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Ingredient Watchlist │ Is your makeup eco-friendly?

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Mirror, mirror on the wall; who’s the most harmful of them all? That’s probably the question we should be asking every time we look in the mirror while applying our makeup and skincare. Many of us buy our makeup and personal use products without ever reading the label on it; not realising that our much loved products may contain ingredients that are harmful to us and our environment. With the growing consciousness among consumers to …[Read more]

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Fashionably Sustainable 5 Tips to make your next purchase the ‘right’ one

BE FASHIONABLY SUSTAINABLE

This month’s guest post comes from Anisa Johnny, a Senior Fashion Marketing & Management lecturer at Raffles College of Higher Education Singapore. Anisa has a passion for creative fashion entrepreneurship and using fashion for social good. A champion of sustainability in the fashion industry, she understands the impact of the industry on the planet from a consumer, infrastructure and historical perspective. Anisa is an avid supporter of local creatives, championing good design,  brand authenticity and …[Read more]

The Life Cycle of Everyday Objects in my Indian Home

Use cookie tins to store sewing thread or trinkets

While growing up, most of my summer vacations were spent at my maternal grandparents’ home playing with toys made out of ordinary everyday things – toothpaste tube caps were collected, cleaned and we used them as building blocks or played checkers; cardboard boxes were repurposed to make doll houses, shops or even a train; used wrapping paper would be cut to make dresses for our cardboard dolls and toilet rolls would become binoculars for the …[Read more]

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Be a ‘Green’ Pet Parent │ Start Your Pet On Their Eco-Friendly Journey

Ways to reduce your Pets carbon footprint Pawprints

We may not be indulgent parents when it comes to our human babies; but one ‘woof’ or ‘purr’ from the 4 legged fur ball, we’ve melted and given in to their demands! The relationship that we share with our pets is probably one of the most trustworthy and of unconditional love, something that many human relationships may lack. It doesn’t matter if you have a betta fish in a bowl, a pony on your farm, …[Read more]