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

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Beauty

My Top 10 Everyday Cruelty-Free Makeup Products 2018

I have received many requests to share my favourite everyday makeup products. I don't actually wear makeup every single day, but if I have classes or just going grocery shopping, I like to wear some makeup just to look more awake - and alive. My everyday makeup look is more of a natural and dewy… Continue reading My Top 10 Everyday Cruelty-Free Makeup Products 2018

Beauty

Honest Review: LUSH Hot Oil Hair Treatment

Following a strict skincare routine has been highly beneficial for me, but has also made me neglect my hair. I stopped straightening my hair for four months and have either been air-drying or diffusing my hair. Though, just because I don't use straighteners doesn't mean that my hair is 100% healthy. I try my best… Continue reading Honest Review: LUSH Hot Oil Hair Treatment

Conservation

Bee Friendly Plants

Bees are vital to human existence. Without bees and their role in cross pollination, we would run out of food and oxygen. All types of bees, from honeybees to bumblebees, are important to the cycle and growth of every ecosystem on the planet. Unfortunately, the bee population has decreased over the years due to climate… Continue reading Bee Friendly Plants

Fashion

What You Need To Know About Fast Fashion

Fashion has always been one of my passions. After film, environmentalism comes fashion. When I was nine years old I watched my first fashion show on FTV. After that, I became obsessed with fashion and I wanted to be a fashion designer. I didn’t know the impact of the fashion industry until I joined Instagram and… Continue reading What You Need To Know About Fast Fashion

Lifestyle

10 Simple Ways To Be Eco-Friendly Everyday

Many people have asked me how they can start being eco-friendly. Many people believe that one has to radically changing their life overnight. When I first became an environmentalist, I wanted to do everything. I wanted to throw out all non-cruelty-free products, fast fashion clothing items, go vegan and move to the beach so I… Continue reading 10 Simple Ways To Be Eco-Friendly Everyday

Beauty

Cruelty-free brands in South Africa

Ignorance is bliss. Buying new makeup that is hot at the moment. Spending thousands on skincare that you believe will get rid of all of your skin problems. All to look your best, be it for an event, the gram or for yourself. But did you ever stop and wonder where your makeup and skincare… Continue reading Cruelty-free brands in South Africa

Beauty

Honest Review: Lush Oatifix Fresh Face Mask

I must be honest, I used to think that Lush only sold bath bombs because of all of the videos of bath bombs I saw on Instagram. But when Plastic Free July came around I heard about their naked packaging (plastic free packaging) and then I learnt more about their products. So, I decided to… Continue reading Honest Review: Lush Oatifix Fresh Face Mask

Beauty

Eco-Friendly Exfoliators

Exfoliating is my favourite step of my skincare routine. I can feel every pore being cleaned out, and my skin looks amazing afterwards. But, it wasn't until I learnt about microbeads that made me reconsider the exfoliators I use. What are Microbeads?  I was shocked when I first learnt about microbeads and how harmful they… Continue reading Eco-Friendly Exfoliators

Lifestyle

Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Plastic Bags

Plastic bags are the most pointless single-use plastics on earth. They get used for one shopping trip and are either disposed immediately or stored away in a large plastic bag full of other plastic bags. Plus, they are aesthetically unappealing. Like many people I have used plastic bags as bin liners. It's easy to throw… Continue reading Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Plastic Bags