Egyptian Cotton Scandal Egyptian Cotton is renowned for its long threads, quality, and softness. So, when you spend money on buying "Egyptian Cotton" sheets, you would expect it to really be Egyptian cotton, right? Well, in recent years, Egyptian Cotton's reputation and quality has deteriorated hugely due to a lack of regulation. Consumers across the world have been duped into buying products made of cheaper, low-quality cotton blends even though the label says "Egyptian Cotton".
Plants make homes happier and healthier….fact! Here’s how: They absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen They increase humidity indoors which helps keep coughs, colds and dry skin at bay They clean the air removing harmful toxins Some top tips: The thicker the leaves a plant has the more drought tolerant it is. Check your house plants once a week and remember to feed them every two to four weeks with a good fertiliser.
Travelling with children is akin to being in a car with a group of really drunk friends: one may vomit, one may fall asleep, one might start a fight – there’s no way of knowing how it’s going to play out. We’re all familiar with the farmyard scene: the smallest is unzipping a fellow passengers handbag convinced he’s seen a bottle of ‘mulk’ while the other two are fighting over the iPad.
That t-shirt you’re wearing, that cardigan on your child’s back, that scarf around your neck or the hat on your son’s head all look relatively normal, right? But everything we wear has gone through a long, resource-intensive production process and, unless certified organic, has likely been subjected to a plethora of chemicals and toxins that are not only hazardous to our skin but to our environment.