Fragrance” or “parfum” is a vague term commonly seen on product labels. It refers to scented ingredients added to many home and personal care products. Most fragrances are made of a mixture of dozens or even hundreds of primarily synthetic chemicals derived from petroleum.
While on my personal journey to replace my everyday bath products with eco-friendly alternatives, I knew that my dental products were responsible for most of my plastic use. Having spent my whole life using toothpaste tubes, I was reluctant to try other formulas… until … more
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 … more
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
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.
Mica is incredibly common in makeup. If you check your cosmetics you will likely find it listed as an ingredient in most of them (it can also be labelled as CI 77019 or serecite). Mica is a mineral that gives us glowing highlights, shiny … more
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
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
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