Category Archives: Knowledge

This month I am in love with my Souk Souk Beauty Box subscription. For those of you not in the know, a Beauty Box is a box full of beauty based goodies (hair, skin, make-up and/or nail products) that is sent to you each month for a monthly, quarterly or annual subscription fee (plus p&p). […]

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Natural Cosmetics are not legally defined anywhere in the world. Many products claim to be natural but are far from it, so it’s all very well going on about organic products but how do you know if a product is truly organic? The answer often, although not always, lies in the labelling. But what do […]

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On Friday India become the first South Asian country to introduce a complete ban on animal testing for cosmetic products. Over the weekend the Bureau of Indian Standards approved the removal of any mention of animals test from the country’s cosmetics standard, thus ensuring the mandatory use of non-animal based tests. The announcement was made […]

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Established in 1997, Green People have become one of the biggest names in organic Skincare and like with so many natural brands, began with a personal tale… Concerned by the detrimental effects that chemical-based skincare and household products were having on her daughters health, Charlotte Vøhtz looked to non-steroid based alternatives to help minimise the […]

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One of the biggest product lines to emerge in recent years are BB creams, these have been joined in recent months by the mysterious CC cream. But what is this alphabet madness all about..? Whilst putting together a post on a fabulous CC Cream it occurred to me that it was all very well explaining […]

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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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