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Red Light Therapy VS Infrared Explained

Red Light Therapy VS Infrared Explained

As living beings we harness energy from the sun and the world around us. Most of us know about the harmful effects of sunlight, in the form of cancer causing UV rays but we’re in the dark about some of the incredibly positive sides of sunlight! UV light has some positive effects too. :) 

In actual fact, we’ve been harnessing the healing powers of light for thousands of years. It was only during the last century that we finally put a name to it and began to under... Continue reading

Are there any negative side effects to earthing?

Are there any negative side effects to earthing?

Earthing, or grounding, balances our body’s complex bio-electrical system. 

Simply put, our bodies send electrical signals via our cells for everything to function in harmony. An excess charge gained from our electrical surroundings upsets this balance. Through earthing we get rid of these surplus charges allowing our systems to function as they naturally should. 

Through earthing we don’t introduce anything strange... Continue reading

Earthing flooring may be your best home improvement yet!

Earthing flooring may be your best home improvement yet!

Earthing, or grounding, is good for us, whether we walk around the house barefoot or with natural socks, or maybe some earthing slippers. In theory we’re earthing, we would assume that we’re getting the benefits of earthing from the comfort of our home! 

Not quite, you need to be more than just barefoot or wearing conductive shoes to be reaping the benefits of earthing or grounding. If the soles of your shoes/feet are conductive all depends on the type of ground you would be walking on as materials ... Continue reading

Hemp Clothing: What is it and why we need more of it!

Hemp Clothing: What is it and why we need more of it!

Hemp is the future of fashion! As one of the strongest and most durable of all natural textile fibres, by wearing hemp we could keep our clothes longer and out of landfill. Hemp is carbon negative, it grows tall and absorbs lots of carbon from the atmosphere.  And it can be grown year after year without harming the soil quality, in fact its deep-reaching roots can instead help to nourish the soil.

Hemp also uses a lot less water to produce comp... Continue reading

Why sustainable activewear is important?

Why sustainable activewear is important?

Activewear has taken the world by storm and the global demand for stretchy wonder garments is set to almost double over the next 5 years! Activewear that’s worn whilst going about day to day life is now termed ‘athleisure’. Athleisure may have started out as a trend, but it’s safe to say that we’re undergoing a major cultural shift in how we dress. 

A global pandemic coupled with a greater importance on physical fitness has led us on the trajectory to wardrobes... Continue reading

Polyamide fabric: What is it and is it safe?

Polyamide fabric: What is it and is it safe?

Polyamide refers to a group of synthetic textiles, most commonly Nylon which was created by the American company DuPont. Nylon began as a silk replacement in ladies stockings and went on to become very popular for sportswear and swimwear. 

What you may not be aware of is that polyamide Continue reading

What are Silver Socks and Why do you Need Them?

What are Silver Socks and Why do you Need Them?
Our feet have a lot of sweat glands, and whilst the rest of our bodies can breathe more, feet are often stuck in shoes - and end up building up quite a stink. The Inner Mettle team thought long and hard about this dilemma, and concluded the best answer to odour free and dry feet was one of the most precious and versatile metals on earth, silver. Continue reading

An Intro to EMF and EMF Shielding

An Intro to EMF and EMF Shielding

Electro-Magnetic Fields (EMF) are mostly invisible with the notable exception of visible light.  Why should you care about EMF?

Put very simply, electric activity causes vibrations resulting in energy waves, known as electromagnetic radiation (EMR). And depending on their strength, they can cause harm to living organisms, like our bodies. The bad news is, we’re around them daily, when we use our mobiles, the microwave or watch TV.

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