Here’s your 2-minute rundown on some favorite green-beauty and ethical-fashion reads from the past couple weeks.
1. Think millennial pink
In honor of National Pink Day (June 23), Vicky at Ethical Elephant rounds up faves in the pink shade of the moment. Check out her vegan and cruelty-free handbag, shoe and makeup picks.
2. GAH! Finally, Lisa’s own clothing line
Like Aliza Abarbanel at Refinery29, we’ve been fans of the stylie selection at online boutique Lisa Says Gah for a while. We knew it was just a matter of time before they came out with their own cute, ethically made indie line!
3. Doable to-do list to reduce your impact
Get 30 low-budget ideas for low-impact living. You may already know a lot of these pointers — from thrift shopping to opting out of junk mail — but these consolidated reminders are a big help!
4. Face oils for summer?
Skin might feel greasier in the summer but, counterintuitively, a good facial oil may be just what you need to balance it out. A Beautiful Pursuit introduces five favorites for the season.
5. Brit Gilmore interview: Key fashion for social change
Learn how Brit Gilmore became president of The Giving Keys, a fashion enterprise that also helps create a pathway to self-sufficiency for homeless and low-income individuals. Gilmore was recently named to the Forbes 30-Under-30 list for successfully encouraging company growth while staying true to the “pay it forward” principle.
6. South African beauty secrets: Marula magic & ubuntu
South African native and African Botanics founder, Julia Noik, talks with Noble Media about the ethics and ingredients behind her successful luxury brand and the green-beauty space in general. She also speaks to awareness of ubuntu, or how everything you do and consume is connected to others.
7. Fabric guide for the conscious dresser
The New York Times put out a nifty guide to eco-friendly — and eco-UNfriendly — fabrics popular in fashion right now. Find out what to wear to reduce your impact without just going nekkid.
Did we miss any of your favorite green and stylish stories from the past couple weeks? Do tell! Share your thoughts, recommendations or questions in the Comments section, below.
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