Monthly Archives: August 2015


Road Testing LAVANILA Natural Deodorant

Review of LAVANILA Natural Deodorant Finding a natural, aluminium-free deodorant that works can be a pretty hard task. With all the right intentions you give up your trusty Rexona and embark on the trial and error process of finding an effective, safe deodorant. Sometimes you hit the jackpot, other times you’re paranoid about putting your arms up. I won’t lie, some of them are pretty crappy. So far, from my experience, I’ve found products containing bicarb soda works pretty well. However for those with sensitive skin, it can be pretty harsh. Bicarb soda is very alkaline so can irritate (especially […]

LAVANILA deodorant review

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Try IME Natural Perfumes

Everybody loves to smell good but so many perfumes on the market today are packed full of chemical nasties, enhancers and preservatives that we really don’t want to apply to our skin. Is there a clean, natural and safe alternative to traditional perfumes? IME Natural Perfumes are hoping to convince us of this. Back when I was at University I worked in a perfume shop and would spend every spare moment testing and sampling. I love perfume and matching a fragrance to a mood or outfit. But now, I’m just not comfortable with the idea of spraying a chemical concoction […]


Superfood or super fad?

I don’t normally like to wrag on something that’s aim is to get people to eat better or live more healthily, but I can’t hold back anymore. WTF is up with labelling everything a “superfood”? I’m calling the health food industry out on this one. Generally they come from far away with some weird name you’ve never heard of, and you’re told that without this super food you will waste away starved of the nutrients your body needs. They come with a hefty price tag and promises of a new life. Ahem kale. Some foods are created more equal than […]

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