Lifestyle

Five Movies About Global Warming

A few months ago  I wrote a post about must-watch environmental documentaries. I realised afterwards that not everyone would be interested in watching a shocking, life-changing documentary. Luckily, there are a few films that portray the effects of climate change. Out of the many films that I watched over the past five months, I have… Continue reading Five Movies About Global Warming

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Beauty

Honest Review: Lush Rosy Cheeks Fresh Face Mask

I have tried many products from Lush in my journey to organic and cruelty-free beauty. Out of all of the bath bombs, hair products and face products, my favourite has been the Lush Fresh Face Masks. The Lush Fresh Face Masks are face masks comprised of fresh and organic ingredients. The masks are so fresh… Continue reading Honest Review: Lush Rosy Cheeks Fresh Face Mask

Fashion

The First Step to Stop Buying Fast Fashion

Starting my journey to slow fashion was difficult. I wasn’t sure where to start. Ethical clothes were too expensive and not to my taste. Thrift and vintage stores were too far. The journey seemed almost impossible for me. I was in a dilemma: do I buy less clothes from fast fashion brands because they're affordable… Continue reading The First Step to Stop Buying Fast Fashion

Lifestyle

How To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Being one of 7 billion people on the planet can make me feel quite insignificant. I often wonder how can my actions can possibly affect the world. I didn’t realise the impact a little, trivial action could make on the planet until I learnt about Carbon Footprints. I learnt about Carbon Footprint in primary school.… Continue reading How To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Beauty

Why Urban Decay is the Best Valentine’s Day Gift

Finding a Valentine’s Day gift can be stressful. Making the switch to cruelty-free makeup is difficult for those who can’t find brands that meet their standards, especially in South Africa. There is a wide range of drugstore, cruelty-free makeup brands but not enough high-end ones. I aimed to find one high-end brand that would have… Continue reading Why Urban Decay is the Best Valentine’s Day Gift

Fashion

10×10 Fashion Challenge|Summer 2019

One of my many 2019 goals this year was to explore my personal style. What better way to start my style journey than taking part in the 10x10 Fashion Challenge? The 10x10 challenge is a fashion challenge in which you can only wear 10 clothing items for 10 days in a row. It is a… Continue reading 10×10 Fashion Challenge|Summer 2019

Conservation

Summer Plants

It’s the middle of summer in South Africa and everything is in full bloom. I really like this time of summer, in spite of the unbearable warm temperatures. However, like us humans, the heat also affects plants so it’s important to know how to take care of them during the summer. SOIL The quality of… Continue reading Summer Plants

Beauty

My Cruelty-Free Skincare Routine – 2019

I have come a long way in my skincare journey. I finally had a proper skincare routine in 2015. Unfortunately, my routine was not cruelty-free. After learning about animal testing in the beauty industry, I found out that every product that I used was from a brand that tested on animals. I was disappointed since… Continue reading My Cruelty-Free Skincare Routine – 2019

Lifestyle

Environmental Goals for 2019

It’s the new year and I’m still the same. I have made a few personal resolutions for 2019 – like actually sticking to a workout regime -  but I decided to make a separate list of environmental goals for the year. As an environmentalist, I thought that I should “walk the talk” in 2019. I… Continue reading Environmental Goals for 2019

Lifestyle

Five Must-Watch Environmental Documentaries

In this day and age there are hundreds of sources for people to learn about environmentalism. I think that the easiest way to ‘convert’ someone is to make them watch a documentary. When I was 11 years old I didn’t want to read a bunch of books and studies about climate change. I found most… Continue reading Five Must-Watch Environmental Documentaries