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Green Beauty: Shampoos & Conditioners

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Lather, rinse, repeat. Just when you think you’ve found your all-time-fave hair product, you come across a fabulous new bottle and you fall hair over feet in love again. Maybe it’s how it makes you feel, or smell, or maybe it’s just so darn good for your tresses. Here’s the low down on our top favorites and why we simply ‘heart’ them.

LaCoupe Orgnx Shampoos and Conditioners
(Re/Nourish; Re/Balance; Em/Body; and De/Frizz)

lacoupe-orgnx-shampoos-and-conditionersWhy: Not only are LaCoupe Orgnx shampoos and conditioners ($9.99) made without sulphates, parabens or diethanolamine (DEA), but certified organic botanical ingredients include avocado, fig, nettle, hibiscus and olive oil, as well as extracts from the seeds of moringa trees. Plus with every purchase of any Orgnx item, the company donates a portion of the proceeds toward planting moringa trees, which is also known as the tree of life!
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Kitchen Chemistry: Refresh Your Locks Naturally

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Is this chilly winter weather drying your hair out? Well guess what … you have a couple of fabulous secret weapons to heal that dry hair right in your kitchen cupboard!

Olive oil and mayonnaise aren’t just great for cooking, they’re an excellent moisturizing treatment for your hair and scalp. Stylists Josh Rosebrook and Robear Landeros from LA-based salon, The Parlour on 3rd, very kindly provided us with these two tricks: 


Green Beauty: Seaflora

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

We recently watched The Little Mermaid – don’t ask! – and now cannot get that song, ‘Under the sea, darling it’s better down where it’s wetter, under the sea…’ out of our head. And, we got to thinking maybe it wouldn’t be so bad to splash around in the ocean all day, it would do wonders for our complexion. However, once we got our head out of the bubbles, we realized that it wouldn’t be so convenient to live off shore.

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Green Beauty: Korres Natural Products

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

Picture this: white sandy beaches, crystal blue waters, beautiful Greek culture and gorgeous, soft skin. Ok, the first three may be a plane ride away, but we’ve found something to bring the beauty of Greece to you – Korres Natural Products. The Korres line originated in 1996, out of Greece’s oldest homeopathic pharmacy, and today offers advanced natural formulations that deliver maximum results, while avoiding harmful synthetic compounds, to create environmentally-conscious products.
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