cosmetics

Sharri-blog-kisses

Compassionate kisses

Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Animal-lover and recent convert to cruelty-free cosmetics Sharri Lembryk lets us in on some of her new favourite products.

Vani-T

Handbag essential

Friday, 26 April 2013

Spread the love with multi-purpose cosmetics.

lather, rinse, repeat

Lather, rinse, repeat?

Monday, 17 October 2011

How natural are soapy shampoo suds and do we really need them for clean, healthy hair?

Botanical Babes

Thursday, 24 June 2010

If you wouldn’t be happy to spread it on your toast, why stick it on your lips?

Eyeshadow and brush

Your cosmetics challenge

Friday, 2 September 2011

If you're a loyal customer of a cosmetics company that uses petroleum-based cosmetics, why not use that to persuade them to change their ways?

No poo

What would you do without shampoo?

Wednesday, 24 August 2011

One way we can reduce our consumption of petrochemical-filled body care products is to use less of them in the first place. I'm not suggesting we stop bathing altogether, though!

Decorative soaps in a basket

What can we do with our un-green cosmetics?

Sunday, 14 August 2011

I've got a stash of un-eco-friendly soaps and bath bubbles given to me as a gift. Should I use them or give them away? It's a sticky issue.

Rows of soaps and bath fizzes in a store

More tips for choosing eco-friendly cosmetics

Sunday, 14 August 2011

As we work on our petroleum-based cosmetics challenge, it’s good to see if there’s any useful tips we can get from our previous challenges. Let's look at packaging, buying in bulk, and multi-purpose products.

Manly cosmetics

Sunday, 7 August 2011

My last few posts have been on the girly side: makeup and body scrubs and essential oils. That doesn’t mean you fellas are off the hook though - I know you’re using a few bathroom products too!

My ingredients

Putting DIY bath products to the test

Friday, 5 August 2011

Today I tried out a few homemade body care ideas. After a few false starts, it turned out pretty well. I’d love to hear more tried and true ideas from our readers - let us know if you’ve got a favourite DIY makeup or bath recipe.

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