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EcoCult Beauty Review: 5YINA Skincare by Catherine Harper

EcoCult Beauty Review: 5YINA Skincare by Catherine Harper

I’ve always been intrigued by Chinese medicine, but have never taken the time to truly learn about its principles. When 5YINA Skincare sent me a few of their products to try recently, I was thrilled to learn more about this company, which was founded by two experts in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ervina Wu and Angela...
  • Green Beauty Review: Love Goodly's Subscription Box Banished My Beauty Blahs

    Green Beauty Review: Love Goodly’s Subscription Box Banished My Beauty Blahs

    I’ve been underwhelmed by beauty boxes in the past, but when Love Goodly offered to send me a box of curated beauty, lifestyle, and wellness products by ethical and sustainable brands, I jumped at the chance. Over the holidays, I sampled the December/January box curated by actress Emily Deschanel, and I have to say, I...
    Review: Local and Organic Beauty by Captain Blankenship

    Review: Local and Organic Beauty by Captain Blankenship

    If I had to choose one place to get all my food from for the rest of my life, I would choose the Hudson Valley. Located north of New York City, this fertile area provides conscious foodies with a rich diversity of produce, cheese, dairy and alcohol. Not to mention romantic weekend getaways. Oh, and...
    Green Beauty Review: Schaf Skincare

    Green Beauty Review: Schaf Skincare

    For women who age like a fine wine, their daily skincare regime is highly coveted. Take Alice Gregory, a porcelain doll of a woman I look up to (and my grandmother). For her, simple skin hydration has paved the way to a bubbly smile. She treats her sensitive skin preciously, even avoiding hot shower water...
    Skinny Skinny: Where You Can Get Plant Advice and Dry Shampoo

    Skinny Skinny: Where You Can Get Plant Advice and Dry Shampoo

    Yoga in a nightclub (Verboten). A flower shop in a bar (Sycamore). A restaurant in a furniture store (ABC). With space at a premium, New Yorkers are fond of mashing up uses inside incongruous spaces. skinnyskinny, on the corner of Grand and  Roebling in Williamsburg, is an excellent example of this. Part maker and purveyor of...
    EcoCult's First Vlog! A Video Review of New Weleda Skin and Hair Products

    EcoCult’s First Vlog! A Video Review of New Weleda Skin and Hair Products

      A few months back, I got a pedicure at Sweet Lily Nail Spa using Weleda skin products. They sent me home with some brand new Weleda products to try.* It was a lot of products to work my way through. But I diligently did so, sharing them with my roommate at the time, Florence....