Your Beauty Products Might Still Be Exploiting Child Labor…in 2017

Let's be real, I know we all love a nice glittery cut crease and the shimmery glow of highlight applied to our cheekbones. Although I haven't quite mastered either one, I can definitely appreciate (and envy) them when I see them. That shimmery glow that we love so much is likely due to a mineral … Continue reading Your Beauty Products Might Still Be Exploiting Child Labor…in 2017

Look for Less: Emma Watson ‘Beauty and the Beast’ press tour

If you didn't already know, Emma Watson has chosen to sport completely sustainable and ethical fashion and makeup while on the "Beauty and the Beast" press tour. Not only is she sending a message about the importance of ethical fashion choices, she is sending a message that ethical fashion is accessible. She created an Instagram … Continue reading Look for Less: Emma Watson ‘Beauty and the Beast’ press tour

Product review roundup: Kylie Cosmetics to Trader Joe’s

As the new year is settling in, I've been slowly practicing what I preach and converting my cosmetics and skin care to natural products. I've decided to do this roundup of natural products I've been using each month as I make that transition. These are products I've purchased throughout January and February. As the title … Continue reading Product review roundup: Kylie Cosmetics to Trader Joe’s

Gildan wins American Apparel, step in wrong direction for sustainable fashion

Thousands of southern Californians will lose their jobs due to Gildan Activewear's acquisition of American Apparel this week. The Canadian-based company agreed to pay $88 million for the American Apparel brand and some manufacturing equipment, but will not be purchasing the retail assets of the store, according to a press release from the company. American … Continue reading Gildan wins American Apparel, step in wrong direction for sustainable fashion

Staple wardrobe items facilitate transition toward ethical fashion choices

With the new year around the corner, there is no time like the present to begin making the transition toward more ethical and sustainable fashion choices. You may think this is easier said than done. Many sustainable fashion brands sport expensive price tags, and the impending hole in your wallet just doesn't seem worth it. … Continue reading Staple wardrobe items facilitate transition toward ethical fashion choices

Natural cosmetic Black Friday deals you should know about

One of the eternal struggles of converting to a completely natural beauty regimen is that many of these products are fairly expensive. When you're on a budget, it can be difficult to justify spending two or three times the cost of a manufactured product, especially because the benefits are completely long-term. Well, we're all in … Continue reading Natural cosmetic Black Friday deals you should know about