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Bill to Ban Cosmetics Testing on Animals Lands In Congress

Aveda. Revlon. Cover Girl. L’Oreal USA. Estee Lauder. Clinique. Neutrogena. MAC Cosmetics. What do all of these companies have in common aside from disguising our imperfections and increasing our chances of getting laid? They still follow the antiquated and unnecessary practice of testing on animals. However, thanks to a new bill that is knocking on […]

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Barbie Gets a Makeover with New “Realistic” Doll Line

Barbie’s entire life is a façade. She’s made of plastic, for starters, her shoes look cheap, and emerging research suggests that her beloved Ken may be batting for the other team. Poor thing. Now, to top it all off, she’s being phased out by the girl next door. You know, the one who actually has […]

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Announcing our Get Healthy Challenge Winners!

The Get Healthy Challenge has officially come to an end. We received over 800 votes for our 6 amazing contestants. As a quick recap, our gals did 21 days of working toward their New Year’s resolutions and tracking their progress to share with you. Based on your votes, the winner of the Get Healthy Challenge […]

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Beauty Giveaway and Q&A With SkinAgain’s Sherrie Berry

Problem skin? Stubborn scars, cellulite, or stretch marks? Girl, we got you covered. Today we’re talking with SkinAgain‘s Sherrie Berry – a burn victim who somewhat accidentally discovered how to heal her own skin and is now rocking a mission to help other women beautify their bods – without crappy chemicals and the gross shit […]

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6 Cruelty-Free Gifts for V-Day

  What’s that smell wafting in the air? It’s love, baby. With Valentine’s Day less than two weeks out, even the heartless cannot escape Cupid’s arrow (unless you have a really good hiding place). Whether it be your lover, sister, mama, or BFF, we all have someone special in our lives whom we want to […]

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Cast Your Vote, Win a Prize!

It’s time to get your vote on for the Get Healthy Challenge! Our 6 contestants did an awesome job of sticking to their resolutions and inspiring us, and now you get to let us know who had the best 21 days! Here’s a sample of each contestant’s post but be sure to check out their […]

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Giveaway: Vegan Delish, the Healthy Recipe App

Remember back in the day you  only had cookbooks, magazine clippings, and handwritten scraps of paper from your crazy grandma for recipe inspiration? While I fully admit to still having a full bookshelf devoted to my tried and true cookbooks (Veganomicon, anyone?), I firmly believe that the future of recipes lies in digital formats like […]

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5 Reasons to Drink More Water

  Are you chugging your eight glasses a day? Likely not, according to a recent report. The 5-year study conducted by French and American researchers found that roughly 4 in 10 of us aren’t drinking enough water. Chalk this up as a wee bit of a pickle when you consider roughly 70% of our bodies—and […]

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How to Avoid Mindless Eating

Do you keep track of your nibbling? I didn’t think so. Oh, it’s only a coffee (with cream and sugar), a few pieces from the candy bowl at work, the last bite of food from your 3-year -old’s plate. But “a little here and there” and next thing you know you’ve eaten as many calories […]

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What the Hell Do I Buy? Eye Cream

With the holidays behind us, you’re probably looking a little pooped lately.  Between marathon shopping sessions, all-nighters to wrap presents and more holiday parties than you can remember (been there!), your face may be showing signs of wear and tear. The cold weather and and low humidity on planes can do a number on your […]

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