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National Bug Busting Day – June 15th
Monday, 14 Jun, 2010 – 5:00 | Comments Off on National Bug Busting Day – June 15th
National Bug Busting Day – June 15th

Campaigning to tackle the massive problem of head lice, June 15th 2010, is the Department of Health’s National Bug Busting Day.
On this day, families everywhere are encouraged to check their hair for traces of head …

Faith in Nature natural beauty products
Friday, 14 May, 2010 – 5:05 | Comments Off on Faith in Nature natural beauty products
Faith in Nature natural beauty products

Some companies pride themselves on quick delivery. Other companies are so quick you wonder whether they got in the car and delivered the parcel themselves.
One such person is Karl from the Eco Green Store.
No sooner …

Honey as a natural beauty remedy
Wednesday, 5 May, 2010 – 5:00 | Comments Off on Honey as a natural beauty remedy
Honey as a natural beauty remedy

This week we’re celebrating National Honey week!
So far we’ve talked about using honey as a natural remedy for hayfever. and introduced the wonders of manuka honey.
Today we’re going to look at how honey can be …

Why you should get rid of Triclosan in your home
Thursday, 29 Apr, 2010 – 5:00 | 2 Comments
Why you should get rid of Triclosan in your home

Our Change the World Wednesday Challenge this week is to remove, or begin to phase out, antibacterial products from our homes; specifically those products containing Triclosan.
You might be wondering why – I mean, antibacterial …

Toiletries with nothing nasty in them
Monday, 19 Apr, 2010 – 5:00 | Comments Off on Toiletries with nothing nasty in them
Toiletries with nothing nasty in them

Congratulations to Elin from one of my favourite companies “nothing Nasty” who has won an award recently!
Elin’s Nothing Nasty products contain exactly what they say – no toxic or nasty ingredients!
Her products are pure, natural …

Treat your hands with fair trade shea butter
Thursday, 8 Apr, 2010 – 5:00 | Comments Off on Treat your hands with fair trade shea butter
Treat your hands with fair trade shea butter

Now the gardening season is in full swing, you might find your hands are suffering!
Fortunately, help is on hand from a fair trade company called ‘Exclusive roots” who specialise in quality fairly traded products from …

Naturity pure personal care products
Thursday, 25 Mar, 2010 – 5:22 | 2 Comments
Naturity pure personal care products

It’s not often I find personal products that come up to my high standards! From making my own products in the past I’m pretty fussy when it comes to ingredients.
However, Naturity tick all the boxes!
Located …

Chemerical film review for a non toxic home
Thursday, 11 Feb, 2010 – 6:00 | Comments Off on Chemerical film review for a non toxic home
Chemerical film review for a non toxic home

Andrew Nisker sent me his docu film;  “Chemerical” to watch. Andrew was on his way to the Green Planet Blues, International Environment Film Event, in Romania when I caught up with him to get the …

Review of bamboo and organic washable menstrual pads
Monday, 16 Nov, 2009 – 6:00 | 6 Comments
Review of bamboo and organic washable menstrual pads

Here’s one for the girls! It’s a subject close to my heart and one which I’ve talked about before.
If you’ve used washable nappies, you’re only one step away from using washable sanitary pads (or the …

Campaign for safe cosmetics video
Friday, 30 Oct, 2009 – 6:09 | 4 Comments
Campaign for safe cosmetics video

A few weeks ago we showed a new video made by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics team.  It highlighted safety issues surrounding cosmetics and some of the toxic ingredients contained in them.
At the beginning of …