Led by Beauty: Editor’s Diary

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We can do everything right when it comes to selecting non toxic beauty products for ourselves, but if we're putting them on while simultaneously saying mean things to ourselves and/or hating what we look like (even a little bit), we'll never truly be beautiful or healthy. I wrote an article about that very topic for MindBodyGreen, ...

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Go Red For Women is holding their "National Wear Red Day" on February 7th to raise awareness for the #1 disease responsible for killing American women - surprisingly it's a disease that takes more lives  than all forms of cancer combined! Are you ready for this?...it's heart disease!  We talk about the importance of going green ...

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I’d like to invite you in for a look at the inspiration and process behind my collaboration with Alima Pure  mineral makeup to create the 2013 Holiday Color Collection, “Me Encanta”. This makeup collection was born out of a desire to honor the inherent strength, beauty, power and passion of women who have lived life and have ...

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As many of you already know I am not just the curator and editor of this website promoting sustainable beauty, I'm also a working makeup artist too! That's a lot of hats to wear, but it doesn't get any better than when I get to collaborate with an incredible organic beauty brand with ALL those ...

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The mission of Green Beauty Team, for me, has always been about affecting positive change in women so we can truly own our health and beauty.  October is universally known as Breast Cancer Awareness month. Since we at Green Beauty Team promote awareness for healthy lifestyles year-round, which could prevent a disease like cancer, I wanted to pull ...

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At the end of June I had the privilege to host a panel for the HBA Global Expo, a prestigious trade show and educational forum for the cosmetics industry. Along with Erin Schrode, the founder of Teens Turning Green, we dove into the topic "How Consumers Navigate and Shape the Green Beauty Landscape." Basically, we ...

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Did you know that laws in China require testing on animals for all cosmetics before they go on shelves? Brands we once trusted to be cruelty-free are now giving into the demands of the hugely profitable market that is China. According to the DailyMail.co.uk, cosmetic sales in China increased by 18 percent to £10 billion (more ...

EILEEN FISHER Fashion Show at Green Festival NYC 2013

Green Beauty Team has really hit its stride as the backstage and on-stage choice in New York City for sustainable, eco-friendly fashion and we couldn't be more excited about it! Designers and producers of eco fashion have been expanding their green awareness into their makeup and hair styling teams, which seems like a perfectly natural progression.  GBT Expert ...

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In honor of spring's arrival, I decided to hold a party in New York City for women to learn some new things about how to revive themselves for this long-awaited post-winter season. Since not everyone could come to this amazingly fun and informative event, I thought I'd share with you some of the highlights from the ...

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Journal Entry on January 21st, 2013 Today I rose with the sun and a choir of birds; I ate a farm-fresh breakfast overlooking the ocean; walked to an ancient circle of stones; heard inspiring stories of faith and spirit; took the best yoga class of my life with the doors wide open to the sea and ...