Category Archives: Knowledge

W3LL PEOPLE (pronounced well) began life in 2008 in Austin, Texas. The product of the combined visions of a Make-up Artist (Shirley Pinkson), a Dermatologist and a Brand Developer. With the understanding that any make-up we put on our skin ends up inside our bodies, the aim was to produce cosmetics that were initiative and […]

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I am often asked where to start when it comes to knowing and understanding more about the toxic ingredients that sadly make up a large proportion of the ingredients in the majority of beauty products available on the market – I just read some books and did some googling. Simple right? Finding the right books […]

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The Green Beauty Guide: Your Essential Resource to Organic and Natural Skincare, Hair, Make-up and Fragrances – by Julie Gabriel   For those of you who like to get your hands dirty, then why not this little number? Packed full of DIY beauty recipes, plus all the you need to know about how to shop […]

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No More Dirty Looks – The Book Want to find out more about what exactly goes into our beauty products? This informative (and slightly scary) book dishes the dirt on our favourite products; from shampoo to mascara, body lotion to hairspray. Definitely worth a read for anyone interested in cleaning up their bathroom cabinet! £8.00 […]

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Continuing my series on natural and organic brands, the spotlight today falls on multi-award winning cosmetics, haircare and skincare company Lavera. Considering they are celebrating their 25th anniversary this year, it seems only apt. Founded by Thomas Haase, Laverana GmbH began life in 1987, after more than 10 years in research and development. Today Lavera, […]

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Organic September is the Soil Associations month long celebration of all things organic and this years theme ‘Organic. Naturally Different’ is the opportunity to raise awareness of the benefits of all things organic. The ‘Organic, Naturally Different’ message is actually aimed at encouraging consumers to swap their usual supermarket foods for organic alternatives, so when […]

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