Story: Flax and flax working

Flax face-cream

Flax face-cream

Living Nature is a New Zealand company that produces cosmetics with natural ingredients from native plants. Flax (harakeke) gel is used in products such as this firming cream, because of its soothing properties.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Flax and flax working - Industry changes: 1930s–2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 May 2022)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Sep 2007