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Skin Talk blog will soon be transferring to a website – Hydris – my new brand. Still telling stories on sustainability, ethics, active lifestyles and people. Will include my active botanical skincare. 100% natural and handcrafted by me.
Fermented foods have been proven to be great for our health in many ways. After the worlds farmers, land workers, shops and food chains have been rattled by coronavirus, perhaps the art of fermentation can bring about a healthy relationship and bridge a gap between us and our food.
Having love for the outdoors can help us understand some of the very real environmental problems we are facing. Richy Taylor shares a snippet of his lifestyle, which highlights an intimate relationship to nature and a drive for sustainable living.
A quick intro from me, Marnie Vaz – the person behind all the writing and images.
This couples love for simple, slow living is a valuable lesson for anyone who wants to practice true sustainability.
Patrick Haigis is working with smallholders and farmers to drive an agroforestry approach to oil palm farming. He shares his knowledge and insight.
This interview was a chance to pick the brains of a renowned academic. Ginnie’s book, Clean, draws on historical accounts of personal care and grooming. The exchange provided great insight into the history of cosmetic use and the social and environmental practices that went with them. A very interesting read.
An overview of what starting a housing co-opertive means and the reasons for wanting live in a communal setting. Sula and Jenny, of Bruadair, share their stories.
Skin Talk interviewed Jasmine Sara on what sustainability means to her and how she manages to practice it.