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.
It’s been almost a month since Christmas and the indulgences of the festive season may seem like a distant memory. But some unwished-for legacies of Christmas linger long after the last slice of leftover ham is finally gone from the fridge. So here’s how to deal with those items you can’t find a place for in your life.
Each and every body should be loved and celebrated. Whether you’ve got a booty to boot or you get around in platforms just to keep eye-line with the rest of society, these brands will not only cater to your needs but also share your values for a better world.
We-Love is an Australian-based online boutique focused on providing a range of ethical, sustainable and high-quality products including clothing, homewares, jewellery and skincare.
We all love a little luxury now and then! But when it comes to achieving your favourite runway looks, it can be difficult to find brands that meet your values. We know you still want to look fabulous, and you’re absolutely entitled to it. So if you want to feel at ease with the purchases you make, take a look at these ethical alternatives to luxury brand items you may be coveting.
Whenever we buy a piece of clothing, we’re participating in a chain of events with far reaching consequences. Have you ever stopped to wonder who made the clothes you’re wearing? What sort of life are they living? When brands have transparent supply chains, we can clearly trace the journey our fashion has made. And the lives it has touched.
If you’re passionate about wearing beautiful fashion that’s kind to animals and the planet, why should you compromise when it’s time to visit the hairdresser? Every day we use bathroom cabinets’ worth of personal care products, but we don’t always know what we’re rubbing into our scalps.
Like most eager resolution-makers, I rarely succeed in keeping any of my lofty goals past January. I did not manage to “Write a Novel” or “Refresh my German Skills” last year, and I still haven’t set foot inside a gym since 2012 despite my vow to “Exercise Three Times a Week.”
Instead of continuing this embarrassingly futile tradition, I’ve decided to change the way I approach resolutions. I want my goals for 2017 to be attainable and sustainable for the environment – and my wallet.
The summer holidays are the perfect time to relax with a good book. To help you create a shortlist, we’ve asked three amazing women to review ground-breaking books which delve deep into the world of fashion.
This is an opinion piece by Megan Brosterman, co-founder of Victoria Road, a brand which discovers and supports designers and artisans in emerging markets who are creating modern, sophisticated fashion inspired by their vibrant cultures. Originally posted on Ecocult. You can read the whole article here.
Thousands of tonnes of garments wind up in landfills each year, many of them never worn.
And it’s not only the fast fashion mega-brands that are the culprits. The way today’s market works, there’s actually no way out of the cycle of waste if a brand wants to sell enough clothes to stay in business. Right?
Get smarter on the couch. These documentaries are a great place to start: enlightening, shocking and inspiring all at once.