The benefits of mineral make-up

Gabrielle Koster

You already know that I’m a big fan of natural cosmetics, but this time I would like to tell you more about mineral make-up – in specific from Inika, an Australian brand.

Flowertalk: time for Spring flowers

Gabrielle Koster

Spring is in the air! Birds are chirping, the sun shows it’s face more often and Spring flowers are starting to bloom. But Spring isn’t only in the air, it’s also in my living room. No birds nests on my dining table, but beautiful Spring flowers in my vases. Which ones? The Ranunculus, the Anemone and the Leucospermum. Let me tell you more about these beauties.

Feeling comfortable is the new sexy

Gabrielle Koster

Forget uncomfortable items that you have to wear to make your body look a certain way: feeling comfortable is the new sexy.

Looking for natural make-up? Here’s what I use

Gabrielle Koster

If you’ve been reading my blog posts, you know that more than 50% of what you put on your skin, you absorb. That goes for skin care, but also for make-up. That’s why, next to natural skin care, I only use natural make-up. Here’s what you need to know about the products I use.

Conscious Christmas wish list: 15 gift ideas

Gabrielle Koster

When an item is cheap for you, someone, somewhere is paying. But there are tons of things to give without them being harmful, in any way. I’ve listed ten guilt free gift ideas.

9 cool sustainable brands I discovered during Holistiks Reform House

Gabrielle Koster

Last week, I visited the Holistik Reform House, an initiative of the beautiful Karlijn Visser and Evelyn van Hasselt from the conscious platform Holistik.nl. The goal of their Reform House? Getting to know all the awesome sustainable, eco-friendly and natural brands out there. Here are 9 brands that I discovered during the Reform House.

The truth about chemicals in make-up and skin care

Gabrielle Koster

Did you know: at least 64% of the stuff you put on your skin, you absorb? So when you use a natural oil, your skin will absorb the oil and in the long run, your skin will probably benefit. But the same thing goes for when you put a heavy chemical on your skin. Your body absorbs a big part of it. So what’s safe to use and what isn’t?