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Green People Beauty Boost Skin Restore Review

Green People Beauty Boost Skin Restore Review

Happy Easter, little chicks! Since my last product review wasn't a positive one, I thought I'd share my thoughts on Green People Beauty Boost Skin Restore. It is, thankfully, a natural skincare product I have been loving, especially for days when I have tired skin. Labelled as the 'Number One for Radiant Skin', it's an interesting piece to add to your skincare collection. Let me tell you all about it including which high end product it is a clean dupe for! Green People Beauty Boost Skin Restore Review Is It A Bird, Is It A Plane? From the labelling it's not [...]
Living Nature Foundation Review

Living Nature Foundation Review

If I'm honest, most natural and organic 'foundations' have about as much coverage as a tinted moisturiser. Acne, angry blemishes, and bad bad skin days have sadly not been helped by the green beauty makeup I own. Late last year, I went through a really horrid acne phase (again!!)... maybe due to stress... I wish I knew... but my forehead and skin around my mouth kept breaking out in big (and I mean FAT ASS) spots that just... Would. Not. Go away. Annoying enough. However, working in a front of house position in hospitality, I was desperate to hide my bumpy, [...]
halloween purple bat nail art

Purple Hallowe’en Nail Art

This year I decided to have a little fun and try out some spooky nail art, after being set a challenge by UK nail polish brand, Maggie Anne! Award-winning and 6 toxin-free, their polishes are high quality gel-effect in a range of vibrant colours. If you want to see how I created my purple Hallowe'en nail art, read on below.... Purple Hallowe'en Nail Art Ombre Base For the base of the nail art, I opted for an ombre effect. I thought this would be a cool backdrop for my flying bats and Hallowe'en silhouettes. To do this, I first painted two [...]
autumn pomegranate

6 Autumn Skincare Tips

Today I'm sharing a guest blog post written by the fabulous Rabia, co-owner of soapNskin. The British company create and sell high quality, handcrafted, natural skincare products. Most recently their Honey & Oat with Manuka Essential Oil Hand & Body Soap won an accolade in the Green Parent Natural Beauty Awards 2016! Rabia has kindly shared her top tips for skincare during autumn. 6 Autumn Skincare Tips With October now in full swing and the weather taking a turn, it’s safe to say that autumn is, without a doubt, well on its way. Most of us have spent our summer [...]
The Spa at Armathwaite Hall bath tea

Bath Tea for Silky Soft Skin

Today’s post is based on something I like to do sometimes after a stressful day, and that is making a fancy bath. When plain hot water is not good enough on these occasions, I like to add a few more lovely ingredients to transform the sad old bath into a luxurious spa. Bath Tea for Silky Soft Skin As a tea-drinker, the concept of a bath tea sounds rather brilliant. Making myself a human biscuit in a large bath-shaped teacup. I’ve never tried a bath tea before, so I’m excited to embark on a new bathing experience. The bath tea [...]
Natural makeup to fake looking awake

Guest Post – Fake It ‘Til You Wake It

Today I'm so pleased to feature a guest blog post from Bristol-based beauty blogger, Sasha Seaward. She is the writer behind Balanced Beauty Bristol, and has some amazing tips for how to look refreshed when you don't feel it. Fake It 'Til You Wake It So as tired mumma with a toddler who has rubbish nighttime habits, I have picked up more than a few tips and tricks to make myself look just that little bit more awake. (Or on the really bad days... you know, just to look ALIVE is good). In fact I'd say I was a bit of an [...]
Botanicals Body Lotion

Botanicals Lemongrass Mandarin Body Lotion Review

With the glorious hot weather these last few weeks, cooling lightweight body care products are what you need for summer. My trusted coconut oil is sitting on the reserve bench, whilst refreshing and quick-absorbing lotions are my current go-to in the morning. Natural and 91% organic, the Lemongrass Mandarin Body Lotion*, kindly sent to me from Botanicals, has been my in my daily routine for the past couple of months. Looking to try green beauty body care from a British brand? Read on for my Botanicals Lemongrass Mandarin Body Lotion review. Botanicals Lemongrass Mandarin Body Lotion Review Summer means a bit of [...]

Green People Quinoa Body Care Range

Green People truly excel with reliable, natural and kind-to-skin beauty products. I've been a regular customer of theirs for a while now, so when I was sent the new Green People Quinoa body care range I knew I'd probably love it! Last June I reviewed the Green People quinoa and artichoke hair care range, which gave me super soft locks and are still firm favourites of mine. Now they've formulated a shower gel and deodorant also featuring the superfood quinoa. After trialling for a month (my shower gel is now empty!), here's my review... Green People Quinoa and Calendula Shower Gel Scent Ginger, [...]
The best natural organic liquid eyeliner!

The Best Natural Organic Liquid Eyeliner

The quest is finally over. My mission to search for a liquid eyeliner that is non-toxic and stays on your eyelids is complete. I've been tweeting so much about this product that I had to dedicate it's own blog post. Behold, the best natural organic liquid eyeliner from Zao Makeup! The Best Natural Organic Liquid Eyeliner Quest Complete First of all, a big thanks to Amy from Get That Glow for making me aware of probably the most impressive piece of makeup kit I have ever bought. Peeps making the move over to natural and organic cosmetics will understand what I [...]
TOTM Organic Pads and Tampons

TOTM Organic Pads and Tampons Review

One of the main early changes I made when transitioning to a green lifestyle was to start using organic cotton pads and tampons. As a sufferer of chronic period pain for three years, it has been a key element to help reduce monthly pain, and maintain healthy feminine care without the use of harmful synthetics. There are a small number of organic brands available in the UK to cater for the eco girl. This is my TOTM organic pads and tampons review. TOTM Organic Pads and Tampons Review Organic vs Synthetic TOTM organic pads and tampons* are made of non-GM cotton, meaning [...]