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Join the War on Plastic!

Join the War on Plastic!

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock the past while, you’ve undoubtedly heard quite a bit of fuss being made about plastic. More specifically, micro plastics and plastic pollution in our oceans.

UNESCO estimate that 8 million tons of plastic are dumped into our oceans every year. That includes around 350 million plastic bottles.

Plastic takes 100s of years to degrade, and even then, it doesn’t completely go away. It just breaks up into smaller pieces. This poses a great danger to ocean life. Smaller plastics are easily ingested by all sorts of marine life and causes ocean hypoxia. (Fancy...


Sun Tan without the Sun Damage!

Sun Tan without the Sun Damage!

Cruelty free & Vegan Sunless Tanning Products

Using sunless tanners can be a great way to get the look of a great tan without having to actually subject yourself to sun damage. The problem with many types of tanning beds is that they can often damage skin and cause extensive wrinkles. The other problem that you may face with many types of traditional tanning solutions is that they can come from chemical ingredients only. Luckily there are some great options in cruelty free and vegan tanning solutions such as these:

 

Tarte - Maracuja Rainforest Glow: This waterproof...


What’s in your skincare?

What’s in your skincare?

Endocrine Disrupters, Irritants and Carcinogens.

We are all used to reading food labels to see what we are putting in our mouths, but how often do you read the ingredients on your cosmetics?
Around 60% of what we put on our skin makes its way into our blood stream. That’s pretty scary when you consider the cocktail of toxic additives added to everyday products. There are thousands of chemicals in our products. Below I have listed a few of the most damaging ones.
 

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The Blue January Survival Guide

The Blue January Survival Guide

Blue January. The twinkle of Christmas lights and the smells of mulled wine and mince pies are a distant memory. It’s cold, dark and miserable. Our wallets are feeling significantly lighter and our waistbands a little tighter. So how do we get our cheer back in the wasteland month that is January? Here are a few simple, easy tips to survive the month.

 

1.Create a little hygge hideaway.

In a previous article, we talked about Hygge, the Danish art of creating a cosy, nurturing and inviting atmosphere. Making little changes to your environment can have an amazing effect on...


Hygge, What’s it all about?

Hygge, What’s it all about?

 

 

You may have noticed this word
popping up more and more of late.

Pronounced ‘hoo-ga’, it is a Danish
word with no literal translation in English.


It’s more of a feeling than a thing.
And what a feeling it is!

 

It’s that warm cosy feeling you get when you curl up in front of an open fire with a hot cup of cocoa and your favourite book. It’s the feeling when you walk into the kitchen and breathe in the aroma of freshly baked cinnamon cookies. It’s catching...