Doing your part to protect our Earth can be as easy as swapping out your beauty routine for a beloved eco-friendly brand. In honor of Earth Day, here are a few of our favorite choices.
Nikki Reid's limited edition Kiehl's Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado label. (Courtesy Photo)
launched its 8th annual Limited Edition Label Art Series for Earth Day. This year they've teamed up with actress Nikki Reed and athletes Gabrielle Reece
and Laird Hamilton
, who designed their own label for Kiehl's Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado
) with a little assistance from multi-disciplinary design boutique ilovedust. Proceeds from the collaboration, which is available Tuesday, April 12th, will support benefit Recycle Across America.
Good karma paired with a cult favorite? We say absolutely. Urban Decay Good Karma Brushes
($20 to $39 each, www.urbandecay.com
) offer a variety of high performance, artist-quality, cruelty free, vegan and eco-friendly makeup brushes, and the collection comes in cute magnetic boxes that were created from recycled egg cartons. Another bonus? The super-soft synthetic brush hair doesn't let bacteria adhere to it the way permeable animal hair does. And, the chic gunmetal brush handles are made from recycled aluminum.
Caudalie Vinosource Intense Moisture Rescue Cream, goop Skincare Perfecting Eye Cream, and Éminence Organic Skin Care Sun Defense Minerals. (Courtesy Photos)
Keep wrinkles at bay with goop
Skincare Perfecting Eye Cream ($90, goop.com
). The high performance age-defining line that was created by Gwyneth Paltrow
combines opulent formulas with certified organic ingredients, like olive butter and sandalwood nut oil, that were sourced right from the ground.
Urban Decay's Good Karma Optical Blurring Brush. (Courtesy Photo)
For an immediate boost of hydration, look to Caudalie Intense Moisture Rescue Cream,
) a smooth, deeply nourishing facial cream that can be used daily. All Caudalie formulas contain at least 92 percent natural ingredients like organic grape water, and for every Caudalie product purchased, the brand contributes to the protection of the environment via its "1 percent For the Planet" movement.
Luxury fragrance collection CLEAN Reserve
) embraces sustainable beauty. Its fragrances feature raw ingredients, like vanilla from ECOCERT plantations in Madagascar that are ethically harvested and manufactured, to achieve the lowest possible carbon footprint. The brand also gives back to their farmers, tribes and communities to sustain their crops and economies.
For a lighter daily moisturizer, try DECLEOR Anti-Pollution Hydrating Gel Cream
). Not only does the gel-cream formula provide anti-pollution protection and hydration, it also has a scent so refreshing you might even want to skip your daily perfume. Throughout April, DECLÉOR Paris will donate 25 percent of site-wide sales to Earth Day Initiative, who is dedicated to carrying the enthusiasm and spirit of Earth Day into the 21st Century to meet today's environmental challenges.
DECLEOR Anti-Pollution Hydrating Gel Cream, John Masters Organics SPF 30 Natural Mineral Sunscreen, and Terra Woods by CLEAN Reserve. (Courtesy Photos)
Want to sip your way to a greener earth? Then stock up on The Dreaming Tree Wines
), a collection of wines from world-renowned musician Dave Matthews and award winning Sonoma County winemaker, Sean McKenzie. The collection, which is available nationwide, is dedicated to sustainability. The bottle's cork closure is natural and also recyclable. Its label is crafted with 100 percent recycled kraft brown paper and the actual wine bottles are a quarter pound lighter than the average wine bottle. And not only is the packaging eco-friendly, The Dreaming Tree Wines donates a portion of proceeds from every bottle sold to commendable environmental conservation organizations like the Wilderness Society and Living Lands & Waters.
Brock Beauty's Hairfinity Hair Vitamins and Dermera Skin Vitamins. (Courtesy Photo)
We all want a summer glow and to skip the wrinkles, so protect yourself with Éminence Organic Skin Care Sun Defense Minerals
). For every purchase of an Éminence Organic Skin Care product, the brand plants a tree through their Forests for the Future initiative, and so far, they've already planted 5 million trees.
All natural nutrients, better skin and longer hair, why not? As we patiently wait for our seasonal tan, we're enhancing our beauty routine with Brock Beauty's Hairfinity Hair Vitamins and Dermera Skin Vitamins,
) to ensure our locks lengthen quickly and we boost our radiance.
John Masters Organics SPF 30 Natural Mineral Sunscreen
) is an organic option that mixes titanium dioxide and zinc oxide for all-over coverage, as green tea, shea butter and jojoba oil extracts moisturize skin. From Friday, April 22nd through Monday, April 25th, John Masters Organics is offering 25 percent off the entire site with the code EARTH16.
Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com
Southampton Masonry-Visiting the Southampton or the Wainscott locations is an exciting experience.
Southampton Masonry has been serving Long Island's masonry and tile needs since 1975. Delivering quality products from Manhattan to Montauk for over three decades. The company's continued success is due primarily to their number one priority: customer satisfaction, with a promise of prompt and courteous service from the professional, knowledgeable staff.
Southampton Masonry has the largest inventory on the east end. As direct importers they can offer a large variety of the finest quality products at the most competitive pricing for both your interior and exterior projects.
Southrifty Drug 54 Jagger Lane, Southampton Village
Southrifty Drug is a small, neighborhood pharmacy with limited shelf space, and we have to be very selective about which over-the-counter items we carry. As a result you'll find a no nonsense concentration of very effective, high quality and useful products on our shelves. In this new section, we feature a number of these products that we feel are especially worthy of your consideration.
New York Title Abstract Services, Inc.
We are a title insurance services company dedicated to promptly delivering fully compliant and accurate reports, and title insurance, for residential and commercial real estate throughout New York State. Headquartered in the Hamptons, our professional team has extensive real estate experience and understands the business from all sides including title insurance, legal, sales, governmental, banking, and lending regulations.
Aimee Fitzpatrick Martin, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker
Considered a West of the Shinnecock Canal expert with a 5-star Zillow ranking, Aimee specializes in the luxury and waterfront markets in Quogue, Westhampton Beach, Remsenburg, East Quogue and Hampton Bays. With exceptional communication skills and a buttoned-up approach to every deal, she is highly skilled in the art of the negotiation process. Understanding the nuances of buying and selling waterfront homes, especially on Dune Road, is a specialty.
As the owner’s representative our practice encompasses all aspects of a project from pre-purchase property due diligence, program development iterations, advisement on systems, analyze contracts/vendors, critical path analysis, feasibility and schedule. The strength of our approach is in facilitating organized communication. We strongly analyze all representations and warranties for the protection and benefit of our client.
The Citarella Standard. We’re passionate about sourcing and selling the world’s best seafood. When you order our fresh seafood online, what you receive always reflects the unrivaled standard of our markets. It’s hand-prepared, never frozen, and shipped overnight. 631-283-6600.