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Small changes: Natural deodorant by Norfolk Natural Living

Trying out a natural deodorant from Norfolk Natural Living. I’ve switched back and forth between deodorants for a few years now, always meaning to buy a natural version. I used a natural tin deodorant for a while, which worked, however I found my underarms getting irritated the longer I used it. After some research I… Read More Small changes: Natural deodorant by Norfolk Natural Living

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Small Changes: A Project

The year is drawing to a close ( I like to get ahead and think of the end of October as my starting point. Samhuinn and all that) and instead of resolutions, I’ve been using loose themes for the last few years. This last year I wanted to be more honest with myself and with… Read More Small Changes: A Project

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Ethical Beauty Products – Minimalist Make-Up

Since following a more natural lifestyle, it’s become more important to me to use natural beauty products. Over time I’ve managed to replace my make-up with natural alternatives. It’s hard to find a product that’s cruelty-free and natural, a lot are either one or the other! Here are my current favourites. I’d love to hear… Read More Ethical Beauty Products – Minimalist Make-Up

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Natural Beauty

  I’ve been thinking for a while about natural beauty products and replacing my current make up with more eco-friendly, ethical brands. After chatting on Twitter about ethical companies, I decided to take the plunge, and when things run out, I will replace with more ethical alternatives. I want to start cutting down on plastic… Read More Natural Beauty

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Goodbye Hairspray

Goodbye hairspray It’s just over 2 weeks into the latest round of buying nothing new. And, consumer cravings aside, it’s going pretty well. I’ve run out of a few previously essential grooming products (eye make-up remover, hairspray, dry shampoo) and instead of replacing, I’ve decided to forego. What we deem as essential is subjective. A… Read More Goodbye Hairspray

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Simple Beauty – minimal face and body oil

We buy shower gels and soaps that dry our skin. We buy moisturisers to replenish this lost moisture. We buy concoctions of god knows what to cover our lines and wrinkles and fill in pores and glide over spots. We work our hands to the bone then buy creams and products to make our nails… Read More Simple Beauty – minimal face and body oil