Hello, welcome to Megsy-Jane's brand new website, and to a new chapter for MJ!

Those that are already friends know that Megsy-Jane is a hand-crafted accessories label - specialising in Flower Crowns for weddings, parties and events.

This new side to the brand focuses on something that I also have a great love for - beauty and health.

Here I will be writing about everything and anything related to natural, organic, non-toxic, green skincare and beauty, offering you alternatives to the mainstream brands, and showing you that green beauty works, and it is just as glamorous!

This is something that has become so second-nature to me - brands I am well familiar with, most people haven't even heard of and they can't be found in department stores.

I can hear you asking now - what is green beauty, and why does it matter?

Green Beauty is the all-encompassing term used to define make-up, skincare and body products that are natural, certified organic, eco-friendly, vegan, non-toxic, or any combination of those.

Green Beauty is not something that merely has 'natural', 'organic' or 'eco-friendly' slapped on the front of the label. Whilst it may be the pretty part, it really isn't the important one. The terms natural, organic and eco-friendly are thrown around so loosely these day that it can be difficult to determine what is and isn't truly natural/organic/non-toxic.

If you turn that bottle around, and look at the back label, you'll find an ingredient list that no doubt, you'll struggle to pronounce, let alone recognise, a single word on.

Green Beauty matters because all of those unrecognisable ingredients on that label are usually toxic synthetic chemicals - linked to hormone and endocrine disruption, organ toxicity, reproductive failure, infertility, neurological disorders and even cancer.

At the least, most of these products are leading to poor skin health (many products we use on our skin simply smother it, clogging pores and making any breakouts or problems worse), premature ageing (if the skin is not healthy, it will age at a faster rate), and messing with our hormones.

If you'd like to get started, head to the Resources and Websites We Love pages for further reading, or try the About if you'd like to know more about me & why I started.

So, join me, as I share with you wonderful new brands, recipes and everything that is beautiful.

If you're new to Megsy-Jane, green beauty, or even if you're an old friend, I'd love for you to share your thoughts below!

Kelsey xx