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Here you will find our DIY natural bulk beauty recipes to try at home, along with tips to simplify your life.

June 23, 2019


  • 2 teaspoons (10ml) of Witch Hazel floral water

  • 85ml of lavender floral water

  • 2.5ml calendula or yarrow tincture

  • 2.5ml vegetable glycerin


  • 100ml spray bottle


  1. Simply measure and pour all ingredients into yo...

October 4, 2017

We didn't make it. It was close - 335 wonderful people all around the world believed in this project and helped to raise £21,187. As the campaign was all or nothing, we couldn't unlock the 20k in pledges as we didn't reach the 28k target.

In the meantime, we've launched...

September 10, 2017

It's been a hectic two weeks from the opening, and I already started getting loads of people coming to the shop or emailing me asking for tips and advice on how to setup a zero waste shop. It is amazing to see the interest in zero waste and I am truly willing to see mo...

July 4, 2017

Plastic is something that is so embedded in our everyday lives that we don’t even think about it. It wraps our food in the supermarket and our medicine in the pharmacy. Appliances are made out of plastic. Toothbrushes, dental floss, menstrual pads are made of it. Kids...

June 27, 2017

Did you know that 1 litre of used kitchen oil poured down the drain can contaminate 1 million litres of drinkable water? It is also a waste of money – you’ve already paid for that oil, so a smart way to stretch the ‘value for money’ is recycling it.

Unfortunately the UK...

May 30, 2017

After a month of waiting, Locality finally verified our project, which means that we're now crowdfunding on Spacehive! Click on the button below to make your pledge and make #BulkforLondon a reality!

Why we need your help

We want to stop creating more demand for waste by...

May 12, 2017

As Michael Pollan points out in his book ‘In Defense of Food’, the food industry, the government, advertisers and media have turned the process of putting food on our tables into an increasingly dysfunctional enterprise. We, as consumers, were led to trade nutrition fo...

April 12, 2017

On this Earth Day, 22nd April, instead of signing petitions online or complaining on Facebook about how appalling our plastic oceans are, you can do something which will create a real impact in our London communities: back our kick-ass project to bring #BulkforLondon!


April 11, 2017

Before all this hype about Zero Waste, even before Béa Johnson’s book being published, Catherine Conway from Unpackaged had pioneered the Zero Waste retail business model 10 years back, which is now a global trend. It was obvious to me that I needed this woman to give...

April 5, 2017

Plastic is a material designed to last forever, but is being used for DISPOSABLE stuff. The oceans are becoming a huge soup of microplastics. And this is entering our food chain.

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