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Making Greener Strides

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It makes us so happy to introduce people to green, ethical beauty products that WORK. We absolutely love his blog post by...

Natural British Makeup

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8 steps to a winter glow

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Harriet gives her tips on enjoying and embracing the winter months.

As a 'summer person' who is always cold, I have developed a few winter survival tactics. Everyone is different and we all have things going on in our lives, but whether you are studying, working, a parent, a carer or all of the above, everyone needs to take a little time to look after themselves. Here are my suggestions. Do one, two or preferably all of these things: 

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The Air Cleaning Power of Houseplants

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Home, sweet home: how to combat the ‘indoor pollution’ of scented candles.

Houseplants go in and out of favour as part of our interior decor, but as Dr Saleyha Ahsan, one of the presenters of BBC2’s Trust Me, I’m a Doctor, writes in the Guardian they can also have some unexpected health benefits if you are a fan of air fresheners and fragranced candles. 

Air fresheners and cleaning products release chemicals that are harmful in enclosed spaces. But houseplants could help cut the risks. Also try switching to natural and organic products. 

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Zero Waste Freezing for an Eco Friendly Kitchen

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Really useful hints on how to cut down on using plastic in the kitchen...

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7 'Healthy' Foods That Aren't Actually That Good For You, from Grazia

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Nutritional therapist Eve Kalinik writes for Grazia about some foods we may think are healthier than they are...

It's never been more fashionable to be a healthy eating fanatic - just take the sky-rocketing sales of kale and non-dairy milks like soy and almond milk, and juice bars opening up on every corner. But are some 'health' foods actually not that good for you - and could they be making you more unhealthy or put on weight?
Kale, not as healthy as you think?

 

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