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Departing for the jungles of Borneo to save the orangutans
Written on Monday, 18 August 2014 16:07

As International Orangutan Day takes place on 19 August, and many people will be going ga-ga over these gorgeous creatures, chances are at the same time they are unknowingly contributing to their extinction through the products that they will eat or use throughout the day.

For me this day marks a very special occasion as I do a final check of my backpack and get ready to head into the jungles of Borneo for 25 days to take part in the Trans Borneo Challenge, and begin filming my documenary to help bring international attention to the plight of the orangutan.

Am I ready...not quite, but come Thursday I will be taking part in an adventure of a lifetime and can't wait to get up close and personal with one of our closest living relatives.

Eco Review - Product of the Week

Tuesday 19 August 2014

I hadn’t got into the whole BB Crème craze before being sent the La Mav Organic BB Crème to try out.

I can now see why the trend has taken off because it is a great way to look natural but with a bit of cover on your skin that seems to work even better than most tinted moisturisers I have tried in the past.

The great thing about the La Mav Organic BB Crème is that like most others it provides a natural, even finish but it also contains a natural sunscreen.



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About Eco Chick

The mission of is to provide a resource and inspiration for people to reduce their environmental footprint through simple, sustainable lifestyle changes.

The creator, Lara Shannon, has worked in the media and as a sustainability advocate for almost twenty years, long before ‘being green’ became mainstream, and strongly believes it is possible to create positive change in the world through individual action.


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