Archive for the ‘Skincare+Beauty’ Category

My friend Edmund, who works with eco-rocker Sheryl Crow and introduced me to chemical-free cleaning, lives by a simple rule: if you can’t eat it, don’t use it — and for Pete’s sake don’t ever put it on your skin. Much has been written about the chemicals found in cosmetics that may contribute to rising […]

Much has been abuzz about how “green is the new black” and yet, greening your personal style still ain’t easy. Over the next few weeks we’ll post some reviews of sites where you can find a range of designer brands offering “look good, feel good” fashion. You can also recommend us your favorite fab green […]

Zanisa is an online boutique well-stocked with green and gorgeous gifts for him, her, baby–even for your pet. Founder Susan Lawrence launched Zanisa as “a labor of love” and it shows. A beautifully drawn symbol legend helps shoppers understand the degree of “green” characteristics in each product. There’s a broad range of green style gifts […]

So what is a girl to do when, as she makes more “green” beauty choices seems to give her fewer options? Slink off to the local co-op to buy patchouli-smelling hemp shampoo and soy chapstick? Fortunately Sephora now carries a great selection of earth friendly, vegan skincare choices that will help you feel as good […]

One of my favorite style magazines Domino has gone fabulously green! Their March issue, out on newsstands today, showcases many green goodies to love in the world of design on their “green list”: furniture, accent pillows, fabrics, flooring, rugs, wallpaper, and toxic-free, color-rich paints. It is generously packed with things and ideas you need to […]

Here are a few great gifts for those on your list who deserve a little extra pampering this holiday season. Maybe you too! All the products are made of organic goodness, to help you feel pampered inside and out. Enjoy! London Lemon Curd Scroll Soap handmade by You Stink. Consider Sandra a soap artiste. She’s […]

I received this invitation in my inbox today. Sadly, as a West Coaster so I can’t go but for you New Yorkers out there you can join in the fun at one of Brooklyn’s newest eco-shop” Natural Heights this Sunday. Whether you’re an eco-fashionista or aspiring to become one here’s what you’ll find: A night […]

An eco-lounge for celebs and EMMY nominees? Believe it. A press release by H20m LLC, the event sponsor announces that the ULTIMATE GREEN ROOM will be held at the posh Los Angeles W Hotel today and tomorrow–an eco-chic prelude to the weekend’s gala. According to the sponsor “Hollywood Stars and EMMY nominees will be pampered […]

What an amazing week ahead: the new season of Project Runway airs on Wednesday night, and L.A. will showcase its first major eco-fashion show and shopping event. Hosted by floral boutique House of Petals, the Eco-Petal Fashion Show will feature “an unprecedented collection of the most creative designers, all showcased in one beautiful boutique featuring […]