No More Lonely Socks With QNOOP

Have you ever found yourself missing a sock after putting a pair in the laundry? This is very common. Researchers determined that the average person loses 1.3 socks each month and more than 15 per year. And with the average person living to 81 years of age, that adds up to a whopping 1,264 socks… Continue reading No More Lonely Socks With QNOOP

8 Reasons To Choose Natural And Organic Skin Care Products

The skin is the largest organ in our body. It absorbs most of what it comes in contact with. The majority of store-bought beauty products have artificial colors, fragrances, preservatives and stabilizers that get absorbed through the skin’s pores right into the bloodstream. These products can cause a range of negative long-term health effects. Skin sensitivity,… Continue reading 8 Reasons To Choose Natural And Organic Skin Care Products

Sustainable Brand: Organic Basics

On my search for eco-friendly basic clothing, I found the Danish brand Organic Basics. The brand is based in Copenhagen and it has been active since 2015. Sustainability and ethical practices are at the core of the brand. All of the clothes from Organic Basics are made from sustainable fabrics. The most commonly used fabric is… Continue reading Sustainable Brand: Organic Basics

Cotton VS Polyester

We are surrounded by fabrics. The clothes we wear, the sheets we sleep with, the upholstery on our furniture, the rug we walk on. We can't avoid them. Before the invention of polyester in 1941, most used fabrics were of natural origin. Wool, cashmere, silk, linen, hemp, and cotton. If you start reading the fabric… Continue reading Cotton VS Polyester

Sustainable Brand: Po-Zu

Fast fashion doesn't only affect the clothing industry, but the accessories and footwear industry as well. Mass-production eats up resources and sends an average of three pairs of shoes per person to landfill every year. The quest for cheaper and faster production has encouraged the exploitation of workers through long hours, low payments and dangerous… Continue reading Sustainable Brand: Po-Zu

Top 10 Organic Cotton T-shirts

Summer is just around the corner! Let’s try to make this coming season greener than it already is. How? By investing in organic and ethically made T-shirts. You might ask yourself why to invest in organic cotton? Here some facts: – Organic cotton is grown without the use of insecticides, pesticides and chemical fertilizers. –… Continue reading Top 10 Organic Cotton T-shirts

30+ Shops To Buy Organic Clothes For Babies and Children

As soon as I discovered I was pregnant, my search for sustainable baby clothes started. I want my baby to wear natural fibers and pieces that are made for children, not 'by' children. Here is a list of brands that I have gathered so far: 4 Natural Kids Handmade organic cotton baby products. Amy and… Continue reading 30+ Shops To Buy Organic Clothes For Babies and Children

FAVORITE ECO PRODUCTS FROM FEBRUARY

Since I started to invest more in eco-products, I have been collecting different brands and trying them out. Every month on this new blog series, I will show you my favorite products. It’s time to promote the best eco-friendly products which are encouraging us to think a little greener about our consumption and to protect… Continue reading FAVORITE ECO PRODUCTS FROM FEBRUARY

Een Iets Duurzamer Kraampakket

Giving birth in The Netherlands is totally different than in Colombia, where I am from. Starting with the fact that the pregnancy gets followed by a midwife, instead of a doctor. Another new thing for me is 'kraamzorg'. A kraamzorg carer is a person that helps the midwife during the labor. After the baby is born,… Continue reading Een Iets Duurzamer Kraampakket

The Perfect Goodie Bag

Who doesn't love presents? And even better; who doesn't love a goodie bag! Last weekend I had my best friends flying from Germany to The Netherlands, to celebrate my baby shower. A baby shower is a celebration for expecting mothers. The idea of the party is to help the mother-to-be to get the things she still… Continue reading The Perfect Goodie Bag