Category Archives: Knowledge

Each December I look forward to the announcement of the Pantone Colour of the Year and this year is no exception. Pantone’s colour of the year is a symbolic colour selection; a colour snapshot of what we see taking place in our global culture that serves as an expression of a mood and an attitude. Previous […]

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Carmine has been used as a dye by the Mayan and Aztec people’s for thousands of years however the use of Carmine in cosmetic formulation has become more and more controversial. In this post I am looking at the use of carmine in cosmetics and weighing up my options… So what exactly is Carmine? One of […]

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With World Vegan Month now well underway (it runs throughout November for those not in the know), I thought I would share my five favourite brands who’s products are all produced without the involvement or inclusion of animals or animal by products; eco brands which are one hundred percent vegan.

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This week we are celebrating Organic Beauty Week, part of the Soil Association’s Organic September. In previous years I have written about the benefits of using organic beauty products, the Soil Association’s Campaign for Clarity and the age old problem of greenwashing. I don’t wish to repeat myself and so this year thought I would […]

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