Tag Archives: organic

fair finds august

faves by fracturedradiance featuring gold dipped jewelry I’m anxiously awaiting the unveiling of fall arrivals from my favorite ethical retailers, but there are still plenty of things to enjoy. I know Birkenstocks have been a big deal this spring/summer season, … Continue reading

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12 months, 12 goals february wrap up

Phew! I’m a little behind on the 12 Months, 12 Goals posts. Last month was all about shopping local to save resources and support ethical retailers in my community. Since I stopped most unnecessary spending, it was pretty easy to … Continue reading

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people tree spring/summer lookbook

People Tree just released its Spring/Summer interactive lookbook. I love everything in the Orla Kiely collaboration. The best part is that it’s all fair trade and most cotton products are organic. Take a look by clicking here or on the … Continue reading

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natural skincare: why I love Origins

I stumbled into Origins a bit by accident while waiting for Daniel to get a haircut nearby. I kept thinking it was Body Shop and I wanted some new lotion. Upon realizing I wasn’t at Body Shop, I decided to check … Continue reading

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retailer: Gypsy05

Gypsy05 is an American brand that specializes in bohemian and beach ready clothing for the whole family. sources: dress 1, scarf, dress 2 Not only is the brand produced in the USA, it also incorporates green techniques and materials throughout … Continue reading

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Equal Exchange: a coffee co-op

I love anything you can drink in a mug. And until April, I worked at a local organic coffee shop where I had a great time trying out coffee roasts and tea varieties. It was there that I first heard … Continue reading

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down the rabbit hole

I started Style Wise with the relatively simple mission to promote fair trade clothing. But it’s become clear to me that it’s time to take things a step further. We hear the terms organic and fair trade tossed around in the … Continue reading

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the thin green line: when eco and fair trade meet

Fair trade and eco-friendly movements clearly intersect, yet few people seem to push toward both consumer alternatives with equal enthusiasm. There are a number of highly informative blogs on eco-alternatives, and that’s great, but it doesn’t make a lot of … Continue reading

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organic skincare: organic wear pressed powder

I bought Physician’s Formula Organic Wear Pressed Powder in Translucent Fair to replace a powder foundation I’d been using since high school. The Organic Wear powder provides less coverage than its predecessor, but currently seems to be the only organic alternative … Continue reading

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organic skincare: erzulie cosmetics cream to powder foundation

(originally published on leahwise.com) I discovered Erzulie while searching for organic skincare options on etsy and have been using their products for several months now. Recently, I purchased the Mineral Cream to Powder Foundation in Light on the seller’s recommendation. I … Continue reading

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