Plastic versus glass and the implications of carbon footprints

Today's society makes many demands on us and not a day goes past without us being challenged to reduce carbon footprints.rrr

We are constantly reminded that " greener is cleaner" and to uphold this concept we are obliged to make responsible choices.
In the cosmetic industry essential factors have to be taken into consideration to capture consumer attention in competitive market areas. Some interesting facts emerge regarding the use of plastic as against glass.

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The Tree of Life

The Baobab is a most phenomenal tree and has properties like none other and with good reason; it is called The Tree of life.

Carbon dating shows that some trees are more than 2000 years old.
The baobab is also called the "upside down" tree as the upper branches protrude skyward and outward, giving the impression of a network of roots.

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Women's day....

Woman's day on the 9th of August is just around the corner and a day for women from all walks of life to have the pleasure of being recognized and spoilt for who they are and the value they bring into the lives of family and friends.

Politically and historically many have fought for the liberation of women, and have overcome obstacles to achieve extraordinary things.

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WATER – the essence of life

lady-drinking-water2Why do we take it so for granted and show lack of interest in consuming it?Is it because it has no visual appeal like the rows of colourful juices on supermarket shelves, or because our taste-buds ever needing stimulation and find it too bland?

Water is one of nature's precious resources, essential to sustaining life, and diminishing in many parts of the world, so much so that Economists are calling it "the new oil".

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The preservative debate…

In an ever changing world, we are continually being bombarded with what is good for us and what is not, from what we eat and drink and even to the air we breathe.

This brings me to the recent discussion surrounding "parabens", which acts as a cosmetic preservative. This debate continues; parabens versus natural preservatives...

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