Most make-up found in high street shops or your local mall is filled with all kinds of questionable ingredients; preservatives, chemicals and stuff that you would be better off without. But we are starting to see real alternatives to popular beauty brands that are kind to our bodies, the planet and produce zero waste. Even though today's commercial makeup has moved on from the poisonous concoctions that our ancestors cooked up in the name of beauty. Some of which contained mercury, arsenic and led
Cruelty-free, organic and clean skin beauty. We help you choose the latest beauty products that’s good for you and the environment. And with options and advice to make your own.
Every year millions of toothpaste tubes are sent to landfill as the squeezy tubes are difficult to recycle and aren’t generally picked up in curbside recycling schemes.
Over the past few years, I have become very fond of using organic and natural oils as a moisturiser. It's been a life-changing experience as there is an oil for any skin issue and if you learn to blend these yourself it can be a wonderful clean skin and money-saving tool.
Buying shampoos and conditioners in a liquid containing plastic bottle has become second nature. But the number of shampoo bottles discarded every year is alarming. Most of these bottles are also filled with a cocktail of chemicals with names you can?t pronounce, which most likely means that it?s not good for you or the planet. But you probably know that already, so what can be done?
A sugar scrub is super easy to make at home. Even shop bought scrubs tend to consist of similar basic ingredients you can normally find in the kitchen. Homemade scrubs won't contain potentially toxic ingredients as you know exactly what you've put in it.
DIY dry shampoo is a great little emergency fix for those days when you need a quick degrease in a hurry. It's not a replacement for a good old fashioned wash, but it's a great hack for a busy life.
There is something truly indulgent and luxurious about body oils, it's ultra moisturising and decadent, leaving your skin with a beautiful glow. It's not something you'll put on right before you rush out the door, even the lightest oils need time to gently soak in. That is the point of…
Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) are natural acids found in mainly fruits and vegetables that are an absolute must-have in any skincare regime and can help you get radiant glowing skin. I remember speaking to my dermatologist Dr Hardie de Beer, who was a pioneer in his field and one of…
Is bar soap or liquid soap better? Asking people if they prefer bar soap can cause a bit of marmite 'esque' debate, some love it and some hate it. Over the last decade or so, liquid soap has become very popular, to be honest, it's hard to remember the days when most bathrooms featured good old fashioned bar soap for washing