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The Ideas Factory
We're restlessly determined to make products that leave the planet better than we found it. We do things differently – and love sharing our ideas for making things better. Each week we add to our blog, posting everything from DIY beauty recipes, waste-fighting tips, UpCircle guides and interviews with people and brands who inspire us.
Welcome to the UpCircle blog, we hope you enjoy reading…
Skin changes during the menopause are perfectly normal. We share our tips on the best skincare for menopausal skin – both during and after the menopause.
Here we share our best tips for oily skin. From characteristics and what causes it, to the best products to use and whether it’s okay to use oil on oily skin.
We use the highest quality ingredients, for the best possible results. You'll feel, and SEE, the difference! The proof is in the before and afters of our very own UpCirclers.
Did you know these popular skincare ingredients come from animals? Here are all the non vegan skincare ingredients to be aware of and their vegan alternatives.
Winter is well and truly on its way, and whilst we swap our sandals for boots and Aperol in the park for mulled wine by the fire, we also need to adjust our skincare routines to keep us glowing! We're here to make sure the strong bitter winds and central heating don’t cause havoc for you and your skin.
We want show the world there's no compromise on performance when elevating leftover natural ingredients. In fact, the results are usually much better than the conventional, mass-produced skincare options out there! Have a look, and a read, of some of our latest UpCircler feedback:
While we know the importance of good skincare, we also know that healthy skin comes from within. So here are the best foods for clear skin.
We use the finely ground powder of discarded argan shells in our moisturiser – here we share the story of argan and the benefits of argan oil for skin.
We get asked a lot of questions around sensitive skin – from causes to the ingredients to avoid. Here we share our skin care tips for sensitive skin.
It's all well and good us telling you how great our by-product beauty products are... but of course we're biased - so let's hand over to our customers to do the work for us.
Have a look and a read through some of our latest UpCircler skin transformations!
We believe you shouldn’t have to choose between doing the right thing and getting the best results. With UpCircle, you get to enjoy the uplifting benefits of nature’s own skin rejuvenators – and do the planet some good, too
More skin transformations here!!
Watch the TV for a while and, sure enough, you’ll likely be treated to an advert for some kind of acne skincare - normally involving a 20-something-year-old actor pretending to be a teen with a pimple.
One question though. What actually is a pimple, and how do you get rid of them?
Cleansing your skin is absolutely vital! Most of us are city-dwellers, constantly bombarded by airborne bacteria and pollution.
If we don’t properly clean our skin, these toxins and dirt accumulate, contributing to aging, spots and pigmentation.
Healthy-looking skin is clean skin!
International Coffee Day. A global celebration of our favourite beverage... and our favourite skincare ingredient!
So what better way to celebrate than by sharing our top skincare recipes that all feature (you've guessed it) COFFEE!
ICYMI: We just dropped our brand new Cacao and Coffee Body Scrub and unsurprisingly the orders went flying out the door. Why unsurprisingly? Can you name one better pairing than chocolate and coffee? We'll wait.
These two are the GOAT. The MVPs. The OGs. So, in celebration of all things chocolate, we've gone into more detail about why it is that we're all so obsessed, and why its not just the taste that's drawing us in.
We are often told "BEWARE: There are hidden toxic ingredients in the products you use everyday". It's certainly not comforting... particularly when you've got little to no knowledge on what those nasty ingredients may be.. or how to decipher them.
Well, here to unpack it all for us is Natasha (AKA Forage Botanicals) with a guest blog just for us.
Let's get stuck in!