Tag Archive: ethical

20th August 2016

Nutrition is Medicine

I believe that the chronic illness epidemic can be solved, in large part, by diet and lifestyle changes and that if we merge conventional medicine with nutritional therapy this can be achieved.
27th January 2016

Eating to Thrive

Having studied the subject of nutrition for quite some time, I have noticed a lot of judgement that comes from all directions. The media is full of opinions with hundreds of different diets purporting to produce miraculous results that will apparently suit everyone who tries it. Many ‘camps’ don’t seem open to the another way and the idea prevails that one size fits all. The inspiration for this article came from a social media post comparing two high profile women. […]
20th December 2015

Part 2 It’s in the Water: Bottled Water

I wish I could put a positive spin on this but unfortunately bottled water presents a dismal picture for consumers and our environment. The industry has capitalised on our fears by producing bottled water. They’ve carbonated it, sourced it from the Fiji mountains and put it in fancy bottles, which when combined with expensive marketing campaigns sells billions. Sales of bottled water have grown globally at an annual average of 6% since 2008 with 238 billion litres sold worldwide in […]
8th December 2015

Green Clay Face Mask with Essential Oils

Green clay face pack ready to apply Making my own skincare products has made me realise that the ingredients can be simple, natural and nourishing.  A face mask is one of the easiest things to make with just 2 or 3 ingredients and leaves my skin feeling rejuvenated.  The clay stimulates blood which is pumped to the surface to promote healing, while exfoliating and removing dead cells and extracting dirt and impurities. I can see and feel the difference after using this face mask. My skin feels […]
29th November 2015

ILIA Crimson & Clover

I’m passionate about natural beauty and do not believe we have to sacrifice quality and ethics when it comes to looking great.  There are some pretty special makeup, skincare and haircare products that perform far better and look just as good as the mainstream synthetic, unethical brands that fill the shelves of every supermarket and chemist. This article features the fabulous Crimson & Clover Tinted Lip Conditioner by ILIA. When is comes to lipstick we have to be even more […]