Sustainable Lifestyle For Beginners

Welcome to Smart Money Green Planet, a sustainable lifestyle blog for beginners.

Hi, I am Reshma and I run the sustainable lifestyle blog, Smart Money Green Planet.

I write about home and garden ideas, as well as, natural skincare recipes to inspire you to achieve a minimalist home, develop a love for organic and edible gardening; and introduce you to an alternative non toxic, natural skincare routine.

You will also find blog posts about frugal living ideas to save money in the long run.

Please feel free to connect via Instagram or Facebook if you enjoy reading my posts.

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How To Make An Avocado Face Mask

How to make an avocado face mask recipe.  Avocadoes are a super fruit with lots of health benefits.   Therefore, avocadoes have become a popular fruit in the beauty industry.  Not only can you buy shampoos containing avocado oil, you can also purchase pricey moisturisers and face masks made from fresh avocadoes. For example, a 100g […]

Body Butter Recipe To Sleep Well

Body butter recipe using essential oils. If you are struggling to sleep, have you tried using a homemade lavender body butter? Lavender is known to relax the body so we can sleep well. Have you ever noticed that baby shampoos and bath washes contain lavender? Therefore, if lack of relaxation and disrupted sleep is of […]

Kiwifruit Facemask with Yogurt

Have you ever tried making a kiwifruit facemask? The next time you have a piece of kiwifruit that is destined for the bin, think about how you can extend its benefits to soothe your skin. Health Benefits of Kiwifruit We know how beneficial kiwifruit is to our bodies. Kiwifruits, a native of New Zealand, are […]

Recipes for Essential Oil DIY Aromatherapy Products

How to make essential oil DIY homemade aromatherapy recipes. I am completely in love with essential oils.  I use them to scent the home, add them to face toners and make essential oil DIY diffusers for a good night sleep.  However, I realised that I was not using them to their full potential.  Which is […]

Nourishing Coconut Oil Recipes for Hair Treatment

Nourishing coconut oil recipes for hair treatment. Have you ever noticed that 6 or 8 months after a haircut, your hair starts to feel dry and brittle?  Constant use of hair products, such as dyes, straightening products, shampoo and even conditioners eventually take a toll on the health of our hair.  Unless you spend lots […]

Creamy Homemade Sugar Scrub Recipes You Can Make at Home

Creamy homemade sugar scrub recipes can moisturise and exfoliate your skin for literally pennies.  Using everyday natural ingredients from your kitchen means less waste and less spent. You will save a lot of money because you will no longer need to buy brand names or worry about going to a beauty salon frequently.  Ever since […]

Eco Friendly Halal Sunscreen – How to Find the Right Sunscreen

Searching for an eco friendly, halal sunscreen? Whether you are sunbathing in the garden, planning an exotic holiday, performing Hajj or travelling for Umrah, applying sunscreen is essential to protect your skin from the harmful rays of the Sun; which can cause skin cancer.  However, finding a sunscreen that is plant based as well as […]

10 Small Business Sustainable, Natural Beauty Brands

Shop at 10 sustainable and natural beauty brands on Amazon. Small businesses are struggling to stay open due to the global Corona Virus Pandemic.  This year, now more than ever, they need your support, especially those that are in the sustainable sector.  Therefore, below you will find a list of 10 sustainable and natural beauty […]

Essential Oils with Antibacterial Properties Suitable for the Skin

Lately I have been reading about essential oils that have antibacterial properties which are good for the skin.  I am washing my hands and using alcohol based hand sanitisers more now than ever before.  But, I am finding that my hands are starting to feel dry and tight due to all the washing and sanitising. […]

Halal, Organic Makeup & Skincare Brands in the UK

Organic and halal skincare brands as well as cosmetics market is on the rise. The ethical, natural, halal and organic makeup and skincare brands market is booming. Skincare brands are starting to realise the potential and spending power of a community that is willing to spend on products which do not compromise with their beliefs […]