10 Zero Waste & Natural Products for an Eco-Friendly Bathroom

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My bathroom has been the most difficult room to transition to sustainable products. So many items that we use every day are either sold in plastic containers or made with harsh chemicals, but your bathroom is not a place to overlook when working to reduce your carbon footprint. In fact, … more

6 Ocean-Safe, Non-Nano Sunscreens

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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 use should be good for the … more

Shimmery Holiday Makeup Looks using Ethical Mica

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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.

Makeup Brands Who Use Ethical Mica – Avoiding Child Labour

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Mica is incredibly common – if you check your makeup products you will likely find it listed as an ingredient in most of them (it can also be labelled as CI 77019). Mica is a mineral that gives us glowing highlights, shiny lips, and glittery eyes. It’s also unfortunately an … more

Favourite Small-Batch Green Beauty Brands

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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 Lavera and Weleda. However one of … more

Finally found a Baking Soda-Free Deodorant that Works!

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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 they find baking soda irritating. I … 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 are: brown (also used for brows and contour) black or … 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

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 a menstrual cup Washable menstrual pads – I have a … more

Menstrual Cups are a Period-Changer

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I’m late to the menstrual cup game. I’d heard about them for quite a while before actually trying one out – admittedly they can be a little intimidating. It’s too bad I waited so long though, because I’m never going back! Why I love using a menstrual cup: 1. The … more