About us

The Conscious Insider is a lifestyle blog focused on slow living, sustainability and self-care. 

Our mission is to empower readers with the knowledge and tools they need to make sustainable choices in their everyday lives, by providing them with well-researched and evidence-based alternatives.

WHAT WE DO

At The Conscious Insider, we understand that every small action we take can have a profound impact on the world around us. That’s why we are committed to providing our readers with the information and resources they need to make more sustainable and ethical choices in their daily lives.

As consumers become increasingly aware of the environmental impact of their purchases, they are willing to pay more for environmentally-friendly products and services. However, this has also led to the rise of “greenwashing,” where brands make misleading environmental claims to entice consumers. This practice is prevalent across various industries, from food to fashion, beauty, and wellness.

We believe that as a consumer, you have the power to make a difference through your purchasing decisions. That’s why The Conscious Insider is dedicated to helping you navigate through the marketing tricks and identify real sustainable initiatives.

We strive to help you find products that are not only better for you but also for the planet.

OUR CONTENT

At The Conscious Insider, we strive to provide our readers with a wealth of information and resources on a range of topics such as eco-friendly products and self-care tips to sustainable fashion, clean beauty, and ethical home decor.

We believe that by promoting brands that use non-toxic and healthy ingredients, rely on ethical practices, and implement sustainable initiatives, we can empower consumers to make more informed and responsible purchasing decisions.

MEET THE EXPERTS

Dr Patricia Gaile Espinosa, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Espinosa is a board-certified dermatologist with over 10 years of experience. She has a passion for helping people achieve healthy, glowing skin and is dedicated to staying up-to-date on the latest research and trends in skincare. Dr. Espinosa specializes in Aesthetic Dermatology and has been published in medical journals for her work on psoriasis.

Professor Raymond Neakpur

Sustainability Consultant, MS in Environment and Business

Professor Raymon Neakpur is a sustainability expert and professor with a background in environmental science. He has worked on a range of different projects to help reduce environmental impacts and adopt more sustainable practices. His areas of interest includes sustainability strategies, green innovative solutions and responsible growth.

Chamika Dulanjalee 

Textile engineer

Chamika Dulanjalee is a textile engineer with a background in fabric processing technology. She has a passion for finding new and innovative ways to create sustainable textiles and is always on the lookout for the latest developments in the field. Dulanjalee’s expertise and insights are a valuable addition to our team.

Melanie Manard

Sustainability Blogger & Entrepreneur

Melanie is a sustainability writer and entrepreneur. With previous experience in the fashion industry, she now focuses on writing about sustainable, eco-friendly beauty, fashion and home furniture. She is the founder of La Petite Epicerie, a local organic French Delicacies box delivered in the Netherlands. Melanie has an MSc in International Relations and Affairs and a Ms in Financial Engineering.

OUR PROCESS

We are committed to providing accurate, up-to-date information and resources to help our readers make informed decisions about the products and lifestyle choices that fit their values.

We believe in transparency, and strive to provide in-depth and understandable information about products and ingredients.

Our approach to product and ingredient review is grounded in credibility. We rely on reputable sources such as scientific research, experts in the field, and reputable certifications to evaluate the products and ingredients we feature on our blog.

  • FDA (U.S Food and Drug Administration)
  • ECHA (European Chemicals Agency)
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review)
  • Third-Party Certifications such as USDA, MADE SAFE, Fair Trade, FSC, B Corp.
  • Scientific and medical research (ScienceDirect)

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