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

Kiva: Beyond Charity

09.11.17

Premal Shah, President and Co-Founder and Kathleen Bennett, KIVA – I have stood in awe of this incredible organization from the first time I read about it well over ten years ago…

Mrs. Green's News


08.25.17
CONSCIOUS CONSUMERISM: THE BIG LIE?

Or is it Just Not Enough?

I have to admit when my friend Molly sent us a link to an article that started out with these lines: “Conscious consumerism is a lie. Here’s a better way to help save the world” I was taken aback. How can this be? But…

05.03.17
IS GREEN HIP?

My sincere and heartfelt thanks for the amazing and much appreciated feedback about my last newsletter – On Mind, Body, Spirit: Earth Day 2017. It felt great and made me believe that it is something many of us are hungry for. Hope you are remembering to feed your soul. Gentle reminders to follow.

04.18.17
Mindfulness: A Blessing or a Burden?

I remember a time, that now seems very long ago, when I would wake up in the morning and start my day with the regular routine. You know the drill – go take care of Nature’s business, take a shower, brush my teeth, apply skin care and make-up (pretty minimal for me), dry my hair […]

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…

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.