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Why You Consume So Much – The Diderot Effect

Hello, friends. If you’re like me, and either do have or previously had an issue with compulsive, snowballing consumption, and wondered why you couldn’t seem to grasp the reason behind your own mad grabbing at the supermarket, this guy may have an answer for why you consume so much. Part of the problem of wild consumerism… Read More Why You Consume So Much – The Diderot Effect

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5 Tips For Buying Ethical Fashion

Hey, friends! I hope you all had a fabulous New Year’s Eve, and are preparing for a wonderful 2017! Personally, I’m so happy that 2016 is over. That was one of the hardest years for me, ever. Mentally, emotionally, career-wise, financially, etc etc. Here’s to hoping 2017 is a good one, because I’m really not interested in… Read More 5 Tips For Buying Ethical Fashion

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How To Redecorate With Fair Trade: 3 Tips

Hey, friends! I hope you’re enjoying the fall as much as I am! This truly is my favourite season, with the sweater weather and crisp morning air and moody evenings… and blogging, finally. I’m glad I’m back to blogging semi-frequently, because as much as this blog exists to share my sustainable product finds, it also… Read More How To Redecorate With Fair Trade: 3 Tips

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TAKE THEE TO LUSH to support the Syrian refugees… and maybe buy a few bath bombs

This is the story of how an outing to LUSH became an opportunity to support Syrian refugees. So, since I was a) looking for a gift for someone and b) in search of a cleansing mask on account of the worst acne break out I’ve experienced in years, I obviously went to LUSH. After smelling pretty much… Read More TAKE THEE TO LUSH to support the Syrian refugees… and maybe buy a few bath bombs

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25+ Sustainable Gifts – Your Ultimate Guide to Beautiful Gifts That Give Back

This was originally posted for Christmas, but these ideas are great year-round so I’ve updated the list a bit, enjoy! — On gift giving and receiving occasions, some people really enjoy just getting gift cards, handmade gifts, special food items that their Grandma only makes once a year, or tickets to their favourite show. However,… Read More 25+ Sustainable Gifts – Your Ultimate Guide to Beautiful Gifts That Give Back

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5 Amazing Thrift and Vintage Shops In The Vancouver Area To Visit Now

Hey, friends! This post is a continuation of my participation in the #secondhandfirst event. Basically people post photos to Instagram, Facebook and Twitter of awesome thrift, vintage and consignment finds in order to promote buying second hand. When I heard about the event I was so thrilled, because I LOVE thrift shopping and consignment shopping. I… Read More 5 Amazing Thrift and Vintage Shops In The Vancouver Area To Visit Now

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7 Secrets of Expert Thrifters

My dear friends! This week I am taking a break from researching safe, natural makeup, and will be posting tips, tricks and secrets of the vintage and thrifting world as my way of participating with the TRAID #secondhandfirst week. The event is on from November 23 (today) until November 29, and I suggest you check out the TRAID website… Read More 7 Secrets of Expert Thrifters

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The Safest Drug Store Makeup Brands to Buy… And Brands to Avoid

Hey, friends! A few people have commented or messaged me asking about safe, but affordable makeup options. I’ve done a little digging, and I am going to provide you with what I can assess to be the 5 safest drugstore makeup brands, from using the EWG’s Skin Deep App and website. This does not mean that every single… Read More The Safest Drug Store Makeup Brands to Buy… And Brands to Avoid

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Oliberte – The World’s First Fair Trade Certified Footwear

You’ve all heard of TOMS, right? The one for one footwear? When TOMS came out, it seemed like the best thing I’d ever heard of in footwear – shoes that gave back. Well now something even better has arrived. Allow me to introduce you to Oliberté fair trade leather footwear. The world’s first fair trade certified… Read More Oliberte – The World’s First Fair Trade Certified Footwear

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The Soap Dispensary – You Need To Go Here!

So there’s this shop in Vancouver, on Main street, called The Soap Dispensary. Apparently it has existed since 2011, but only recently did I notice it, and only about a week ago did I finally go in. The concept of the store is amazing: bring in a refillable bottle, and have it filled with your… Read More The Soap Dispensary – You Need To Go Here!