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What are the best Natural Baby products 2018?

As soon as you announce you are pregnant people have lots of advice about what you need and what you don’t. Honestly from my experience it is very personal what you will and won’t use – who knew my husband and I would become addicted to…

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Hong Kong – My Clean Cosmetics guide

I have lived in Hong Kong for nearly 4 years but it is a city I have loved for a lot longer. I had visited many times before moving here – seeing friends, sorting China visas and generally passing through or taking a break from life…

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Low Salicylate foods & cosmetics – my journey of discovery

As you may know if you have been to this blog before my journey to motherhood was not straight forward – all the details about my fertility journey are in a previous post. During this journey I changed many things in my life, one of those…

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Best natural tinted moisturizer – Radiant and protected skin

Tinted moisturizer is not something I used very much in the past. I either went for a foundation with medium to full coverage or left my skin bare, just moisturized. But more recently I find myself wanting something to help cover up the redness of my…

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Where My Clean Cosmetics started – the fertility journey

I have been doing this blog for a little over 3 months now, focusing on giving the best possible information and advice on clean cosmetics to my friends, family and others who are interested! But I thought it was time to delve into why and where…

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What is the best mosquito repellent for babies?

There is really no easy answer to the question: what is the best mosquito repellent for babies…mosquitoes at best are a nasty nuisance but at worst they carry life threatening diseases – occasional exposure to toxins is DEFINITELY better than getting Dengue, Zika, Malaria, Japanese encephalitis…

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Best Organic lipstick 2018 – risk free kissing!

The toxicity of lipstick may seem like something not to worry about too much because it is applied on such a small surface area….but in fact it is one of the first things I would look at. So why swap my lipstick to a clean option…

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Mineral oil vs Baby Oil – Are they safe?

Mineral oil vs baby oil – what it is the difference and are they ok to use on my little one? Baby oil is mineral oil with added fragrance. Mineral oil is also labeled as paraffin or petroleum. Mineral oil is an ingredient widely used in the…

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5 best non toxic foundations – You can have it all!

Foundation is a very personal and sometimes problematic thing….if you get the shade, texture, finish or application wrong it can be a disaster… We’ve all been there – a lovely department store assistant insists that it is the perfect type of foundation for your skin and…