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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...
  • Greenwash Alert: Tulum, Mexico Has a Sewage Problem and You're Swimming In It

    Greenwash Alert: Tulum, Mexico Has a Sewage Problem and You’re Swimming In It

    This was just going to another fun and light eco-friendly destination guide, this time to Tulum, Mexico. And I was excited to write it! On its surface, Tulum is tailor-made for the conscious traveler. There are an abundance of vegan and farm-to-table restaurants serving traditional Mexican food. You can’t throw your sandal without hitting a...
    Green Beauty Review: The Hits (and the Misses) From the Pura Botanicals Skincare Line

    Green Beauty Review: The Hits (and the Misses) From the Pura Botanicals Skincare Line

    Pura Botanicals is a Canadian company that believes in packing their products, which they adorably refer to as potions, with minimal yet powerful oils and herbs. Sometimes, when you’re reviewing a whole new line, it can get overwhelming trying to get a handle on all the ingredients, but Pura makes it a cinch to understand...
    Green Beauty Review: Flynn & King Lunar 13 Restorative Oil Elixir

    Green Beauty Review: Flynn & King Lunar 13 Restorative Oil Elixir

    Use code ECOCULT for 15% off from now until March 30, 2017. As someone with oily skin, I once shied away from serums and found them unnecessary. But my skin has changed dramatically in my 30s, and it now seems to crave extra moisture, especially overnight. When Flynn & King offered me the chance to...
    All Natural Beauty Products For Winter

    All Natural Beauty Products For Winter

    Winter is almost here! Which means it's time to take extra good care of our skin. Check out these all natural skincare products that will leave your skin feeling fresh and rejuvenated this season.
    Weekend Reading: We're Not Going Down Without a Fight

    Weekend Reading: We’re Not Going Down Without a Fight

    It’s been a hard week, readers. While world leaders are in Marrakesh hammering out the details of a cliamte agreement, the U.S. electoral college was cheated into electing a sociopath, and he thinks he has a mandate to trash the planet. But we’re not going down without a fight. If he even twitches toward opening...
    Green Beauty Newbies Will Obsess Over Decovo

    Green Beauty Newbies Will Obsess Over Decovo

    At this point, I'm pretty well versed in the beauty scene. I'm always going to trade shows and beauty events, reading natural and conventional magazines alike looking for brands, and getting pitched even more. And yet, when I looked at the new online retailer Decovo's site, there were a bunch of enticing, modern, clean brands...
    How to Find Out if a Beauty Product Is Safe

    How to Find Out if a Beauty Product Is Safe

      by Corinne Keating Organic. Natural. Eco-friendly. These terms should be straightforward on beauty labels, but often they leave consumers more confused than comforted. You turn the bottle over to investigate, but reading the ingredients list is like trying to decipher ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. When you find a brand you love, you may not want to...