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Tag Archives: skin care

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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This supplier spotlight is with Geoff from Friendly Soap. I have been a very proud stockist of these soaps for over 2 years now and absolutely love using them myself. Their range stretches from hand and body soaps to shampoo bars, conditioner bars and shaving bars! You can see the full range I stock here. Tell me about yourself and…

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Join me as I interview Anna from UpCircle, who’s beautiful products I started stocking in January during my skincare focus. It is so great to learn more from Anna about the company, I hope you enjoy finding out more too. Tell me about yourself and your role at the company? “My name is Anna and I am the co-founder of…

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We’ve had a month full of amazing facts, beautiful products and inspirational quotes but, there is one thing that I know people often question when switching to an eco-alternative – how much is it going to cost? And it’s a big thing! I remember when I first started out that I spent a long time worrying about how much switches…

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homemade body butter

As the focus for this month is natural skincare, I thought I should try and make my own body butter and see how I got on! This was a super easy recipe and method and I would really recommend giving it a go! You’ll see my ingredients above! The coconut oil is from Tesco and is what I use to…

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The first in a brand new Eco Chat series which takes place live, each Monday evening on the Eco Living Community group. Video link below if you’d like to watch, or you can read a rough transcript further down. Hello! My name is Jen and I am the owner and founder of Eco Living Ideas. My mission is to create…

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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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