Want To Be More Eco Friendly? 6 Of The Simplest & Easiest Ways To Be More Waste Free!

In theory I think many of us really want to be more Eco friendly, and reduce our trash/waste as much as possible but we are unsure how, or what exactly we can do. We also are weary of how much of an impact we will really have. I have put together a list of six […]

The Great Many Uses Of 1 Simple Ingredient, Bicarb Soda

Bicarbonate soda is such a versatile and useful compound. It can help to simplify our lives by replacing the many commercial products we use for various things. Some of the things I personally use bicarb soda for are: As a face wash. As a body wash. As an under arm deodorant (it can be used […]

Why Do We Need A Different Cleaning Product For Every Room And Every Surface?

Have you walked down the cleaning products aisle in your local supermarket lately, unsure what to buy in order to clean just your counter tops or table tops with for example? If you have I am sure it’s because there are just so many brands and products to choose from, too many in fact. Not […]

Package Free Shopping In Constantia Pick N Pay! Is It True?

I recently visited the Constantia Pick n Pay in Cape Town after I had heard that they have set up a small package free station in the shop. As I got there, (the shop being sooo big) I looked around and initially could not see it. Immediately my heart sank and I thought “ahh who […]

0 Waste This For That, A Few Cosmetic Products I Swapped Out For More Waste Free Alternatives

A lot of people want to switch out their cosmetic products or products in general, but don’t really know what to switch them out for, or are too hesitant to make the switch due to thinking that these commercial products that they use are far superior to any other products, and more so compared to […]

I Tried A Shampoo Bar, Why You Should Switch To Shampoo Bars To!

With all that is going on in the world, if you haven’t heard about zero waste, minimalism, reducing plastic waste, or at least what is happening with Climate change then you must be living with no internet somewhere! What all these lifestyle changes have in common is the preservation of the environment by reducing our […]

Is Going Zero Waste Too Hard? We All Just Need To Start With A Little

Have you ever really consciously thought about how much waste you produce? Most people haven’t. Just take a random thing such as buying mouth wash for instance. You go to the store and buy your Listerine mouthwash today. About two months (or less) later its finished, and you throw the empty bottle in the bin […]

All Natural Shampoo Bars/Soap Bars Made By Puresimple Right Here In Cape Town

In a previous post, I posted a short video of some of the cosmetic things (like face cream and under arm deodorant) that I make myself. Something else that I always wanted to make myself, was soap, and shampoo, but making soap with a texture similar to conventional soap is not so simple. Luckily I […]