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

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…

Affordable sustainable clothing… does it exist?

How do you become more sustainable in your choice of clothing? My clothing buys are 90% second hand and have been for years, but I’ve recently been looking more into sustainable fabrics. I still have a lot of polyester/nylon clothing in my wardrobe and knowing that the fibres are leaking into the water system makes … Continue reading Affordable sustainable clothing… does it exist?