For those of us who care about the negative effects of pesticides, chemicals and toxic substances on our bodies and in our homes, finding safe, natural alternatives is essential. Soap nuts are naturally hypoallergenic, anti-fungal and antibacterial. They are fruit which grow on trees, dry naturally and require no chemical processing to be effective. Soap nuts are ideal for those who want to switch to an easier, cost effective and natural solution.
Australia Day is upon us, so that means it's time to think about going back to school. Are you as ready for that as I am? I love the freedom of holidays with long, sunny days spent getting back to nature with the family. Swimming, picnicking, camping - every day is a new adventure! But by the end of the holidays I’m starting to struggle to keep my daughter busy and entertained day in and day out…
Dealing with skin problems can be difficult, especially when there are so many products on the market that promise to solve all your worries. I don't think it's any secret that at Green Foot Mama, we believe what you put in your body is as important than what you put on it. Here’s a tip for any skin issues you may have: try to improve the condition of your skin with what you eat
It’s not easy to find the perfect natural ingredients to care for your skin. After all, we need to be extremely careful with what we use on our bodies. Did you know though that there’s a much sought-after natural ingredient right on our doorstep? Natural remedies for skin treatment such as Australian beeswax are known to be very effective in maintaining healthy and hydrated skin. Australian beeswax is used in many skin care creams and lotions today and is one of our signature base ingredients.
I like to minimise waste where I can – and plastic wrap has got to be the definition of single use plastic waste. In honour of plastic-free July I decided to have a go at making my own eco-friendly reuseable beeswax wraps. A quick google search found a number of tutorials and two different methods. I tried both methods to see which I liked the most.