All posts tagged: eco friendly

Nature is my Gym: 5 Sustainable Essentials For Your Workout

I love a great workout that makes me break a sweat.  There is nothing more satisfying.  Nature is my favourite gym. I love being outdoors.  In the spirit of setting fitness goals and stepping up my game when it comes to workouts, today on the blog we are sharing 5 sustainable essentials for your workout.  This is where sustainable fashion meets the gym.     1. Reusable Water Bottle Staying hydrated is imperative when you are doing a workout.  Especially, if nature is your gym, it can get pretty hot outside.  Always have your reusable bottle on standby.    2. Reef Safe Sunscreen Hello sunshine! No matter if you are running, holding a plank for 30 seconds or swimming in the ocean, don’t forget to put some sunscreen on.  Living in the Caribbean you can’t help but think about the ocean.  With this in mind, it is important to choose reef safe sunscreen options.  Coola sunscreen is available at Le Visage at Camana Bay.  3. Sustainable Fashion: Sustainable Swimsuit   Who knew swimwear could be …

SIPP: Byron Bay Sustainable Coffee

Coffee lovers, your morning coffee just got a whole lot better! Good friends Dylan Garft & Luke Zocchi are founders of Byron Bay’s very own SIPP, Instant Coffee, a game changer in the world of coffee.  SIPP offers affordable sustainable gourmet coffee.  SIPP’s ethos is focused on evolving and refining the way coffee is produced on the market, with the betterment of the planet in mind.  As a means of reducing their environmental impact, no plastic is used in their packaging.  SIPP uses 100% compostable packaging made from plant based materials, predominately from the Eucalyptus tree.  The compostable packaging is Vincotte certified, this means “it biodegrades to its natural components within 26 weeks, leaving only safe compost with which to nourish the next seasons planting” (SIPP).  As part of their sustainable practice for every tree used, another tree is planted in its place.  Furthermore, SIPP avoids the manufacturing of unsustainable coffee home pods all together.  Reason being, in Australia alone an estimated 3 million are used per day.  A focus on a sustainable future for …

Le Visage: How to treat yourself to a spa day at home

Hello weekend!  After a long hard week at work, and everything life throws your way, what better way to spend your weekend than by treating yourself to a luxurious spa day at home.  It is important that you take some time out of your day or even during the weekend to put yourself first.  Do simply nothing but relax. Allow your spa day at home to be the time you dedicate to restoring your energy and letting go of all the stress and worries that may have built up over the week.  Enjoy your relaxation time.  Use your spa day at home as a time for reflection or mediation if you feel the need to do so.  Put up the ‘Do Not Disturb” sign and pop open that bottle of Champagne.  Indulge in a little pampering at home.  Treat yourself to a spa day at home.  After all, you earned it. Essentials For Treating Yourself To A Home Spa Day 1. Cowshed Uplifting Candle Set, CI$34 Candles really do set the mood.  Scented candles can …

Le Visage: Give With Love, Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

It’s that time of year, when love is in the air.  Valentine’s Day is on the way.  We bet you have your hot date night already planned.  If you need some fabulous gift ideas for this Valentine’s Day, Le Visage has got you covered with the perfect gift guide.  Their collection of gifts for the lady and the gentleman are eco-friendly, ethically made and animal cruelty free. Gifts For The Lady  1. The Original MakeUp Eraser, CI$24  This makeup eraser is a fabulous eco-friendly utensil as it is reusable.  All you need to do is add a little warm water and this ultraist cloth will remove you makeup in a clean swipe. 2. Elemis Body Beautiful Set, CI$52 Indulge in this sweet smelling gift set filled with notes of Frangipani Monoi in the Shower Cream & Body Oil.  This duo of exotic scented skincare products will leave your skin feeling silky smooth and nourished. 3. Sara Happ Perfect Pout in a Box Set, CI$59 A fabulous box set packed with beauty essentials: lip scrub, lip sip …

Saucha Conscious Living: Eat Like You Give A Damn

The holidays usually means an array of sugary goodness treats.  Are you thinking of hot cocoa with marshmallows, sugar cookies and Christmas pudding? (I think we all are)  While dessert and treats reign supreme around this time of year, one can still eat delicious treats with a healthy mindset.  If you find yourself wanting to indulge but stick to eating with a health-conscious mindset then Saucha Conscious Living has got your covered!  During the holiday season they are offering locally sourced vegan meals.  If you are a hostess-with-the-mostess you might want to consider taking advantage of Saucha’s Healthy Holiday Catering Menu click here to check it out We believe in filling our life with consciously selected products that support our community and the planet. – Saucha Conscious Living To view all their tasty treats click here Holiday Gift Guide: Saucha Conscious Living has got some cool items available that would make excellent gifts this holiday season.  Each item featured supports local and is Eco-friendly. For The Foodie Kombucha & Bites Gift Set Kombucha holiday flavors …

Buzzing About: Bee Line Designs

  The holidays are quickly approaching and supporting local is a wonderful place to start when buying gifts for loved ones this holiday season.  An island favorite is the exquisite handcrafted designs made by Gale Tibbetts, founder of Bee Line Designs by 24k-Mon Jewelers & Art Gallery.  Gale is a Caymanian artist and from an early age she has had a desire and infatuation to have some form of art as a career. Always being her happiest when her hands are occupied and creating something artistic. Her collection is inspired by her love for the ocean and the island’s natural beauty.  Bee Line Designs is composed of handcrafted jewelry and unique crafts.  Gale has been creating handmade jewelry for the past 35 years.  Her signature style for Bee Line Designs, is her use of Swarovski crystals, semi-precious gem stones, pearls and a selection of metals.  Her collection is hand forged by Gale creating one-of-a-kind pieces.  Bee Line Designs has an array of products, including: necklaces, bracelets, earrings, belts, anklets and key chains all of which are …