Mams Day: Ethical Gift Guide

MEMO for those of you that may have forgotten; Mother's Day is just two weeks away. Here are some ideas on what to get those important women (Mam, Auntie, Gran, Mum, Grandma, Mommy, Mother, Sister, Neighbour, Great Aunt... whoever it is) in your life. How about a candle from the Recycled Candle Company - Made from [...]

The Monthly Gift

My first ever blog post back in December last year was about Monthlies, a period subscription box. Their boxes are filled with sanitary products, all organic and plastic, chlorine, animal testing free. For every box you purchase, 20% of the profits will go to support women and girls in the UK and abroad. I still use Monthlies, they are [...]

The Yorkshire Soap Company

Last bank holiday I headed up to Harrogate to visit my boyfriend's parents. On Saturday we popped into Knaresborough and discovered The Yorkshire Soap Company. The Yorkshire Soap Company has six shops dotted around the region selling natural handmade soaps, when you walk in the shop its like a fancy patisserie. Loads of pretty designs, colours and [...]

World Fairtrade Day – Honeystreet Handmade

As it is World Fairtrade Day I thought I'd write about Honeystreet Handmade who make beauty products in the Wiltshire countryside using Fairtrade Olive Oil, Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter and Apricot Kernel Oil. A few weeks ago I ordered their Sunshine Body Scrub and Butter. INGREDIENTS: Shea Butter, Grape Seed Oil, Kernel Oil, Corn Silk, Orange Peel [...]

Ethical Food Shop

As someone who absolutely loves food, but wants to buy and eat a product that is sustainable and safe, is from a company that looks after its employees and does not damage the environment, I was very much looking forward to Ethical Consumer Magazine's latest issue. Every issue Ethical Consumer focuses on a specific area, in which [...]