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.
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.
Summer has finally arrived. Our days are getting longer, nights warmer, and the sun is shining stronger. Many of us are probably looking forward to holidays, catching up with family, lazing at the beach and backyard BBQs. So it’s easy to forget how quickly those harsh rays can turn a tan to a painful burn and leave lasting damage to our skin. But a love-hate relationship with the summer sunshine doesn’t have to end in the legionnaires’ caps and bright pink zinc of your childhood.
It was almost 18 months ago that I left home with a 50-litre backpack weighing me down. It was overflowing with all the things I thought I’d need for a trip around the world. As an inexperienced traveller, my packing skills were questionable at best. Life on the road is a great teacher, however, and I learned how to strike that happy balance between necessity and luxury. Now I’m a pro at packing a suitcase that’s sustainable, stylish and light!
For some of us, the idea of turning up to every 5-star event in the same gown and that one pair of trusty heels is just not on. But neither is a wardrobe overflowing with barely worn formal wear or a maxed out credit card from buying clothes we can’t afford… what to do?
It’s time to look at the rental market! Renting a dress is a cost-effective, socially conscious way to make fashion’s high-end trends and couture accessible.
Are you worried that your budget combined with your love of fashion will overrule your desire to shop ethically? Scared of being forced to opt for cheap and nasty over ecochic?
Never fear! Here are 8 tips to create a versatile and ethical wardrobe without breaking the bank.
Shopping ethically without depleting your bank account isn’t always easy, especially when you have a penchant for style. The good news is we’re here to help make your conscious shopping journey much easier!
It’s here. That time of year when everyone seems to be getting married. And while we love our friends and their special days, it can be a bit stressful trying to buy a dress that isn’t too white, too black or too revealing, and will still look great when people are looking back on the photos in 20 years time (yes, I’m thinking of you, retro ‘80s shoulder pads). Continue Reading