I try to buy most of my clothes used these days, but with some exceptions for items I plan to wear for a while, or things I prefer firsthand (socks and underwear). When I do purchase clothes “firsthand”, I try to find brands that are eco-friendly, fair trade, or otherwise supporting a cause I love. […]
Sunscreen is a part of my daily skincare routine *when I’m on my game*. When I began transitioning to plastic-free beauty products and worked through all my old sunscreens, I struggled a bit finding a good alternative – a sunscreen that was plastic free, reef-safe, and that actually worked. I came across Raw Elements sunscreen […]
Everyone needs to be using sunscreen to protect our skin from damage, but unfortunately, many sunscreens damage the coral reefs at the same time as they’re protecting us. The chemicals in many sun screens contribute to bleaching and the waste from plastic sunscreen containers piles up in our ecosystems. What if there was a better […]
Finding stylish vegan accessories doesn’t have to be a chore. Meet this online vegan boutique that’s making ethical shopping a breeze.
I’m constantly on the lookout for ethical brands and products that are sustainably sourced, especially right now as we’re entering Fashion Revolution Week. Fashion Revolution Week is about calling for a revolution in the fashion industry, away from fast fashion at the expense of the planet and workers, and toward sustainable manufacturing and ethical business. […]
Oral hygiene products are the source of a lot of plastic waste in the bathroom and yet something we need to use every day. Fortunately, there are a lot of options for more sustainable dental care items – plastic-free toothbrushes, toothpastes, and even flosses. If you replace your plastic toothbrushes and toothpaste tubes when they’re […]
I’m back with another post in my mini-series on sustainable brands and products, this time with 6 sustainable vegan makeup brands I think you all will love. This time you’ll find vegan lipsticks in metal tins, vegan mineral powders in cardboard containers, and even biodegradable glitter. Some brands included offer specific vegan options, but most […]
Over the past two years, I’ve been researching and writing about how we can each travel more sustainably in our daily lives. What I’ve realized about sustainable travel is this: it really comes down to developing sustainable habits that we practice each day, so that we can continue to implement them while we’re on the […]
A list of vendors offering plastic-free, vegan deodorants so you can make your beauty routine for happy pits and a happy planet.
For most of the past five-ish years I have been wearing my Girlfriend Collective travel leggings on a near daily basis. No, travel isn’t “officially” in the title, but I’ve decided these eco-friendly leggings are an essential in my travel wardrobe and that I like to refer to them as such. For most of high […]