Are you constantly trying out the latest skin care product? Do you spend a fortune each month on creams that guarantee to make you look 20 years younger? I must admit I used to do just that. It resulted in me having a draw filled with half used creams and lotions that didn’t do what it said on the label. Continue reading “10 Reasons Why You Should Be Dry Brushing Today”
If you are a regular here on Gypsy Soul then you will already know that on the 1st March I decided to give ‘No-Poo’ another go after my failed attempt last time. In case you’re not familiar with the term, don’t panic I didn’t stop going to the loo. I stopped washing my hair with traditional shampoo. Continue reading “6 Weeks No Shampoo! – Find Out What Happened to My Hair”
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One of my aims this year is to start buying more local products and from independent retailers rather than nationwide stores. With Mother’s Day coming up I started to do a bit or research of where I could buy handmade products to give as a gift. Continue reading “Natural Beauty Gifts for Mother’s Day for Under £25”
A few years ago I decided to go ‘no poo’ after reading a post on the blog Lulastic and the Hippy Shake. I failed miserably! I lasted 7 months in total and I just couldn’t get it to work for my hair. Continue reading “No Poo Hair Care – Giving it Another Go!”
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Wherever possible I like to take a natural approach to most things in our life, whether that be our diet, beauty regimes or pain relief. I’m slowly but surely switching all of our bathroom products to natural alternatives and I’m also slowly reducing the number of chemicals we use in our home. Continue reading “How To Overcome Pain Naturally”
Zero Waste is not something that happens overnight, it’s a process. It takes time to do your research and find suitable alternatives. I’ve found it helps a lot to focus on one thing or area in your house at a time, otherwise, you can seriously overwhelm yourself which in turn makes you want to give up zero waste altogether. Continue reading “My Zero Waste Beauty Routine”
I have long been a fan of natural beauty trends, in fact pretty much everything I use now is natural. I really don’t like the thought of putting chemicals on my hair or skin; I believe it can be detrimental to your long term health, therefore I’m constantly on the lookout for new natural beauty products to try. Continue reading “Top 5 Natural Beauty Trends for 2017”
I have been dyeing my hair since I was about 13. It has been many crazy colours over the years ranging from black to blonde. However, now I’m a ‘proper’ grown up I tend to just stick to light blonde. It’s no secret that I favour natural beauty products wherever possible. I even went 7 months without washing my hair with shampoo. Continue reading “Switching to Natural Hair Dye”
As well as my ‘trying to live a simpler life mission’ I have also been looking into switching all of the beauty products we use for natural and organic products. I hate the amount of chemicals that our skin is exposed to on a daily basis, from shampoos to washing powders. In the ideal world I’d like to get rid of everything bad in our house but that is going to take time to make the switch. I’m making a start with our beauty and bathroom products. Continue reading “Organic Skincare – Delight Touch Review”
The concept of zero waste is something that I have been interested in for a long time now, right back to my uni days in Wales. However, I find even thinking about the process overwhelming. I mean where do you start?
When you actually start to take note of how much waste your family produces on a daily, weekly and monthly basis I think you’d be shocked by what you saw.