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THIS WASH HELPS RESCUE DOGS

THIS WASH HELPS RESCUE DOGS

  In January 2018 (after only 4 months of trading) we were immensely proud to have transferred over £1700 to Hope Rescue for their cosy kennels rescue dogs campaign. Our GW foundation independently managed by the 'Community Foundation of Wales' provides us with...

SLEEP AID SPRAY

SLEEP AID SPRAY

  Stress can build up in our lives in funny ways. You’d never think that the need to check the oil in your car, or taking a faulty item back to the store would keep you up at night. When people talk about stress, it’s often associated with work performance,...

THE GOOD HAND WASH + DIY HYDRATING HAND SCRUB

THE GOOD HAND WASH + DIY HYDRATING HAND SCRUB

  For something we use multiple times throughout the day, we often don’t put much thought into what we are washing our hands with. We pick the bottle by how it looks, or what it smells like, or occasionally because it has ‘nourishing’ or ‘hydrating’ written on...

THE GOOD CONDITIONER

THE GOOD CONDITIONER

  The average person has 8 different products for their hair, including hair oils, leave in conditioners and hydrating serums. Sometimes it seems that the more conditioning product you put into your hair, the dryer it gets.  Common chemicals in conditioning...

WITCH HAZEL FACIAL TONER

WITCH HAZEL FACIAL TONER

  Impurities can build up on the skin as we go about our day. Chemical pollutants in busy cities can be particularly nasty to sensitive skin, causing it to dry out, break out, or become blotchy and irritated. Though we don’t suggest packing up your city living...

DE-PUFF DIY EYE PADS

DE-PUFF DIY EYE PADS

  Waking up after a restless sleep because of stressful and busy day/week/month is a scenario we are all familiar with. Some mornings are harder to rub the sleep from our eyes than others, and some mornings are plagued with those dreaded dark circles to let...

Make Your Own FESTIVE BATH MELT

Make Your Own FESTIVE BATH MELT

Winter weather, relentless relatives- the festive season can test the best of us. Our DIY festive bath melt will leave you feeling refreshed, radiant and re-energised. Our Festive bath melt is made with a carefully selected blend of festive essential oils. It works...

VEGAN HOT CHOCOLATE RECIPE

VEGAN HOT CHOCOLATE RECIPE

  At Goodwash, we believe in making the world a better place. Whether that’s through our non-profit charity https://goodwash.co.uk/philosophy/ or through our blogs giving people little tips on how to get the most of life. We also believe...

DIY HOT OIL HAND + CUTICLE TREATMENT

DIY HOT OIL HAND + CUTICLE TREATMENT

  It’s no question that essential oils work wonders on dry and sensitive skin, and this pampering DIY hot oil hand and cuticle treatment will leave your mitts feeling nourished and rejuvenated. The combination of three very hydrating essential oils relieves the...

DIY SEASONAL FOOT SOAK

DIY SEASONAL FOOT SOAK

  For such a fun season, Christmas time can be incredibly stressful. Between the copious amounts of shopping and the immense planning, come Christmas day many of us can’t wait for the Christmas to be over. Mix up this incredibly simple and relaxing foot soak,...

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF OUR FOUNDER: A NEW SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF OUR FOUNDER: A NEW SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR

  It takes a lot of time, determination (and coffee) to not only start a business, but to build one that gives away 100% of profits to those in need. The Goodwash Company was built on the idea that helping others could become a day to day activity, like showering...

THE GOOD LOTION + HAND MASK DIY

THE GOOD LOTION + HAND MASK DIY

  It’s a little too easy to neglect our hard working hands when they’re always so busy. We take time out of our day to care for our hair, our faces and our skin, but hands are often left to fend for themselves.   No matter what the weather, our hands need...

WINTER LIP SCRUB DIY

WINTER LIP SCRUB DIY

  Autumn and winter are incredibly beautiful times of the year. With the change in seasons comes the excuse to light fires, and drink your weight in warming and delicious drinks. However the cold weather isn’t all fun and games and can make life a pain,...

