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5 Simple Tips For A Less Toxic Body

We all want to be the healthiest and happiest version of ourselves, don’t we? Reducing the number of toxins we expose ourselves to on a daily basis is a great place to start to achieve just that!   These 5 tips will help to guide you in the right direction and empower you to make…

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Why I love my Juju cup | The Inspired Little Pot

Why I love my JuJu cup, and tips to help you love it too

I just LOVE talking about the concept of the menstrual cup. People are either intrigued or grossed out! The thing is, if you’re female and between the ages of around 15-50, you’re most likely getting a period around 12x a year; over 400 in your lifetime. And if the average woman uses 25 tampons/pads in…

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choosing the right oils for your skin | The Inspired Little Pot

Choosing the right oils for your skin

Our skin craves nourishing plant oils to replenish, renew and perform. Many mass market cosmetics contain mineral oil, a petroleum based liquid. This cheap oil offers no nourishment and has a drying effect on the skin. Synthetic chemicals are also present by the dozen in so many products available and not only do these have a…

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transitioning to natural deodorant

Transitioning to natural deodorant – top 10 tips

Natural deodorant is growing in popularity, and it is no wonder, with the amount of research out there now highlighting the detrimental effect that the commercial stuff has on humans. Some of the key ingredients in many commercial deodorants that you want to be avoiding include aluminium, fragrance, BHT, propane etc… See this link for…

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My top 10 tips to DETOX your home

In my opinion, detoxing your home is the first and easiest step to take when trying to create a life that is less toxic. We are constantly exposed to various chemicals, day in and day out. Not all chemicals cause immediate harm or long-term effects. There is growing evidence from countless research articles indicating that…

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Natural Dishwasher Tablets | The Inspired Little Pot

Tips to maximise your success when using natural dishwasher tablets

So you’re all inspired and you’ve made your own natural dishwasher tablets – happy days! It is so empowering to take household cleaning into your own hands and know that you’re not only saving money, but also the environment. Depending on where you’re located, you might have varied success using my dishwasher tablet recipe. You might…

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Become a label detective | The Inspired Little Pot

Become a label detective – My top 5 tips

The best way to move forward with natural DIY, and to ensure the journey you’re on is long, steady and everlasting, is to get educated, be inspired and empower yourself with the necessary knowledge and tools. Relying on others to give you the answers will eventually result in a venture or idea that is short-lived,…

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Living a life less toxic | The Inspired Little Pot

Living a life less toxic – my mission

Here’s the thing: it is physically impossible to live a life completely void of all chemicals and unrealistic to desire a life that is ‘chemical-free’. We live in a chemical world and the word ‘chemical’ doesn’t always equal toxic. Everything has a chemical name. The nasty chemicals, like the ones research is showing to have…

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Cleaning Up After DIY | The Inspired Little Pot

Cleaning up after DIY

Whether you’re using a thermal appliance or the double boiler method to create your DIY body care and/or cleaning products, the idea of using the same bowl/utensils for cooking food can raise doubts. This post will give you some tips on cleaning up the most effective and least labour intensive way. While the rewards of DIY are awesome, cleaning…

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What’s the deal with borax?

Borax – Do we love it or do we hate it? There is so much conflicting information out there, and I get asked all the time about this mineral’s safety. Here’s a little look into the ingredient… Borax (also known as sodium borate, sodium tetraborate, or disodium tetraborate) is popular among DIY-ers. It is a…

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Choose the right essential oils | The Inspired Little Pot

Why is it important to choose the right essential oils

If you have taken the time to source the supplies and make your own body care/cleaning products, you will want to make sure you are using top quality, pure and potent essential oils. Do your research. I have always said that companies with nothing to hide will give you as much information as possible when…

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Common Ingredients Required for DIY | The Inspired Little Pot

A guide to common ingredients required for TILP recipes

So you have The Inspired Little Book (or looking to buy it), or you’re inspired by the free DIY body care and cleaning recipes on the TILP website, but your head is spinning trying to work out what ingredients are needed to get started? Sound like you? If so, read on! I have created DIY starter…

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whats really in washing detergent | The Inspired Little Pot

Ask questions. Get answers. What’s really in that washing detergent??

Here I have recorded an interesting email discussion that I had with the people behind a popular washing detergent. It highlights the importance to ask questions, challenge manufacturers and businesses, and get educated on products and clever marketing strategies. I saw an advertisement recently for “Cold Power Sensitive with Almond Milk”. I watched a well…

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