Fashion & Beauty

Mrs. Green in her "under $10" dress from Goodwill

From purses made from bill boards to eliminating carcinogens in your shampoo, fashion and beauty are rapidly changing industries.  Stay current with sustainable fashion trends, the latest research on things like safe cosmetics and why you might want to ask your jeweler where he purchased his gold.  And Mrs. Green would love to hear from you — always and forever.

Radio Shows

Trash is for Tossers!

11.25.16

Lauren Singer, Founder & Waste Free Planet Preserver: Meet Lauren Singer – she lives a zero waste life in New York City of all places. Two transformative moments/events showed up in Lauren’s…

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11.25.16
Trash is for Tossers!

Lauren Singer, Founder & Waste Free Planet Preserver: Meet Lauren Singer – she lives a zero waste life in New York City of all places. Two transformative moments/events showed up in Lauren’s…

04.21.16
The Big Green Apple Experience

In the last newsletter I tried to capture and convey the magic of the first part of my big green trip to the East Coast. I have no earthly clue as to how I am going to report on the second part of it spend in New York City and do it justice but I will do my best because the magic just didn’t stop.

12.17.15
The White and the Green Elephants

Eight Mrs. Green Reflections

Just about everyone I know has been to, or at least been invited to, a white elephant holiday gift exchange party. Typically everyone brings an unmarked wrapped present and people take numbers, get to pick their gift to open or “steal” a present that has already been…

11.19.15
Thanks, Giving & Green‏

Seven Thanksgiving Tips & Thoughts About Black Friday

Prelude: Deep Thoughts from Mrs. Green – As global citizens, these are challenging and tumultuous times on many levels. For many people around the world, next Thursday will be just another day but not for us.

Links and Resources

Be green and stylish with Ecostilleto.

Skin Deep is a safety guide to cosmetics and personal care products.

The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.

Did You Know?


Three Things About VerVe Salons

1. Both VerVe Lifestyle salons have warm, friendly people greet you when you walk in the door. It feels homey. No plastic bottles in sight but rather a large glass water container with something like lemons or limes or cucumbers floating in it.
2. As Mr. Green says “it doesn’t smell in here.” The reason? Aveda products are plant and botanically based. Their mission is to care about the world we live in and they walk the walk – all over the place.
3. Can’t help feeling proud going to a salon that showcases products from a company that is the FIRST beauty company in the WORLD to receive a Cradle to Cradle sustainability endorsement.