green beauty

Help The Body Shop Build a Rainforest Bio-Bridge, Find "Reggie" a Mate

The Body Shop wants you to help it build a bio-bridge. What’s a bio-bridge? Described simply, a bio-bridge is a green corridor that connects wildlife habitats that have been…

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MIT's Stretchy "Second Skin" Reduces Wrinkles, Banishes Eye Bags

An incredible new “face lift in a tube” could dramatically reshape the appearance of eye bags and wrinkles without surgery, Gizmodo reports. Developed by scientists at the…

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The Body Shop Wants to be the World's Most Sustainable Business

To celebrate their 40th birthday, The Body Shop is launching a new commitment to become the world’s most ethical and sustainable business. The vigorous commitment will include…

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Love Goodly: An Eco-Chic, Cruelty-Free Subscription Box With a Cause

Justine Lassoff and Katie Bogue Miller may have sold off their “Gilt for eco-fashion” a year after its inception, but that hasn’t stemmed their desire to spread…

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Gwyneth Paltrow to Co-Develop Organic Makeup With Juice Beauty

Photo by Andrea Raffin/Shutterstock Gwyneth Paltrow…organic cosmetics mogul? After endorsing a gamut of beauty brands for companies such as Estée Lauder, Hugo Boss, Max Factor,…

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Plastic "Microbeads" From Beauty Products Are Polluting Waterways

Your face scrub may be great for your skin, but the plastic beads found in many products are causing serious damage in our nation’s waterways. The tiny plastic pieces are small enough…

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LUSH to Remove Mica From Products Over Child-Labor Concerns

All that glitters is not gold. Such is the case with mica, a shimmery mineral that gives bronzers, eye shadows, lipsticks, foundations, and nail polishes their lit-from-within luster.…

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Get the Perfect Valentine's Day Look, Plus Win an EcoTools Glamour Kit!

We’ll announce the winner in our newsletter on Wednesday, February 19. The deadline to enter is 12 midnight ET on Tuesday, February 18, so ENTER NOW for a chance to win! ABOUT…

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Your Anti-Dandruff Shampoo Could Be Harming Aquatic Life, Says Study

Photo by Shutterstock Battling dandruff is enormously unpleasant, but it turns out the remedy for an itchy, flaky scalp is far more damaging than the presence of snow drifts on your…

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LUSH Cosmetics Sues Amazon Over Alleged Trademark Infringement

LUSH is taking Internet giant Amazon to court following claims of trademark infringement. The British beauty company, well known for their stance against animal testing, are suing the…

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Cyber Monday 2013: The Best Eco-Fashion and Green Beauty Deals Online

Photo by Shutterstock Gave Black Friday a wide berth? Continue to eschew big-box chains this Cyber Monday by opting for well-crafted, planet-pandering goods you’ll cherish for years,…

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Aveda Honored by Cradle to Cradle Institute for Sustainability Efforts

Aveda has something new to crow about. The natural beauty firm received the Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Institute’s first “Legacy Leaders” award for its…

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LUSH Prize Awards £250,000 to Innovators Against Animal Testing

Full disclosure: LUSH paid for the author’s travel and accommodation; opinions expressed here are her own. LUSH Cosmetics celebrated the second year of its prestigious LUSH Prize,…

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Your Feminine-Care Products Might Be Trying to Kill You, Says Study

Photo by Shutterstock The Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE) have issued a new report that uncovers potentially dangerous chemicals in common feminine products. The Chem Fatale report…

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Buying Nail-Polish Remover? CVS Wants to Make Sure You're Not Cooking Meth

Prepare to be carded the next time you pick up nail-polish remover from CVS. Not only is the drugstore chain requesting identification from its customers, but it’s also limiting…

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Supermodel Lily Cole Exposes Use of Shark Liver in Skincare Products

Photo by cinemafestival/Shutterstock Model and actress Lily Cole has become the forerunning spokesperson advocating against the use of shark liver oil in face and skin creams. Labeled…

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Seventh Generation Launches "Boosts" Line of Botanical Facial Serums

Seventh Generation is making a play for your punim. The venerable natural-products firm, best known for its environmentally friendly household cleaners and laundry detergents, is…

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Aveda's "Full Circle" Recycling Program Saves Packaging From Landfills

Next week, eco-friendly beauty care giant Aveda will kick off its new Full Circle recycling program. Coinciding with their Cradle-to-Cradle design philosophy, the program will invite…

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