My dear readers, I learned so much these past two weeks about denim, leather, and lyocell, whether coconut oil, almond milk, Naked Juice, and organic beauty products are as good for you as you think, and found a great site for booking conscious travel. Wanted to share, here you go!

Elsewhere I wrote:

I did a roundup for mindbodygreen of the most romantic eco hotels in Europe. Some I stayed at, some I’m putting on my bucket list. | mindbodygreen

I made the case that witchcraft is the perfect religion for liberal millennials. | Quartz

My new editor at Racked wanted me to explain what Missguided is. So I did, and snuck in some asides about fast fashion. | Racked


Why we love lyocell! | Tortoise and Lady Grey

My fantasy dinner party would definitely include Livia Firth. | Beauty and Well Being

How ethical is denim? A great concise but holistic guide to America’s favorite textile. | Good on You

I’m so into bralettes, no more underwire ever! Here’s a shopping guide to the ethical kind. | Ni Hao New York

Clothing is still getting cheaper. Guess who is paying the price? | Bloomberg

Project JUST did their next Approved guide, and it’s on handbags and leather. | Project JUST


Mineral makeups are great for your skin – these super natural mineral makeups are even better! | Beauty and Wellbeing

Is Petit Vour the right beauty box for you? | Terumah

“Organic” on your beauty products doesn’t mean shit. | Quartz


Could nut milks be bad for you? | Eluxe Magazine

How guilty should you feel about plastic? A quiz. | NY Times

Is coconut oil really that good for you? | Quartz

Naked Juice is mostly just apple juice. | NY Mag


Going to get this for my dude for Christmas! | Sustainably Chic


Using this thoughtful travel site next time I head out of town! | A Green Beauty

Greenland might not exist for much longer. | New Yorker


Aspen from Mainstream Detox is also planning her wedding, and I love her tips on staying sane! | Mainstream Detox

Big Ideas

Why aren’t countries doing away with subsidized oil? | NY Times

The world’s biggest marine park was just created! | Buzzfeed

Girls are the answer to all of our problems. | The Guardian 

Buying only ethical products might make you meaner? | NY Mag