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Tuesday, June 15

Ecofriendly Finds: A Green Summer

Beauty Products to Try:
1. Alba TerraGloss in Garnet, $6 at AlbaBotanica.com
This gloss is free of artificial colors, mineral oil, petrolatum, parabens, or phthalates. The formula has Vitamin E, shea butter, and beeswax for perfectly glossy lips. It's available in five other deletable colors, so you're bound to find one in your signature shade.
2. Organix Invigorating Cherry Blossom Shampoo, $7 at CVS
The yummy-smelling formula is free of sulfates and parabens and is safe for all hair types, including color-treated hair. The bottles are ecofriendly and manufactured from post-consumer resin. The compostable label film is made of corn, and only environmentally friendly ink is used. It promises to add volume at the root while nourishing your hair with rice milk and bamboo extract.
3. Yes to Carrots Hydrating Body Lotion with SPF 30, $14 at Walgreens
This lotion is 97.4% natural and free of petroleum and parabens (cruelty-free as well). This formula will keep you safe in the sun since it provides sun protection while hydrating with organic carrots, aloe, and Dead Sea minerals.
4. NVEY ECO Organic Eye Shadow in 166, $24 at Sephora
This is an organic eyeshadow that's talc-free and rich in color due to the combination of corn silk and jojoba oil. Chamomile and vitamins A, C, and E make the formula excellent for those with dry and/or sensitive skin. There are no parabans, sulfates, synthetic dyes or fragrances, petro-chemicals, or phtalates. There are lots of great shimmery colors to choose from: grey, brown, olive, taupe, pinky peach, copper, and marigold. Matte versions are available in pale turquoise and lavender.
5. Kiss My Face Obsessively Organic Conditioner in Green Tea & Lime,$9 at Kmart
This cruelty-free conditioner is perfect to use everyday due to the organic botanicals and essential oils which improve manageability and diminish tangles and split ends. Plus it's like aromatherapy in your shower!
6. Physicians Formula Organic Wear 100% Natural Origin Eyeliner in Black Night Organics, $7 at Discount Beauty Center
This eyeliner is free of synthetics, parabens and harsh chemicals while being cruelty-free. It's also safe for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers. The pencil is made with natural wood, and the formula itself is 37% organic.

Clothes and Accessories to Try:
1. Organic Baby Rib Cross-Back Summer Dress in Ultraviolet, $39 at American Apparel
A fun and flattering sundress made with 100% organic baby rib cotton. The back is super flirty!
2. Simple Shoes Satire Leopard Sneaker in Hot Pink Leopard, $50 at Simple Shoes
These comfy and fierce sneaks are made with certified organic cotton, recycled car tires, and recylced plastic bottles. You may have to retire your Chucks in favor of these ecofriendly kicks.
3. Betmar Organic Cotton Eyelet Beret in Twilight Blue, $20 at Delmonico Hatter
You'll feel good (and cute!) about wearing this boho chic find since it's made with 100% organic cotton.
4. Sexy Short Skirt/Top Duo in Mushroom, $49 at Green Earth Bamboo
This multitasking miracle is made from super soft bamboo viscose. The waist folds over for extra versatility.
5. Recycled Thai Fabric Hand Bag, $38 at EarthLover
This colorful handbag is one-of-a-kind! Since it's made with recycled Thai fabric, each bag is slightly unique. The bag is handmade and roomy enough for all of your stuff.
6. Roll Edge Pure Pima Organic Scarf in Sunkist Coral, $10 at Fair Indigo
This cheap and 100% organic cotton scarf is machine-washable. I think you'll get lots of mileage out of it, especially in the freshly pretty pinkish color.

xx Chloe

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