Sri Lanka: Sthree – Supporting Women’s Development in Kandy

We've nearly been in Sri Lanka now for two weeks and our second stop was Kandy. For travellers (us included) this place is usually a quick one or two night stop off to explore Sigiriya and Dambulla. Whilst in Kandy we stumbled upon the Sthree social enterprise which is one of the Women's Development Centre projects. … Continue reading Sri Lanka: Sthree – Supporting Women’s Development in Kandy

Lush Colour Supplement

99% of the year I use make-up that is the palest shade. However sometimes, on those very odd occasions when my skin meets sunshine, I need something a little darker. But because it's only a small portion of the year that I need a darker shade I begrudge buying a new product. This is where … Continue reading Lush Colour Supplement

The Yorkshire Soap Company

Last bank holiday I headed up to Harrogate to visit my boyfriend's parents. On Saturday we popped into Knaresborough and discovered The Yorkshire Soap Company. The Yorkshire Soap Company has six shops dotted around the region selling natural handmade soaps, when you walk in the shop its like a fancy patisserie. Loads of pretty designs, colours and … Continue reading The Yorkshire Soap Company

World Fairtrade Day – Honeystreet Handmade

As it is World Fairtrade Day I thought I'd write about Honeystreet Handmade who make beauty products in the Wiltshire countryside using Fairtrade Olive Oil, Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter and Apricot Kernel Oil. A few weeks ago I ordered their Sunshine Body Scrub and Butter. INGREDIENTS: Shea Butter, Grape Seed Oil, Kernel Oil, Corn Silk, Orange Peel … Continue reading World Fairtrade Day – Honeystreet Handmade