Give the Gift of Scent… Ethical Advent Day 18

Do you find it hard to focus on a task, or perhaps you’re lacking energy from zoom fatigue, or Christmas shopping. Maybe you need some help to calm down, or drift into the land of nod at night. Whatever you’re looking for, there’s help at hand – and it’s all natural. Our sense of smell…

Conscious Christmas Candles… Ethical Advent Day 3

At this time of year, there’s nothing like a good candle to make the room extra cosy, and they are very popular to gift for Christmas.   But are you aware of why you should choose choose plant based soya wax candles, instead of those made from paraffin?  There are a number of health and environmental…

Winter Immunity Tips from Neal’s Yard

It can be hard to keep on top of everything during the winter months. From dry skin, to chapped lips. Too many hours of darkness and lots of time spent indoors trying to keep warm. This year, we’ve got even more to think about, with trying to keep safe from Covid-19. Your immune system can…

Hand Washing & Sanitising

Greetings from the sofa! Which is a place many of us are now spending much more of our time, as COVID-19 sweeps the globe. As shops and venues close, gigs are cancelled, and working from home has become more common than going into the office! Not all of us are fortunate enough to be able…

Sustainable & Ethical Beauty

I just love it went you find a new brand that are so perfectly aligned with your ideals. An important part of my daily life is being able to choose ethical, sustainable products which do not cause harm to any living being. Amaranthine is one of those brands – producing natural skincare and beauty products,…

Make Your Own Tea Toner with just 3 Ingredients

Beauty products can be expensive, not to mention laden with all sorts of synthetic chemicals and wrapped in layers of plastic. Even if you buy natural, chemical free, zero waste products, it’s nice to be self sufficient and make your own – plus you can save loads of money. So today, I am going to…

Conscious Cleansing with Organii

Are you looking for a natural, organic way to wash your body? Perhaps you’re after a cruelty free, vegan gift for yourself or a loved one this Christmas. Maybe just want a fabulous new scent to turn your shower into a luxury spa. With scents such as lavender, strawberry and liquorice, and a range of…

Wellness Teas from Indigo Herbs

Teas are wonderfully comforting – for me they are part of my daily routine. Particularly in the evening, sometime after dinner, tea provides me with my relaxation, my end of day marker… my “me” time. I also like to use teas for health and well-being. Peppermint tea to help digestion, raspberry leaf for period pains,…

Aromatherapy… Get Energised with Oils

I’m a huge fan of essential oils and aromatherapy. If I’m feeling a little stressed, tired or slightly out of sorts, I’d much rather use the power of scent than resort to any kind of tablet/medication or chemical. MyPure recently sent me this beautiful blend of oils from Acorelle, designed to be energising, and stimulate…