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)”

Sustainable Shaving for Mother Nature’s Son

In recognition of the impending celebration of Fathers Day this weekend I’ve roped my husband into writing this week’s post. I hope you’re a Beatles fan because, inspired by a recent trip to Abbey Road, he’s peppered his post with song titles by the fab four! See how many you can spot. (Tip: there are 23Continue reading “Sustainable Shaving for Mother Nature’s Son”

Sustainable Beach Gear

It’s fabulous to be able to spend time in a natural setting and the most frequently visited part of the natural world for many is likely to be the beach. Considering how valuable such locations are to us it’s important that we consciously live to protect it as much as we can by being ecologicallyContinue reading “Sustainable Beach Gear”

Natural and Organic Skincare in Ireland 2021

I’m trying to clear my house of all non-natural chemicals where possible. We’ve mostly succeeded food wise and cleaning wise but I’m lagging behind in the beauty department. My Easy 3 Ingredient Moisturiser  is perfect as a body moisturiser but I find it clogs the pores on my face so I need a finer gradeContinue reading “Natural and Organic Skincare in Ireland 2021”