Review: Amaryllis Eco Friendly Hair Salon, Cardiff

Nestled at the bottom Cowbridge Road East, and conveniently located at the edge of ‘town’, Canton, Riverside and Pontcanna, is Amaryllis salon. Two friends, Tiffany and Rebecca set up the salon, and they believe passionately that sustainability is a way of life; since opening they have strived to set the precedent in Wales and show how easily sustainability can be embedded into the industry.

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The ethical Welsh beauty brands to support in 2021

Last year, a Harris Poll survey found that 73% of millennial women actively seek out cleaner, more natural beauty products. Lucky for us, we have a handful of incredible, ethical Welsh beauty brands to choose from right here on our doorstep.

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Reduce, reuse & recycle: Six tips for a more eco-friendly Christmas

It’s a sad fact that Christmas is a time when we all create more waste. But this means it’s also a prime opportunity to make little changes that can really add up. I’ve teamed up with Wales Recycles on their BeMightyRecycle / Bydd Wych, Ailgylcha campaign to share some easy wins for a more eco-friendly 2020 Christmas.

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This Welsh business wants you to eat insects to save the planet

Entomophagy – the eating of insects, arachnids and centipedes – isn’t a new idea. It’s even mentioned in the Bible, as well as in ancient Roman and Greek texts. Most Brits, however, would view the idea of eating insects as absurd. And pretty gross.

But with some two billion people around the world eating insects as part of their regular diet, I wonder if we could one day get used to it here in Wales? One couple based in Pembrokeshire certainly thinks so.

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