Zero-Waste Skincare: Au Natural Skinfood

Fun fact: scientists recently found microplastics in human poop. The plastic originated from consumed fish, which had eaten broken down plastic in the sea. Plastic pollution is an issue that I’ve been reading about lately. Something that was once considered a “wonder material” is now a modern waste problem.  I’ve become conscious of the number […]

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Autumn in LA with Anchal

My Pop is the son of a tailor and passed on to me his knowledge about how to put an outfit together. I remember him taking me shopping as a teenager and looking for the “perfect pixie boots,” which I’d imagined to be chocolate brown, completely flat and with a round point.  During trips like this, my […]

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I have a confession to make. I Love Skincare! Emme Diane – Brand Spotlight

Skincare Confession Skincare is important to me. I have adult acne and I’ve tried many different regimens, both “natural” and dermatologist-recommended. I used to get regular facials, microdermabrasion, and transdermal mesotherapy but they were expensive and not particularly effective. I also geek out on the chemistry and biology of the skin. Eating affects it. The […]

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Sisterhood

I’ve been taking a Women Studies class over the Summer and I’ve been loving it!  My professor is inspiring and doesn’t take any shit.  I’m finding that the world of ethical fashion overlaps a great deal with the spirit of feminism.  Before taking this class, I’d scrunch my nose up in response to someone identifying […]

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Water On My Mind – Brand Spotlight – FluidStance

The Physical Geography course I just completed taught me more about our world and the acute water pollution challenges that confront us. There is an island of rubbish twice the size of Texas in the Pacific Ocean and 99% of seabirds have plastic in their stomachs. The news isn’t all bad – plastic straw bans […]

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Miik Clothing – Buy less. Choose well. Make it last.

I know that I highlight a lot of sustainable brands whilst simultaneously encouraging the idea that we should consume less. These ideas combined can come across as contradictory. With this in mind, I’m now trying to make sure that I only feature companies that create quality items that will last a long time. Introducing Miik […]

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