NYC: Free Event on 8/8 the Benefits of a Vegan Diet

I’m excited to announced to announce that I’ll be speaking at an event this Thursday, August 6 in collaboration with sustainable beauty brand, Natura Brasil. The event, Summer Talk on “The Benefits of a Vegan Lifestyle,” will be hosted by Vogue’s former Entertainment Media Editor Sophia Li and held at Natura’s Nolita location. There will be goodie bags, an amazing discussion, drinks and nibbles provided … Continue reading NYC: Free Event on 8/8 the Benefits of a Vegan Diet

How to Sell or Donate Your Unwanted Clothes

It’s estimated that every year, around 200 million pounds of clothing ends up in New York City’s landfill sites (equivalent to filling over 440 Statues of Liberty) – and that’s just New York. Worldwide, 92 million tons of solid waste ends up in landfills, which can leach chemicals into groundwater and may never fully biodegrade, or is burned, emitting large amounts a greenhouse gases. And, … Continue reading How to Sell or Donate Your Unwanted Clothes

Earth Day 2019 Beauty and Fashion Sales

I’ve been receiving so many alerts about this year’s 2019 Earth Day sales from beauty and fashion brands, that I thought it would be nice to round them up all here, so you can take advantage of them, too! Note, most deals, end at midnight EST. This is list will be updated throughout the day as I learn about new deals. Feel free to comment … Continue reading Earth Day 2019 Beauty and Fashion Sales

How to Recycle Beauty Products to Help Save the Planet

As a beauty addict, I use an overwhelming amount of beauty products, and I’ll admit that I haven’t been the best at making sure I recycle the empty bottles. This is a problem, because not recycling these non-biodegradable items, contributes to waste in landfills which emits carbon gas into our atmosphere, and contaminates fresh ocean waters. According to the EPA, 1/3 of landfill waste is … Continue reading How to Recycle Beauty Products to Help Save the Planet

This Fashion-Forward Toilet Paper Looks Pretty and is Environmentally Friendly

When you think about toilet paper, you don’t necessarily think about something that is fashionable in your bathroom. But, newcomer No. 2, founded by Samira Far, is aiming to change your perception with environmentally conscious, stylishly designed rolls. Here are some reasons that make this a must-have: It’s ultra-chic. The custom-printed designs are printed on recycled paper and range from animals prints to foliage, and … Continue reading This Fashion-Forward Toilet Paper Looks Pretty and is Environmentally Friendly

Event Recap: Raise the Green Bar Summit

Today, I had the amazing opportunity to attend Good Housekeeping Institute and Made Safe’s second annual Raise the Green Bar Summit. The full day event was jammed packed with interesting speakers and panel topics around sustainability efforts of brands. I was only able to attend the first half of the event, but by 12pm, I had already sat through 7 panels! It was information overload, … Continue reading Event Recap: Raise the Green Bar Summit

Inside Brandless’ NYC Pop Up

It’s noon on a Sunday and before my sister and I enter Brandless’ NYC pop up, I stop to read the brand’s mission printed on the clear glass in the front: “Here at brandless we put people first, which means value and values stick together. Better stuff, fewer dollars, and no nonsense. Join us.” As I peer through the glass window the white letters are … Continue reading Inside Brandless’ NYC Pop Up