• Eco lifestyle

    5 cheap, cruelty free, low waste personal hygiene swaps for a non-DIY fan

    I have been practising low waste lifestyle for a few years now, constantly looking for new ways to live using as little plastic as possible and buying only the items I truly need and love. One of the main low waste principles is reusing what you already have, so once, inspired by a YouTube video with tips on how to re-purpose old clothes, I decided to recreate my old mini skirt into a medium size make up bag. I spent more than 3 hours cutting pieces and sewing but the final product was not something I would even want to use in public! I realised that even though this is…

  • Eco lifestyle

    Getting rid of stuff to declutter my life

    One day back in 2017, I realised I hated to be surrounded by so many useless items around me. The drawers of my desk were filled with old CDs, half-written notebooks and old phones I have not intended to ever use. My wardrobe was stocking 30 different summer tops, which I struggled to manage to wear within three short months of Lithuanian summer. Why am I keeping so many things I do not need? I needed changes.Step by step I started moving towards my minimalistic lifestyle. Since the beginning of the process, I realised it’s not easy to find new owners for my belongings. Of course, I could have just…