Skincare Trends For 2018 – What All The Hype And Buzz Will Be About

botani 2018 skincare trends

It’s inching up to that time of the year when “next year” has become “a couple of weeks away”! It’s usually accompanied by chaos, credit card debt, sunny holidays, and then that dreaded January ‘work-is-around-the-corner-feeling’. With a new year comes millions of new years resolutions all around the world – with businesses busy planning for […]

At The Heart Of Botani – The Inspiration Behind The Brand

Heart of Botani

Today, I was going to write up a gift guide in the spirit of Christmas. You know – the hand cream for grandma, the antibacterial body bar for the gym-buddy friend in your life. That kind of thing. But – I’ve been inspired. Inspired to really tell you the story behind Botani. The inspiration. Yes […]

7 Reasons To Fall In Love With The Botani Exfoliating 2-in-1 Scrub & Mask

Botani Exfoliating 2in1 Scrub

Let’s face it. You probably have a bathroom cupboard FULL of skincare products. But you’re searching. Searching for that product with that certain “je ne sais quoi”. A product so special that nothing quite compares. And there’s NOTHING quite like the Exfoliating 2-in-1 Scrub & Mask. It’s so many things rolled up into one incredible […]

5 Ways To Prepare For An Eco-Friendly Christmas

Botani Eco Christmas

With all the chaos that surrounds Christmas celebrations (well let’s face it, there are more preparations than actual celebrations!), it’s easy to forget the murky footprint that is left on our environment during this ‘jolly’ time of year. It doesn’t take much to prepare for an eco-friendly Christmas – in fact, it will make your […]

Why Switch To Natural Skincare – Here’s 7 Reasons That Will Actually Make Your Life Better

Botani Why use natural skincare?

If you’re wondering why switch to natural skincare when you have a bathroom full of beauty products you probably haven’t even half consumed, well let me tell you that it’s more than just your skin that will thank you! My brother often teases me about choosing organics…..mid way through a meal he’ll facetiously ask ‘is that […]

What’s The Difference Between Cruelty-Free And Vegan Skincare And Cosmetics?

Botani Cruelty Free and Vegan Skincare

Before I found myself actually working for a vegan skincare company, I (sadly, in hindsight) never checked whether my personal care products were vegan or cruelty-free. Some of you may just assume there is no difference between cruelty-free and vegan skincare, that they’re one and the same. Or perhaps you didn’t even have a clue […]

Beauty Spring Clean – De-Clutter Your Beauty Cabinet In 7 Easy Steps

That refreshing summer-is-coming aroma of Spring is a timely reminder to de-clutter the house, catch up on some pruning and planting in the garden, and clean those dusty cobwebs hanging high up in the stairwell. It’s also a great opportunity to analyse your cluttered bathroom cabinet (and if you’re anything like me – your handbag […]

The Best Natural Skincare Routine For Your 40s

This blog post is inspired by my aunty Maria and my friend, Rosa. My aunty, ‘Mia’ as we all call her, recently looked at a fresh-faced picture of someone she knew, also in her 40s…and contacted me exclaiming “I need to take 5 years off my face….do you have anything?”  😉  My friend Rosa is […]

Celebs Without Makeup: 7 Inspirational Celebs That Prove You Don’t Need Makeup To Look Or Feel Good

  I find it so demoralising how tabloids headline a celebs’ no makeup selfie – as “completely unrecognisable/shocking photos / ugliest celebs without makeup”. Immediately conjuring up thoughts of goblin-like characters that should be in hiding. Well, guess what? I recognised every celeb in those photos! None were shocking, and far from ‘ugly’. They are […]