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DIY mascara – vegan, zero waste and all natural.

For the last 2-3 years I have been making my own mascara using this recipe. Not only is is extremely cheap, it’s quick to make (quicker than popping to the shop to buy one) and I’ve found it even more effective than any shop bought mascara I’ve used over the years. It dries very quickly … Continue reading DIY mascara – vegan, zero waste and all natural.

Tips for plastic free living

The plastic issue has gained way more traction in the last year. Ordinary people are becoming more aware and making changes in their own lives to reduce their plastic intake. It’s a talking point - and when in shops and restaurants people are praising for us refusing plastic bags or straws. It’s incredible, I never … Continue reading Tips for plastic free living

What is palm oil and should we be boycotting it? / Iceland’s Christmas advert banned #nopalmoilchristmas

In the last few days it’s been in the news that the Iceland’s Christmas advert has been banned in the UK. The ad was promoting their aim to be Palm Oil free by the end of the year by using a Greenpeace animation about a little Orang-utan called ‘Rang-tan’. If you haven’t already seen it, … Continue reading What is palm oil and should we be boycotting it? / Iceland’s Christmas advert banned #nopalmoilchristmas

12 years to reverse the effects of climate change…

12 years is it? That’s how long they’ve given us until we’ve screwed up the earth so much that we can’t go back. We’ve known about climate change for decades, maybe even over 100 years. But instead of taking responsibility for our actions we’ve actually ignored the natural disasters and record breaking temperatures and kept … Continue reading 12 years to reverse the effects of climate change…