• Sustainability

    Easy Sustainable Swaps | AD

    We all know we should be doing more for the planet, but sometimes the thought of changing our entire lifestyle can be overwhelming. Here are some easy sustainable swaps we can all make as a collective to help reduce our impact on the planet. *Items marked with a * are PR samples sent from brands, I have no obligation to post about. As always my opinions are honest. Sustainable Period Products Every person who has a period uses on average up to 11,000 disposable products in a lifetime. These do not go away, they don’t biodegrade and they don’t help our planet. An easy sustainable swap to make is to…

  • beauty,  Sustainability

    Which Eco Friendly Deodorant Is Best?

    So you’ve decided you’d like to use some more sustainable health and beauty products. One of the first questions you might ask is which eco friendly deodorant is best or the most sustainable? I tried a few different eco friendly and cruelty-free deodorants out so that you don’t have to. Here’s a run down of which ones I tried and what I thought about them. Why is it hard to choose a good eco friendly deodorant? Natural Deodorants are an absolute minefield for so many reasons, including: Not many are available in shops. Greenwashing by big brands make their products sound more “green” than they actually are. Deodorants may be…

  • beauty,  Intentional Living,  Sustainability

    My Cruelty-Free Skincare Routine |AD

    For the last few years I have been working hard to ensure that I have a cruelty-free skincare routine and today I’ll share my favourite products with you. Let’s be real, there are millions of skincare products out there, all promising instant results to reduce wrinkles, eradicate blemishes and give us glowy skin and they all have amazing advertising campaigns to draw us in. Have you ever stopped to think about the impact your skincare products could be having on animals? Unfortunately lots of companies still test their products on animals before they hit the shelf. Today I’m here to help you pick through this minefield and suggest to you…

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    Intentional Living,  Sustainability

    Am I Sustainable Enough?

    I’m going all out and asking the big question today. Am I sustainable enough? With everything that’s going on in the world it seems like there is an overwhelming pressure to do more to be green, but is it ever enough? The issue seems to be that there are too many issues to tackle at once. If i’m not worrying about plastic pollution, i’m worrying about fast fashion, if it’s not that, it’s food waste etc. etc. It goes on and on, and the more your eyes are opened to these issues the more overwhelming it becomes. So for my own piece of mind, and maybe to inspire some of…

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    Blogmas,  Sustainability

    Sustainable Christmas Gift Guide

    I won’t lie, at this point I’m starting to resent this blog post, because having written it all, it then decided to delete itself…twice! However I think it’s an important point so I am persevering to bring you a sustainable Christmas Gift Guide. So you might have noticed all the Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals which have been floating around recently *read- bombarding your inbox*. These sales have essentially been trying to make us buy more and more stuff we don’t need. Consuming all this extra stuff is very unsustainable and often leads you to buy things you don’t need. Granted you’ll be wanting to buy people Christmas presents…