Ten easy ways to reduce your carbon footprint on the planet.
It’s the new year and I’m still the same. I have made a few personal resolutions for 2019 – like actually sticking to a workout regime – but I decided to make a separate list of environmental goals for the year. As an environmentalist, I thought that I […]
In this day and age there are hundreds of sources for people to learn about environmentalism. I think that the easiest way to ‘convert’ someone is to make them watch a documentary. When I was 11 years old I didn’t want to read a bunch of books and […]
Bees are vital to human existence. Without bees and their role in cross pollination, we would run out of food and oxygen. All types of bees, from honeybees to bumblebees, are important to the cycle and growth of every ecosystem on the planet. Unfortunately, the bee population has […]
Exfoliating is my favourite step of my skincare routine. I can feel every pore being cleaned out, and my skin looks amazing afterwards. But, it wasn’t until I learnt about microbeads that made me reconsider the exfoliators I use. What are Microbeads? I was shocked when I first […]
Basic facts about plastic pollution.
I am really excited about this post because it is about getting rid of old cosmetics, including makeup and nail polish. I started taking makeup seriously only two years ago when I was in university. Since then I bought a bunch of makeup and nail polish, half of […]
Chic and creative are two words that best describe The Grey Mustard, a blog created by my beautiful friend Vanessa Akibate. When I created Green Contours Vanessa and I decided on collaborating for a few blog posts. Indoor plants are the first of our Green & Grey collaboration. We […]
It’s the middle of winter here in South Africa, but it feels like it’s a “warm winter”. When I was younger I used to wear layers of clothing even if I stayed at home the whole day! Now I’m fine with a long-sleeved shirt, sweatpants and a thick […]
There comes a point in every person’s life where everything seems to happen ALL AT ONCE. It’s like you’re taking a brisk walk outside on a lovely sunny- or rainy- day and then out of nowhere a tornado hits you. You have a ton of work to do, […]