Monthly Archives: February 2011

My tawdry un-green secret: L’Oreal tube mascara

Remember that earlier post where I said being a green beauty junkie didn’t have to be an ¬†all-or-nothing proposition? Well, it’s time to confess my sins… I have sensitive eyes. Which means that mascara is a particularly tricky proposition for … Continue reading

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Amanda’s Take: How to Read Makeup Labels

This post is by no means a complete treatise on reading labels (that’s more like a book!). It’s more like one newbie’s attempts at greening her makeup kit! I tried something the other day which I found to be very … Continue reading

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GBJ’s V-day challenge

Going out for a night on the town? Here’s our challenge to you (and to ourselves): Get the Heartbreaker Look by using at least THREE green beauty products. People tend to assume that green beauty products are either more expensive … Continue reading

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The Heartbreaker Look

Here at GBJ, Valentine’s Day isn’t about cheesy Hallmark cards or pressure to pair up. It’s about connecting with yourself in a way that makes you feel beautiful. Here’s one way to do that… Whether you’re in a relationship or … Continue reading

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Bare Minerals: Beyond Gorgeous!

Got this kit as a Valentine’s treat to myself, and frankly, I’m in love! I don’t know what it’s like to find out that you’ve got a winning lottery ticket, but I imagine it feels a little like opening this … Continue reading

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Should you toss your non-green makeup?

The path to greenness doesn’t have to be absolute. Just take it one baby step at a time. I don’t know about you, but when it comes to questions about ethics and the environment, I sometimes have a hard time … Continue reading

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Romantic natural massage oil recipe

Love massages but don’t fancy spending tons of cash on high-end natural massage oils? ¬†Happy Valentine’s Day! My husband and I absolutely LOVE giving each other massages. And while we’ll sometimes treat ourselves to one of those delicious-smelling Lush massage … Continue reading

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