The ‘go green’ movement has swept through most industries, and cosmetics and skin care are no exception, but some ‘green’ products may be greenwashed instead, says Kathryn Murray Dickinson of AILLEA, a new curated e-tailer site that makes it easier for us all to be green.
“Green washing is what happens when companies use sleight of hand to make you think a product is clean and green when it’s not,” she says. Perhaps it’s pretty packaging with tree leaves for decoration or the free use of words like ‘organic’, ‘natural or ‘pure botanical,’ she says. There’s no legal definition of ‘natural’ or “organic” and the US Food and Drug Administration doesn’t re
When you think of a tropical vacation what comes to mind? For me, it’s a combination of things. I dream of the hot sun and warm ocean breeze. I picture palm trees swaying, brightly colored tropical blooms and mounds and mounds of ripe, sweetly smelling fruit like mango, pineapple, coconuts, and limes. I imagine eating fresh-from-the-sea fish and sipping ice cold tropical cocktails on the beach. It’s a mood too — a feeling of relaxation without having a care or stressful thought in the world. It’s the idea of being unplugged for a total and true getaway. Can you feel it yet?
Maybe you’ve been lucky enough to get away recently, or maybe you’re indulging in a “stay-cation” by choice