Category: Beauty

A Guide to the Best Eco-Friendly Hair Removal Options

A Guide to the Best Eco-Friendly Hair Removal Options

With the warmer months in full swing in the Northern Hemisphere, and for those in the Southern Hemisphere hopefully a European vacation, we have you covered for the best eco-friendly hair removal ways should you be inclined to go hair free. Now of course the most eco-friendly way to manage body hair is to go...

5 Beauty Brands Tackling the Industry’s Plastic Problem

5 Beauty Brands Tackling the Industry’s Plastic Problem

Selfies and social media shots are becoming such a normal part of a girl’s daily life, that they’re becoming pros in looking so fab and oh so fine. With commonly used hashtags #nofilter or #wokeuplikethis indicating a return to makeup free beauty, others are opting for alternative ways to ‘natural beauty’. An app can be...

Asia’s Obsession with White Skin and Lightening Products Runs Deeper Than You Think

Asia’s Obsession with White Skin and Lightening Products Runs Deeper Than You Think

No matter how much we empower women to stay true to their own skin, billboards, magazine ads, commercials and social media influencers featuring thin, traditionally beautiful models with fair complexion far outweigh women representing diverse beauty, shapes, sizes – flaws and all. Here in Asia, one would think that our obsession with having a flawless...

10 Quick Tips for Transitioning to Sustainable Beauty Products

10 Quick Tips for Transitioning to Sustainable Beauty Products

You can live sustainably by recycling items or purchasing your produce from local farmers instead of opting for fruits and vegetables that get shipped from other countries. It’s also smart to think about how your beauty regimen could become more sustainable. Here are nine easy ways to start the transition. 1. Think about your top...

Clean Beauty Awards 2018: 7 Natural Lipstick Brands I Tried, Tested and Loved

Clean Beauty Awards 2018: 7 Natural Lipstick Brands I Tried, Tested and Loved

Conscious consumption has the power to change the world. Do you agree? As the founder of a four-year-old jewellery-focussed social enterprise called Chic Made Consciously working to promote social and environmental rights through our fashion accessories, I of course agree. Founding Chic Made Consciously was the catalyst for me transitioning my life to one that...

SheaMoisture Organic, Fair-Trade Shampoo & Conditioner Giveaway

SheaMoisture Organic, Fair-Trade Shampoo & Conditioner Giveaway

Since 1912, SheaMoisture has been leading the way in natural, organic, responsibly-produced beauty products. Originally founded by Sofi Tucker who began selling Shea Nuts in Sierra Leone’s village markets, at just 19, the the widowed mother of four moved on to selling Shea Butter and other homemade hair and skin preparations. Now a certified B-Corporation, SheaMoisture...