Sure, acrylic isn’t sourced from animals. That doesn’t quite make it cruelty-free though
Besma Whayeb is an ethical lifestyle blogger and freelance writer. Her blog, Curiously Conscious, has become a hub for a new generation of conscious consumers, focusing on natural and organic beauty, ethical fashion and homewares, healthy food, and wellness experiences.
“Treat others as you wish to be treated.” It’s a simple philosophy, and you’ve probably heard it a million times - I know
07/01/2018 14:57 GMT
Did you know as part of our UK recycling policy, we ship plastic waste to other countries? It’s something I knew nothing
03/01/2018 10:45 GMT
Remember when you only bought your clothes on the high street? It was a time before smartphones and online shopping. Before
20/11/2017 13:47 GMT
The time has finally come: ethical consumerism is going mainstream! It's exciting to have seen the ethical mindset become a more widely-recognised and accepted concept, and in ways that are natural and low-effort too.
13/08/2017 20:43 BST
Like most people, I go through periods of stress, anxiety, even general grouchiness, and sometimes would rather dive back under the covers in the morning than face the world. However, there will be days even during my most stressful times where I wake up happy, jump out of bed and sing in the shower.
15/05/2017 12:15 BST
So, you're interested in living more ethically. In a world full of media distrust, political scandals and alternative facts, it's no surprise really. I'm feeling the same - I want to know where my food comes from, who made my clothes, and treat people - and the planet - in a respectful way.
17/04/2017 21:33 BST
Local food naturally fits into a sustainable lifestyle: less transport, and less time in storage or in a shop means less energy wasted on the food. On top of that, local food often goes hand in hand with organic food too, meaning you're lowering demand for chemical-laden groceries.
09/02/2016 18:05 GMT
Orthorexia is a term I stumbled across relatively recently, but it definitely struck a chord. There was a point in the past where I felt guilty for not having a smoothie when I woke up, avocado salad for lunch, and some form of spiralised vegetable for dinner.
03/01/2016 18:21 GMT
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