Eco-Friendly Beauty

Compostable Makeup Brushes, Greener Puma Insoles, DIY Garment Printer

Eco-friendly cosmetics brand Nvey has launched a nine-piece collection of makeup brushes, complete with compostable handles. (WWD) Puma is partnering with OrthoLite to incorporate…

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"Prescription" Tattoos Could Monitor Blood-Glucose Levels in Diabetics

Tattoos may no longer be the sole province of people looking to express themselves. According to scientists at Draper Laboratory, doctors may soon be prescribing semi-permanent medical…

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Lend Your Locks, Used Pantyhose to Help Oil Spill Cleanup Efforts

Gulf of Mexico oil spill getting you down? Time for a hair cut. While it may seem like a harebrained scheme at first blush, hair clippings make remarkably quick work of sopping up oil.…

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The Latest Outrageous Headgear: Braided Pompadours From Human Hair

Rapunzel—or, y’know, Lady Gaga—would be prudent to take notes when CuldeSac and Studio Marisol hold their hair-raising workshop at the Centre International de Recherche et…

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EDUN Launches Nature-Based Makeup Palettes With Sephora For Earth Day

Come Earth Day, EDUN fans will be able to wear their ethics on their faces, as well as their sleeves. The ethical fashion label has gone halfsies with beauty retailer Sephora to launch…

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Jersey Shore's Snooki Launches Hair "Poofs" Made From Recycled Bottles

If you’ve been hankering for Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi’s now-infamous up-do, hanker no more. The star of MTV’s reality series Jersey Shore will be pumping up the…

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Chinese Paper Cuttings Make Artful False Eyelashes

False eyelashes made from paper may fall short of practicality (steer clear of any smoke-filled bars or tearjerker movies!), but we’re ready to go to bat for these synthetic-and…

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GIVEAWAY: Win a Beautorium Green Beauty Kit (worth $150)!

Have the parched winter winds got your skin in a dry and dull rut? Well, our friends at Beautorium.com want to rev up your sustainable beauty regimen and polish, brighten, and…

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Crazy LED Eyelashes Designed to Brighten, Enlarge Eyes

When it comes to the extremes we’ll go to achieve someone’s arbitrary ideal of beauty, at least these light-up eyelashes aren’t permanent. We’re not sure if…

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6 Eco-Friendly, Nontoxic Lipsticks to Get You Runway-Ready

Photo by Marc Jacobs Between pale, barely there nudes (Alexander Wang, Donna Karan, Diane von Furstenberg) and opulent, theatrical kissers (Rodarte, Marc Jacobs, Jason Wu), runway lips…

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SkinnySkinny Organic Soaps Help Clean Up Your Act

If cleanliness is next to Godliness, then SkinnySkinny must have some major pull with the Big Guy Up There. The purveyor of organic bath-and-body products, based in Brooklyn, handcrafts…

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5 Eco-Friendly, All-Natural Moisturizing Conditioners

Photo by Aveda These days, autumn seems shorter then ever, and this rapid change in climate can leave our hair feeling extra brittle. With the dry and dull tresses that accompany the…

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