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How much plastic is in your beauty regime?

How much plastic is in your beauty regime?

Over the past decade, we have found that many consumers don’t realise the amount of plastic, in particularly microplastics, that are prevalent in their everyday beauty products. These products don’t just include make up, but also include ...

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What makes this Extra Virgin Organic Coconut Oil so special?

What makes this Extra Virgin Organic Coconut Oil so special?

We tried LOADS of coconut oils for use with skin and hair, so you don’t have to. Our Extra Virgin Organic Coconut Oil was the BEST we could find. Unlike most coconut oil, our Extra Virgin Organic Coconut oil is cold pressed and unrefined, so it retains a more beneficial compounds.

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Skincare uses for Coconut Oil

Skincare uses for Coconut Oil

The classic skincare routine of cleanser, toner and moisturiser can be replaced with coconut oil because it can clean as well as moisturise. So ditch the chemicals, unclutter your bathroom cabinet, and put your coconut oil jar in pride of place.

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Haircare uses for Coconut Oil

Haircare uses for Coconut Oil

You've probably heard that Coconut oil is amazing for skin, but did you know it’s also your hair’s friend too? It's a natural alternative to many mainstream hair products. So ditch the chemicals, unclutter your bathroom cabinet, and put your coconut oil jar in pride of place.

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Becoming COSMOS Organic certifed

Becoming COSMOS Organic certifed

The Green Woman was delighted to have received our organic certification with the Soil Association COSMOS Beauty and Wellbeing scheme in October 2021. That means The Green Woman company is certified organic, along with our Fit Pit natural deodorant, Green Cream natural moisturiser and Extra Virgi...

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Leading the Fight Against Single Use Plastics

Leading the Fight Against Single Use Plastics

Being plastic-free is a huge part of what we do at The Green Woman.In our ‘Where does your plastic waste go’ blog we highlighted the need to refuse plastic where we can. Systemic change requires the companies that are producing the millions of tonnes of single use plastic to change.…

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What’s lurking in your beauty bag?

What’s lurking in your beauty bag?

Animal-by products are used widely in skin care, makeup, and hair care products. If you’ve not checked the ingredients you could be spreading all sorts of yucky stuff all over your beautiful face.

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Chemicals to avoid

Chemicals to avoid

Over the last fifty years there has been an explosion in the use of synthetic ingredients in cosmetics. They sneak into use and most of us are unaware of them. For example the use of microbead plastics as exfoliants which was only banned after the campaign gained wide public awareness (they…

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Probably the best deodorant review ever!

Probably the best deodorant review ever!

"I honestly don’t have the words to emphasize just how brilliant this product is and how it’s given me confidence to go out again.

If you’ve got any issues at all with sweating, be it unreasonably stinky or unreasonably excessive, I promise you you’ll never look at another deodor...

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Going Green: Our Favourite Sustainable Swaps

Going Green: Our Favourite Sustainable Swaps

We asked the lovely members of our team to take a closer look at what we do at home, and suggest other like-minded companies whose products we love (natural, organic and chemical free, just like us). We’ve really enjoyed sharing our favourite green ‘swaps’ and we hope that some of them might insp...

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