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Worldchanging Women

Laurie David Is Serious About Healthy Dinner: Heroines for the Planet

Laurie David Is Serious About Healthy Dinner: Heroines for the Planet

Laurie David has been a longtime environmental activist (see below about how she felt about cigarette butts as a teen) and after starting her career […]

by × March 25, 2013 × 0 comments

Health Is Beauty

Renew Yourself with the Green Beauty Team in NYC This Sunday!

Renew Yourself with the Green Beauty Team in NYC This Sunday!

If it’s spring, but you’re not feeling like it (bogged down, bored, bloated or blah), check out this amazing event this Sunday; put together by […]

by × March 22, 2013 × 0 comments

HomeSoul

Are Carpets Unhealthy? Many Harm Indoor Air Quality: There Are Nontoxic Options

Are Carpets Unhealthy? Many Harm Indoor Air Quality: There Are Nontoxic Options

The typical carpet, made from petroleum-based synthetic fibers, contains dozens of chemicals and gases, including volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and other potential toxins.

by × March 5, 2013 × 2 comments

Health Is Beauty

Natural False Lashes: Green Beauty for Drag Queens & Makeup Fiends

Natural False Lashes: Green Beauty for Drag Queens & Makeup Fiends

Unfortunately, most false lashes are made from unsustainable or unethical materials, and lash adhesive is almost always loaded with formaldehyde. Here’s some great healthy alts.

by × February 11, 2013 × 0 comments

Featured, Health Is Beauty

Cacao-Sesame Cookies with Ginger Marmalade: Recipe

Cacao-Sesame Cookies with Ginger Marmalade: Recipe

I made these cookies last night and just had to share them with you all! My basic format was this Martha Stewart recipe for chocolate […]

by × January 23, 2013 × 0 comments

Ecology, Fair Fashion

Wildlife Works T-Shirt Giveaway! Can Fashion Save Wildlife? YES!

Wildlife Works T-Shirt Giveaway! Can Fashion Save Wildlife? YES!

My Wildlife Works t-shirt is the graphic Maasai Boxy Tee, a printed version of the traditional Maasai design, on organic cotton. I am loving everything […]

by × January 23, 2013 × 8 comments

Health Is Beauty

Stem Cell-derived Skin Care Products: Risky, Disturbing, and Unregulated

Stem Cell-derived Skin Care Products: Risky, Disturbing, and Unregulated

Stem cell creams and treatments are being offered over the counter and in personalized formats via high-end cosmetics companies (and a few well-known department store […]

by × January 9, 2013 × 0 comments

Health Is Beauty, Worldchanging Women

Lurk’s All Natural Perfumes: Luscious, With an Organic Life of Their Own

Lurk’s All Natural Perfumes: Luscious, With an Organic Life of Their Own

Lurk perfume founders Anne Sanford and Kristi Head. All-natural perfumes have been an incredibly elusive luxury for scent lovers like myself. I grew up sniffing […]

by × December 28, 2012 × 0 comments

Health Is Beauty

Are Kids Sicker Today Due to Pesticides in Our Environment?

Are Kids Sicker Today Due to Pesticides in Our Environment?

An October 2012 report by Pesticide Action Network North America examined dozens of recent studies and concluded that the influx of pesticides in our society […]

by × December 27, 2012 × 0 comments

Health Is Beauty

My Curly Hair: How (and Why) I’ve Learned to Embrace (and Even Love) It

My Curly Hair: How (and Why) I’ve Learned to Embrace (and Even Love) It

As part of my own personal project of loving who I am as I am (and as I age), I have been experimenting with wearing my curly hair out and about. I’m thinking of myself as an ambassador for curls!

by × December 25, 2012 × 2 comments