Category Archives: Knowledge

I am currently in the beautiful rural countryside of North Suffolk where I was bought up. Having driven up to East Anglia from London this week, combining a family visit with two jobs, I decided that it was the perfect place to write this month’s Behind the Brand post as it features local company Essential […]

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I was recently approached by the natural living community and market Silent Springs, asking me if I would be interesting in becoming a guest beauty contributer to their blog The Organic Times. A few emails later, I was writing what I hope will be the first of many posts… Why Be Conventional – organic alternatives […]

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Nail polish as we know is not a product that is particularly clean or green. By its very nature it is traditionally full of toxins and resins that are known to be detrimental to our health. One of my favourite nail brands is Mavala and it is one that in the world of nail polishes, […]

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To end what proved to be a packed week of trade shows and work, I visited the second day of the Natural and Organic Products Europe Show (NPE) at Olympia. A trade-only event, NPE is jam packed with natural and organic food, healthcare and beauty products, I was so excited at the prospect of visiting […]

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On a day that could almost be considered positively spring-like, I visited the opening day of the newest make-up show in town – the United Make-up Artist Expo (UMAE)… Held at the very beautiful Business Design Centre in Islington, a building steeped in exhibition history and akin to Alexandra Palace and the original Crystal Palace, […]

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This time last year I wrote about my decision to not renew my MAC Pro membership and my disappointment in the decision made by MAC Cosmetics to market their products in China and in doing so, negating their long held cruelty-free stance. One year on and… !!SHOCK!! Mac are still in business despite my boycot […]

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