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Ingredients to Avoid in Skin, Body & Hair Care: Sulphates

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Ingredients to Avoid in Skin,  Body & Hair Care: Sulphates

Acronyms & Variations: SLS (Sodium Lauryl Sulphate) SLES (Sodium Laureth Sulphate) ALS (Ammonium Lauryl Sulphate) What are Sulphates? Sulphates are synthetic compounds found in many personal care products such as soap, shower gel, bubble bath, shampoo, shaving foam and toothepaste. They are cheap foaming agents that the give the products their lather. So what is the problem? Sulphates are known irritants. They can cause irritation to the eyes, scalp, gums and skin, even at the recommended 1% maximum amount. Cleaning products often contain higher concentrations up to 30% so be extra careful not to get them onto your skin! Sulphates...

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Our Natural Beauty Journey by Jackie & Marianne from Gentle Mamas

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Our Natural Beauty Journey by Jackie & Marianne from Gentle Mamas

Hello there. I'm back again with another blog post in the much loved series #MyNaturalBeautyJourney. It's been over a month now since the last post, so I'm sorry for that. It's been very hectic as you can imagine with a baby! Also, my eldest boy turned 3 today so there's been lots of birthday prep over the last few weeks and celebrations this weekend.  The next journey I'm sharing with you is quite relevant to my me in my current situation being a new mum and also having a subscription box business so I was delighted when Marianne and Jackie contacted...

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My Natural Beauty Journey by Tracy from Mono Naturoils

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My Natural Beauty Journey by Tracy from Mono Naturoils

Hi there lovelies! I'm very excited to bring to you the 7th guest post in the #MyNaturalBeautyJourney series. This lovely lady has her very own eco-luxe skincare brand so I'm really happy that she got in touch and wanted to be involved with the series. I loved reading her story and I hope you all do too. It's truly motivating and inspiring!  Enjoy xx  Hello everyone!  My name is Tracy, and (together with my husband) I own two ethically minded businesses; an eco-luxe, artisan skin and self-care brand Mono Naturoils, and also a branding and design studio.  We live in the...

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My Natural Beauty Journey by Laura at Clean Beauty Mamas

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My Natural Beauty Journey by Laura at Clean Beauty Mamas

Hi  there, its been a few weeks now since I've posted. For those who missed the news, I gave birth to a beautiful baby boy on 29th July. His name is Ronan. I've been spending the last almost four weeks (wow time goes fast!) getting to know my little man and having lots of snuggles. He is perfect, just like his big brother. Now i'm ready to get back to the blog (while he snoozes in my arms). Here is the next post in #MyNaturalBeautyJourney by the lovely Laura from a new blog 'Clean Beauty Mamas'. Over to Laura for...

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My Natural Beauty Journey - Kimberley Evans

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My Natural Beauty Journey - Kimberley Evans

It's Sunday evening, it's raining outside and I'm one week overdue. I should be fed up now, but I'm still feeling optimistic our baby is going to arrive soon-ish (I hope!). I has a mini pamper session earlier to cheer me up and now i'm bringing you the 5th blog post in the series #MyNaturalBeautyJourney and this one is a fantastic story that I couldn't wait to share with everyone. It really is inspiring, and I hope you all enjoy reading it as much I did. Kimberley makes her own natural lip balms which are available on her website, and...

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