Before she became an eco-lifestyle guru teaching busy women and mums how to live healthier, greener lifestyles, Militza Maury lived a regular city life.
“I was constantly moving from one thing to the next – working, shopping, running around – feeling a little lost in it all. Until one day, I fell into natural living,” says the 37-year-old mother-of-two.
To be more precise, she discovered one morning that the baby products she had been using for her daughter was reported to contain harmful chemicals. “It stopped me right in my tracks,” she says, vowing there and then to begin using safe, organic products for her family.
Believing that everyone should have access to safe, effective and natural skincare, she was driven to DIY her own products and share her creations with others.
Ergo, Little Green Dot was born in 2011.
“My passion is teaching people how to make really great natural skincare at home. I teach a workshop called SIMPLIFY Skin, where we use whole food ingredients like oats, plant oils and fruit to make natural skincare products,” she says.