Tag: chemical free

Pregnancy natural beauty heroes

Aside from the deep and ongoing inner transformation that the pregnancy journey ignites, the physical self is also something of an evolving being – and this can feel both beautiful and unnerving at times, to find our bodies in a state of constant flux and change, at such a fast pace, with […]

Birth and beyond: natural preparations

As we find ourselves at week 29 of pregnancy, preparations are slowly getting underway for the little one’s expected arrival earthside. Alongside a wonderful hypnobirthing course to tend to the psychological journey (more of which later), general nesting and slowly making space in our little cottage for a brand new […]

Giving up shampoo: my journey so far

Two months ago I felt called to try and stop using conventional shampoo. I have long been aware of feeling chained to the hair washing spiral and my dependence on store-bought shampoo has become increasingly at odds with a passionate pursuit of natural alternatives for personal care and beauty products. And yet […]

Mádara organic skincare

I recently discovered Latvian organic beauty brand MÁDARA and when I opened the box of goodness it was love at first sight. The calming aesthetic, inherently rooted in Arctic landscape and influence, and the creative and innovative use of some stellar ingredients (including Nordic forest lake mud, broccoli, blackcurrant and cranberry seed […]

Dreamtime bath melts

  For as long as I can remember, bath time has been one of my family’s most cherished rituals. Come about 6pm, wherever I find myself, I am usually ready to sink into a hot tub and relax and reboot before the evening unfolds. Sometimes (usually) this glorious hot water ceremony segues […]