Lets talk about “Greenwashing”.

I only very recently learnt the meaning of ‘greenwashing’, so I completely understand the confusion going on in your head right now. The exact definition of ‘greenwashing’, as provided after a quick google search, is; Greenwashing is the practice of making an unsubstantiated or misleading claim about the environmental benefits of a product, service, technologyContinue reading “Lets talk about “Greenwashing”.”

Treen, Edinburgh’s new sustainable and ethical retailer (and Nessie).

If you stumbled off of George Street and just kept walking down the hill, where the cobble stones are poking out of the road and pointing you in different directions (health and safety warning; try not to wear mules), you will eventually come across a Starbucks. Now the Starbucks is actually irrelevant to this story,Continue reading “Treen, Edinburgh’s new sustainable and ethical retailer (and Nessie).”

Pretty Pink

Pretty Pink Edinburgh was founded by Ilana Ewing, born and raised in Brazil. Shortly after moving to Scotland, fuelled by home sickness, Ilana began to create and craft her own sustainably sourced jewellery. Over time I began to concentrate more fully on eco-jewellery and on designing and creating collections that were colourful, contemporary, stylish andContinue reading “Pretty Pink”

R Sustainable Fashion Show; Reinvent, Reclaim, Re-innovate.

At the Jam House in Edinburgh, some of the most fashionable people gathered to watch the R Sustainable Fashion Show, an event which I arrived an hour late to but never missed a second. Long flowing coats, platform shoes, paper-bag styled trousers and a lot of midi rings, the audience wandered around, small talking and,Continue reading “R Sustainable Fashion Show; Reinvent, Reclaim, Re-innovate.”

China ends mandatory animal testing for cosmetics

It’s time to celebrate another massive step forward in the cosmetic industry. As of this week, China will no longer use animal testing as a requirement in the production of cosmetics. As of today (Monday), the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) stopped requiring tests for ordinary cosmetics such as skincare, makeup, hair products andContinue reading “China ends mandatory animal testing for cosmetics”