Microplastics!! What are these and why the big fuss? Micro plastics are what is left of the billions of tons of plastics after they have broken down. They are very small pieces of plastic that pollute our planet, they are all kinds of plastics that are less then 5mm long. These microplastics are the predominant marine debris found in our oceans and Great Lakes, they are not just the degraded particles of larger plastics but include microbeads. Did you know that these microbeads are tiny … [Read more...] about Microplastics – Are They The End Of Our Planet As We Know It?
Hello Everyone, Today I want to talk to you about making sustainable choices with your skincare. This will contain a run down on all our products available at Honeybee House Skin Co and how they make it easy to make environmentally friendly choices. Our passion to live more sustainably is how our company was born and grown, we were continually frustrated by the amount of plastics that are attached to skincare products, and the difficulty to find all natural products that are sustainably … [Read more...] about Step By Step To Sustainable Living – Part 4
Hi Everyone, Today we are going to get down to the nitty gritty of things that you can do to continue to reduce your consumption of plastics, both recyclable and non-recyclable, also, we will introduce some of the things that we do as a household to live more sustainably. Living sustainably means constantly making changes and trying to adapt your personal circumstances towards choices that are better for the environment. Some of these you are probably already doing and others you may not have … [Read more...] about Step By Step To Sustainable Living – Part 3
Hi Y’all, The most special aspect of our facial bars is that they are a little treatment in a bar, that does not need any containment or packaging. We are very proud of the fact that our products are supporting sustainability and present you with an environmentally friendly choice to pamper and treat your skin. Our all natural skincare products allow you to develop a skin care routine that will give you beautiful healthy skin without costing the Earth. Our facial bar range is just one of … [Read more...] about What’s So Special About Our Facial Bars?
Hi Everyone, So sorry I have been MIA, but I have been flat out making all our gorgeous sustainable products to restock the online store. In this post I thought that I would go into more detail about our backyard setup, this includes how we limit the amount of waste that will leave our home. In Part 1, I went into a lot of detail on our recycling, composting and waste management and how to limit your use of plastics in the home. Today we are going to step outside and take a look at some of … [Read more...] about Step By Step to Sustainable Living – Part 2
Hey everyone, I‘ve been asked to start putting all the small things that we do on a day to day basis here to help guide you on your path to living more sustainably. First up, I want to make it clear that most of the things I will be mentioning will involve a shift in the way you may think about doing things at home, but once you get into a habit of doing them they will become second nature, and you’ll wonder why you hadn’t started doing them earlier. Now you may know that one of our … [Read more...] about Step By Step To Sustainable Living – Part 1
Hello everyone, Today is one of those days where I have this overwhelming feeling of being so full of life that I am bursting with happiness and wellbeing, and it is overflowing into words and out onto this page. This morning I woke up and would normally have snuggled down one last time, to fully appreciate the comfort and warmth of my bed, before springing up and starting my day. But, my husband has been working the late shift and I did not want to disturb him, and, at first, I felt a … [Read more...] about Mindfulness And The Art Of Being Grateful
When we think of our teenagers and acne we automatically think about skin care and what we can put on their skin to help clear it up. Yes, topical factors and making sure products contain clean ingredients are very important but as a nutritionist I am also focusing on hormone health, gut health, stress levels and of course diet. All good health starts in the gut and with so much change going on during these adolescent years knowing that you are nourishing your child from the inside out is … [Read more...] about Beauty Inside Out – Nutrionist Kylie Dowling Gives Her Advice For Teen Acne