Archive of ‘Eco-friendly’ category

E.C.O. Sunglasses Giveaway

eco+sunglasses E.C.O. Sunglasses GiveawayFor the first Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman giveaway, Spoiled Pretty is partnering with Dragon – a youth lifestyle brand specializing in sunglasses, goggles, and unique eyewear.

Recently, Dragon launched E.C.O. (Environmentally Conscious Optics), an initiative to actively investigate methods of manufacturing environmentally friendly sunglasses; and the result is the first ever sunglass with material made from 100% renewable origin – which means that Mother Nature replenishes the material used to make the sunglasses at the same rate that it is consumed.

One Spoiled Pretty reader will win a pair of E.C.O. sunglasses, which also features organic packaging, printed with soy-based ink.

To enter, send an email to spoiledprettycontests@gmail.com. Be sure to include your full name and mailing address. The subject line should read “E.C.O. Sunglasses Giveaway.” The contest ends at midnight (EST) on Sunday, April 26th. One winner will be chosen at random from among the entrants. On Monday, April 27th, I’ll announce the winner’s name. Please, only one entry per person; duplicate entries will not increase your chances of winning. Contest is open to U.S. and Canadian residents only.

Good luck!

Happy (B)earth Day, Beautorium!

beautorium Happy (B)earth Day, Beautorium!It’s Beautorium‘s first birthday and they’re celebrating by taking 50% off 5 of their favorite products (one every day) between now and April 24, 2009.

Monday, April 20th
Juice Beauty Organic To Go Kit

Tuesday, April 21st

Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman Award Winner: EcoTools

spoiled+pretty+green+week+small Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman Award Winner: EcoTools

With quality beauty tools, you get more out of your makeup. And with some TLC, a good set will last a long time. Great makeup brushes come at all price points, and some of my favorites are from a brand called ecoTools.

ecotools+5+piece+brush+set Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman Award Winner: EcoToolsecoTools’ brushes are easy on the wallet and on the earth – they feature bamboo handles (which are highly sustainable), vegan bristles, metal from recycled aluminum cans, and reusable pouches printed with plant-based ink.

I am a big fan of the ecoTools Bamboo 5 Piece Brush Set ($9.99), which includes a Powder Brush, Concealer Brush, Eye Shading Brush, Baby Kabuki Brush, and a linen/hemp cosmetics bag.

These tools rival prestige brushes that cost six or seven times as much. And you will be absolutely blown away by the softness of the bristles and how well they apply your makeup. They make all other brushes green with envy.

ecoTools products can be found at Target, Walgreens, Wegmans, and drugstore.com.

Looking for more eco-friendly beauty finds? Head on over to Beauty Blogging Junkie for Amber’s green pick of the day.

Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman Week Starts Tomorrow

spoiled+pretty+green+week+small Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman Week Starts TomorrowIn honor of Earth Day (April 22nd), Amber and I are hosting Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman Week – a week-long celebration of natural and organic beauty products that will help you green your beauty routine. Every day, Amber and I will feature our favorite eco-friendly beauty essentials.

Spoiled Pretty will highlight Earth Day beauty events and promotions, and provide tips on being naturally beautiful from head to toe – while reducing your carbon footprint. And there will also be a week’s worth of green giveaways goin’ on, so stay tuned!

Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman Week begins on Monday. So be sure to check back tomorrow and join the green partay!

Jurlique’s Earth Day Recycling Promotion

jurlique Jurliques Earth Day Recycling Promotion

While Jurlique encourages recycling througout the year to help make the Earth a more beautiful place every day, the Australian skincare brand is offering a special promotion from April 18th-April 25th as a special thank you.

In honor of Earth Day, shoppers who donate three empty Jurlique products at their local shop may choose a travel-size sample of one of Jurlique’s bestsellers: Purely Age-Defying Eye Cream, Purely Age-Defying Facial Serum or an Herbal Recovery Neck Serum.

Participating locations include:

2136 Fillmore Street in San Francisco, CA
1230 Montana Avenue in Santa Monica, CA
477 Madison Avenue in New York , NY
436 W. Broadway in New York, NY
Roosevelt Field Mall In Garden City, NY
Garden State Plaza in Paramus, NJ
North Point Mall in Alpharetta, GA
Valley Fair Mall in Santa Clara, CA

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