My Experience of ‘No Poo’

I’ve managed to streamline my skincare down to just water and a cotton flannel followed by some almond oil for moisturiser at night or Day Solution moisturiser by Green People, which is 88% organic for daytime. It’s the simplest and most effective skincare routine I’ve ever had and it’s cheap as chips. My transition toContinue reading “My Experience of ‘No Poo’”

Natural Deodorant

This week is all about back to school for us. The kids’ summer holidays ended yesterday and I now have my morning free again for a while, because soon I’ll be starting a Masters in Product Design for the Circular Economy with NCAD, the Rediscovery Centre and Easter Midlands Waste Region, which I’m really excitedContinue reading “Natural Deodorant”

Homemade Plastic-Free Toothpaste without Bicarb of Soda

On this blog I strongly believe in sharing failures as well as the successes, like my homemade mascara or homemade dish soap or experience with soap nuts. This time it’s the turn of homemade toothpaste. I’m being a bit harsh by calling this a failure. I actually like the toothpaste I created but my husbandContinue reading “Homemade Plastic-Free Toothpaste without Bicarb of Soda”

Homemade Lip balm (and Vaseline)

I hate the idea of putting synthetic chemicals in or on my body so I’m always keen to find cosmetics and treatments made with food-grade ingredients. I had this recipe for DIY (non) Petroleum Jelly bookmarked for ages before I got a chance to make it. I’m so glad I did, it’s been a greatContinue reading “Homemade Lip balm (and Vaseline)”