Bring Back the Bees – Burt’s Bees

Since the late 1990s, beekeepers around the world have observed a dramatic decline in bees. Bees make more than honey. They are key to food production because they pollinate crops, a third of the food that we eat depends on pollinating insects. The main reasons for global bee decline: loss of biodiversity and destruction of … Continue reading Bring Back the Bees – Burt’s Bees

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

Green People – Help at Hand

Green People began back in the 90's by a mother who was searching for organic, natural products to help her daughter's skin allergies. Finding that there was not much on the market she began Green People with a promise to never use aggressive ingredients or synthetic chemicals, never to test on animals and to use ethical … Continue reading Green People – Help at Hand

Face and Hair Care

I suffer with spots and have very fine, limp hair. Last year these two catalysts, along with my escalating interest in sustainable products prompted me to overhaul my beauty products. I did lots of research looking specifically at natural ingredients, supply chain ethics and animal testing. It turns out there are loads of brands on … Continue reading Face and Hair Care