“Our body has a limited number of responses to the unlimited number of insults”             Dr. Mark Houston

It is for you to decide what ‘insults’ you are prepared to accept in your daily life. If you are interested in eliminating some of them, we are here to assist you. We are delighted to introduce you to companies that offer natural cosmetics that work and home cleaning products that are effective without the use of harsh chemicals.

We also explore the relationship between your waistline and (for example) your eau de toilette and share useful tips and solutions that makes a healthy lifestyle easy and good fun.

Dress Up In You

  Shouldn’t we consider the purity of ingredients in our body-care products in the same way that we consider ingredients in our food? Dress Up In You, an independent UK partner of 2017 European Business Award winner Ringana, does exactly that with skin and body-care products that contain only pure, 100% fresh and synthetic-free ingredients.…

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ZAO Essence of Nature UK

ZAO offers an extensive collection of 100% natural and paraben free makeup in sustainable, refillable packaging. Organic, vegan, cruelty free and gluten free certified, ZAO uses highly pigmented colours for a long-lasting and professional finish. ZAO is a market leader in producing ethical and organic makeup in the hottest catwalk shades and innovative on-trend products,…

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THE PROBLEM: Plastic Every year billions of plastic toothbrushes are thrown away, clogging landfills and polluting the oceans. In the UK over 150 million plastic toothbrushes are discarded every year Toothbrushes are made up of plastic, rubber, and nylon, none of which  are biodegradable     THE SOLUTION: Dental Floss Woobamboo’s newest product, Eco-awesome Floss,…

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We all know the benefit of exfoliating dead skin (and have read hundreds of recommendations for doing so on a regular basis). William Brightman – the co-founder of Optiat – has heard about the benefits of doing so as well….but whilst on holiday in Bali, he also found out that coffee scrubs have been used…

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What are Obesogens? – and no, I am not going to talk about diet.

You now know that what you store under your kitchen sink and in your bathroom may add centimeters to your waistline … but how could you change it? And where do you start? The easiest way is to go to each of your rooms and see how diligently you have been accumulating toxicants that may…

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Is your perfume or aftershave expanding your waistline?

Imagine a beautiful, small village in a remote location where the air is clean, and the grass is green and where very few people live… Well, there are very few people there because not many of us want to live in a remote location. Many people appreciate the convenience of life in a city or…

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Are you still counting calories?

How often do you commit to change your weight or size of your waist? Before you jump on a treadmill or start living only on salads, maybe it’s worth taking a look at the assumptions that you may be making.   Nobody seems to question that 1kg of feathers weigh exactly the same as 1kg of…

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Do you know if the lid of your coffee is BPA-free?

Have you seen people who are coming with their own cups for take away coffee? Not very many as yet, but you can see an increasing number – at least in London. Who could these be? Environmentalists?  Eccentrics? …or do they perhaps know something that you don’t? How may the coffee cup lid impact how…

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