Is Wool Ethical? How to Shop Responsibly for Wool, Alpaca & Cashmere

As temperatures drop we want to stay comfy and cozy, so many of us reach for warm woolen sweaters and cardigans. While wool offers great insulating and breathable properties it comes from animals, so questions about animal welfare and animal cruelty are very important. … more

7 Ocean-Safe, Non-Nano Sunscreens

We want our sunscreen to protect our skin—but what about our oceans? These suncare products end up in our waterways one way or another, whether we’re going for a swim at the beach or washing it off in the shower. Therefore, the sunscreens we … more

Shimmery Holiday Makeup Looks using Ethical Mica

If there’s ever a time for glitter and shimmer it’s the holidays! ✨ But as you may know, all that shimmers isn’t… ethically sourced. This year I have been trying my best to find brands who use mica free from child labor (and of course are also cruelty free!) I thought it would be fun to share a couple fun holiday makeup looks with some of the ethical makeup brands I’ve found.

Favourite Small-Batch Natural Skincare & Hair Brands

When you first get into green beauty it’s mostly the big brands you hear about. Lush was definitely my (and probably most people’s) introduction to more natural products, then I found 100% Pure, and moving to Germany it was easy to get brands like … more

Finally found a Baking Soda-Free Deodorant that Works!

I’ve been using deodorant with baking soda as the active ingredient for years (you can get my easy DIY recipe here) however when I talk about how much I like baking soda deodorants I always get comments from people who can’t use it because … more

Best Facial Oils to Try for Beginners

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. The questions “Which oils do you prefer?” and “How can I find the right oil for my skin?” come up a lot .

Low Waste Bathroom Swaps

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 a menstrual cup Washable … more