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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

7 Minute read

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Meet our zero-waste organic beauty balm
Eco & ethical

Meet our zero-waste organic beauty balm

We’re big fans of beauty balms at Green People and believe that these versatile skin care staples should have a spot in every skin care routine. Here we proudly introduce One Balm and reveal why we think it is our best multi-purpose balm yet!

By Hannah Mepham

25/04/2024

5 Minute read

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Best sunscreen and toiletries for eco camping holidays
Eco & ethical

Best sunscreen and toiletries for eco camping holidays

Will you be camping in the UK this summer? Compile your camp kit with our guide to the best toiletries and sunscreen for camping holidays in the UK.

By Hannah Mepham

09/04/2024

5 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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how to recycle green people packaging
Eco & ethical

How do you recycle Green People packaging?

Curious to know how eco-conscious our packaging is? Here we look at the different types of packaging materials we use and explain how you can recycle our products and packaging after use.

By Hannah Mepham

01/09/2023

5 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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Knepp Castle Rewilding project
Eco & ethical

The Green People eco office: supporting rewilding with Knepp Castle

We rent our office space from The Knepp Castle Estate and they are spearheading an important environmental campaign that needs your help. Here we guide you through our eco headquarters and explain Knepp Castle Estate’s role in the campaign against climate change.

By Hannah Mepham

09/08/2023

3 Minute read

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What is sugar cane plastic?
Eco & ethical

What is sugar cane plastic?

Sugar cane plastic is a bio-based plastic that is created using renewable plant-based materials. Green People uses sugar cane plastic for almost all of its squeezy tube products and that includes our natural and organic shower gels, shampoos, conditioners and sun creams.

By Hannah Mepham

30/06/2023

2 Minute read

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EDS
Eco & ethical

Green People dazzles in EDS UK donation drive

Horsham-based organic skin care brand Green People is best known for its green ethics and natural beauty formulations but in May 2023 we sported black and white stripes all in the name of charity.

By Hannah Mepham

24/05/2023

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How do shampoo bars work?
Eco & ethical

How do shampoo bars work?

There’s no sorcery involved in making our natural shampoo bars, just naturally nourishing ingredients and a little beauty science.

By Hannah Mepham

18/05/2023

5 Minute read

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Clever ways to store a shampoo bar
Eco & ethical

Clever ways to store a shampoo bar

Help your Green People shampoo bar to last longer with our tips on how to store solid shampoos correctly. Storing a shampoo bar after your shower is an easy way to preserve its shelf-life and our organic shampoo bars can last for up to 60 washes, so long as they are used and stored correctly.

By Hannah Mepham

18/05/2023

4 Minute read

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Benefits of shampoo bars vs liquid shampoo
Eco & ethical

Benefits of shampoo bars vs liquid shampoo

Unsure whether to choose a plastic-free shampoo bar over a regular shampoo bottle? Switching to a shampoo bar can feel like a leap into the unknown but we’re here to tell you they aren’t so different.

By Hannah Mepham

18/05/2023

9 Minute read

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5 easy ways to conserve and protect plants
Eco & ethical

5 easy ways to conserve and protect plants

In the face of global warming, it's easy to feel overwhelmed and powerless to change our world for the better. But here at Green People, we’re all for small changes that make a big difference.

By Hannah Mepham

15/12/2021

6 Minute read

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