KNOW THIS: The majority of toilet paper is bad for the environment. WHY?: Millions of trees and tonnes of energy and water are used to produce them each year. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT?: Switch to recycled paper. I admit, I believed the myth that recycled toilet paper was substandard, rough and thin. As … Continue reading Toilet paper is a real bummer for the environment.
KNOW THIS: Kale is one of the top nutrient dense foods. We've all grown up being told to "eat your greens", and with good reason, but when it comes to kale, this is one green vegetable, you really should be wolfing down. Why? Well the humble kale is one of the most nutrient dense foods … Continue reading All hail the kale.
KNOW THIS: 90% of table salt brands contain microplastics. WHY? Because of widespread plastic pollution in our seas. What can I do about it? Switch to Himalayan salt. I'm going to keep this short and sweet, because it really doesn't need much explanation, however it's really important that you're aware of the fact that the salt you're … Continue reading A sprinkling of plastic
KNOW THIS: Matcha tea can inhibit the growth of cancer cells. WHY? It's high in a class of antioxidants, which are believed to have cancer-fighting effects on the body. I know, I know, I’m late to the party with this one, but I’ve only just got around to trying matcha tea. Matcha has been the … Continue reading Miraculous Matcha
KNOW THIS: Toothpaste contains some very toxic chemicals that can get into your bloodsstream WHY? Your month is one of the most absorbent places win your body. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Switch to one of the many non-toxic toothpastes available. I've pretty much gone toxic-free when it comes to toiletries and beauty products, … Continue reading Clean? Toothpaste is anything but.
KNOW THIS: Lead is still a health risk, especially for women and children WHY? It’s found in most houses built pre-1970, as well as old toys WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Take precautions to reduce your lead intake I thought lead poisoning was a problem of the past, but apparently not! I accidently stumbled … Continue reading Lead: A ghost of the past, still haunting us today
KNOW THIS: Deodorant and antiperspirant contain potentially cancer causing toxic ingredients. WHY? These compounds mimic estrogen, which promotes growth of breast cancer cells. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Swap to paraben and aluminium-free antiperspirant deodorant, or better go without. Deodorant really is the pits I think antiperspirant is the pits. And what stinks more … Continue reading Deodorant is the pits
KNOW THIS: Consuming lots of meat is bad for us and the environment. WHY? Livestock and their by-products are one of the biggest contributors to global greenhouse gas emissions. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Minimise the amount of meat you consume, if any. The madness of meat farming I've never really been a massive … Continue reading The madness of meat farming
KNOW THIS: Natural oils are amazing at saving parched hair. WHY? They're full of fatty acids, which replace the lipids lost in dry hair. HOW DO I USE IT? Use it as a treatment or daily to quench parched hair. Parched hair's lifesaver A few years ago I ruined my hair. Badly. It happened in … Continue reading Parched hair’s lifesaver
Does the world really need another blog? This is the question I've been asking myself for the last few years, and the reason I've not done this sooner. Quite frankly I find the whole ‘blogger’ phenomenon quite cringey. But the reason I want to create this blog is because I find myself telling my friends … Continue reading The ‘why?’ behind the blog.