10 Environmentally-Friendly Skin Care Ingredients to look For — ecogreenlove

If you’re looking for some new skin care products that are here for your face and the planet, here are 10 eco-friendly skin care ingredients you can look for in your products. 10 Environmentally-Friendly Skin Care Ingredients to look For — ecogreenlove Continue reading 10 Environmentally-Friendly Skin Care Ingredients to look For — ecogreenlove

House of Herbology: Aloe Vera Hacks for Skincare

Aloe vera is a must have for every bathroom cabinet given its multitude of uses for skincare through all seasons. During the summer, it is particularly effective for after-sun care. The below video shows how you can use aloe vera as a face mask to moisturise dry skin, as a brow gel, and for dandruff relief, among others. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s … Continue reading House of Herbology: Aloe Vera Hacks for Skincare

Are your Beauty products truly Cruelty-Free? [Visual] — ecogreenlove

With so many skincare and beauty brands out there these days, it’s easy to choose brands and products that do not support animal testing. If enough people jump on the bandwagon, larger companies may feel the pressure to follow in their footsteps. Are your Beauty products truly Cruelty-Free? [Visual] — ecogreenlove Continue reading Are your Beauty products truly Cruelty-Free? [Visual] — ecogreenlove

House of Herbology: Lotion Bar

Lotion Bars make it easy to apply ingredients such as body butters on to skin. Lotion bars typically combine a body butter with a mixture of a carrier oil, beeswax pellets and essential oils to make a formula that is non-greasy. Check out the video below on how to make a lotion bar using mango butter. You can of course substitute the mango butter for … Continue reading House of Herbology: Lotion Bar

House of Herbology: Antibacterial Cream

For cuts, scrapes and bites, there’s a homemade solution for that with a DIY Antibacterial Cream. Using antiseptic and antibacterial ingredients including tea tree oil essential oil and lavender essential oil, the below video shows you how to make a cream with the addition of melted coconut oil and beeswax pellets. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes about lifestyles including sustainable … Continue reading House of Herbology: Antibacterial Cream

3 Ways to Care for Your Hair + the Planet — The TerraCycle Blog

It’s time we held the beauty and hair care industry to a standard as high as the one created for us. From type 1A to 4C hair, we are taught our unique strands and hair types are to be wrestled with – frizzy hair to be tamed, straight hair to be curled. To each their… 3 Ways to Care for Your Hair + the Planet — … Continue reading 3 Ways to Care for Your Hair + the Planet — The TerraCycle Blog

House of Herbology: Homemade Whipped Mango Body Butter

Mango butter is a rich natural fat derived from the seeds contained inside the pits of the mango fruit. Mango butter is packed with antioxidants and works as an emollient to soften the skin. It also improves skin elasticity and reduces inflammation of the skin. Mango butter is also significantly softer than cocoa butter or shea butter, so if you want to make your own whipped … Continue reading House of Herbology: Homemade Whipped Mango Body Butter

House of Herbology: DIY Green Tea Facial Toner

Green tea is highly beneficial for skin. Antioxidants found in green tea assist with keeping skin moisturised, reducing skin irritation and redness, soothing skin, and treating acne. While you can drink green tea to benefit from its skin healing properties, you can also use it to apply directly onto skin. The below video shows you how to make a basic green tea facial toner with … Continue reading House of Herbology: DIY Green Tea Facial Toner

House of Herbology: DIY Hair Masks

Give winter hair that extra boost with a DIY Hair Mask made from natural ingredients that you likely have in the fridge or in the kitchen cupboards. The below video shows you how to make hair masks for all hair conditions. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes about lifestyles including sustainable and green living. She also offers content services to businesses … Continue reading House of Herbology: DIY Hair Masks