Sloth and Sustainability

Sloth and Sustainability

Oh, Jane, you prolific little thing. 6 novels by the age of 41.   I imagine that, were you alive today, you would also make the time to be “green”, given your long and lush descriptions of nature (in between the juicy bits).   Indeed, it would seem that the characters portrayed in your books … Continue reading

Hempy Holidays!

Hempy Holidays!

I’ve been waiting for the EcoTools cosmetic bags to come out FOR-EVER.  As you know, I’m a keen fan of the brand as it is.  The brushes are made from sustainable bamboo, with recycled aluminum ferrules, and non-animal hair (Good for all the animal lovers on your holiday list).  Plus, as makeup tools, they WORK, … Continue reading

Going, Going Green: Tarte Changes It’s Colors

Going, Going Green: Tarte Changes It’s Colors

I can’t stay away from Sephora.  It used to be difficult, being a green makeup artist, walking into Sephora and wading through pretty products with toxic ingredient labels.  But things are changing:  a line you didn’t like last year might just be unrecognizable today. Of course, there’s also something so satisfying about being left alone … Continue reading

Sleeping Beauty-full: The conclusion

Some months back, I mentioned I was green mattress hunting; I promised to keep you updated on the results of the organic wool and natural latex sleeping experiment.  Well, its been three months since I’ve written anything.  I’ve been catching up on my sleep. I’ve slept on a variety of surfaces in my lifetime:  inner-spring … Continue reading