Green Köln
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I’ve lived in Cologne, Germany for the last couple years. It’s not really a big travel destination unless you’re coming to see the Dom or for Karneval but it has some great places for conscious fashion and veg food! Here are some of my favourites: Shopping Fairfitters – Lovely store with lots … more

How to Carbon Offset your Travel
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We know that transportation has a large environmental impact, but it can also be very difficult to avoid. Flying is especially bad (although there are ways to fly better) and one way to help compensate for your CO2 emissions is through carbon offsetting.   How to Carbon Offset Find an … 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. But the ingredients aren’t the best compared to other eco-friendly sunscreens, and it I don’t like the feeling of it on – it’s kind of sticky, though I prefer that … 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 most days using green, versatile products. It also is perfect for … more

Guilt & Judgement Doesn’t Help
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I think the idea of being “perfect” with ethical and environmental movements can actually be damaging to getting others involved. Guilt and judgement often doesn’t motivate people, it makes them defensive and can actually strengthen their position. There unfortunately can be a lot of toxicity in online communities and personal … more

Green Berlin
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In January I traveled to Berlin to attend the Ethical Fashion Show and GreenShowroom and while I was there had some time to also check out some eco fashion stores and vegan restaurants in the Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg area. We stayed at a “biohotel” called the Almodóvar which incorporates sustainability in so much … more

Questions To Ask Before Buying New Clothes
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To go along with my video about 5 things I no longer buy, these are some questions I’ve found helpful and are good to ask yourself before buying a new garment:   When/where will I wear this? Clothes should fit your lifestyle, only buy pieces you know you’ll actually wear. … 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! Green Products Argan oil – I use … more

10 Things to do Instead of Shopping
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If you want to avoid Black Friday or shop less in general, here are 10 things you can do instead of going shopping.   What do you like to do instead of shopping for fun?    

Minimalism & Sustainability
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For me minimalism and sustainability have always been connected. A big part of the environmental issues of our stuff is how much of it there is, so reducing how much stuff you purchase is a wonderful way to reduce your impact. Living more minimally also often means that you can … 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

Our Green Wedding
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Some of the things we did to try and cut down on the environmental impact of our wedding 4 years ago and also a few things I would do differently now.   A change I would make is sending digital invitations, you can save paper, energy, and also money! I … more

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