Glam Slam: The Friday Five - Earth Day Beauty

Celebrate Earth Day! Celebrate Earth Day!

In honor or Earth Day this Sunday, get beautiful and help keep the earth beautiful with these eco-chic products.

AVEDA:
Celebrate Earth Month with Aveda’s 2012 Light the Way Candle. 100% of proceeds benefit Global Greengrants Fund and its global projects to make clean water accessible to people everywhere. Since 1999, the Aveda network has raised more than $22 million to help support organizations that directly affect environmental change; since 2006, $16 million of this amount has been earmarked for water-related causes. Candle $12 at www.aveda.com

KIEHL’S:
Rosario Dawson teamed up with Kiehl’s to create the Rare Earth Pore Cleansing Masque as part of a Limited Edition Label Art series in honor of Earth Day. The masque helps purify, detoxify and soothe skin and 100% of Kiehl’s net profits will benefit the non-profit Recycle Across America. $23 at www.kiehls.com

LUSH:
Spread a little Earth Day love and celebrate your inner hippie with yummy-smelling Lush products. The vegan Patchouli-scented Karma Komba Solid Shampoo Bar is equal to three 8.4oz bottles of shampoo, which comes out to 50-80 washes on average. Less impact on the earth, which is good karma for you and good for the planet. $10.95 at www.lush.com

PAUL MITCHELL:
The famed hair care brand is releasing a limited edition collection of Nature Inspired Pro Tools. The Express Ion Dry TurboLight blow-dryer and Express Ion Smooth straightener help reduce styling time by up to 60 percent, which helps the environment and as well as your hair. www.paulmitchell.com

YES TO…
In honor of Earth Month, the ecofriendly hair and skin care line has partnered with the non-profit Mama Hope for the Yes to Hope campaign, which will help feed kids in the U.S. and Kenya. Buy any Yes To product and a portion of the proceeds goes to the cause. www.yestocarrots.com

Have a great weekend and Happy Earth Day!

PS… FASHION FYI…
The 6th annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards, presented by Handbag Designer 101, are June 13 in New York, so make sure you get in your application if you’d like to compete in the competition. Kenneth Cole is being honored at this year’s awards. All entries must be submitted by April 28. For more information, check out www.handbagdesigner101.com. Good luck!

-- Ryan Patterson

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