Apr
25
2011

A Lesson on Arbor Day

arbor-day-2011

Spring is a wonderful season for going green! We had Earth Day last Friday and now Arbor Day 2011 is this Friday, the 30th. Here’s a brief History on the holiday, as well as some ideas on how you can celebrate it. Care2 has published an informational history of Arbor Day. “Founded by journalist J. Sterling Morton in 1872, Arbor Day is celebrated on the last Friday in April. Using his forum as a journalist, [...]

Share
Apr
22
2011

3 Tips For Picking a New Hair Color

hair-color-tips

When a new season comes around I often find myself wanting a new hair color. This is especially the case as we transition from the dark and gloomy winter into the bright Spring/Summer. There are many factors that come into play when choosing what color you want to go with when you color your hair so I’ve put together a list of three tips for you to use. 1.  Don’t just choose the trendiest color [...]

Share
Apr
20
2011

Spring Beauty Trends: Bright Eyes

Christian Dior Spring 2011 RTW

  It looks like the Sun is finally starting to peek out more and more lately. This reminded me of one of my favorite 2011 Spring trends: bright eyes. This look has been seen all over red carpets and fashion shows lately and now it’s time for you to try it out! Many fashion shows have been doing a simple swoosh of color over the eye. This is a very bold approach, but done the [...]

Share
Apr
18
2011

3 Earth Day Activities

earth-day-2011

Earth Day 2011 is quickly approaching! Involving yourself in different activities on the holiday is a great way of going green. Here are three Earth Day activities for April 22nd.

Share
Apr
15
2011

5 Secrets For How to Get Shiny Hair

shiny-hair

Shiny hair: doesn’t everyone want it? I’m always looking for ways to make my hair look more shiny. But this isn’t always an easy task since most people put their hair through different things that harm it everyday. Things like too much heat styling and coloring. Luckily, there is hope! I’ve put together five tips for how to get shiny hair. 1. Keep it simple. Make sure simple products like your shampoo and conditioner will [...]

Share
Apr
13
2011

3 Easter Basket Gift Ideas

LUSH Easter Gifts

Easter is one of my favorite times of the year. Free candy! Plus, it gives me the opportunity for fun Easter gift ideas. Here are three of my favorites. 1. Easter gifts always make me think of cute novelty items. Lush has a line of Easter gifts that anyone would love to receive! 2. Easter inspired beauty products are plentiful around the Spring time. Try putting together a personalized Easter basket like the one at [...]

Share
Apr
11
2011

Going Green By Shopping Online

going-green-recycling

When most people think of adopting a “green” lifestyle it can sound daunting. But, going green is sometimes easier than the alternative. For instance, online shopping for health and beauty products is better for the environment than driving around to a bunch of stores. It also saves time that can be used on more exciting things like getting out and enjoying the great Spring weather! Ecomii has a created a great list of the benefits [...]

Share
Apr
8
2011

10 Surprising Facts About Sun Protection

wear-sunscreen-sun-protection

Spring is now in full swing. As we get farther into Spring and eventually Summer the sun is stronger and effects our skin in many ways. Sun protection is an important part of the Spring/Summer seasons. Obviously, it’s important to wear sunscreen. There are lots of other things that help as well. Woman’s Day has put together 10 surprising facts about sun protection that will make you turn your head. 1. Your washing machine can [...]

Share
Apr
7
2011

What Booze Does to Your Health and Beauty

stk73314cor

Today is National Beer Day, which got me wondering that this really means for me? I like to knock a few back every once in awhile like most people. We often think about what this does to our health, empty calories and such, but not often what it does for our beauty. Luckily, BellaSugar has the answers i’ve been looking for. As much as we delight in sharing positive beauty news about alcohol—Red wine protects [...]

Share
Apr
4
2011

25 Wasteful Things You Can Live Without

recycling-plastic-forks

Going green is an important part in American life nowadays. We create a lot of waste we don’t even think about. Here’s a great post from Care2 discussing many of these wastes. We produce a lot of waste. In 2008 alone, Americans generated 250 million tons of trash, and though about a third of that was recycled, a lot went into landfills or was incinerated. Our culture is centered around disposability, and only we have the power [...]

Share

Tags