Green Lisbon
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We recent went on a wonderful trip to Lisbon. This was our first time visiting Portugal and much of what we experienced was from suggestions – thanks to everyone who recommended places! As we visited in mid-February we only saw … more

Easy Colourful Eyeshadow
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I try to keep my makeup collection minimal but versatile. My makeup look is generally simple but I also like to be able to do more creative looks occasionally without buying new products.   The colours in my versatile eyeshadow palette … more

Best & Worst Green Beauty Products of the Year
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This year I used some great makeup and beauty products and unfortunately also some really disappointing ones. I made this video to recap of my favourite and least favourite products.   Brands and products mentioned: (please note this list contains … more

Choosing a Facial Oil
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I love using oils; I’ve completely replaced creams and moisturizers with them, and enjoy the simplicity and benefits to my skin that come with using them. Some questions that I often get in relation to oils are: “Which oils do … more

Low Waste Bathroom Swaps
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Some of the changes I’ve made to reduce waste with my care and hygiene products. I now use: Bamboo toothbrush Toothpaste tabs Concentrated mouthwash – you use a few drops in water Menstrual cup – Read my post about switching to … more

Menstrual Cups are a Period-Changer
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I’m late to the menstrual cup game; I had heard about them for quite a while before I actually tried one out. It’s too bad I waited so long, though, because I’m never going back!   Why I love using … more

What’s in my Beach Bag
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  My beach/pool essentials: – Sunscreen is a must. I’m currently using Eco Cosmetics SPF 30, which is an okay sunscreen. The ingredients aren’t the best compared to other eco-friendly sunscreens, and I don’t like the feeling of it on – … more

100% Pure Lip Product Reviews
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(This post contains affiliate links, for more info see disclosure policy) When switching to more natural beauty products, I think the lips are the best place to start, because you ingest a bit of whatever is on your lips. One … more

5 Product, 5 Minute Makeup
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(This post contains affiliate links, for more info see disclosure policy)   It’s summer so I try to keep my makeup light and natural, also including sun protection. This is the super quick and easy makeup look I’ve been wearing … more

Testing Non-Toxic Nail Polish
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When switching to more natural beauty products nail polish can very difficult. There isn’t “natural” polish but there are nail polishes without the most common toxic ingredients. Non-toxic nail polishes are typically labelled as 3-9 free indicating the ingredients they … more

Holiday Get Ready With Me
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(please note: this post contains some affiliate links) Holiday party makeup look Products used: RMS “un” cover-up – I have 00 but apparently they now have an even lighter shade Lily Lolo mineral concealer in Blondie Benecos eye shadow base … more

Versatile Makeup
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I love products that are versatile and can be used for multiple things, especially with trying to have minimal beauty products and a ‘makeup capsule‘.   Products mentioned: 100% Pure Tinted Moisturizer (in Alpine Rose) Red Apple Lipstick custom eyeshadow … more