Beautiful Toys for Kids
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  To supplement the green gift guide, my wonderful sister-in-law Gabrielle Beauchamp wrote this guest post for you sharing some of her favourite quality toys for children:   Traditionally, Christmas is a time of year where consumption is high- lots of meals, parties- and presents. So. Many. Presents. Especially if there … more

Shopping for Ethical Running Shoes
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Recently I needed to replace my running shoes and decided to film the process of researching and finding a new pair. This is an example of how I approach shopping for an item and dealing with not being able to find exactly what I’d like. With specialty items like this … 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 you prefer?” and “How can I find the right oil … more

Brand Review: Underprotection
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Underprotection is a Danish lingerie, lounge, and swimwear brand. They use materials like organic cotton, recycled polyester, bamboo, and lyocell. The products are made in a Fair Wear Foundation factory in India.   I needed a new swim suit and was searching for something cute, that I could actually swim … 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 a menstrual cup: 1. The biggest personal benefit for me … 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 of the first natural lip products I tried was a … more

Why I No Longer Buy From Matt & Nat
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I used to be a huge Matt & Nat fan. The first bag I invested in over 10 years ago was from Matt & Nat, and since then, almost all of my bags have been Matt & Nat. But sadly, this is no longer the case. First of all, I … 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 are free from. We tested 5 different brands including: Suncoat … more

Green Favourites 2016
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This year I created a series where each month I share 5 things including an eco product, slow fashion brand, book or documentary, something I learned, and a blogger or youtuber I follow. This is a summary of all my favourites from the year! (please note: list list contains some affiliate … 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 Red Apple Lipstick eyeshadows in Brownie Points, Clean Slate, Buttercream, … 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 palette with Brownie Points, Black Magic, Clean Slate, and Buttercream … more