From Red and Pink to Green: Rethinking Valentine's Day

After the winter holidays we are promptly bombarded with red and pink paraphernalia shaped in hearts, cupids, and teddy bears, covered in cellophane, gift wrap, and gift bags, that is further decorated with lace, ribbons, and confetti, and all topped off with a heartfelt, sentimental message to your loved ones in a card that someone else wrote. ... Read More

Wear Sweater, Turn Down Heat and Combat Climate Change

Hey you!  Is it really necessary to have the heat up so high just so you are warm enough to prance around in your apartment wearing nothing but your underwear? I know.  I’m guilty of it too. ... Read More

Biodegradable Products - A Modern Answer to Waste and Landfill Problems?

Waste reduction has sure come a long way. Whether we are finding creative ways to keep waste out of sight and out of mind (i.e. ... Read More
Issue #10
March 23, 2011

Natural Mineral Makeup - Why it's better for you, twice over.

Natural mineral makeup is category of cosmetics made up of materials that do not disturb the skin’s natural function. Depending on the brand, natural mineral makeup is typically void of fillers that can clog pores (i.e. they are noncomedogenic) and others that have been classified as carcinogenic. In addition to being without the bad stuff, mineral makeup can also relieve skin of conditions like eczema and psoriasis, among many others. ... Read More
Issue #10
March 23, 2011