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Category Archives: Eco Swaps

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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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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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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This July I will be focusing on all things out and about! This first blog is a quick introduction to the subject and to share with you some of the awesome eco-alternative available. Throughout the month I will be sharing price comparisons, facts and figures so check out other blogs for more info. I don’t know about you but I…

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There are so many options when it comes to dental care and you have to choose what is right for you. But, if you can consider the environment whilst doing it, that would be even better. I’ve loads of amazing products in store right now and you can find out about them all right here. Toothbrushes – Did you know…

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There are always so many questions around CSP, how to wear them, wash them, how many you need etc. Here I have answered some of the more common ones. How many do I need? This will differ from person to person but if you are solely using cloth pads then around 15 would be a good place to start. Obviously…

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February Blog Cover

It is time for a new monthly focus and a whole load of brand new products for Eco Living Ideas too! ⁠What better way than to launch a new product range and spend a whole month dedicated to learning more about how menstrual products can be better for you and for the environment!⁠ This month we will look at facts,…

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So here they are, 3 new wonderful products from UpCircle that are now stocked at Eco Living Ideas. I have recently started using these prodcuts and I’ve got to say, I am so impressed! My skin looks and feels a million times better and it did so after the first use! I hope that from my recommendation you can get…

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