One of the first products I tried on my journey to zero waste was a shampoo bar from Lush and, despite it’s price, I was a convert. I loved the fact that I could buy it without packaging, save a sticker saying how much it was. Well that was over a year ago and nowContinue reading “Shampoo Bars – the Verdict”
When I last needed to replace my mascara I started investigating making my own. It took me a while to find a recipe with ingredients that I could access easily but I finally settled on a modified version of this one from The Green Lassie
We have bars of soap in all our bathrooms but I like to keep liquid soap by the kitchen sink for when my hands are manky with dough or minced meat. It’s super easy and cheap to make
I’m no longer a big wearer of make-up but if you’re into your cosmetics and wanted less harmful options here’s a list of sustainable ethical makers to consider. Just to note, I am not a chemist or a scientist so I’ve had to take claims of ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ at face value (pardon the pun).Continue reading “Sustainable Ethical Zero-Waste Make-up”
I used the recipe below to make some lovely home-made moisturiser. It cost approximately €5 to make a cup of moisturiser (half of the recipe below), which is absolutely delicious on the skin. Our whole family has been using it for about 6 months and couldn’t go back to shop bought cream now.