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Josie Maran Shares Her Favorite Tips for Flawless Beauty

Just because you can appreciate a natural approach to beauty doesn’t mean you have to stop wearing makeup. Planet Green’s interview with model-turned-natural-cosmetics-saleswoman Josie Maran gives you the scoop on the latest in eco-friendly beauty products. Instead of going back for that two-dollar drugstore eyeliner (you know who you are), […]

5 Best Books for Green Beauty

Life is good for green beauty. We have boutiques for easy shopping and sites for learning more about eco products. But sometimes, it is nice to settle in with a good book to educate ourselves. (Especially with ones printed on recycled paper!) Luckily, there are a lot of fantastic books […]

Will Green Salons Nail the Problem of Dangerous Exposure?

In the growing sea of walk-in nail salons, green alternatives are few and far between, but there is still something to celebrate in the mounting crusade for chemical-free cosmetics. Among the newest bars on the block in the Bay Area: Nova Nail Spa in San Francisco and Isabella Nail Bar in […]

14 Reasons Running is Going to Be Your New Favorite Sport

You’ll have better sex and you can eat as much as you want.  Living a conscious lifestyle also means living an active lifestyle, and today we’re celebrating National Running Day. Running often gets a bad name, so if you’re already thinking to yourself, “but I just hate running,” keep reading. […]

Stretch Marks? How to Treat Them Naturally

Stretch marks. Friend and new mom Erin Fox speaks of them in hushed, angry tones, calling them, “Something so evil they must be destroyed. Evilly.” Yes, Erin, stretch marks are bad. What’s more, they are complicated. No, I’m not talking complicated like understanding the appeal of putting crazy people on […]

The Top 15 Feminist Film Stars

Movies can spell trouble for women. Usually, a female-centric flick entails a morose, unlucky-in-love woman who pines for love. Ultimately, she finds it with a reformed bad boy. When does this happen? Usually after she’s realized that her wacky commitment to her career has made her unsuitable for love. Shed […]

30 Quotes on Weddings and Marriage

To have and to hold. Weddings to me are wondrous because they are so filled with tomorrows. -Mary Forsell For two people in a marriage to live together day after day is unquestionably the one miracle the Vatican has overlooked. -Bill Cosby

Put On Your Sunbonnets: We’re Gonna Make Our Own Moisturizer

I just ran across an organic rose petal face cream that goes for around $200. Now, I’m sure it’s amazing organic rose petal face cream. But am I about to spend a couple hundred of my hard-earned clams on it? That’s about as likely as me becoming a marginally famous […]

Should You Slather Face Serums Over Your Skin?

Face serums are like the tabloid stars of Hollywood. They are pre-packaged all fancy like, but in the end are they worth all the trouble of court dates and rehab under protest? In some cases, yes, aka Robert Downey Jr. And in other cases involving former Disney film stars”¦the jury […]

Getting the Gloss on Eco-Friendly Nail Polish

When I sat down to write this article, I admit I was a little stumped. So I watched a little bit of reality television, to which this Jersey girl asks, “Why must every other reality show depict New Jersey as a spray-tan haven of big hair and bad accents?” Sure […]

Are Bad Hair Days All in Your Head?

I just got back from lunch with my boyfriend. Sitting over eggs and turkey bacon, I spent much of the time people watching – aka idly wondering if I could get away with an eggs, turkey bacon and cupcake lunch. Then I came home to see half my pony tail […]

Shear Genius: Free Haircuts for the Unemployed

When you’ve been out of work for a while, grooming is usually one of the first things to go. Also pants with waistbands and your hopes and dreams, but that’s another post for another day. Now that Maurice Tidy has launched Hair Care, a charity providing free, professional hairstyles to […]

5 Convenient Places to Pick Up Healthy Cosmetics

It’s a goal of the green movement: Everyday access to healthier elements we can incorporate into our lives. Health and beauty is no exception, and you are officially out of excuses for not buying alternative pure and natural products over poison-filled cosmetics when you have the chance. Here’s the glowing skinny […]

Apple Cider Vinegar: Drink to Your Health

They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but what about apple cider vinegar (ACV)? It seems like every time I turn around, I’m reading something new about its miraculous healing benefits, and grocery stores now stock it in both the condiment and the vitamin aisles. Is ACV […]

10 Best Reasons to Turn 30

In 2009 alone, 4.2 million Americans turned 30. And while some of the latest additions to the fourth decade of living may not be happy to be there, others are diving into their 30s with optimism. When I turned 30, I threw a party at a bar that no longer […]

Get the Slap on Green Bug Repellent

Bugs are big right now. Or should I say – bedbugs are big. The little bloodsuckers are all over the news more than a bad dress at the Oscars. And it’s getting worse. The latest infestation to hit the news waves? Google’s Manhattan office has “˜em, causing some to speculate […]

Lose Yourself

Let go. “Why are we so full of restraint? Why do we not give in all directions? Is it fear of losing ourselves? Until we do lose ourselves there is no hope of finding ourselves.” -Henry Miller Love quotes? Get one sent to you daily when you sign up for […]

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Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse Tyson Get Sexy [Video]

Sex is complicated, you guys. And apparently, it’s pretty scientific, too. Bill Nye recently appeared on National Geographic’s StarTalk. In this clip, you can see him give the short version why all animals — including humans — have sex. Get the down and dirty (and gene-driven) facts by watching the […]

Redefining Cougar Women: Sexual Healing

 If you learned everything you know about “cougar women” from “The Graduate” or even “Sex and the City,” you’re still woefully ignorant about a very common dating scenario. There’s nothing predatory about older women dating younger men. The Mrs. Robinson myth is alive and well, despite major cultural shifts in […]

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Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse Tyson Get Sexy [Video]

Sex is complicated, you guys. And apparently, it’s pretty scientific, too. Bill Nye recently appeared on National Geographic’s StarTalk. In this clip, you can see him give the short version why all animals — including humans — have sex. Get the down and dirty (and gene-driven) facts by watching the […]