Farmers’ markets are a feast for the senses! Artisan delicacies, delicious fusion foods sizzling away in hipster food trucks, the smell of fresh bread and coffee, happy pups and cheery faces.
We had pretty grand ambitions, having been inspired by folks like Kate Arnell, Lauren Singer and Bea Johnson. So how did we do? This article serves as a check in for us to pat ourselves on the back for our progress and top up our enthusiasm...[Read More]
What does it mean to live a sustainable lifestyle? What things can I do or change in my lifestyle to make it sustainable? What difference can I actually make? We know these open-ended questions may seem a bit lofty, airy-fairy and well, op...[Read More]
We looked at a cross-section of the best organic and natural skin care products on the market (based on a variety reviews including our own) and collated a list of the most common ingredients found in those products...
Have you tried the move from ordinary spray / roll-ons to natural deodorants? If yes, I feel your frustration. If not, well... it can be tricky to find truly natural and healthy deodorants that actually keep you feeling and smelling fresh a...[Read More]
The need for a good supply of gifts is never ending so this year we’ll be giving cruelty free and vegan beauty gifts that will be used and appreciated by our loved ones instead of yet another thing that is likely to end up on a dusty shelf
Do you know which makeup lines are truly ethical? We know it can be a real grind finding brands that are not only effective and good for you but also good for the environment. That’s why we’re always on the lookout for amazing brands that m...[Read More]
On the hunt for products that do good for your locks and good for your planet? We’re always on the lookout for cruelty-free and vegan shampoo and conditioners that do an amazing job and meet our criteria for sustainable beauty. If this is y...[Read More]
We hope this is a helpful resource for choosing brands and products that have the least impact on our environment. Our approach to sustainable beauty is to look for brands and products that are cruelty-free, organic / natural, vegan, palm ...[Read More]
We've been struggling for years to find truly ethical and sustainable beauty and personal care products. Many of you will know that it can take hours of research, trawling through mountains of contradictory information. We wanted to create ...[Read More]
For anyone who has made the move from ordinary deodorants to natural, vegan and cruelty-free deodorants, we feel your frustration. It is so difficult to find truly cruelty free and vegan deodorants that are entirely natural and keep you fee...[Read More]
Just about all of us have come to depend on a daily skin care routine that involves moisturizer! It is the cornerstone of all beauty regimes… It’s pretty important then to find a moisturizer that works for both you and the environment...
The UK based outfit Friendly Soap specialise in, well... their namesake. And while they might be a mono-product manufacturer, there’s something comforting in knowing that they’re not trying to be a one-stop beauty shop...
In one of our previous articles we talked about the unsustainable expansion of the palm oil industry and the devastation it’s causing to our environment. Back in 2004, in an effort to curb this unsustainable growth, various stakeholders in ...[Read More]
There’s been an upward trend in organic and natural products available as we become more conscious about our health and the plight of the environment. But with this, of course, comes marketing and false claims so it can be really tricky to ...[Read More]
Rain forests are destroyed to make way for the ever-expanding plantations of palm oil. Frighteningly, the World Wildlife Fund estimates that 48 football fields worth of rain forest are cut down every minute! The impact is deeply disturbing