Beauty Blogger @aniaaniapawlak Reviewing Greenfrog

Another lovely review… this time from beauty blogger @aniaaniapawlak! She sampled our Geranium & Peppermint handwash and found it to be very nourishing & moisturising, especially for her dry skin. “The hand wash is a great bathroom essential” “Very nourishing and hydrating, leaving my skin soft and clean” “I used this hand wash few times a day, and found to be different to the other products available on the market, which do tend to dry out my skin” To read …

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Ethical Blog – 10th January 2016

At Greenfrog, we care for the beautiful wildlife of our planet. As a company we believe it is important for our soaps to be Vegan. We are also in the process of gaining the Leaping Bunny Logo and the Ethical Buyer certification. This means that none of our soaps have any sort of animal produce contained in them, and of course, we don’t test our soaps on animals. This ethos is important to all of us working at Greenfrog- we …

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Green Frog Botanical Soap New Years Blog 2016

Green Frog Botanics cannot believe 2016 is here this is going to be an exciting year for us, we are especially looking forward to adapting our brand to meet more of your needs! How? Green Frogs New Year resolution is to continue to grow our 4 E’s ethos … As you well know Green Frog are enthusiastic about cruelty free and vegan friendly  products, this is why we are in the final phases of attaining the Leaping Bunny logo and …

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Blogging about our values

With the festive period upon us, we thought it would be a great opportunity to celebrate all things loving and ethical! This is a time of year when all the family and friends come together to enjoy great food, company, and conversation. Appreciating how lucky we are to have such love in our lives. Here at Greenfrog we actively share this and never forget how important such values are in our lives, and in our business. Starting in a bustling …

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Why we are Palm Oil free

Palm Oil is a vegetable oil derived from the pulp of palm fruit from a plant native to west and Southwest Africa, it also exists unsustainably in Central Africa, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Sumatra. Approximately 50 million tons of palm oil is produced annually, supplying over 30% of the world’s vegetable oil production. It is found in about 40-50% household products in the world. Palm oil is bad for the environment because tropical rainforests with high conservation values, where many …

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Why we are paraben free!

Parabens are the most widely used preservatives in cosmetics. You’ll commonly find them in soaps, deodorant’s, gels, and shaving cream. Parabens are used to extend the shelf life of a product and to prevent the growth of mould and bacteria. They are a compound formed from acid and alcohol. The FDA says the most common are -quite a mouthful- methylparaben, propylparaben and butylparaben. Propyl and butyl parabens are thought to mimic oestrogen and disrupt hormones, which could increase the chances …

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Go SLS free

Sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) is used in the majority of soaps, toothpastes, and shampoo to produce a soapy lather but many people who suffer from dandruff, eczema and other itchy skin conditions are looking to avoid it in their skincare as it can cause flare ups due to its chemically manufactured nature. When chemicals like SLS come into contact with your skin, they are absorbed straight into your bloodstream without any filtering, going directly to your organs. 5 Reasons to …

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How Greenfrog can help eczema

Eczema is a painful dryness of the skin that can be itchy and extremely uncomfortable in day to day life. It is estimated that it has increased 40% over the last 5 years-an alarming rate. There are many different types of eczema such as Atopic and contact dermatitis. Atopic eczema is due to a genetically faulty skin barrier that triggers an inflammatory response, which causes the redness flare ups. It runs in the family and often is accompanied by a …

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West London Mums Interview Julie at Green Frog Botanics

Wooo check out West London Mums post about us, featuring an interview with the lovely Julie. “Nick and Julie Bridger met in Thailand and lived together in India, where they started their young family and small business Greenfrog Botanic six years ago. Now relocated to East Sussex, the pair continue to work toward their mission of producing excellent quality, natural vegan soaps that conserve the planet, protect animals and are affordable. WLM asked them about what makes Greenfrog soaps special.” …

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Our magical ingredient

How is Greenfrog soap so wonderfully cleansing, foaming and kind to skin? Well, we use a magical botanical soap that grows on the Sapindus Mukorossi tree, also known as the soapnut. The soapnut tree grows wild in northern India, and is one of the most important trees of tropical and sub-tropical regions of India for its multiple wonderful uses.  It is a very grand tree, growing up to  25m in its 70 years of life! It flowers the wonderful soapnuts …

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