Green Beauty Brands and Products We Lost in 2017

  It is not as rare as we might think for a brand owner to close the doors permanently and say goodbye.  Sometimes that means a brand we have grown to love experienced significant financial difficulties.  Other times that means a brand owner has moved on to bigger and better…

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Happy New Year!!! Old Year’s Night Reflections

  Old Year’s Night.  That is what December 31st is called in the Virgin Islands and other parts of the Caribbean.  Better known as “New Year’s Eve” in North America, I have not figured out why certain parts of the world use a moniker that emphasizes the year that has…

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The Best of Fall 2017

  Season’s greetings dear readers!  Christmas was yesterday, and while it surely must not feel like it for most of you, the official start of Winter was only five days ago.  As tends to happen, one season has passed and another is upon us all in the blink of an…

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Toxin-Free Polishes for Red Christmas Nails

  If you’ve been listening to Christmas music since Thanksgiving, you probably have enough Christmas spirit for you and your grinchiest neighbors.  But if you’ve managed to hold-off decking the halls until the last minute you, like me, are probably just getting into the spirit of the season or still…

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2017 Green Beauty Holiday Gift Guide (Black Friday Through Cyber Monday)

  Greetings dear readers!  I hope everyone in the U.S. had a wonderful Thanksgiving with loved ones, and ideally lots of awesome food.  Of course the end of American Thanksgiving means that Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday are now upon us.  I wasn’t going to do this…

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