Is Sparkle Realm an Australian company based in Australia?
Yes, we are proudly all Australian and based in Melbourne, Australia.
Where are your skincare products and tea manufactured?
Our skincare and tea are lovingly hand made in Australia in small batches under Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standards.
Are your products all natural and environmentally friendly?
Yes all our skincare and tea products are 100% plant derived, never tested on animals, free from parabens, sulphates, phthalates, petrochemicals, synthetic colours, fragrances and preservatives. All our packaging is recyclable.
Do all skin care products contain preservatives and does Sparkle Realm use them?
Preservatives are necessary to ensure skincare products remain safe to use until their expiry date. They prevent growth of bacteria, mould and fungus. That said it’s equally important to avoid harmful chemical preservatives in natural products. We are proud to say that Sparkle Realm only use Natural preservatives.
What is the shelf life of Sparkle Realm products?
Our products have an 18 month self-life after opening. Please store them in a cool dry place to ensure their continued efficacy.
How often can I use Sparkle Realm's skincare products?
For best results, we recommend using the Oil and Serum both morning and night every day. If your skin is sensitive, use the serum every second day to ensure you skin adjusts to it. Whilst all natural, our products are super effective!
We always recommend a patch test before use to ensure the products are suitable for your skin. You can do this by applying some product behind your elbow or ear and waiting 24-48 hours to see if there is a reaction.
Are Sparkle Realm products suitable for me if I have super sensitive, irritable skin?
Our products are all natural, with no harmful chemicals and should generally be safe for all skin types (i.e. oily, combination, dry, mature). If however, you are concerned, we recommend either patch testing before use by applying some product behind your elbow or ear and waiting 24-48 hours, or consulting your health care professional for their advice.
What should I do if I have an allergic reaction from using the products?
Whilst our products are all natural, with no harmful chemicals and generally safe, everyone has different skin and may have a skin reaction. If you have a skin reaction, discontinue use immediately and consult your health care professional if skin irritation persists.
Can I use Sparkle Realm skin care products if I have eczema, rosacea or an inflammatory skin condition?
Whilst our products are all natural and generally safe, we do not recommend using our products without first consulting your health care professional if you have eczema, rosacea or an inflammatory skin condition.
Can I use Sparkle Realm products if I am pregnant?
Our products are all natural, with no chemicals and generally should be safe for everyone. That said, if you are pregnant, before using our skincare or tea products, we recommend consulting your health care professional for their advice.
What are the benefits of a facial steam bath?
Where do we start...?! Apart from being a great way to indulge in relaxation, steaming promotes healthy skin. It opens your pores to help unclog build up of dirt for a deeper cleanse, releases acne-causing bacteria, promotes circulation, collagen and elastin for a healthy looking glow, etc. etc. See our blog for more insight.
How often should I have a facial steam bath?
For best results, steam your face once a week for around 5-10 minutes.
How do I get the most out of a facial steam bath?
Prepare for your facial steam bath to get the most out of it.
Hydrate – before exposing your skin to heat, ensure you drink water.
Cleanse – wash your face so that your skin is free to reap the benefits of the steam.
Apply skincare – your serum and oil will be more effective after a steam, so ensure you nourish your skin with both.
Can I purchase wholesale Sparkle Realm products?
If you would like to place a wholesale order, please email our Customer Care team at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will help you out.
Will my skin break-out after a facial steam bath?
By opening pores and loosening the trapped dirt and excess oils, your skin may experience a small break-out. This is the result of the deep cleansing, which will lead to a natural nourished healthy looking glow.
Can I use the tea for a facial steam bath if I have eczema, rosacea or an inflammatory skin condition?
We do not recommend using the tea for a facial steam bath if you have eczema, rosacea or an inflammatory skin condition. Consult your health care professional if you wish to confirm suitability.
What are the benefits of drinking Sparkle Realm’s Radiance Tea?
Apart from tasting amazing, our tea is made up of carefully selected organically grown herbs that have incredible well-known benefits for the skin and overall health. Read our product information for all the benefits associated with each ingredient in our tea.
What is your refund policy?
We have a 30-day return policy, which means you have 30 days from the date of your purchase to request a return, excluding personal care cosmetic products such as oils and serums.
To be eligible for a return, your item must be in the same condition that you received it, unused and in its original packaging sealed and undamaged. See our refund policy for more details.
Where should I enter my discount code?
An option to enter your discount code is at the final stage of checkout. Enter it there and then click apply. Don’t hesitate to contact our Customer Care team at email@example.com if you have any problem locating it.
What are your delivery timelines?
We do our best to ensure your special purchases are delivered safely and in a timely manner. We use Australia Post to deliver our parcels and timelines vary across the globe depending on destination points and local postal services. Delivery times are based on standard shipping, exclude public holidays and time in customs.
The postal services are currently experiencing delays due to COVID-19, so we ask for your patience and understanding as you wait for your parcels to arrive. Delivery times provided below do not take into account the delay impacts which may be an additional 10 – 15 days.
Australia: 2 – 7 business days
New Zealand: 5 – 10 business days
Canada / China / Asia Pacific : 6-15 business days
EU/UK/Rest of world: 10 – 20 business days
Express delivery is available in Australia and orders must be placed before 2pm AEST on a weekday.
What if I change my delivery address after making a purchase?
We do our best to ensure you receive your parcels in a timely manner, so orders are processed as soon as possible once placed. If your parcel has already been dispatched, we are unable to change your shipping address for your order.
What do I do if I haven’t received an order confirmation after placing my order?
Please check that you have entered a valid email address. If so, check your email junk / spam folder in case the confirmation went there. If you have provided an incorrect email address, please let our Customer Care team know asap via firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can work through a resolution with you.
Can I track my order?
Yes you can track your order. Once despatched from our warehouse, you will receive an email with your tracking number.