Conscious Christmas Gift Cards – Ethical Advent Day 22

Today is for all of those last minute shoppers amongst us. You know who you are, and I am not judging. Life can be busy. Christmas creeps up on us. And with this strange year, it’s hardly surprising that we’ve been thinking of other things. The deadline for delivery may have passed, but there’s still…

Saving the Planet doesn’t mean Bad Hair!

We you aware that traditional liquid shampoo and conditioners are at least 80% water? This means they need to be packaged in bottles – usually plastic – and often contain harsh chemicals to stabilise ingredients. However, when you remove the water from the equation, you can also say goodbye to the plastic packaging and unnecessary…

Ksoni – Black Owned Vegan Beauty

In addition to protesting, signing petitions, making donations, and making calls to government officials, another great way to make your voice heard and support Black Lives Matter is to purchase from black-owned beauty and fashion brands. Many people don’t realise that the financial impact of COVID-19 has generally affected black-owned brands harder than others. Housing…

Biodegradable Beauty for the 21st Century

Many of us a trying to cut down our waste, and with all the different areas in our lives where we need to use and consume products, it can be hard to know where to start, or even to make changes everywhere. I find it much easier to look at one product at a time,…

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…

Christmas Beauty – Organii Toiletries

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 just in time for Christmas delivery. As well as…

Christmas Beauty Gifts – Heavenly Organics Skin Care

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 as possible, as is really as close to nature as you can get in many ways. Having used…

Sourcing Vegan & Cruelty Free Christmas Beauty Products

Last Christmas, I wrote a piece for The Green V online magazine, all about sourcing vegan, cruelty free cosmetics and toiletries. It’s a perfect guide if you are looking for yourself and a handy reference if you need to buy an ethical beauty gift for a friend or loved one this Christmas. So, head on…

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…