Truth be told, having a low-waste period without any disposable products was something that worried me for a long time. I was intimidated! It wasn’t until several months into my low-waste journey before I decided to give it a go. To my amazement, reusable period products are now one of my all-time favourite Zero Waste swaps! I looooove not buying disposable, mostly plastic, period products every month. So here, I’ll offer some tips and tricks for those just starting out.Continue reading “Have a low-waste period”
Many people find safety razors intimidating, but they don’t have to be! Here are my top tips for using plastic-free safety razors with ease.
A note: you don’t need to remove body hair! Your body is beautiful as it is, hair and all. However, if you’d like to shave, that’s okay too! And as with everything, a safety razor isn’t for everyone. Always choose what works best for you.Continue reading “How to use a safety razor”
DIY: Exfoliating sugar scrub ✨ 🍋 Hello smooth, moisturized skin! This exfoliating scrub is such a little luxurious treat for your shower or bath routine—it feels like you’re at a spa, even though of course you’re at home. Plus, there’s no need for moisturizer afterward, as once the sugar is rinsed off, the coconut oil remains and helps to hydrate your skin.Continue reading “DIY sugar scrub”
In my own experience, it’s been easier to access eco-friendly bathroom products than food. Because we typically don’t need to shop for toiletries or personal care products as often as food, I find it easier to choose those products with care: sourcing them from local small businesses or even ordering online if access is proving challenging.Continue reading “26 zero waste bathroom swaps”
A question I get asked aaaallllll the time: “what do I do with old cosmetics and skincare?” It’s a tricky one because many people have a lot of old products hanging around, and in their quests to choose better products, they’re often left wondering what to do with it all.