Review: Nurifi Pure and Unrefined Cocoa Butter

Cocoa butter is a wonderful natural ingredient that is applauded in skincare for its antioxidant powers, ability to fade stretch marks and scars, and its effectiveness in hydrating and moisturising skin. I used to use Palmer’s cocoa butter as a body moisturiser years ago, but given its far-from-natural ingredients it would irritate my skin so I stopped using it. Over the years, I have used … Continue reading Review: Nurifi Pure and Unrefined Cocoa Butter

Do’s and Don’ts of DIY Masks + Recipes [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

The benefit of making your own mask is that you can control what goes in the mixing bowl and learn what works best for your skin. Masks are most beneficial when you use active ingredients that target specific skin needs. via Do’s and Don’ts of DIY Masks + Recipes [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading Do’s and Don’ts of DIY Masks + Recipes [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Weleda Gardens: Experiencing the magick of the natural wellbeing company on Derbyshire home soil

It’s not everyday that you get to visit a “secret” garden, so when I was invited to Weleda’s medicinal plant gardens in Ilkeston, in England’s county of Derbyshire, I was delighted. This was an opportunity for me to connect with Gaia on a part of her that I had not been acquainted with before, and to also, trace the footsteps of a natural beauty and … Continue reading Weleda Gardens: Experiencing the magick of the natural wellbeing company on Derbyshire home soil

Reviews: Friendly Soap

If you’re looking for an honest brand that does soap really well and is affordable, Friendly Soap is the real deal. I adore sandalwood and have been looking for a palm-oil free soap containing sandalwood for sometime. So then I was naturally drawn to Friendly Soap’s Patchouli & Sandalwood Soap. Friendly Soap’s Patchouli & Sandalwood Soap is less sandalwood-scented but contains more of the moisturising … Continue reading Reviews: Friendly Soap

Rahua by Amazon Beauty inspires consumers to take better care of the planet in new animation

Eco-friendly beauty brand, Rahua by Amazon Beauty has taken to animation to raise awareness of environmental issues and inspire consumers to take better care of our planet. The animation, entitled Green Utopia, is a magical story of how two women of different cultures unite for the better good of our planet. It focuses on two characters – Alice from the highly commercialised New York City, … Continue reading Rahua by Amazon Beauty inspires consumers to take better care of the planet in new animation

Review: Christophe Robin Hydrating Shampoo Bar

Shampoo bars have become more common recently as people begin to ditch liquid shampoo, packaged in bottles, for a more sustainable option. Changing hair care products is not a move that one takes lightly especially when you’ve found a product that works well for your hair type, so I was fortunate to have been intuitively guided to switch out my regular bottled shampoo for the … Continue reading Review: Christophe Robin Hydrating Shampoo Bar

Kuleana Beauty: Bridging the gap between the beauty and biofuel industries with sustainable Hawaiian skincare

Kuleana Beauty, alongside its parent company Pacific Biodiesel, is joining the dots between the beauty industry and biofuel industry with its range of natural beauty oils and cleansers. The sustainable beauty brand handcrafted in Maui, Hawaii and its portfolio of skincare products are part of a zero-waste, community-based farming, and renewable fuel initiative. Kuleana Beauty’s product range includes beauty oils made in Hawaii with locally … Continue reading Kuleana Beauty: Bridging the gap between the beauty and biofuel industries with sustainable Hawaiian skincare

Beauty Kitchen: Natural beauty brand pioneers sustainable packaging with Return • Refill • Repeat programme

Beauty Kitchen is helping to reverse the stat that 99% of beauty packaging is thrown out after just one use with their Return • Refill • Repeat programme. The sustainable beauty brand – founded by chemist, herbal botanist and beekeeper Jo Chidley – has made their new Seahorse Plankton+ range of products available in glass and aluminium packaging that customers can Return • Refill • … Continue reading Beauty Kitchen: Natural beauty brand pioneers sustainable packaging with Return • Refill • Repeat programme

Tea Tree Oil Benefits for Healthy Hair and Scalp

Tea Tree Oil has gained worldwide recognition in recent years for its healing properties. The essential oil, which is extracted from the leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia plant native to Australia, holds antiseptic and antibacterial properties. While Tea Tree Oil commonly used in the home for first aid, it also has a multitude of uses for hair and scalp. Fight Dandruff Tea tree oil has … Continue reading Tea Tree Oil Benefits for Healthy Hair and Scalp

Make Your Own Deodorant

Deodorant is one of those hygiene products that you may try out many before finding the one that’s right for you. There are a number of issues to consider when buying a deodorant. Deodorants and antiperspirants on the market today are laden with chemicals. The main active ingredient in antiperspirant is aluminium, which temporarily blocks sweat ducts at the skin’s surface until it’s washed away or wears … Continue reading Make Your Own Deodorant