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My Clean Beauty Travel Bag + Favorite Travel-Sized Non-Toxic Toiletries

My Clean Beauty Travel Bag + Favorite Travel-Sized Non-Toxic Toiletries

I'm a proud ambassador for the clean beauty store Follain, which offers many of the brands in my travel kit! Enjoy 10% off your purchase through March 31 using the code FOLLAINFRIENDS. My travel bag used to suffer from Free Shit Syndrome. Everything in there, save for my razor, was something random that had been given to...
  • Green Clean Beauty Review: The Best Non-Toxic Daily Moisturizers with SPF Sun Protection

    Green Clean Beauty Review: The Best Non-Toxic Daily Moisturizers with SPF Sun Protection

    Being tan and wrinkly is out; having a smooth, glowing, natural complexion is in. You can't read any skin advice without getting a recommendation for a good daily SPF moisturizer, no matter what time of year. The key is to get a non-toxic SPF moisturizer, so that your face doesn't absorb toxins. But which ones are...
    How I'm Livin': Of a Kind's Claire and Erica

    How I’m Livin’: Of a Kind’s Claire and Erica

    Erica and Claire are the founders of Of a Kind, a cool-girl e-boutique that releases limited edition, custom made pieces by emerging designers and artists. The ridiculously long list of designers reads like a who's who of the modern creative set, many of them designers I know and adore, like Aili, A Peace Treaty, Apolis, Baggu,...
    Sustainable Gift Guide: For the Ladies

    Sustainable Gift Guide: For the Ladies

    In my second holiday gift guide, I'm showing you little things you can get the favorite women in your life, whether it's your amazing boss, your best friend, or your always-there sister. These beautiful and useful items will be loved and cherished – and score you some major brownie points. Once you explain to her...
    Green Beauty Review: The 5 Best Non-Toxic Lipsticks

    Green Beauty Review: The 5 Best Non-Toxic Lipsticks

    It turns out that you don't need to pick up a conventional brand of paraben-filled lipstick in order to look fresh! Here are my five favorite tested-and-true, non-toxic lipsticks
    My Non-Toxic and Organic Makeup Routine Revealed

    My Non-Toxic and Organic Makeup Routine Revealed

    A reader wrote in asking what my makeup routine is, saying she was having trouble giving up her conventional makeup brands because she wasn't aware of good replacements. That's an excellent question. So I sat down and put on my face for the camera, item by item. And I didn't photoshop any of the photos...
    My Eco-Friendly, Sustainable, Ethical, Fair Trade Christmas Present Wish List

    My Eco-Friendly, Sustainable, Ethical, Fair Trade Christmas Present Wish List

    So my mom calls me up yesterday, and asks me, "What size are you wearing?" "Let's see, XS on the top, S on the bottom, size four ... wait, wait. Just put a pause on that for, like, one day. I promise, I'll have my wish list out tomorrow. Can you wait a bit?" "OK, honey....