How to Carbon Offset your Travel
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We know that transportation has a large environmental impact, but it can also be very difficult to avoid. Flying is especially bad (although there are ways to fly better) and one way to help compensate for your CO2 emissions is through carbon offsetting.   How to Carbon Offset Find an … more

5 Product, 5 Minute Makeup
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(This post contains affiliate links, for more info see disclosure policy)   It’s summer so I try to keep my makeup light and natural, also including sun protection. This is the super quick and easy makeup look I’ve been wearing most days using green, versatile products. It also is perfect for … more

Summer Capsule Wardrobe
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Items in my summer capsule wardrobe: Tops 1. Knit draped tank – DIY (video) 2. White silk tank – DIY (video) 3. Purple tank – Comazo | earth 4. Blue bustier/crop top – DIY (video) 5. Black v-neck tee – Funktion Schnitt  6. Brown oversized tee – (dyed) 7. Navy tee – Lanius … more

Can’t wear the same outfit twice
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I was inspired by this image on Instagram by Project Stopshop to talk about the disposable nature of fast fashion. Unfortunately, the idea of not wearing the same outfit twice is too real and can be found all over social media. The fast fashion business model is about selling a high … more

Affordable Sustainable Fashion
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Ethical and sustainable fashion brands are more expensive but building a conscious wardrobe doesn’t have to mean spending a lot of money. Shopping secondhand is not only incredibly sustainable but can also be very affordable. Buying locally from thrift stores or online re-sale sites means you can still buy the brands … more

Guilt & Judgement Doesn’t Help
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I think the idea of being “perfect” with ethical and environmental movements can actually be damaging to getting others involved. Guilt and judgement often doesn’t motivate people, it makes them defensive and can actually strengthen their position. There unfortunately can be a lot of toxicity in online communities and personal … more

Testing Non-Toxic Nail Polish
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When switching to more natural beauty products nail polish can very difficult. There isn’t “natural” polish but there are nail polishes without the most common toxic ingredients. Non-toxic nail polishes are typically labelled as 3-9 free indicating the ingredients they are free from. We tested 5 different brands including: Suncoat … more

Clothing Love Stories
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It’s Fashion Revolution Week and I’m so excited to share this collection of clothing love stories! A big part of having a more conscious wardrobe is loving the clothes you already have. With so many garments in the world (more than 80 billion new items of clothing bought each year) … more

Borrowing Clothes from a Library
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Last month I was in Amsterdam and visited the Lena Fashion Library where you can borrow clothing with your monthly membership. I was able to interview co-founder Suzanne about the library and also try out borrowing some clothes! I love the idea of borrowing instead of buying clothing, especially for special … more

Spring Capsule Wardrobe
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The sun is bright and the flowers are blooming- I’m so excited it’s spring! Last year we had a pretty cold and rainy spring but this year looks like it’s going to be beautiful. I planned this capsule optimistic about good weather but also have options for the cooler days … more

Capsule Essentials
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After 10 capsule wardrobes these are my most worn items.      

Green Berlin
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In January I traveled to Berlin to attend the Ethical Fashion Show and GreenShowroom and while I was there had some time to also check out some eco fashion stores and vegan restaurants in the Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg area. We stayed at a “biohotel” called the Almodóvar which incorporates sustainability in so much … more

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