia. Most branches are located in capital cities, with the exception of two...


About Jetts

A brief history Jetts is only a very young club; its first gym opened on Queensland’s Gold Coast in 2007. Founding husband and wife team, Brendon and Cristy Levenson grew the business rapidly with the help of hundreds of committed team members who are committed to...


About Goodlife Health Clubs

A brief history Owned by Ardent Leisure, Goodlife has 76 clubs across Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, and Western Australia. Ardent leisure also owns AMF Bowling, Dreamworld, WhiteWater World, Kingpin Bowling, M9 Laser Skirmish, SkyPoint Observation Deck (Sydney), Main Event Entertainment, and d’Albora Marinas. What do...


About Genesis

A brief history Genesis has its origins in Ringwood, Victoria, where the first club opened in 1997. From humble beginnings with health and fitness classes, Genesis has become a popular gym among many Aussies, with locations all across the country. They are driven to support the goals...


About Fitness First

A brief history Fitness First is an international gym chain; they started out in 1993, when the first club opened in Bournemouth, England. Seven years later, they opened their first club in Australia, and today there are 78 clubs. Between all of them, there are 240,000...


About Fernwood

A brief history Fernwood launched in 1989, and has become an icon of women’s health and fitness in Australia. Today they are the largest chain of women’s gyms, employing over 2,000 people and boasting more than 68,000 members (and counting). With humble beginnings in Bendigo, Victoria, Fernwood...


About Anytime Fitness

A brief history This chain of 24 hour gyms has been around for about thirteen years now, and has their origins in the USA.  Their business quickly grew from Cambridge, Minnesota, and now exists in 2,700 locations across 21 countries. In May, Anytime Fitness opened its...