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Hacks to beat the Summer Heat 10 ways to keep your home cool naturally!

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NASA: Global Warming from 1880 to 2018 Did you press play on the video above? This heat-mapped globe shows us the temperature change from blue to orange in the past 120 years; I’m sure we’re not enjoying getting barbecued! It is now a certifiable fact that the world is warming. As Europe deals with an early summer heatwave, and the polar ice melts faster – one can be certain that the summer temperatures are going …[Read more]

The Hand Me Down Saga: Friends for life, pre-loved clothes and saving our planet

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Year: 2010 | Day: New Year’s Eve | Mission: The ‘perfect’ dress When we were in school and college, borrowing clothes from friends was the norm. Any important event in your life, your BFFs were happy to offer you whatever you needed – be it clothes, shoes, bags, free advice and even money if you were broke (I have really good friends, what can I say?)! This particular New Year’s Eve, we landed up at …[Read more]

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A Sustainable Lifestyle Higher Expenditure or More Savings?

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For those of us who are not very familiar with the concept of a ‘sustainable lifestyle’, the moment someone suggests it, our immediate reaction is to think “Oh, that’s for the rich!”. Often people feel that to lead a sustainable lifestyle, one needs to have lots of money to buy ‘fancy’ eco-friendly gadgets and brands. Another common myth is that only when we change everything in our house to eco-friendly stuff will we be ‘a …[Read more]

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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]