Homemade Plastic-Free Toothpaste without Bicarb of Soda

Photo by Lesly Juarez on Unsplash 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 […]

Easy Sustainable Switches

Routine enables us to breeze through our days with very little effort and thought. This might sound like a bag thing but without it we’d waste time over daily deliberations on when to have our first coffee, where to have our first coffee, how to have our first coffee. What a waste of brain power. […]

Homemade Lip balm (and Vaseline)

It’s been ages since I’ve made something. The garden and summer holidays are more than enough to fill my days with plenty of to-dos. Recently though, we were getting to the bottom of our tub of Vaseline and I swore I wouldn’t be buying a replacement, so I decided to trial a recipe for DIY […]

Beauty Kitchen Invisible Mineral Sunscreen – Review

When I was researching my Sustainable Summer post I spotted this product at half-price on the Holland and Barrett website. We already had sunscreen at home but I needed something that was less sticky, suitable for putting on the face and small enough to fit in my handbag. At its reduce price I figured this […]

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 23 […]