Gift Sets: A Sustainable Beauty Gift Guide

Gift Sets: A Sustainable Beauty Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Sets for the Sustainable Beauty Lover We all know somebody who says sustainable products don't work as well as traditional beauty. Or they think ethical and eco-friendly products are inconvenient. Or maybe you're here because you have an eco-conscious friend and you don't know what to get them. Not to worry, one of [...]

Sustainable Beauty Roundup: September 2020

Sustainable Beauty Roundup: September 2020

The Sustainable Beauty Roundup is now monthly! With my daughter back in (virtual) school, I don’t have the time to do a roundup each week. This also led me to rethink the roundup. My original intent was to engage with the green and ethical beauty community. In doing the roundups, I discovered the best engagement [...]

Plastic Beauty: Beauty and Plastic Pollution

Plastic Beauty: Beauty and Plastic Pollution

Plastic is forever. You can recycle plastic into new plastic, but it will never biodegrade. Plastic can break down into smaller pieces of plastic (microplastics), but it still exists. We could potentially reduce the need to produce plastic by recycling, but only 9% of plastic is recycled (Geyer et al.). To explain just how harmful [...]

3 Plastic-Free Beauty Buys for Plastic Free July

3 Plastic-Free Beauty Buys for Plastic Free July

Millions of animals are killed by plastics every year, from birds to fish to other marine organisms. Nearly 700 species, including endangered ones, are known to have been affected by plastics. Nearly every species of seabird eats plastics."The World's Plastic Pollution Crisis Explained" National Geographic Did you know that every year 8 million tons of [...]

ILIA Limitless Lash Mascara: Natural-Looking to Bold Lashes

ILIA Limitless Lash Mascara: Natural-Looking to Bold Lashes

A review of ILIA Beauty's Limitless Lash mascara, including sustainability, claims and effectiveness The Limitless Lash Mascara ($28.00) is a mascara by ILIA Beauty. It comes in one shade, "After Midnight" black. Cause, do you really need more than just black? ILIA claims "Buildable and flake-free, our award-winning ILIA Limitless Lash Mascara lifts, curls, lengthens [...]