Sustainability

Minimalist Makeup- Full Face With Just 3 Products!!

In another life, I was a makeup artist. It's a job that isn't exactly suited to people with a habit of swooning, and eventually I realised that it wasn't physically possible for me to keep working a job that required so much standing. But I still have knowledge that I gained from working in and… Continue reading Minimalist Makeup- Full Face With Just 3 Products!!

Sustainability

Plastic Free July 2019 Day 20: DIY Oat Milk.

It's day 20 of Plastic-free July, and today I want to talk about oat milk; a delicious plant-based milk alternative that has a super low carbon footprint, and that can be made completely plastic-free! It's super easy to make oat milk at home. Let a cup of rolled oats soak in water overnight, then wring… Continue reading Plastic Free July 2019 Day 20: DIY Oat Milk.

Sustainability

Plastic Free July 2019 Day 19: Buy Local.

It's day 19 of Plastic-Free July, today. One of my favourite ways to avoid excess plastic packaging is to shop at local markets! There are so many incredible people in our community making amazing handmade goods and packaging them minimally and sustainably. The earrings pictured were made by Rachel from Bellissima Glass, who I've gotten to… Continue reading Plastic Free July 2019 Day 19: Buy Local.

Health & Disability

Every Alternative Therapy I’ve Tried Since Falling Ill (Spoiler Alert: I’m Still Sick.)

I've always had a sceptical side, but when your life is thrown upside down by chronic illness it's incredibly tempting to try everything and anything that claims it could help you. Over the past ten years of being ill, I have had several such periods in my life where I spent a lot of time… Continue reading Every Alternative Therapy I’ve Tried Since Falling Ill (Spoiler Alert: I’m Still Sick.)

Sustainability

Plastic Free July 2019 Day 18: Roving Refills.

For day 18 of our series for Plastic-Free July, I want to highlight local zero waste service Roving Refills, who are doing some absolutely amazing work in reducing the amount of plastic packaging we consume, by offering bulk refills on a variety of household products, including laundry and dishwashing detergents, cleaning products, and shampoo and conditioner.… Continue reading Plastic Free July 2019 Day 18: Roving Refills.