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Shaving is, for many of us, quite an important part of our personal care routine. Some will shave more than others of course, but it is a common practise and something that can cause a whole world of skin problems if the right products aren’t used. Shaving rash, dry skin and ingrowing hairs are all issues that can arise from…

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Have you tried a natural deodorant alternative yet? If not, what are your reservations? Ask me some questions in the comments and maybe I can help. I personally switched to Earth Conscious deos almost 3 years ago and have never looked back. I now stock their deo tubes and the bare bars and can honestly say that I love them.…

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This month my supplier spotlight is with the lovely Alizee from Hoja Shampoo. I have recently started stocking Hoja Shampoo Bars so wanted to dig a bit deeper in to the driving force behind this New Forest based eco start up. Here is my interview with Alizee: “Tell me about yourself and your role at the company?” “I founded and…

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Have you used a sheet face mask before? Or may be you stopped using them for health or environmental reasons? This post delves in to all of the reasons to switch to eco-friendly sheet face masks which are free from chemicals and plastic. Let’s start with a very simple price comparison of eco-friendly sheet face masks vs non-eco alternatives: How…

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Personal care, or self care, is such an important thing for us to commit time to, in order to stay physically and mentally healthy. I for one know how easy it is to always put other people and other ‘jobs’ ahead of your own needs, but over time I am learning to put myself first every now and then. But,…

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When people start out on their eco-journey, or they’re ready for the next chapter, they always say ‘I don’t know where to start’. And my answer is always, with an audit. Choose a room or an area of your house and work it out! For example, you could look at your wardrobe, clear it out, donate, sell or repurpose anything…

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This week’s focus is on Out and About Products. The July focus on the Eco Living Ideas page is all things related to being out and about this summer and how to try and reduce the impact we have on the environment whilst we are making some awesome memories. Watch my eco chat in the video below or check out…

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During my research for the Out and About focus, I came across all sorts of facts and figures that I thought were really interesting and that I wanted to share with you. I also love doing price comparisons, so there is one of those too! First let’s look at some facts about the waste created from single use ‘on the…

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My latest Supplier Spotlight is with Tom, the Managing Director of Plastic Phobia who are a Sheffield Based wholesalers of a range of eco-friendly products. Take a read to hear a little bit more about Tom and how Plastic Phobia work. What was the inspiration behind the business? “While at University in 2018 I started thinking about how many plastic…

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Join myself and Vicki from Brightwood Forest and Training School as we discuss how you can teach children about nature and why that is so important. Vicki also shares her top tips on how to reduce your impact when you are out exploring this summer. If you would like to catch up on previous Eco Chat Episodes, you can find…

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