How To Understand Fake News And Media Bias

Anyone else feeling confused these days? In recent months it feels like every time we turn on the news there’s another crazy, often infuriating, situation to hear about. And with phrases like ‘alternative facts’ and ‘fake news’ being thrown around so often, it’s hard to know which way is up, especially when you’re also trying…

Overcoming Creative Block

We all know that I love a lil mental health talk now and again on Ethical Unicorn. I believe our mental health, and ability to practice self care, is vital when it comes to trying to do this ethical living thing right without getting overwhelmed. So when I saw this post on one of my…

Sustainable Socks With URU

Have you ever had a sock go missing? Chances are you probably have, and as a contemporary dancer I go through more socks than most. I spend a large portion of my day to day life without shoes at all, so a pair of well made socks is basically an essential in my book. The average Brit…

The Truth Behind Natural Beauty Myths

Todays post comes from the ever lovely Leah of StyleWise Blog. I always love reading what Leah has to say; her writing is constantly insightful and useful. Her recent post on natural beauty, created with Kerrie Pierce, was just waaaay too helpful not to share. I hope you enjoy! Below are Leah’s words… Makeup developer and small…

How Ethical Are Tattoos?

Whilst I don’t have any tattoos myself, the question of ethical tattooing was posed to me recently and I found myself wondering. Tattoos are more popular than ever before, and I imagine that at least a few of my readers have or would like some form of inked adornment. So, after some serious research, here I am to…

Bag Me: The Ultimate Zero Waste Kit

Back at the beginning of the year I talked about fighting food packaging, with some lil tips for avoiding all that plastic when you do your next food shop. I talked about investing in some cloth bags for buying fruit, vegetables, bread or anything else you’re able to find loose and then a few weeks…

Why Local Politics Matters, And How To Get Involved

Today I’m so excited to share an interview with one of the most inspiring people I know, Seyi Akiwowo. I met Seyi several years ago, and have seen as she has worked for several years in social policy and sustainable development in the UK and abroad in places like Kuwait, Istanbul, UAE, Prague, Brussels, India and Bosnia….

The Power of Parks With Greenvelope

The Christmas holidays are starting to feel like a faraway dream, so to escape the city hustle my wonderful photographer friend Gianna and I took a picnic down to one of our favourite places, Richmond park, for some peace and clarity. When living in a crazy, somewhat dirty city like London it’s important to deliberately set some ‘green time’…

Sustainable Minimal Jewellery [GIVEAWAY]

Today I am so happy to introduce you to a truly wonderful company, One Happy Leaf. With Spring finally beginning to show its face, it has been truly lovely to connect with designer Anna Anagno and learn more about her nature inspired work (and give a lil something to you guys in the process!). One Happy…

DCA: Ethical Fashion For John Lewis

Today I am so excited to share a lil slice of ethical fashion goodness from the Saiint Sisters. These lovely ladies are a powerful sister duo (but not twins!) from London as well, who are crazy passionate about all things sustainable fashion, and their focus on empowerment and positivity is sure to leave you smiling…

DIY: Vegan Friendly Cadbury Creme Eggs

Today’s recipe comes again from dear Leotie Lovely. Easter is soon on its way, meaning that the shops are suddenly lined with chocolatey wares wrapped in layers of plastic and packaging. On top of that, if you’re vegan your options are dramatically reduced. I saw Holly’s vegan optional, homemade creme egg recipe a long time…

Avila: Ethical Australian Fashion Hits London

If you live in London, you’ve probably noticed that London Fashion Week is currently ongoing. It’s a busy time and there’s a lot of interesting things going on, but for me I’ve loved learning more about Avila, an ethical fashion brand based out of Australia. Ashleigh, founder and designer, was chosen to showcase Avila’s beautiful…