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Rebecca’s November Natural & Organic Beauty Favourites

Looking at my November natural & organic beauty favourites, it has become rather apparent that the month of November for me is a time of indulgence. Of rich and decadent products that are full to burst of delicious fragrance and, particularly when it comes to skincare, wholesome ingredients. I’ve been trying lots of new products these past couple of months which have come to be …

Organic September Day 30: Botanicals Mandarin & Chamomile Cleansing Melt & Facial Polish

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Botanicals 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 must have a non-GM certificate and …

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 …

Body Scrubs: Ingredients to Avoid

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Using a body scrub is great to polish your skin when the cold winter weather transformed your arms and legs into flaky sticks, or when summer is around the corner and you fancy showing a bit of smooth skin. Still, besides the commonly found plastic microbeads added as physical exfoliating agents (we wrote about them in our blog post about facial exfoliators), body products often contain …

Organic Beauty Week – Botanicals Mandarin & Chamomile Face Serum

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I had such a lovely time at Organic Beauty Week. Here are my thoughts on the Botanicals products I picked up whilst there. I love Botanicals so much, well everything I have tried! Founder Wendy Sterling is also a rather lovely lady with a great knowledge about organic beauty product ingredients and formulations. You can read my review of some of their products, including Botanicals organic …

Organic Beauty Week with The Soil Association Part 1

It’s Organic Beauty Week, or should I say #organicbeautyweek ! Following on from the #beautybabble talk on Monday, I thought I would take some time to discuss more in depth the organic certifying bodies and take a look at some of my favourite organic beauty brands! From #beautybabble I could tell there was still some confusion around what is an organic brand, what is a …

Well Polished – Botanicals Lemongrass & Ginger Body Polish

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If you’re looking for a pick me up product you’re reading the right post, for Botanicals Lemongrass & Ginger Body Polish is a zingy, refreshing and revitalising body polish. Not only is the smell perfect for a relaxing spa day, but it’s easy to bring with you on the go- to the gym, spa, vacation, wherever! it’s It’s a sugar-based body scrub with uplifting aromatherapeutic …

Balmy About Beauty

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I don’t know where I’d be without at least one beauty balm on holiday. This holiday you will see I brought four not including my BB Cream (which I didn’t use in the end. I had grand ideas of making myself up every night for dinner but in fact the only time I put any slap on at all was the wedding night!) Other than …

Botanicals Organic Beauty Review

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This is another post that has been a long time coming! I am loving the new look packaging of Botanicals Organic Beauty, but let’s finish up with the old packaging first. Botanicals are Soil Association certified and all products have been professionally tested (not on animals mind!) and certified, meaning they fully conform to the European Cosmetics Products Safety Regulations. Botanicals aim to create beauty products …

Biteable Beauty Best of 2013-14 Beauty Awards

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Well my dear readers, I must apologise for the delay in releasing my beauty awards this year. The truth is, we’ve been rather busy! Still better late than never. The awards still run from March 20th, the first day of spring, through to the last day of winter, 19th March 2015. Hopefully next year I will be ready to release the results on time! The products …