Make Your Own Tea Toner with just 3 Ingredients

Beauty products can be expensive, not to mention laden with all sorts of nasty 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…

Ethical Advent Day 18 – Organii Toiletries

Welcome to Day 18 of my Ethical Advent Calendar. Today I’ll be re-visiting one of my previous reviews… of the lovely range of organic, vegan toiletries from Organii. Organii are a beautiful, ethical brand and you can read my full review here. They have several stockists and you can probably still get your orders in…

Ethical Advent Day 12 – Heavenly Organics Skin Care

Welcome to Day 12 of my Ethical Advent Calendar, where beautiful skin care gifts will be my feature. Heavenly Organics are an absolutely beautiful brand, with an independent and loving owner, whose desire to have only organic, natural and vegan skincare led her to create her own hand-made products. Everything is made with as few ingredients…

Ethical Advent Day 7 – Hand Made Gifts

Behind Window 7 of my Ethical Advent Calendar is a focus on a hand-made gift. Something you’ve put a lot of love and effort into. A gift that means more that something purchased from any shop or website. A gift for the minimalist. A gift from someone trying to be a more conscious consumer and…

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…

Scrub Naturally with The Salt Parlour

If you already exfoliate your skin, you’ll know how good it feels, and you’ll be enjoying the benefits. Even skin tone, less spots, an even tan, a close shave, and a bright complexion. What’s not to love? Well, some of the ingredients in exfoliating skin products are rather horrible. Including little tiny plastic particles called…

Random Beauty… Discover the Benefits of Moringa Oil

I’d never tried Moringa Oil until recently. Actually, I’d barely heard of it. I was aware it was an oil pressed from the seeds of the Moringa oleifera tree, but that was about it. I knew nothing about how amazing it was for the skin, or indeed that it could be used for cooking. That was…

Random Beauty… Lash Volume!

I do love my mascara – it’s one of my daily staples. I’m pretty lazy with regards to other eye make-up, but I feel naked if I leave the house without a whizz of the mascara wand. I’m often really sleepy in the morning, so mascara makes my eyes look bigger and brighter and helps…

Biodegradable Beauty from Sukin

I don’t think I’m the only woman who suffers from dry, itchy skin after shaving. Unfortunately, it’s one of the curses of summer. Of course, I don’t believe that women should have to shave their legs. If you have the desire and the confidence to run free with hairy legs, then that’s absolutely fantastic. I…

The Friendly Facial Cleansing Bar

When I saw the new range of gorgeous sounding soaps from Friendly Soap on the MyPure website, I just knew I had to try the cocoa butter facial cleansing one. Mostly because I’ve always hated using bars of soap on my face (dry, tight skin, requiring lots of moisturiser afterwards) and I wanted to see…

Living Nature… Mineral Powder Perfection

I love mineral foundation. Mostly because it’s a natural product, without a tonne of chemicals thrown in, but also because it gives a great coverage and a very fresh and natural look. For every day make-up, I prefer to look as though I’m not caked in the stuff! My only problem with mineral make-up is…