Natural Skincare for the Changing Season

Natural Skincare for the Changing Season

As the weather gets colder, our skincare requirements change, and, especially in the UK, we need a lot more moisture to keep our skin healthy. Harsh conditions, hot showers and central heating can all leave our skin dry or dehydrated and contribute to a dull, lacklustre complexion. Dehydrated skin is a common complaint, with many people mistaking dehydration for dryness.

With dry or dehydrated skin, it’s important to not strip the skin of its natural oils, so using a cleansing cream or balm such as Balm Balm cleansing balm is a good place to start. Even if you suffer with oily or combination skin, you still need oil and moisture to hydrate and plump the skin.

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Zao Organic Makeup Review

Zao Organic Makeup Review

In my quest to switch to all organic skincare and cosmetics, I was looking through the internet for certified organic makeup companies when I came across ZAO. I contacted Lyndsey Bates, Director and  was overwhelmed to receive a very generous sample package, with shades from their Spring/Summer 2015 Bora Bora Collection to review. Lyndsey guessed my colouring from a Twitter photo and got the colours spot on. Lyndsey has also been a huge help with learning all about why to go organic, which I posted about a few weeks ago

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5 Labels to Trust When Buying Organic Cosmetics

5 Labels to Trust When Buying Organic Cosmetics

When shopping for organic cosmetics, it can be easy to be fooled into believing a product is organic or natural, because it contains some organic or natural ingredients. But for a product to be certified as organic, it must have a minimum of 95% organic content. Many companies ‘greenwash’, which means they use conventional chemicals mixed with some organic/natural ingredients, then claim it to be organic. If you want to be 100% certain that you’re buying organic, these are the labels to look out for.

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