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5 Eco-Friendly Hotels Going Under the Radar for the Greener Good

May 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore  |  1 Comment

Just because Earth Month is officially over doesn’t mean you should run right out and fuel up your private jet without a care in the world. But if you must, you can take solace in knowing that your luxury hotel of choice may have already adopted some pretty unassuming ways to care for both you and the environment during your stay. You might not even be aware it’s happening, which is great because you have tan lines and dinner reservations to worry about on vacation. In case you were curious though, here are some green hotels that are looking out for our planet while you sit back, relax and get pampered.... Read More

Chinese Beauty Brands Put Focus on Eco-Friendly Ingredients

Apr 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

After celebrating Earth Day last week, we’ve become much more aware of the kinds of chemicals, toxins and other harmful ingredients that are commonly used in health, beauty and fragrance products. We now have a whole new appreciation for eco-friendly beauty products— that’s why we’re more than thrilled to learn that China’s beauty industry puts a huge emphasis on health and safety benefits in their tubes, compacts and bottles. So if you’re interested in natural alternatives to the items that are currently in your beauty bag, there may be no better example than the one that China is setting.... Read More

Harney Sushi Takes Sustainable Seafood Seriously

Apr 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

Many businesses today are striving to be socially and environmentally responsible, but few in the San Diego restaurant realm may come close to the efforts of Harney Sushi—a hotspot that’s as cool as it is eco-conscious. This restaurant exemplifies ecological integrity by forsaking popular sushi ingredients that are either over-fished or have a negative impact on the environment.... Read More

Get Your Green On This Earth Day With These All-Natural Beauty Products

Apr 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

It’s Earth Day, and we couldn’t think of a more beautiful way to celebrate than by throwing together a list of our favorite eco-friendly makeup and skincare products. Back in the day, before we knew all about the danger of using chemical-laden tubes and compacts, the term “all-natural” as an adjective for cosmetics brought forth the image of lumpy, sticky, and strange smelling products. Today, thanks to a focus on consumer health, the market is booming with a number of skincare and beauty products that boast vegan, organic, and even gluten-free properties. Not only are these luxe items good for you and the Earth, the quality of these products are up-to-par with other household brands to help make the world and your vanity stand a more beautiful, natural, and chemical-free place.... Read More

Celebrate Earth Day in These 5 Eco-Friendly Labels that Make the World a Better Place

Apr 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

April showers aside, there are many reasons why we love this month— Earth Day being one of them. Though the mention of Earth Day reminds us of sticky blue and green arts and crafts projects from elementary school, now that we’re all grown up, we can celebrate living sustainably in a more fashionable way. Eco-conscious clothing is nothing new, but the trend has definitely gained momentum, attention, and support in the last few years. If you’re looking for a stylish way to celebrate our abundant Earth this Monday and any other day of the year, look no further than these eco-friendly fashion lines that make not only our planet a priority, but your style, too.... Read More

W San Francisco Celebrates Earth Month with Sustainable & Eco-Friendly Package

Apr 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Eco-travel just got a little trendier with the introduction of Bloom, a new package focused on sustainability at W San Francisco. In a city known for it's eco-friendly practices, W San Francisco is offering a package that begins during Earth Month and continues throughout the rest of the year.... Read More

2013 Milan Design Week Gets Eco-Friendly

Apr 19, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

This year marked the 52nd edition of Milan’s Salone Internazionale del Mobile, or Milan Design Week. The weeklong event showcases some of the most innovative and eye-catching home designs on the market, from LED lighting to hybrid furniture. However, April is also the “month of green” – thirty days... Read More

Inside the Illustrious Mind of Architect Sir Norman Foster

Apr 8, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Sir Norman Foster — he was knighted in 1990 — is one of the world's most innovative and influential architectural minds, having first gained real fame in the early 1970s as the architect of the Willis Faber and Dumas headquarters in England. The founder and chairman of Foster + Partners, Foster has established himself as an authority of design, motivated by his passion for architectural exploration. Applauded for his artistic instinct, Foster seems endlessly flexible in his designs, creating buildings simultaneously for the present and future.... Read More

Eco-Friendly Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Recycles Wine Bottles at enoSteak

Apr 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

enoSteak at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel has just upped their dedication to sustainability a little bit more.... Read More

New Eco-Friendly Fragrances Just in Time for Earth Month

Mar 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart  |  1 Comment

Though you might have the best intentions of living an eco-friendly lifestyle, the limited selection of all-natural beauty products might leave you frustrated. That's what Tania Reuben, founder of the website Pure Natural Diva, discovered when searching for a chemical-free perfume. She then asked herself why anyone should have to sacrifice luxury beauty products when trying to live in harmony with the Earth. Her solution was to develop a botanical-based fragrance line, whose upcoming release coincides strategically with Earth Month.... Read More

Two Riviera Maya Luxury Resorts Amidst Exotic Mayakoba

Mar 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

Mayakoba, a retreat nestled on Mexico’s renowned Riviera Maya, is one of the world’s most enchanting destinations. Carefully nurtured by a team of biologists, architects and designers, it’s a natural wonder surrounded by picturesque lagoons fronting the ocean with a mile of stunning beachfront.... Read More

Fairmont Continues Eco-Friendly Initiatives With Green Partnership Program

Mar 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

In an effort to continually renew their dedication to the environment and the communities they are in, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts established the Green Partnership Program at their Canadian properties in 1990.... Read More

Highlights From a Weekend at Montage Beverly Hills

Mar 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond  |  1 Comment

Beverly Hills, the epicenter of glamour and luxury on the west coast, is home to Montage Beverly Hills—a hotel exemplifying the same opulence and attention to detail that the city is known for. Its location—filled with frequent Hollywood high-society sightings, and just two blocks from Rodeo Drive’s chic shops—helps create an undeniable allure. As one of three Montage Hotels and Resorts properties, the Montage Beverly Hills is a distinct haven of "comfortable luxury." Here are a few of my favorite finds during a recent stay:... Read More

Eco-Friendly Event at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel This March

Feb 28, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Show you care in the comfort and luxury of the The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. The hotel is hosting Stories of the Cosmos as a way to celebrate Earth Hour with guests and local residents. The complimentary event will take place from 8 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013 on the Eco-Adventure Center’s Connect the Dots outdoor game board. Earth Hour is an international event that encourages awareness about climate change by having people and businesses around the world turn off their electronic devices at the same time. “By holding Stories of the Cosmos outside by candlelight, we are supporting the Earth Hour mission, as well as offering a fun, educational experience for guests of all ages,” said Eco-Adventure Center Director Lyn Evins.... Read More

Johnny Depp's Baby Mama is the New Face of H&M

Jan 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

H&M has brought in French actress and singer Vanessa Paradis as the face of its newest campaign for its Conscious collection. The fashion brand's new line is apparently more eco-friendly than anything they've done in the past, made completely from sustainable materials (like organic cotton and recycled polyester) and is filled with ruffles and optimistic floral prints.... Read More

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