Plastic Free July – Simple Soap Swaps

As Plastic Free July draws to an end, here’s a little reminder that those new habits you’ve made can be kept forever. Plastic Free July is not just for summer – it’s for life! Some of the changes you have made may have been difficult, and some very easy. I always start on the “one…

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Why Choose Natural Beauty?

Our skin provides a natural, protective barrier, but up to 60% of chemicals can penetrate and be absorbed into the bloodstream . Whilst not all chemicals are bad, and many are in fact harmless, natural, or derived from natural products, there are some synthetic substances which are not good for us – and can affect…

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…

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…

Inika… Natural, Cruelty Free Lip Smacking Beauty

Lip balm is one of the most frequently applied beauty products, yet often contains a cocktail of preservatives, fragrances and all kinds of chemicals that you wouldn’t generally decide to take into your body. However, the chemicals found in lip balms (lipsticks, toothpaste and lip liners also included) have a direct path to the inside…

Clarify Your Skin Naturally with Madara

I’m a huge fan of toners – they provide a refreshing finish to your cleansing routine, and sweep off any final traces of make-up. A toner in the summer, mixed with a little water is also a wonderful way to keep fresh and cool. Getting the right toner, however, is the key to radiant skin….