Month: November 2016

Hand Chemistry – don’t forget to look after your paws!

In the words of my dear old ma – “your hands will always give away your age, even if your face doesn’t…”. We knew that already though, right? Not all hand creams are the same… Lucky I’ve found another Deciem product that does what it says it does then eh? Well almost… Hand Chemistry has been around since November 2013 and, has been consistently voted #1 hand cream by those influencers in the beauty business whose opinions can be trusted. So, with ma’s words in the back of my head and, knowing that my mitts are oft neglected, I decided...

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The Humble Brush – an eco toothbrush helping children in need

November 20 is the United Nations Universal Children’s Day! Established in 1954, this day is used to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children’s welfare. It marks the day on which the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child, in 1959, and the Convention on the Rights of the Child, in 1989. The Convention, which is the most widely ratified international human rights treaty, sets out a number of children’s rights including the right to life, to health, to education and to play, as well as the right to family life,...

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Tsuno – bamboo sanitary pads with an ethical message

Period talk… For those of us ladies fortunate enough to live in the developed world, perhaps the only choice we need to make each month is whether our sanitary products are bleached or unbleached; with applicator or without; with wings or without; or even bio-degradable. But, have you ever thought what it might be like to live in an undeveloped country like Sierra Leone for example, where there is no choice other than to stay at home and miss school/work or, use all manner of materials in order to manage menstruation; such as rags, newspapers, kitchen sponges, leaves and...

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