world mental health day 2018

world mental health day 2018 

Today, 10th October 2018, marks this year's World Mental Health Day. In honour of this I wanted to share a piece that I have written which attempts to describe what it feels like to live alongside grief, still years on, and what happens when the waves come. I hope that this may help others to know that they aren't alone and that despite the painful moments, there is still beauty in the world and most of the time life is great. 

re-usable packaging

When David Attenborough announces to the world that we need to reduce our plastic use, then you listen.

Even before creating the brand, as a big beauty consumer, I was appalled by the amount of plastic and waste that was created from purchasing products.

Everything was housed in plastic tubes and jars, and the sometimes beautiful outer packaging that I gawped over in the shop was just instantly thrown away.

So I wanted to make it part of my mission to create beautiful packaging that could actually be re-used and therefore also added a little something extra to your purchase. 

homemade face mask recipe

When I first got interested in natural skincare and started exploring ideas for products for the brand, the first thing that I did was to order some ingredients from online and start playing in my kitchen.

 I had the most fun few weeks, melting butters and mixing different oils together. I even dabbled in creating my own lipsticks too which was incredibly satisfying to see swirls of different colour in pots...despite my small mishap of dying half my kitchen tools bright red (lesson learned)!

the olive tree cancer support centre

 
The very first spark of thought that led to starting Pennies and Feathers, was my need to build more purpose and meaning into my life, and my want to give back to certain charities and people that help others at their time of need.
 
I really believe that all businesses that start nowadays should include a social mission or some level of 'giving back' into their business plan. It has been proven to work financially many times and as a consumer I know that I am always drawn to the companies that donate profits or products to those in need. It just makes sense to me, does it to you too?

contact us

Address:
Suite 2
5 Percy Street
London W1T 1DG

Email:
info@penniesandfeathers.co.uk

Tel : 01403 250921

about our shop

pennies and feathers

A new botanical British beauty brand, that was created from a love story.

Our aim is to bring beauty back into our customers lives. Whether it is your skin that needs revitalising, your senses or your spirit.

Everything from the beautiful illustrations on the packaging, to the tactile glass containers and the wonderful relaxing scents have been designed to bring you a sense of beauty and calm.

 

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