How to make a well-fitting face mask for you and your children easily

As governments make restrictions during this Covid-19 pandemic, you might find yourself in a situation where even a homemade face mask is better than nothing. Things change rapidly and you can be required to wear a face mask when going out. I've tried to simplify the process as much as possible because I wasn't satisfied … Continue reading How to make a well-fitting face mask for you and your children easily

Favourite natural beauty swaps for conventional personal-care products

DSC07957My friends keep asking me about clean beauty products, so I've decided to occasionally feature products that I’ve tried and liked. My approach to clean beauty is quite simple. I don’t swap everything in my beauty bag. That being said, I have most of my personal-care and beauty products natural, especially the daily essentials because the frequency of use and the amount are key. If you use it every day or multiple times a day, then it should be clean in my opinion. Our skin is the largest organ after all, so for me it makes sense to opt for natural when possible. Continue reading

Let’s not talk climate change

seaI have just seen Leonardo di Caprio's documentary Before the Flood and it really shows the current state of affairs on our planet - species disappearing, destruction of rainforests, rising sea levels, icebergs melting, political unwillingness, corporate greed, all the horrific things that we often feel so helpless about. But there's a lot of hope and alternatives. Continue reading

GMOs – how to avoid them

protect yourselfI don't know about you but I don't know anyone who wakes up in the morning thinking: "I have such a craving for a pesticide-producing corn this morning, with a special serving of Roundup, the infamous weed killer."

I certainly don’t want to be a guinea pig of big corporations that are threatening the biological diversity, polluting our planet and trying to control the food supply. I want to know what I am eating. We all have the right to know what's in our food and decide what we prefer. If you are not a fan of genetically engineered food and wondering how to avoid it, here are some simple tips and useful information. Continue reading