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Green Beauty Review: Aimee Raupp Beauty Makes Some Bold Claims...Are They True?

Green Beauty Review: Aimee Raupp Beauty Makes Some Bold Claims…Are They True?

Overall, I was very pleased with the quality and ingredients of the products, but I'm concerned, that some of the claims are inaccurate or misleading.
  • Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

    Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

    Nest Home and Away Holiday Pop Up & Cocktail November 15th – November 18th, 10am – 5pm @ 60 White Street, Penthouse E, New York, NY 10013 Join nest for a holiday shopping experience centered around mindful connection to the people and places that shape our world both at home and away. Shop rare objects and...
    38 Places in NYC to Get Last-Minute, Conscious Gifts

    38 Places in NYC to Get Last-Minute, Conscious Gifts

    Holidays shopping season is closing in on us! Although online shopping seems to be the way to go these days if you’re looking for something specific, sometimes it’s more fun to actually walk into a store, browse the shelves, and hold something in your hand before deciding whether or not it’s a perfect fit for...
    12 Eco Bloggers on How They Make Their Halloween Sustainable

    12 Eco Bloggers on How They Make Their Halloween Sustainable

    There are many aspects of Halloween that can make the conscious citizen squirm: the loads of individually-wrapped, fun-sized candies potentially made with slave labor chocolate, the throwaway synthetic costumes that sexualize marginalized cultures, the toxic face paint…it really can be a nightmare! So we at Ethical Writers & Creatives, a coalition of bloggers, journalist, vloggers,...
    Weekend Reading: Essential Oils Do Not Cure Cancer, FYI

    Weekend Reading: Essential Oils Do Not Cure Cancer, FYI

    Hi readers, I had the opportunity to visit Eileen Fisher’s exhibit this week in Brooklyn, where they showed the process of collecting, sorting, and upcycling old Eileen Fisher clothing. I especially loved the new strategy their trying of mending holes in sweaters with gold thread, after the Japanese technique of kintsugi or mending broken pottery...
    Weekend Reading: Juicing Needs to Die

    Weekend Reading: Juicing Needs to Die

    Hi readers! Wild Tussah included EcoCult at the top of their list of the five best ethical blogs, and StyleWise put me in her top ten! Also, I wrote this guide to combatting climate change using your investment money. Not invested? Um, scuse me, you had better have some retirement funds started, at least! Fashion Reformation considers...
    Green Beauty Review: Simple and Nourishing Beauty Is What I Need Right Now

    Green Beauty Review: Simple and Nourishing Beauty Is What I Need Right Now

    Minimalism is one of those trends that may prove to be truly evergreen. With the hustle of modern life and the instability of the current political climate, it’s refreshing to find products that are simply made and easy to use. Kaliks Collective, a brand of handcrafted, small batch skincare, truly exemplifies the basic tenets of...
    Weekend Reading: Turns Out There Are Sweatshops in Britain

    Weekend Reading: Turns Out There Are Sweatshops in Britain

    Readers, I’m going silent for exactly one week, starting Monday morning. No email, no blog posts, no social media. Here’s why. In the meantime, enjoy this reading! Fashion I wrote this treatise on 10 things you can do to shop more sustainably for Racked, as part of their three-part package on thoughtful shopping. British sweatshops...