"May All Be Happy"
I’m inspired everyday by the Buddhist aspiration “May All Be Happy” and was determined to create a sustainable, ethical business based on this philosophy and way of life. It is a loving, connecting, wholesome approach to life and because the meditation is for All to be happy, I'm included. So are you.
We want you to be happy with our lovely, natural Irish skincare, to look forward to receiving your Belle&Basil parcel when it arrives at your door, and to delight in being part of a community who values wellbeing, naturalness and giving back. We have a 60 day refund policy so if you aren't 100% happy we will do everything we can to make sure you are happy soon.
We want everyone who works with Belle&Basil to be happy so we treat them with respect and fairness. There is also a happy atmosphere to work in as Belle&Basil products are made in the peace and quiet of the garden workshop.
We want our community to be happy and so contribute 10% of our profits to the wonderful local charity "Children in Crossfire" and The Ocean Clean Up, a charity working to remove plastic from the sea. We also sponsor Perry the Puffin, and so help the RSPB to protect this beautiful, endangered seabird which breeds on Rathlin Island, off the coast of Northern Ireland.
We want to make our environment happy by only using natural ingredients and packaging that can be recycled. We would love you to help us create a more sustainable business by returning your empty jars. We will wash and refill them (we offer free postage for these returns in the UK, see our Return Your Empties page for more details). We also make all Belle&Basil skincare products using green energy. We love animals (especially Belle and Basil!) and would never test our products on animals, only on willing humans.
If you want to find out more about the Loving Kindness meditation which is based on the aspiration’May All Be Happy’, read the Note from the Garden Workshop on True Beauty.