Organic September Day 20: Spiezia Moisturising Hand Balm

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Spiezia Organics Made for Life Moisturising Hand Balm Organic Credentials In 1999, Spiezia Organics was the first UK company to achieve 100% organic certification across the entire Spiezia Organics range of products from the Soil Association. Spiezia continue to work closely with the Soil Association to help create and enforce accreditation for beauty products. Rebecca’s Review A highly effective moisturising hand product, this balm is …

Organic September Day 19: Dr Bronner’s Anise and Cinnamon All-One Toothpastes

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Dr Bronner All-One Toothpaste Organic Credentials Dr Bronner’s Toothpastes are certified organic by two bodies. One which we are familiar with in the UK, the USDA – the United States Department of Agriculture – the same body that certifies food in the USA. On the toothpaste the logo displayed is OTCO – Oregon Tilth Certified Organic, a body that has been a leader in the formation …

Organic September Day 18: Botanicals Mineral Bath Soak with Himalayan Rose

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Botanicals Mineral Bath Soak with Himalayan Rose Organic Credentials All Botanicals products are certified by the Soil Association. The standard set by the Soil Association is that at least 70% of a beauty product’s non-water ingredients must be organically grown and harvested. As well as this the ingredients must be sustainable, not use pesticides (of course), any extracts extracted without chemical solvents, all non-organic ingredients …

PHB Ethical Beauty – Skin Brightening Collection

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PHB Ethical Beauty – PHB stands for pure, handmade, British in case you were wondering – is a British family-run company. The range is now stocked in twenty countries worldwide and there are PHB Ethical Beauty stores in five countries! Not only do they create products without the use of animal-derived ingredients, animal cruelty, plastic microbeads, parabens, SLS/SLES/ALS, synthetic fragrance/parfum, colourants/dyes, PEGs, petrochemicals, formaldehyde, DEA/TEA, …

Organic September Day 17: Antipodes Heavenly Body Oil

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Antipodes Heavenly Body Oil Organic Credentials Antipodes Heavenly Body Oil carries the Asurequality Certified Organic logo. To be certified organic by Asurequality, the ingredients have to be a minimum of 95% organic. On the Heavenly Body Oil box, we can clearly read 100% of ingredients are from natural origin and 96% of ingredients are from organic cultivation. There is another slight lower organic standard, just …

Organic September Day 16: Bentley Organic Hand Sanitizer

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Bentley Organic Moisturising Hand Sanitizer Organic Credentials Bentley Organic Moisturising Hand Sanitizer is certified organic by the Soil Association, and has 90% organic ingredients. The standard set by the Soil Association is that at least 70% of a beauty product’s non-water ingredients must be organically grown and harvested. As well as this the ingredients must be sustainable, not use pesticides (of course), any extracts extracted …

Weleda Favourites

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Weleda is a natural household name, but to be honest I haven’t tried all that many products from the collection. Nevertheless, there are a few products that have gone on to become regulars in our house. Weleda was founded in 1921 by the Austrian philosopher and natural scientist, Rudolf Steiner, Dutch doctor Ita Wegman and Oskar Schmiedel, a chemist and pharmacist from Munich in Germany. …

Organic September Day 15: Inlight Organic Superfood Face Mask

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Inlight Organic Superfood Face Mask Organic Credentials Certified organic by the Soil Association, Superfood Face Mask  contains 100% organic ingredients. In case you’ve not seen any of our other posts on Soil Association products this Organic September, the standard set by the Soil Association is that at least 70% of a beauty product’s non-water ingredients must be organically grown and harvested. As well as this …

Organic September Day 14: John Masters Honey & Hibiscus Hair Reconstructing Shampoo

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John Masters Organics Honey & Hibiscus Hair Reconstructing Shampoo Organic Credentials Whilst not certified organic, John Masters Organics products do contain certified organic ingredients. John Masters Organics Honey & Hibiscus Hair Reconstructing Shampoo contains ten certified organic ingredients. Rebecca’s Review This is my go-to shampoo for times when my hair is dry, damaged or potentially going to be damaged. It’s great for holidays, to help …

A Date with Mr Bubble

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During the last London Fashion Week I was invited along to the ME Hotel to meet award-winning hairdresser Max Centini for a 20 minute hair styling refresh and re-do. I’d met Max previously with Jennifer Young, at a charitable event in his West London salon. The purpose of the hair refresh and re-do was to unveil Centini’s latest invention: Mr Bubble. At first glance, the …