Dental Floss: Eco-friendly alternatives

Natural methods for brushing and cleaning teeth has become commonplace as more people become conscious of the impact their health and beauty choices have on both their own health and the environment. People are now making their own tooth powders with ingredients found in the kitchen. When it comes to flossing, check out your sewing kit. If you’ve got silk, try flossing in between your … Continue reading Dental Floss: Eco-friendly alternatives

Best Beauty Find: Soapwalla Citrus Deodrant Cream

Looking for a natural, effective deodorant that is gentle on the pits, doesn’t clog pores and keeps you odour-free? Check out Soapwalla’s Citrus Deodrant Cream. Soapwalla’s vegan deodorant formula is made from a blend of essential oils including litsea cubeba, a sweet-spicy citrus tree native to South East Asia, known for its potent antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, deodorising and wound-healing effects. It does not contain any aluminum compounds … Continue reading Best Beauty Find: Soapwalla Citrus Deodrant Cream

Make Your Own: Lavender Oil Detangler Spray

Hair detangling spray is often a crucial item for the whole family, kids and adults alike, but shop-bought detanglers can often leave hair feeling dry. Try this homemade recipe for Lavender Oil Detangler Spray instead, using ingredients you are likely to have around the house and keep yours and your kids’ hair tangle and knot-free. Ingredients: 1 cup distilled water or boil water and let it … Continue reading Make Your Own: Lavender Oil Detangler Spray

Homemade Shea Butter Hair Whip to Moisturise & Style Hair

Shea butter is a heaven-sent natural ingredient that is perfect for moisturising skin and hair. Shea butter is commonly used in beauty products including lotions, cosmetics, shampoos, conditioners and many more. The presence of vitamins A and E makes shea butter an excellent moisturiser for both skin and hair. An all-natural product, shea butter is a creamy-coloured fatty substance made from the nuts of karite … Continue reading Homemade Shea Butter Hair Whip to Moisturise & Style Hair

Perfume: Create your own scent using essential oils

Everybody loves to smell good so go out smelling like roses or smelling zingy with a touch of lemongrass by adding a blend of oils to your pulse points. You may have a favourite scent that you wear all the time. But perhaps you have perfume bottles that have been sitting there for years collecting dust. There is a more sustainable way to smelling good … Continue reading Perfume: Create your own scent using essential oils

WiDEYE: Health & beauty products at their sustainable best

WiDEYE is a health and beauty brand that puts ethical ingredients on top of the agenda. As anyone in the industry may be aware, sourcing ethical ingredients can be a challenge. But this is where WiDEYE comes up trumps in rising to the challenge, committing to sourcing and using ingredients that are natural and sustainable. The brand, which has a shop in the small town … Continue reading WiDEYE: Health & beauty products at their sustainable best

Indigo Wild: Putting goat’s milk on the beauty agenda

Goat’s milk may not be on everybody’s body beautiful wish list but this vital ingredient is used across many products from new US beauty brand, Indigo Wild. Goat’s milk is naturally ultra-moisturising and naturally balanced for the skin. With its restorative vitamins, minerals and proteins, goat’s milk is also safe to use on sensitive skin and for those who have usual allergies to dairy. Indigo … Continue reading Indigo Wild: Putting goat’s milk on the beauty agenda

Reviews: Natural Tooth Cleaners

Switching from a conventional toothpaste to a natural tooth cleaner, with no chemicals or harmful ingredients, can be the best thing you can do for the health of your teeth and gums. If you are looking to make the switch, we’ve scoured the globe to find you the best natural tooth cleaners – one’s a toothpaste and one’s a traditional powder formula. The Toothpaste: Weleda … Continue reading Reviews: Natural Tooth Cleaners

Tried & Tested: SLS-free shampoo and conditioner

Finding the right shampoo and conditioner for your hair type is as much of a mission as finding the perfect pair of jeans. An active ingredient in shampoo and other beauty and hygiene products is sulfate. But a move towards using natural ingredients over chemicals including sulfate and parabens, is becoming a popular choice among consumers. If you are wanting to swap your hair care … Continue reading Tried & Tested: SLS-free shampoo and conditioner