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Your essential guide to living an organic lifestyle.

sunscreen ingredients
Clean beauty

Sunscreen ingredients: what is safe for the sea?

Worried about sunscreen ingredients and looking for a sun cream that’s free from Oxybenzone and Octinoxate? You’ve come to the right place!  A proud charity partner of the Marine Conservation Society, you can trust our natural and organic sun care collection to be as safe for the sea as it is for the skin.

By Alexandra Julian

14/05/2024

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Woman applying a charcoal face mask
Clean beauty

The skin-purifying benefits of activated charcoal face masks

What makes activated Charcoal masks so good for spot-prone skin? Will it help banish your blackheads? In this post, we explore the benefits of activated Charcoal face masks and introduce you to our natural Purifying Face Mask.

By Hannah Mepham

03/05/2024

6 Minute read

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Sun cream - what is titanium dioxide?
Clean beauty

What is Titanium Dioxide?

Looking for a mineral SPF? Here, we explain Titanium Dioxide, how it works in sunscreen, and introduce some natural and organic sun creams with Titanium Dioxide.

By Hannah Mepham

01/05/2024

4 Minute read

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The anti-ageing plant: Hibiscus benefits for beautiful skin
Clean beauty

The anti-ageing plant: Hibiscus benefits for beautiful skin

Not only is the Hibiscus flower stunningly beautiful to look at, but the extract from it has many skin benefits when used in beauty products. Read on to discover Hibiscus benefits for your skin. 

By Hannah Mepham

22/04/2024

4 Minute read

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Introduction to Baicalin for skin
Anti ageing

Baicalin: nature's best anti-ageing active for skin

Is Baicalin the best skin care ingredient for defying the skin ageing process? Here we explore this wonder anti-wrinkle ingredient.

By Alexandra Julian

09/04/2024

5 Minute read

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The benefits of prebiotic skin care
Clean beauty

The benefits of prebiotic skin care

Our organic skin care is packed with powerful plant actives that help re-balance the skin, but did you know many of our products also contain prebiotics? Here we explain what prebiotics are and why we add them to so many of our natural formulas.

By Hannah Mepham

02/11/2023

5 Minute read

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How to use witch hazel for adult acne
Clean beauty

How to use witch hazel for adult acne

Was Witch Hazel your teenage skin care staple? Here we go back to school and deliver a masterclass on how Witch Hazel can help you to battle adult blemishes.

By Hannah Mepham

12/10/2023

4 Minute read

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quinoa in gluten free shampoo
Clean beauty

Gluten-free shampoo and shower gel with Green People

Are you sensitive to gluten? Discover beauty products you can trust with Green People’s gluten-free shampoo, shower gels and skin care.

By Hannah Mepham

11/10/2023

4 Minute read

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What is certified organic beauty?
Clean beauty

What is COSMOS organic skin care?

Here we guide you through shopping for certified organic beauty products and explain why our organic certifications guarantee that your Green People products are as green as can be.

By Hannah Mepham

19/09/2023

6 Minute read

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chemicals in hand wash
Clean beauty

What ingredients are in liquid hand wash?

Does using a liquid hand wash leave your skin feeling dry and irritable? Read on to find out about the ingredients used in many hand washes and explain how they can affect your skin. You can also find out about our range of natural and organic hand washes and how we make these suitable for sensitive skin.

By Alexandra Julian

12/09/2023

3 Minute read

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benefits of beeswax skin care
Clean beauty

Beeswax skin care: 3 beauty benefits of Beeswax

Beeswax is no longer just for candles and furniture wax, it’s time to wake up to the incredible benefits of Beeswax in natural and organic make-up products like foundation, mascara and lipstick.

By Hannah Mepham

30/08/2023

4 Minute read

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Green People’s guide to Aloe Vera benefits for skin
Clean beauty

Green People’s guide to Aloe Vera benefits for skin

If there’s one hero ingredient that we couldn’t live without here at Green People, it would have to be Aloe Vera. We believe that all skin types can benefit from this spiky succulent, and we use the inner leaf of Aloe Vera as a base ingredient in most of our natural and organic beauty products.

By Hannah Mepham

17/08/2023

6 Minute read

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Myrrh, himba tribe
Clean beauty

Myrrh – the incredible story of the Himba tribe

Supporting small farmers and independent growers is a key part of the Green People philosophy and we believe in offering a fair price for the ingredients that go into our products. One of the most remarkable stories behind a Green People ingredient is the story of the Myrrh we use in our One Balm, natural toothpastes and sun lotions.

By Alexandra Julian

15/08/2023

4 Minute read

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