Perfumes smell nice, but are they healthy for you? More than 1200 scent chemicals currently used in perfumes are marked as potential or known “worrying chemicals” (WVE 2018 report). Of those, 7 are carcinogens, 15 are chemicals that should not be used in cosmetics in the EU and others are listed in various international warning lists. Endocrine disruptors, which mimic human hormones, are particularly worrying because they can have effects…

Saponin, the 100% natural detergent Soap nuts, also known as soap berries, is a fruit produced by small trees; the most common is the Sapindus mukorossi tree. When the fruit of the tree is ripe, the nuts are picked, then the seeds are removed and the shells are dried in the sun. The skin of the fruit contains a natural soap called saponin that can be used to make cleaning…

Barbers were the dentists of medieval times We all brush our teeth. From a young age we have learned to take care of our denture, because we only get one for a lifetime. Only 50 years ago, people assumed to loose their teeth at some point, the dental care provided today was non existent. Today 50 percent of all children reach the age of 10 without having any cavities, and…

No palm oil, no added sugar, no stabilisers Give me one reason to buy peanut butter from the supermarket? Exactly, there is none. You can make your own delicious butter without any added sugar, no palm oil, low in salt and without stabilisers. Your homemade peanut butter is made of natural ingredients only, for a rich and clean taste. And the great part is, it doesn’t matter on which team…

Relationship fights will actually bring you closer Are you the person who tries to avoid an argument in your relationships? If so, stop escaping them, as they are super healthy for you and the one you have an argument with! As uncomfortable as they may be, it is an important way to stay connected with one another. You should always want your partner to be happy, but never hide your…

Safe blades for the closest shave you’ll ever get When i first heard of safety razors, the first thing i did was check YouTube to see how it worked. It looked a bit scary, so i needed to understand the object to solve the mystery of the sharp blades. Note for you guys: don’t repeat my mistake. People have managed to overdramatised about this fabulous shaving tool, which didn’t give…