Until recently, I thought that the cosmetics and hair color that women used ,were pretty much the same. I had a friend of color who used to use a coconut oil cream product that she said helped her skin keep its moisture, as she used to suffer with really dry skin. Of course the shades […]
Chemicals in hair colour are not banned everywhere
It’s so hard to get something truly natural or organic in cosmetics or in perfumes. Yes, they might say they are but reading the ingredients paints a different picture.
Bath Bombs Do you know what is in that heavenly smelling Bath bomb or candle? are you having a bath in a chemical soup? Have a look at what could be effecting you while you relax. BATH BOMBS What is in these ? Firstly how relaxing, to lay in a nice deep bath, with hopefully […]
SUN CREAM/ SUNSCREEN This is always a subject I get totally confused on. I know the necessity of using a good sun cream or sunblock, but the stories in the media about what is safe or not, is totally confusing. Its not the easiest thing to dig the truth on, from all the different facts […]
DEODORANTS- I guess this is one product that we use everyday, whether you are female or male. These can contain a whole host of chemicals, Aluminium ( the risks on using this still seem to be mixed) Parabens, Fragrances – and all the chemicals that they contain! DEA, TEA, Propylene Glycol and others. There is […]
Green gardening ideas
A huge list of chemicals in shampoo
Clean skin without a load of chemicals
What is in use and why companies put them in
At the thought or sight of nits in your hair, it’s off down to the pharmacy! It’s what we do especially as parents. But is shoving a bunch load of chemicals on ourselves or kids the only answer? Are there better options out there?
The potential dangers in some products that we use
Working in an office is not always the healthiest place
Alternatives to hair styling products
Having our eyes look great is nothing new. Cleopatra is testimony to that. But what exactly are we putting near to our precious eyes and where does it come from? Here, I go through what I found some of which shocked me!
Some of the ingredients found in conditioners and how to avoid them
You’d think that when you buy any “Baby” product that it’s not laced with chemicals…wrong! Here, I share what I found to help our precious newborns stay away from the nasty stuff.
Ideas on furnishing, furniture and natural ideas that could be incorporated into our homes
What actually goes on in our homes? I’m talking about daily life and activity; Family, kids, pets, guests. What we use to keep our homes clean can make a big difference.
The products in our home and the effect these could have on our pets
Ideas on single use plastics
Natural health just for us girls
Some natural solutions that we can make ourselves or purchase
Places where you can look more deeply into products
UP-CYCLING, WHY WE GOT INTO IT AND SOME IDEAS FOR YOU This was a new area for me, I have always ended up painting the stuff in the house, walls, woodwork etc .I actually feel at times that I should just carry around a paintbrush ,there is always something to paint. But we moved house,and as […]
( Updated on 9 Nov 2020) This blog is a natural progression for me. I love cooking, its a way of showing love to my family. I love to have a table full of people, lots of different foods to try, long conversations and loads of laughter! If you want to make the change for […]
Perfumes and fragrances are “Trade Secrets” and with up to four thousand chemicals to make them up, you’ll never know what’s really inside them!.. Here, I share what I’ve found as possible solutions and alternatives.
MEN’S STUFF, BODY ,BEARDS etc I guess that men have as many issues with their skin as women. My Husband suffers from dry skin, and nowadays at least men are taking better care of themselves and using creams and facial products,so much more than before. It can mean that your products are not safe from them […]
( updated 4 November ) NAIL VARNISH /POLISHES What is in Nail varnishes and Polishes? I have always thought the smell of a nail varnish, smelt toxic, it is such a pungent smell. I can not say that I was surprised, after seeing what the ingredients in them . I have found that you can […]
Taking care of our mouth and teeth is supposed to be good for us. But if what we use isn’t…what then? Here are some ideas that work just as well and perhaps better.
FOUNDATION What is in this product? How can you find one which is really good for your skin? Without all the chemicals in it? I thought I would start at the base, and work up through the layers of the makeup we apply. Foundation of course, can be made by different companies, therefore the combination […]
Keeping Healthy is made up of a number of things.As they say, its mind body and spirit! Keeping healthy is in what you eat, drink or can be external factors , such as in the products that you use. I don’t think for an overall wellness, you can take one part of your life on […]
The thought of washing clothes and bedding, then sleeping or wearing those chemicals for 24 hours is not great.
LIPSTICK AND LIP-GLOSS I always felt that putting on a little bit of a bright red lipstick gave me a little boost for the day, made me feel a little more confident. Now I feel really disappointed in finding out just what I have been applying to my lips all these years. What really makes […]
CELLULITE – WAYS TO COMBAT IT Cellulite , or as I have also heard it called Orange peel skin. It is the dimpling of skin, often found on your thighs or bottom,but it can be in other areas as well. MEDICAL NEWS TODAY have information in detail on what it is, the causes and treatment […]