In this day and age, adopting a -green- lifestyle is among the most positive, forward-thinking, and personally fulfilling choices that anyone can make. Yet many women still suspect that it-s tedious and time-consuming, reserved for crunchy, tree-hugging, holier-than-thou types who eschew the... show more
In this day and age, adopting a -green- lifestyle is among the most positive, forward-thinking, and personally fulfilling choices that anyone can make. Yet many women still suspect that it-s tedious and time-consuming, reserved for crunchy, tree-hugging, holier-than-thou types who eschew the glamour of modern life. But being green doesn-t have to make life grey-and for the fashionable woman who-s always been more interested in her compact than in compost, environmental guru Sophie Uliano presents GORGEOUSLY GREEN, the modern girl-s guide to living in sustainable style! An upbeat and practical guide, GORGEOUSLY GREEN shows the modern woman the simple steps she can take to become more aware of her impact on the earth, update her beauty regimen, create an eco-friendly home, adopt a healthier diet and fitness routine, indulge in guilt-free shopping, and more. From her choice in light bulbs to lipsticks, every woman can learn how to look and feel fabulous without polluting herself or the planet. Packed with the most up-to-date information, GORGEOUSLY GREEN covers: *BEAUTY: Revamp your beauty regimen, discover the top environmental culprits to look for in cosmetics, and gain tools, tips, and insights on everything from nail care to fake tans. *FITNESS: Treat your body like the -green temple- it is! Sophie-s program takes you out of the gym and back into the home with yoga and other easy activities. *SHOPPING: Learn to shop and dress the Gorgeously Green way, rethink dry-cleaning, start using organic tote bags, and eliminate junk mail. *HOME: Create the toxin-free home that you and your loved ones deserve: invest in safe alternative household products, put on your gardening gloves, and discover the joys of composting. *FOOD: Eat seasonal, local, organic, and whole foods without going broke, and try out many of Sophie-s extremely simple, delicious recipes. *TRAVEL: Get the skinny on hybrid cars, alternative fuels, and guilt-free travel. With a foreword by the beloved actress and activist Julia Roberts and a jam-packed resources directory, GORGEOUSLY GREEN shows women how they can help protect and heal the planet in many different ways and remain perfectly chic. Sexy and smart, girly and gossipy, and never preachy, GORGEOUSLY GREEN is an inspiring lifestyle makeover for even the most reluctant environmentalist.