Environmentally Mindful Periods

As we are all increasing our awareness of our impact not he environment we are becoming more conscious shoppers and looking for alternatives to reduce our waste. One huge waste creator is menstrual pads and tampons. Pads & Tampons make up for around 200,000 tonnes of waste per year and because most of them contain plastic, they take thousands of years to breakdown. Luckily for those that like the traditional period solutions of pads and tampons there are many brands that are now creating environmentally friendly versions. One Australian company doing this is Bamboo Babe, their pads are 100% bamboo, biodegradable and compostable.

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TOXIC- Deodorant

Anything you put on your skin gets absorbed into your skin. The problem with this is that unlike when you eat something and it makes it way though your digestive system, when it goes on your skin it can enter your bloodstream without filtering. Chemicals we place on our skin can mess with our reproductive systems and hormones so we need to be careful what we use.

Toxic Makeup- Foundation

So this week my curiosity has peeked when it comes to investigating toxic products in my house. After investigating Baby Wash, Cleaning products I'm not onto Makeup. Makeup is something I wear everyday and products you put on your face absorb into your system. Therefore I was super interested to seeing how the products I…

Mum’s have you booked your self-care appointments?

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com For me I treat my self-care appointments like health appointments. They need to be made regularly to keep my emotional and spiritual self well. By self-care appointments I'm talking about the ones that improve how your feel about yourself. The ones that remind you of your identity before kids, partners…