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Facial Oils Edit: which natural skincare oil is right for you?

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Ever used a face oil as part of your sustainable beauty routine? I love them. Just a couple of drops after washing your face takes away any tight feeling and leaves your skin feeling soft and moisturised, once it fully sinks in. We have three different styles of facial oil now at Bloop, so here’s my Facial Oil Edit to help you find the right one.These are all silky, light oils but the sinking-right-in takes about 15 minutes so if you’re short of time in the morning, do it at night just before bed. Personally I prefer a face oil to a moisturiser now, but you can...

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Want to make your own eco-friendly cleaning products? Here’s how

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Written by Kath Hooper. Are you looking for natural solutions to reduce your household plastic waste? Why not try making your own cleaning products? I know it sounds like extra effort to your household chores. But trust me, it is so easy to do.  You can achieve triple satisfaction in making something useful, saving money and avoiding chemicals in your home. These cleaning components have been around for centuries, but at some point the chemical-laden, plastic packaged super brands took over.  By resurrecting these age-old remedies you can contribute to the future wellbeing of the planet. Really. Something as simple...

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6 Easy Switches Towards Living Plastic-Free

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Written by Kath Hooper. Even with the best intentions, it can seem as though the recycling bin is full of plastic packaging every week.  Despite making a conscious effort to reduce single-use plastic, the war on plastic can feel like a challenge. Is living plastic-free an eco-aspiration? We don’t think so. With a few simple switches, you can make a big impact on your plastic use.  Let’s focus on the everyday items.  If each of us tweaked our purchases of those everyday items, our collective effort would be a valiant assault in our battle to fight the plastic. Here are...

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Sustainable Shopping: Why does Sustainability Matter?

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Written by Kath Hooper. You’ve heard the buzzword. Sustainability. You’ve seen Blue Planet. You know that plastic pollution is killing the oceans. Is there more to it? Why does it matter to your life, right here, right now? Let’s discuss why sustainability matters. The Perils of Plastic We’ve all had our eyes opened about the perils of plastic. We’ve got the message that single-use plastic is bad for the environment. We are re-using shopping bags, finding plastic free cleaning products, and using chrome water bottles. But sometimes it feels like a hassle, doesn’t it? Here’s a quick reminder, why our...

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