I’ve spent many years and thousands of dollars trying to get good skin. But here’s what I’ve learnt, you don’t need to spend a fortune on expensive products, and a good nights sleep will do your complexion wonders. A few years ago I got rid of my chemical ridden cleansers and moisturisers and instead used products I would only ever be comfortable eating. So here’s what I found.
Get smarter on the couch. These documentaries are a great place to start: enlightening, shocking and inspiring all at once.
I’ve been thinking a lot about this poignant message from Anna Lappé today. I wanted to share it with you because it’s Black Friday, the biggest consumer day of the year. I’m already tired of all the marketing messages pushing me to buy more stuff I don’t need. Continue Reading
Father’s Day is around the corner. Your boyfriend’s birthday is creeping up. And you never know what to buy your brother for Christmas. Seriously, buying for men is so tough, not to mention when you’re trying to do it ethically.
My great-grandmother once had the same pair of stockings for 20 years. She would wear gloves as she carefully guided them over her legs. She comes from a time when stockings were considered to be a luxury item. They were well made and made to last. When they ripped they were mended. Continue Reading
If your social media feed is full of photos from friends in Europe right now, you’re not alone. So because we all seem obsessed with Europe we’ve decided to celebrate with a list of our favourite ethical brands from the fabulous continent.
As we hear about unethical practices in the wool industry and the huge environmental toll associated with cashmere, you might think those days of getting cosy in a luxuriously soft and fluffy jumper were gone. And then in walks the alpaca to steal our hearts and our wardrobe space!
“Somewhere inside all of us is the power to change the world” – Roald Dahl
These are the words inscribed on the window of You the Earth & Me, a store that cares more about creating a positive impact for the earth and its inhabitants than it does about selling you junk you don’t need.
Monica Arcé Garcia is creating a luxury brand, led first by beautiful designs, while keeping the social responsibility at the core of what she does. Currently crowdfunding to raise enough money to start a studio employing Indigenous Australians using sustainably harvested, vegetable tanned leather, Monica’s story was so inspiring, we thought you’d like to hear about her vision.