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Posts Tagged ‘ghana’

Christmas Gift Ideas 2012: Best for Natural Skincare and Beauty

Look no further: here's my round up of gift suggestions from the best ethical and natural skincare and beauty brands around...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Trevarno Organic Skin Product Illustration by Alice Jamieson
Trevarno Organic Skin Products by Alice Jamieson.

Don't forget, gift buyers, that it's always nice to feel a bit pampered on special occasions, nudge nudge wink wink. Which is why I'm going to share some great ideas for natural and ethical beauty and skincare gifts.

trevarno skincare
I first sampled the Trevarno Skincare brand a few years ago when I wrote about it in print, and I can't praise their products highly enough: everything is handmade using organic ingredients that are sourced for their therapeutic uses as well as cosmetic benefits at the Trevarno Farm in South Cornwall. And the gorgeous jewel coloured glass packaging will look great in the bathroom, no wonder Vogue is a fan… This season I like the sound of the read more

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Power of Making at the V&A: exhibition review

The Power of Making celebrates the best of human imagination and creativity in craft: here's some of my favourite things I discovered, including an embroidered surgical implant and a baby created out of marzipan.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A hyperrealistic baby doll created by Elaine Colbert for ‘adoption’. Yesterday I went along to check out the new Power of Making exhibition at the V&A Porter Gallery in conjunction […]

Shea Alchemy: Natural Handmade Skincare

Shea Alchemy founder Sally Mumford talks about her gorgeous skincare creams, all of which are based on fairtrade shea butter from Ghana.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Joe Worricker by Karina Yarv. Joe Worricker was indeed wearing stars on his face, generic as declared on twitter twenty minutes before I arrived at his gig. I could hear […]

Festival Review: Aeon 2010

Devon's beautiful festival, Aeon, enjoyed its fifth year over the Bank Holiday weekend…

Written by Faye West

Man on Fire courtesy of Tim Shaw. To be honest I had not heard of the Threadneedle Prize before nor was I rushing to attend the preview party on Wednesday […]

Green Gold, the Supermodel and the Blood Diamond – a fabulous tale of ethical jewellery

For centuries alchemists tried to turn lead into gold, but today a passionate band of jewellers are trying to turn gold green and create a supply chain as clear as their crystals.

Written by Helen Davis

Illustration by Paul Shinn So I popped along to the opening of 123 Bethnal Green Road this week with Amelia, here who I found outside clutching her phone, more about […]

Red Bull Music Academy: Steve Reich Lecture on Tuesday 16th February 2010

An edited transcript of the lecture given by Steve Reich at the Red Bull Music Academy on Tuesday 16th February, with illustrations by Gemma Milly.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Steve Reich by Gemma Milly Steve Reich by Gemma Milly. Steve Reich is a seriously cult figure for contemporary beats based music. Famed for his minimalist compositions from the 60s […]

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Dairy Milk Gets A Conscience

Cadbury's, Fairtrade

Written by Cari Steel

In case you missed it, healing visit web everyones favourite nostalgic treat – Cadbury’s Dairy Milk – is moving with the times and going Fairtrade. Last week, cost Cadbury’s announced […]