Send to KindleTweet For the thinker, beauty begs the question—what do cosmetics do to help pretty the world? When we received samples of Skin 2 Skin, we chocked it up to another green-friendly, California beauty company safe enough to fit our new high standards. But, as we primped and rotated our weekly masks, we kept [...]
Send to KindleTweet Nicole Richie Lands Show Deal Preggers celebrity Nicole Richie has inked a multi-product, multi-year deal with Rick and Brian Cytrynbaum, owners of Earnest Sewn, to make shoes. Richie’s House of Harlow 1960 brand will include 20 shoe styles in 2010, as well as bags, sunglasses, belts and other accessories. For the complete [...]
Gypsy Tunes What: World Music Network’s latest release will be a love/hate album, but is certainly unique.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: Putumayo appears mainstream compared to Rough Guide’s World Music Network, which sprung off the guide book company years ago. The group offers compilation CDs with music from EVERYWHERE on the planet, from Mongolia, to the Caribbean, and now Eastern Europe with the latest CD, The Rough Guide To Gypsy Music. [...]
Send to KindleTweet Turmeric may be the answer to preventative cleansing, inside and out. Commonly used in India and Indonesia, among other countries, it can be sprinkled in soups and dishes or used in face cleansers and masks. According to both Dermatology Times and Academy of Dermatology, some researchers think turmeric, and its active ingredient, [...]
Send to KindleTweet Timberland To Sponsor Green Apple Festival Retailer Timberland will be a presenting sponsor of Green Apple Festival and Earth Day Network events taking place nationwide during Earth Day Weekend, April 17 – 19. Volunteer activities will take place simultaneously in ten major cities across the United States, culminating in free nighttime “Thank [...]
Send to KindleTweet We are trying to kick the sugar and caffeine habit. Wine weaning, well, that’s for post-recession. Let’s focusing on starting the day right. Here at Trendcetera.com, we spend countless days trying to plan out the perfect day of healthy eating, compete with meals that are easy to maintain and prepare, but satisfying [...]
Send to KindleTweet How can one item born out of the earth do everything from make hair shiny to help treat high cholesterol? Ask the doctors of ayurvedic medicine, or the researchers whose papers on Indian traditional medicine were published in Ethnopharmacol, Phytomedicine and Phytother, two of which are scientific publications from U.S. publishing giant, [...]
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: Buying a cell phone is a now an overwhelming process thanks to the dizzying selection of hardware, but if you are really a Scuppie (green yuppie), opt for the Motorola Renew. Green in its mission and its casing, this multi-media mobile offers the usual features, such as picture messaging, Web [...]
Queens: A Global Village What: From China and South Korea, to India and the Philippines, the 7 subway line will take you through the entire Eastern hemisphere.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: An international journey without flight is possible for tri-state area residents willing to experience the exotic. CHINARide the 7 subway line all the way from Manhattan to Flushing and check out the Chinese bakeries. Try bubble tea (tapioca pearls) in one of our favorite flavors, honeydew, almond or taro (a [...]
Two To Watch What: The music industry might have an injection of new hip-hop talent. Here are two to watch.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: An African in America and an Ohio-native turned Brooklynite, both emerging from the underground scene, may be Nas and Kanye, the next generation. Where Nas was the hip-hop artist with a soul, telling of Queensbridge projects and beyond, Kanye was the producer-cum-artist that proved rock and rap can mix. Now, [...]