Consciously curating your collection of activewear

When we think about a capsule wardrobe, we wouldn't usually include our activewear. It makes sense, I mean you wouldn't pair a neon yellow sports bra with your black tailored work trousers (or maybe you would? I guess it depends on your personal style...). But this means we often neglect to consider the sustainability of… Continue reading Consciously curating your collection of activewear

What I did last week: Sustainable sportswear, organic beauty & a food waste feast

As I've had a particularly good week of sustainability and wellbeing events, I thought I'd share a little summary with you. I can't guarantee this will be the first of a new series of posts as my average weeks aren't quite so eventful, and quite frankly because I'm not sure anyone wants to know what I've… Continue reading What I did last week: Sustainable sportswear, organic beauty & a food waste feast

Are your beauty products actually organic? 

Did you know that it's Organic Beauty and Wellbeing Week? The Soil Association launched this week to celebrate beauty brands that are certified organic. As it turns out, there are no legal standards for labelling beauty products as 'natural' or 'organic', so products with this label may contain few if any organic ingredients. This is misleading… Continue reading Are your beauty products actually organic? 

Wake up happy with a Lumie Bodyclock

Waking up in the early hours when you know a busy commute and a long day awaits you can be tough, especially in the winter months. I often find it hard to pull myself out from under my warm, cosy duvet to brace the cold that lies beyond - even if that chill only lasts… Continue reading Wake up happy with a Lumie Bodyclock

Finding Fika in Stockholm

Sweden is renowned for fika, so when we ventured to Stockholm Ollie and I were on the look out for the best cafes to grab a great coffee and sweet treat. In the 2017 World Happiness Report released this week Sweden ranked 9th place, and we think it's got to have something to do with… Continue reading Finding Fika in Stockholm

Non-toxic nails with Kure Bazaar

Kure Bazaar are focused on their good nail philosophy: providing nail polish that is natural but effective for smooth, strong and healthy nails with a pop of colour. Kartika Luyet, a retired Brazilian model, started on a journey to more natural beauty when pregnant with her son. She found that there were very limited options… Continue reading Non-toxic nails with Kure Bazaar

Vintage shopping & veggie dining in Manchester’s Northern Quarter

Photo source: Manchester evening news  On a trip up to Derbyshire for my Granny's 90th, Ollie and I spent half a day mooching around Manchester city centre. After searching online for independent shops, we found there is a great vintage scene with lots of shops on Oldham Street. Our favourite was We are Cow, who… Continue reading Vintage shopping & veggie dining in Manchester’s Northern Quarter