Even though I lead an organic and cruelty-free lifestyle I still use nail polish every now and then. I love giving myself a pedicure and manicure, it’s one of my favourite self-care routines, and it seems wrong not to finish off my nails with nail polish! I only own brands that use the least amountContinue Reading What to Look for when buying Non-Toxic Nail Polish
Everyone knows that eating organic foods is better for you than eating non-organic. But have you really looked into the arguments for and against eating organic food? It may not be as straightforward as you think. Here I will give you my findings but first what is organic food exactly? What Is Organic Food? OrganicContinue Reading The Pros and Cons of Eating Organic Food
I don’t need to tell you about all the harmful chemicals in “normal” deodorants, everyone knows them by now. Here is a great post if you aren’t up to speed yet. But the main reason people keep going back to antiperspirants is because it stops you from perspiring..(duh! thanks aluminium..) and so stops you fromContinue Reading What You Need to Know about Natural Deodorant
Bottles used to package water can take over 1,000 years to bio-degrade and if incinerated, they produce toxic fumes. It takes up to 3-7 litres of water and one litre of oil to produce one litre of bottled water, that’s not including the oil required for transport. Most water bottles end in landfill. It takesContinue Reading Water, Water, Every where.. Nor any Drop to Drink.
Toxic is a subjective word but I use it with confidence. In the skin care and cosmetics that you use everyday there are industrial chemicals such as carcinogens, pesticides and hormone disruptors. There are degreasers, surfactants, lead, tar and mercury… Would you call these toxic? I would! And they are in the products that weContinue Reading Toxic Ingredients in Skin Care Products