See what caught our attention over the past week, with this 3-minute lowdown.
1. Ethical-fashion shopping app launches in North America
Today it became even easier for Canadians and Americans to look good without doing harm. Search more than 1000 brands rated for impact on people, the planet and animals, using the attractive, easy-to-use Good on You app. Don’t see a brand? More labels are being continuously added, and you can submit your favorites for consideration.
2. Score! Reformation opens in San Francisco
Sustainability, tech and high style converge at Reformation’s open, airy new storefront (located dangerously close to Sagekat’s offices). Shopping aids like “magic wardrobes,” digital attendants and custom mood lighting make it easy to reform your look with just the right chic, ethically made pieces.
3. Jeans without the blues
Making just one pair of jeans can take a huge toll on the environment — 2,900 gallons of water, toxic dyes, pesticides, etc. — not to mention potentially employing sweatshop labor. Kayla Jacobs at Mind Body Green introduces four stylish, ethical denim brands on the rise. No reason to be blue about these jeans.
4. Red carpet, red lips
Nude and red lips took the evening at the 89th Academy Awards. Karim Orange at Organic Spa Magazine gives green-beauty lip-color reco’s to achieve a similar award-worthy pout.
5. 7 green-beauty foundations, compared
See how some of the top clean, cruelty-free foundations stack up based on coverage, finish, durability and more. Andrea of Organic Beauty Lover has placed them in a brilliant chart for easy comparison.
6. Conceal flaws without a hint
Hynt Beauty Duet Perfecting Concealer is the go-to perfecting tool of celebrity makeup artist, Melissa Walsh. Vegan, organic and toxin free, it’s how she keeps stars like Taylor Schilling, Brittany Snow and Ruth Negga camera ready.
7. Inside Gwyneth Paltrow’s beauty routine
Garance Dore’ gets the breakdown from the celebrity and Goop owner herself. Find out which clean, green and cruelty-free products are Gwyneth’s favorites for morning, during the day and night.
Did we miss any of your favorite green and stylish stories from the past week? Do tell! Share your thoughts, recommendations or questions in the Comments section, below.
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