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I Used to Douse My Hair in Chemicals. Now I Embrace My Natural Texture

I Used to Douse My Hair in Chemicals. Now I Embrace My Natural Texture

I was nine years old the first time I had my hair chemically relaxed. Out of curiosity, I experimented with weaves, wigs, braids and straw sets that mimicked my natural texture without having to give up my precious perm. Ironically, I was wearing my hair kinky when I landed my first network TV hosting jobs....
  • Greenwashing Alert: Lush Cosmetics

    Greenwashing Alert: Lush Cosmetics

    In a perfect world, I would be able to walk into a store with signs proclaiming, “natural!” “green!” “ethical!” and trust that these proclamations were sincere. Sadly, in today’s world this simply¬†isn’t the case. As consumers, we need to do our research to decide which companies’ moral compasses have led them down the right path,...
    Green Review: La Fresh Cleanser, Makeup and Nail Polish Remover Wipes

    Green Review: La Fresh Cleanser, Makeup and Nail Polish Remover Wipes

    If you're planning on crashing at a friend's (or a friend's) apartment after a night out, travel-sized face cleanser, hygienic wipes, and makeup remover are a must.
    A Night of Green Beauty Brought Together Every Green New Yorker Ever

    A Night of Green Beauty Brought Together Every Green New Yorker Ever

    Apologies that I don't have more photos to share from A Night of Green Beauty, the over-the-top awesome non-toxic beauty event at James Corbett Studio. I was so busy "Hiiii!"-ing and hugging and talking, I didn't have a chance!
    (NSFW) Sustainable Sex: How to Do It (and Do It, and Do It) Well

    (NSFW) Sustainable Sex: How to Do It (and Do It, and Do It) Well

    Brief note to my mother: Stop reading now.¬† I would be willing to bet that people who live sustainably have better sex. We’re liberal and hence more open-minded and experimental. We tend to practice yoga, leading to loose limbs, and a very tight mula bandha, if you know what I mean. (Oh, you don’t? Here.)...
    How to Turn Sweaty Bike Helmet Hair into Sexy Bike Helmet Hair

    How to Turn Sweaty Bike Helmet Hair into Sexy Bike Helmet Hair

    Every day I bike to work, towing my 70-pound dog. Good for the heart, and not for my hair. But I've developed four tricks to make my hair look beautiful, even after being smashed under a helmet.