People celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in numerous ways. There are parades and theme parties and green food and some towns are known to take it to a whole other level by dying their rivers green.
Yes, on this day almost anything goes. St. Patrick’s Day is always a good time, but I think it’s just as great to go green every other day of the year. Some of my favorite ways are green smoothies, greenhouses, green stones (hello emeralds!), green energy and greener pastures. I also love green beauty products that can and should be worn on on St. Patrick’s Day and every other day of the year.
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Earth Day is a great time to evaluate your carbon footprint, including how your beauty products impact the environment. Your skin and overall health will benefit from the green choices you make.
“You’ve made the switch to organic fruits and veggies. So if you don’t put toxic chemicals in your mouth, you shouldn’t slather them on your face and body either. My general rule: if you can’t pronounce the ingredients, don’t buy it,” says Madeline Breen, manager for The Nature Conservancy
It’s equally important to choose packaging that is kind to Mother Earth. “You can leave a lighter footprint on our landfills by looking for brands that choose recyclable materials in their