Currently there are many shops that promote their new “organic cotton series”. But are these clothes really in any way better and more organic than others? Yes, they are better than “normal” clothes because they really need less water and use fewer pesticides in the cultivation. Well, actually, in organic cotton clothes there should not be any pesticides, right? The thing is that most of these clothes are blended, which means that only a part of it is organic and the other part is just normal conventional cotton. Another thing you have to bear in mind is that cultivation is only one part of the whole production chain.
In a production chain you have many different steps and during each step more and more chemicals and pesticides are added. First comes of course the cultivation but then there are still so many other steps: the spinning, the sewing, the washing, the dying, and so on… So when a piece of clothing is made with organic cotton you could still find many pesticides inside it. Continue reading Organic Clothes and Labels →
First of all, I want to point out that I use social media and that there are definitely some pros to it, but it would like to point out some things that I think make social media horrible.
Social media is mostly used by teenagers and we use it not only to stalk cute boys online or for other social interactions, which is what SOCIAL media should be about. However, we also look at tons of pictures of supermodel, for ‘inspiration’, but it actually makes us feel bad about ourselves. Continue reading Does social media affect your health? →
You might already have heard of beauty pageants for children in America. Maybe you´ve seen or have heard something in the news. In this text I want to inform you about the pressure that is placed on young children and the main effects of the on the children. Continue reading Child Beauty Pagents →
The trend of coloring your hair has not been around for such a long time. In fact, it didn’t come into fashion until the 1980’s and it’s a topic, not spoken about too often nowadays anymore. If coloring your hair is not really a big issue because almost everyone does it, why do people really want to change their style or their hair color? Continue reading What does changing your style and coloring your hair have to do with personality? →