Make Yourself Over from the Inside Out

Photo by geishaboy500 Some of the most popular television shows are based on makeovers. There’s just something so inspiring about seeing women taken from one extreme to the other with dazzling results. The “before” pictures show them looking drab and unpolished, while the “after” pictures show them looking stylish, smiling and confident. But the thing that makes these makeovers completely irresistible isn’t just the hair and clothes and makeup. It’s the reaction of the women as they watch themselves emerge from the cocoon as glamorous butterflies with new highlights and accessories. Often they are overcome…

Under the Canopy Sale!

Looking for some basic organic cotton pieces at awesome prices?  Check out the Under the Canopy site where you’ll find tees, tops, yoga pants, hoodies and lounge wear ranging from $13.99-$25.99.  Lots of sizes and colors available,…

Happy Earth Day!

Today is Earth Day, and I wanted to take a moment to remind everyone that while we gear up our efforts this week to recycle, shop wisely, and conserve our personal/collective resources…one day a year is simply not enough. Every Day Is Earth Day. Now!  What’s going on in the world of Eco-Fashion for Earth Day 2009!?  Check this out: 1.  Sara Seumae, founder of SPUN is giving away an organic cotton beater tank each hour today via Twitter.  She’ll be asking questions and the first people to respond will win!  Follower her at:…

Be Nice!

I love me some organic cotton t-shirts.  I’m always on the lookout for a new shirt style or fresh new design.  Which is why I was so pleased to receive an email from one Ms. Marine Boudeau, co-founder of Be Nice; an organic cotton t-shirt company based in NYC. Be Nice organic cotton shirts are made using water-based eco-friendly inks from Matsui. We clean up after ourselves mostly with water. When necessary, we use a citrus and soy based eco-cleaner from Chemical Consultants Incorporated. Our 100% organic cotton t-shirts currently come…

The Bright Side Project!

Ok, you’re going to just LOVE this! Imagine a website where you get to see a fabulous new eco-luxe product each day from up-and-coming designers and companies.  Now, imagine that you have a chance to win that same fabulous eco-luxe product each day.  But wait!  It gets better!  You also get to participate in an online dialogue with some of the smartest, wittiest, and hippest people on the internets. The Bright Side Project is all this and more.  Each day this ambitious blog features a new green product–everything from lip gloss to…

Green Keds!

Keds are a staple wardrobe item that have stood the test of time.  They can be worn by anyone between the ages of 5 and 50 for comfortable, weekend wear.  Throw on your Keds and head to the farmer’s market, the home improvement store, or the library.  You can wear them with casual jeans, shorts, skirts and dresses.  They are pretty much a must-have item.  And NOW…you can get GREEN LABEL KEDS! * Made from organic cotton * Non-toxic dyes and inks used * 20% recycled rubber soles *  Laces made from 100% recycled…

Ten Thousand Villages – GIVEAWAY!

This week I’m pleased to have the chance to give away yet another fantastic, sustainable product to one of my lucky readers.  This necklace (value $38) is handmade in Kenya and sold through the non-profit organization Ten Thousand Villages.  Please read on to the end of my post to find out how to enter to win! Some companies sell sustainable products.  Others have based their entire mission and philosphy on sustainability.  Ten Thousand Villages is one of the latter.  This non-profit company was founded in 1946 by a woman named Edna Ruth Byler…

The Leakey Collection – GIVEAWAY!

This week I am proud to be able to offer my readers a beautiful giveaway from The Leakey Collection. The company is providing this gorgeous set of Zulugrass jewelry–necklace and bracelet–to one lucky person.  Please read to the end of the article to find out how to enter! Think back to junior high school and you probably remember learning about the famous anthropologist Dr. Richard Leakey who has spent his life in Kenya studying the birthplace of humanity and revolutionizing science through his work in paleontology. Dr. Leakey’s son, Philip Leakey has…