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A Lil’ Primer on Sustainable Skin Care

Skinimalism can have a big impact on the planet, less products means less trash, and on you–your mental health, physical health and financial health. You can love yourself and your skincare or makeup routine and benefit from embracing your natural skin texture.

January 20, 2021 | by Kaitlyn Chock

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Small kitchen apothecary with Martissa Williams

One of our favorite yogis, Martissa Williams is the founder of Nekkid, a radical intersectional lifestyle brand bringing holistic healing and plant magic into our everyday lives. We’re peeking in to see more of her kitchen rituals.

January 9, 2021 | by Hawnuh Lee

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Furoshiki – Zero Waste Fabric Wrapping

Furoshiki, Japanese fabric wrapping, is the package-free solution to gift giving. It’s simple, elegant, and completely zero waste. Plus the giftee gets the bonus of keeping a beautiful furoshiki cloth!

December 14, 2020 | by Maia Welbel

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Sustainable home swaps – upcycling decor made easy

Whether you’re styling a new apartment, sprucing up your WFH space, or just vision boarding for the future, I think you’ll love what these scrappy design enthusiasts have to say.

November 29, 2020 | by Maia Welbel

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Closed Loop Cooking’s plant-based, low waste, ethical holiday gift guide

Your top picks for responsible gift giving. We’ve found the heirloom pieces that will reduce waste in your kitchen, help you find a moment of ritual, and bring a smile to your face.

November 17, 2020 | by Hawnuh Lee

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Small but mighty gifts

For all of those in your life who are in need of a little tender loving care, we’ve pulled together a few price-friendly options.

November 17, 2020 | by Hawnuh Lee

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Gifts to get cozy with

Snuggle-worthy moments for those who love a night in. And if you can’t be there to hug your loved ones this year, you can still keep them snug with one of these comfy picks.

November 17, 2020 | by Hawnuh Lee

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Gifts for the home cook

All the pieces you and your favorite home cook need for a truly sustainable, heirloom kitchen. Pieces that will last a lifetime and bring joy to your dishes.

November 16, 2020 | by Hawnuh Lee

Daphne Kauahi`ilani Jenkins

Mochi, meals, and more with Daphne Kauahi’ilani Jenkins

Daphne Kauahi`ilani Jenkins is a holistic nutritionist, educator, and artist. Her multicultural identity, and deep appreciation for the cultural and aesthetic significance of food informs all of her work. Read on for a peek into her kitchen!

November 14, 2020 | by Hawnuh Lee

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Post-election wind down

We’ve put together a collection — a care package if you will — of resources and practices keeping us afloat that we hope will help you care for yourself as well.

November 5, 2020 | by Maia Welbel

Something different for the High Holidays

This year, the High Holy Days—the most sacred days of the Jewish calendar—will be different. Most of us won’t be passing plates of sliced apples and dishes of honey around dinner tables, indulging in the warmth of a loved one’s home, or hosting others in our own.

September 19, 2020 | by Maia Welbel

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Resetting our habits for post-quarantine life

This upcoming transition period is a good time to resolve some of the chaos we’ve been experiencing while setting ourselves up for healthier habits post-quarantine.

July 12, 2020 | by Moji Igun