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happy baby

Five of the best...eco-friendly babycare products

Gervase Poulden

10th August, 2011

Good for adults, but even better for babies: Gervase Poulden rounds up five chemical, phosphate and paraben free products that will really make a difference to your children’s skin
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L'OREAL PROFESSIONEL

Behind the Brand: L’Oréal

Peter Salisbury

10th August, 2011

It is the biggest beauty company in the world and owns numerous ethical brands including The Body Shop and Pureology, but do its own ethics stand up to close scrutiny? Peter Salisbury reports more...
anti-ageing

Natural anti-ageing: Melvita versus Tata Harper

Ruth Styles

20th July, 2011

Claiming to combine anti-ageing efficacy with green credentials is nothing new but in the case of Melvita and Tata Harper, those claims could be justified. Ruth Styles put them to the test more...
stress

How to beat stress naturally

Phoebe Doyle

19th July, 2011

Stressed? Tired? Don’t turn to medical anti-depressants. As Phoebe Doyle discovered, natural stress-busters can be just as effective more...
lush spa 1

Review: Lush Validation Facial

Ruth Styles

30th June, 2011

Tucked away underneath the King’s Road store is the Lush spa, where, as Ruth Styles discovered, you’ll find a soothingly green approach to beauty treatments more...
perfume

Ask the Ecologist: can I wear perfume and still be green?

Ruth Styles

30th June, 2011

Green Living Editor Ruth Styles answers your eco-lifestyle dilemmas. This week, we're taking a closer look at fine fragrance more...
grooming

Clean and green: Top 10…eco-friendly grooming products

Henry Gass

17th June, 2011

Whether you’re trying to get to grips with the concept of serum or just want a decent shampoo, Henry Gass has the lowdown on the eco-friendly grooming products that will do the trick for you and for the planet more...
eco lipsticks

Mineral magic: five of the best natural lipsticks

The Ecologist

25th May, 2011

Being green doesn't have to mean adopting a soap-and-water approach to beauty: these fabulous eco lipsticks are as sustainable as they are stylish more...
grooming

Review: Bulldog skincare

Edward Taylor

11th May, 2011

Bulldog says its products are natural, hassle-free and great for keeping male skin in tip-top condition. Edward Taylor put their claims to the test more...
flower girl

Review: Love+Art

Ruth Styles

4th May, 2011

Organic, Fairtrade and ultra-effective, there’s plenty to love about Love+Art, says Ruth Styles more...
neal's yard remedies

Neal’s Yard Remedies: making your own beauty products

The Ecologist

27th April, 2011

Want more control over what you put on your skin? The ‘Create & Make Your Own’ range from Neal’s Yard Remedies could be just what you’re looking for more...
sunscreen

Five of the best... eco-friendly sun creams

Ruth Styles

22nd April, 2011

With April temperatures hitting record highs, it pays to invest in a decent sunscreen. Ruth Styles rounds up some of the greenest more...

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pretty feet

Fishy business: could fish therapy be the green alternative to the pedicure?

Ruth Styles

20th April, 2011

Chemical free and ultra natural, Ruth Styles put Aqua Sheko’s fish pedicure to the test more...
perfumes

Top 10…eco-friendly perfumes

Ruth Styles

8th April, 2011

Synthetics free and all the better for it; the latest crop of green fragrances are good enough to appeal to even the choosiest of fragrance fans. Ruth Styles spritzes on some of the best more...
rosehips

Blooming marvellous: Pai's Rosehip BioRegenerate

Matilda Lee

23rd March, 2011

Pai's new rosehip-rich moisturiser packs a real punch, says Matilda Lee more...

The smell of success? Lynx vs. Lush

William McLennan

16th March, 2011

Two fragrances, both designed with getting the girls in mind. So could the green choice, Lush’s Dirty, beat the Lynx Effect? William McLennan put it to the test more...

Review: Skin Nectar 'The Balancer' Radiance Oil

Ruth Styles

9th March, 2011

It smells gorgeous and is 100 percent organic but does Skin Nectar’s Radiance Oil live up to its billing? Green Living editor, Ruth Styles, tried it out more...

Spring beauty: the green way

Ruth Styles and Lou Dartford

3rd March, 2011

Lou Dartford, make-up artist and green beauty blogger, shows how it's done more...

ecoTOOLs: Greener Brushes

The Ecologist

2nd March, 2011

Plastic handles and fur bristles have made cosmetics brushes some of the least eco-friendly products in your make-up bag, but that could all be about to change with the UK launch of American brand, ecoTOOLs
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Top 10…essential oils

Venita Machnicki

25th February, 2011

Essential oils have long been a medicine cabinet mainstay. Venita Machnicki, aromatherapist and founder of organic beauty company, Skin Nectar, rounds up the most useful
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Biodegradable Beauty

The Ecologist

23rd February, 2011

From championing animal rights to making natural normal on the high street, the new biodegradable shower gels from the Body Shop are just the latest in a long line of eco friendly innovations
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Scents and sustainability: the Green Grocery's organic scent

The Ecologist

16th February, 2011

Combining rose, sandalwood and jasmine essential oils, the Green Grocery’s Love Letter perfume is organic, eco-friendly and utterly gorgeous
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PICK OF THE DAY: MuLondon Organic Lavender Moisturiser

The Ecologist

2nd February, 2011

Handmade, 100 per cent organic and PETA approved, MuLondon’s organic lavender moisturiser is perfect for dry skin
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Rose

Perfume: how natural are you willing to go?

Laura Sevier

9th February, 2010

In a world of synthetic fragrances it's important to remember that there are natural alternatives. Here's where to buy them, what to look for and... how to go beyond patchouli more...
Glass of water

Ecologist guide to detox

Laura Sevier

7th January, 2010

It's easy to dismiss 'detox' as a fad, as some product claims are exaggerated. But detoxing, as a practice, has been around for centuries. more...

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