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Best SLS-Free Face Wash in the UK

If you have sensitive, reactive skin, you might find that regular face wash products packed full of artificial chemicals do more harm than good. One particular culprit is sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS). SLS is a foaming agent that can irritate the skin and dry it out, which is why people with hypersensitive skin are often …

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Best Low-Poo Shampoos in the UK

If you haven’t already heard of low-poo shampoo, then it might sound a little strange. Shampoo described as “low-poo” means its free of sulphates, silicones and other harsh chemicals. Any form of shampoo that is made from natural ingredients and is free from sulphates and silicones can be referred to as “low-poo”. In its purest …

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Guide to Chemical-Free Living

We should start this guide by saying that “chemical-free” is actually a misnomer. Everything is made up of chemicals, so it’s technically impossible to go “chemical-free”. What we really mean by “chemical-free” is “free from harmful artificial chemicals”. Many products we use on a daily basis contain artificial chemicals that can be harmful to our …

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Is Tupperware BPA Free?

If you want to minimise your plastic waste or go entirely zero-waste, it’s likely you’ve dug out your mum’s vintage Tupperware containers or invested in some cute plastic food storage containers from your local second-hand store. However, using old Tupperware or plastic food containers like these might not be the most sensible or healthy option. …

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What Is Lauryl Betaine

What Is Lauryl Betaine?

Have you ever read the ingredients list on the back of a shampoo or shower gel bottle and thought to yourself, “What on earth is THAT?” Yes, me too! It often feels like you need a science degree to work out what is lurking inside those cosmetics bottles (or even to pronounce the ingredients). Now, …

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