My Plastic Free Struggle

Somehow we're now mid way through the month, and as promised in my previous post here is an update on how my Plastic Free July is going... Truthfully, it's not going very well. I've had some successes... I've been shopping from my local greengrocers and taking reusable bags with me, this massively cuts down on plastic packaging and … Continue reading My Plastic Free Struggle

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

Luva Huva – Ethical Lingerie

I mostly base my underwear purchases on comfort and practicality. When I found Luva Huva, an ethical lingerie brand based in Brighton, whose website hosts pictures of beautiful and delicate items I was quite sceptical as to whether they would provide bras to my size and comfort requirements. In the past I've struggled to find pretty bras that … Continue reading Luva Huva – Ethical Lingerie

MUD Jeans & RePack

I am always on the look out for an ethical and environmentally friendly brand, so when I stumbled across MUD Jeans I got a little excited. MUD Jeans are produced in fair factories from recycled, organic or BCI cotton using around 80% less water and producing around 70% less CO2 compared to other denim producers. … Continue reading MUD Jeans & RePack

Swedish Stockings

Swedish Stockings was one of the first clothing brands I discovered when I began researching how to 'consume consciously', and their tights are now a staple part of my weekend and work wardrobe. Each year two billion pairs of tights are produced, worn and then chucked away. I myself was guilty of this. Being quite … Continue reading Swedish Stockings