Be a green goddess.
Style & Taste, April 3, 2013
Andrea Levy, illustrator; Amanda Petkiewicz, designer
We never know exactly what imagery Andrea will make up, but we know it will always be a beautiful solution and a perfect match to the topic. Like this one, to accompany Style editor Emily Hamlin Smith's story about a movement toward healthier, chemical-free beauty products and services.
Grab your deodorant. Is the first ingredient cyclopentasiloxane? That’s also the first ingredient in dry-cleaning fluid, says Christine Vadala, co-founder of GlamNatural in Akron. You’ll find it on the top of many ingredient lists for makeup, shampoo and conditioner, too.
"We know how to read the back of a cereal box, but we don’t know how to read a cosmetic label," Vadala says. "If you can’t pronounce the ingredients, it’s not good for you."
Read the rest of Emily’s story here.
No vegetables were harmed in the making of this illustration.
Some eco-friendly resources:
Mona Lisa Eco Salon & Spa, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
Lush Handmade Cosmetics, Beachwood
Raw Esthetics Organic Spa, Rocky River