Posts Tagged ‘GREEN BEAUTY’

December 29th, 2009

Katherine has a Bare Minerals make-under

London Correspondent Katherine McKenney writes: When I’m having a strongly feminist moment, I don’t wear any make-up.  (After all, what’s wrong with what god gave me?!)  Then the beauty blasphemy washes away and I pine for Bare Minerals, the only makeup that I wear.  Bare Minerals has improved my skin’s condition over time–the foundation contains […]

December 28th, 2009

L’Uvalla Skincare: Organic and Luxurious

For months, I’ve had an organic skincare line called L’Uvalla sitting on my beauty counter (otherwise known to my roommate as our dining room table), continually meaning to try it out…and continually forgetting or getting sidetracked. Last week, I finally got around to testing the products, and I can say that L’Uvalla is a line […]

December 22nd, 2009

Recipes for making your own at-home hair conditioning masks

For all you natural enthusiasts, I was just sent some DIY hair conditioning mask tips from the Santa Monica, California salon The Parlour on 3rd.  Enjoy! Olive oil moisturizing treatment, by stylist Josh Rosebrook: “1. Take 1/4 cup olive oil and pop it in the microwave for 30 seconds. 2. Part your hair into four […]

December 14th, 2009

Katherine’s love of Liz Earle Naturally Active Skincare

London Correspondent Katherine McKenney writes: Liz Earle Naturally Active Skincare is to me what Bare Minerals are to Jolie (beauty obsession!). Although I make most of my own beauty products in my “laboratory” (aka kitchen), when I feel like splurging on skincare products, I go to Liz Earle. Her products are a high percentage organic […]

December 1st, 2009

A Quest for the Perfect Organic Shampoo

I long ago accepted that chemicals in my beauty products were probably going to get the best of me – sure, natural products are nice, but isn’t the chemically, tough, super-duty effective stuff just so much better?!  My new London Correspondent Katherine McKenney disagrees with me, and has been passionately educating me about natural and […]

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