50+ “Green Friday” Sales

I have mixed feelings toward Black Friday/Cyber Monday week; while I dislike the crazy consumerism aspect, it’s also a great time to save some money and, especially this year, budgets are tighter so shopping during this time can be very … more

Is your Makeup Actually Cruelty Free? Beauty Brands who use Ethical Mica

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 … more

Favourite Small-Batch Green Beauty 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 … 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 … more

Easy Colourful Eyeshadow

I try to keep my makeup collection minimal but versatile.Β 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

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

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

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 postΒ about switching to … more

Menstrual Cups are a Period-Changer

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 … more

100% Pure Lip Product Reviews

(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