Discover product tips and advice to help support you on your ethical journey and explore common misconceptions and myths that exist within in the Beauty Industry.

Really, how bad is plastic?

Really, how bad is plastic?

Over the last couple of decades, it has become more and more apparent that we are facing a global environmental emergency and climate crisis. Increasing sea levels, melting arctic ice caps, extreme weather and huge and sometimes unmanageable amounts of waste create...

Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July

Are you looking to reduce some of your plastic waste this July? Here are some simple sustainable changes you can make to your normal beauty routine. We believe that just one small change can make a huge difference and we are here to help. Dental Care   Switching from...

Are you getting the most out of your skincare?

Are you getting the most out of your skincare?

There is not one rule that fits all when it comes your skin care routine, everybody’s skin is different but there is an optimal way to apply your products to get the best results from them. The order in which we apply and layer our skin care products is important when...

Self-Care Tips

Self-Care Tips

Sleep - Healthy adults should get an average of seven to nine hours of sleep per night, sleep can have a huge impact on how we feel both physically and emotionally. So try to have a fairly a healthy amount of sleep without oversleeping as this can make us feel worse!...

Here are 6 simple sustainable beauty swaps…

Here are 6 simple sustainable beauty swaps…

Are you looking to reduce your plastic waste? Here are 6 simple sustainable beauty swaps… 1. Toothbrushes – switching from your plastic toothbrush to a bamboo or beechwood toothbrush is probably the easiest eco-friendly change you can make to your beauty routine and...

How to use Shampoo Bars

How to use Shampoo Bars

Making the switch to shampoo bars is a great way to reduce your plastic waste, the average person uses 10 bottles of shampoo a year making shampoo bars a fantastic plastic free, eco-friendly alternative. Plastic free shampoo bars are one of the best selling products...

So Animal Testing is banned in the European Union?

So Animal Testing is banned in the European Union?

Well, that’s not strictly true. Although, this is a huge step towards equality in the production of products and in particular cosmetic, it does not mean that animal testing has been entirely banned and unfortunately, some of the information you read could be...

Does high SPF give you the protection you expect?

Does high SPF give you the protection you expect?

It is a common misconception that high SPF sunscreens are providing you with full skin protection from the sun. In fact, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA – America) they lead to customers overexposing themselves to UVA rays and raise their risk of...

So, what is involved in animal testing?

So, what is involved in animal testing?

Before I launched Be Kind Beauty I created a survey with a number of questions regarding animal testing, the cosmetics industry and what individual’s personal preferences were when it came to beauty products. The results showed that 7% of people didn’t realise that...

Vegan doesn’t always mean cruelty free…

Vegan doesn’t always mean cruelty free…

Recently I have seen many unethical brands promote a new product as Vegan in a bid to appeal to the growing conscious consumer. It can be misleading as many would presume this means the product is cruelty free too. Vegan by definition means that a product or item does...