I HAVE A QUESTION FOR YOU

Tonight's blog is a short one, but I think it is an important one. I have been thinking about what holds people back from making the steps to being eco-friendly. I know there can be many things that can influence people and they can be wide and varied. So what has being holding you back from making the change to being eco-friendly? If you have made some changes, why can't you go further? I think I know some of the reasons. Lifestyle - are you afraid your lifestyle will change? Do you think to be eco-friendly you need to be a tree hugging hippy? I love and respect those guys, but I also know it is not the life for everyone. Over the years you have worked hard to get the house you want, the c

CERTIFICATION - WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?

You may have noticed that there are lots of symbols and logos out there, but when it comes to choosing a sustainable, eco-friendly or organic product, what do they mean? It can get very confusing when you are trying to buy such products. I know, because when I first became conscious of the items we were buying, I started to pull my hair out trying to figure it all out. Like me, I am sure you are trying to buy more natural eco-friendly products, but often are worried that the items aren’t truly what they state on the packages. This is where certification gives you the confidence in knowing that the products have met a standard, have been independently assessed and the label truely states wha

CARING FOR YOUR SKIN ORGANICALLY IS BEING ECO-FRIENDLY

Your skin is the largest organ on your body and it can be seen by everyone. When your skin looks good, you radiate health. We assume most of you shower daily, use cleansing products, before applying at minimum some moisturiser and at most, many other products and cosmetics. You have good intentions, keeping your skin clean, protecting and enhancing it, but do you really know what you are putting on your skin? Or what affect using these products has on the environment? If you want to keep a youthful and healthy glow there are some things you should consider when looking after your skin: 1. Get A Good Shower Filter If you don’t have tank water, your water is treated with chlorine to kill cert

WHY YOU SHOULD CHANGE TO NATURAL OILS FOR YOUR SKINCARE

Plant oils that benefit your skin and the environment When it comes to taking care of your skin, nature has provided us with a great variety of plant oils that benefit our skin. Natural oils have been used for centuries by many cultures showing us that these oils are not only good for your skin but are also good for the environment. Why Natural oils are good for your skin Many of the natural oils protect your skin making it feel smooth, giving it a healthy glow and youthful appearance. It means we can look after our skin without all the nasty ingredients found in processed and manufactured skincare products. Petroleum-based products and those containing minerals can’t be absorbed, which mea