THE GOOD SHAMPOO

THE GOOD SHAMPOO

  In the average British person’s lifetime, over £47,000 is spent on hair. That could be deposit on a house, flat or even a preowned Aston Martin (although maybe not a Vanquish). They invest money into products that ultimately could cause more damage, meaning...

PEPPERMINT + CEDAR FOOT BALM

PEPPERMINT + CEDAR FOOT BALM

It is easy to forget to take care of our number one supporters during colder months. We are busy stuffing them into tight boots and thick socks, and using them to explore the beautiful (but cold) outdoors. Unfortunately, between the fluctuating temperatures our feet...

MATCHA + BENTONITE CLAY + ACTIVATED CHARCOAL MASK

MATCHA + BENTONITE CLAY + ACTIVATED CHARCOAL MASK

  We don’t always have enough time in the day to properly look after our skin, so creating our own skin treatments can be out of the question. This calming and age defying face mask is free from nasty chemicals, and can be kept for months, meaning you can always...

LOOKING AFTER YOURSELF THIS AUTUMN

LOOKING AFTER YOURSELF THIS AUTUMN

  When the days get shorter, and the grey skies never seem to disappear, it’s easy to fall into an autumn and winter slump. 20% of the population suffer from mild Seasonal Affective Disorder, otherwise known as SAD. For most, SAD is a temporary disorder however...

IMMUNITY BOOSTING BATH MELT

IMMUNITY BOOSTING BATH MELT

  Sometimes it feels as if the only cure for the unshakeable seasonal cold is to wallow in self pity and decongestant tablets. What if you found out that the start to a healthy immune system this winter was not to be found at the bottom of a Vitamin C tablet...

ROSE WATER + TEA TREE OIL FACIAL TONER

ROSE WATER + TEA TREE OIL FACIAL TONER

  It’s hard to look past a natural beauty DIY that dates back to early Egypt. Cleopatra used to bathe in rose water, and cleanse her face with it, which no doubt would’ve been incredibly refreshing in the arid climate. Egyptian Roses were known for their ability...

AUTUMNAL BEARD GROWTH OIL

AUTUMNAL BEARD GROWTH OIL

  A drop in temperature and an increase in dry, brittle weather means trouble for any beard grower. Autumn and winter seasons remove moisture from the skin, leaving beards undernourished, bristly, and hard to grow. Essential and natural oils are the answer to all...

THE BEST OF NATURE FOR THE SIGNIFICANT ANIMAL IN YOUR LIFE

THE BEST OF NATURE FOR THE SIGNIFICANT ANIMAL IN YOUR LIFE

  When we search for our skin and hair care products we often keep an eye out for natural, eco friendly alternatives to paraben and sulphate filled products. We search high and low for cruelty free products that will leave our hair glossy and healthy from natural...

HOT COCONUT + ARGAN OIL HAIR GROWTH MASK

HOT COCONUT + ARGAN OIL HAIR GROWTH MASK

  As days get colder and shorter, it’s easy for us to start neglecting our tresses. They get bundled into hats and tangled in the wind, wreaking havoc on our roots, and splitting ends left and right. Treat your stressed locks, and sit back and reap the relaxing...

THE GREAT CANDLE DEBATE

THE GREAT CANDLE DEBATE

  The Goodwash Company are dedicated to exploring the world of natural alternatives. We believe in improving lives through our Goodwash Foundation and also through our online platforms, encouraging the change from man made chemicals to natural remedies. Are all...

WHY SHOULD YOU CARE ABOUT PARABENS AND SULPHATES?

WHY SHOULD YOU CARE ABOUT PARABENS AND SULPHATES?

Alongside the conscious consumer wave that’s changing the way people make purchasing decisions, names and phrases have been popping up that are furrowing brows. Parabens, SLES and Sulfates have found their way into our vocabularies, despite there still being confusion...