The only 5 ingredients you’ll need for your zero-waste personal care regime for face, hair, and body I’ve noticed a lot of repetition ingredients wise with DIY/Home-made beauty products – and that’s a good thing! When I look back on the 10 thousand products I used and their ingredients list, no wonder my skin was so … Continue reading A simple 5 ingredient personal care regime
If you're like me and you drink coffee by the truck load then you always have grounds lying around, and sometimes you want to do more than just compost them Coffee is one of nature's great beauty products - it makes sense that if it wakes up your mind, then it must wake … Continue reading Use your leftover coffee grounds to make a face and body scrub!
I set myself a challenge this year - to see if I could still cook up the amazing spread my family has become famous for - but make it as waste free as possible! Christmas time is my favourite time of year - I'm lucky to be blessed with a family I love spending time … Continue reading My plastic free, almost zero-waste Christmas
Making huge life changes can be incredibly overwhelming. One of the most common questions I get asked is ‘where did you start?’ once you become aware of anything that you feel needs changing in your life, you’re suddenly aware of everything you do. Simplistically it’s about breaking habits and being mindful – once you have … Continue reading How to start, and stay organised, living zero-waste
Make your own makeup/face wipes Everybody has old towel and chux lying around - I reuse these constantly, and all I do to wash them is soak for a while then throw in with my regular clothes! I used a tutorial from One Good Thing by Jillee
I love my safety razor! There are always multiple options for hair removal that are technically more 'zero-waste' than this - such as laser hair removal for example. However this is not always an option for people or myself for a variety of reasons - cost, convenience, skin type etc. I stumbled across the concept … Continue reading Zero-Waste Body Hair Removal
I love op-shopping. Nothing makes me feel happier being stylish as all heck from other people's trash. I made a choice over a year ago to not buy anything brand new, and I stuck to it about 99% of the time (couldn't resist a few cheeky vegan t-shirts) But I've always had issues with op … Continue reading I bought BRAND NEW shoes for the first time in over a year
I used to read online about all these fantastic wonderful shops where you could BYO containers, everything came in brown paper bags and there was virtually no waste what soever - what a dream! Little did I know these shops exist in Australia! I encourage EVERYONE to try and shop at places like The Source … Continue reading My favourite shops in the world
This was by far the simplest recipe for tooth-paste ever - 4 ingredients! Most DIY toothpastes contain the same ingredients: Coconut oil - for a smooth consistency (also arguably it's good for cleaning your teeth - look up oil pulling!) Bicarbonate soda - also called Baking Soda in the US, but not to be confused … Continue reading Home-made Toothpaste!