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First Coast News: Beauty Goes Green

Ojon is celebrating a commitment to environmental sustainability and conservation by donating 10% of Restorative Hair Treatment sales to the Rainforest Alliance. The Rainforest Alliance is a non-profit group dedicated to promoting standards for sustainability that conserve wildlife and wildlands, while ensuring the well-being of workers and their communities. $55

To celebrate Earth Day, LUSH will be launching a Naked Kit ($20). True to its title, this limited edition kit will house six of LUSH’s most popular solid, un-packaged and preservative-free offerings in a biodegradable box.

At Origins, they recognize the importance of environmental stewardship.  Earth Month 2010 provides the perfect platform for Origins to reaffirm its commitment to giving back to Mother Nature, employing green practices and celebrating the planet,” announces Jane Lauder, General Manager/Senior Vice President, Origins.  “Last year, through our Global Earth Initiative, Origins collected 7,500 pounds of empty cosmetic packaging to be recycled or responsibly converted to energy and planted nearly 24,000 trees. Checks And Balances Face Wash ($17.50) and A Perfect World Cleanser ($20).

Tarte Cosmetics:
Lipsurgence Natural Lip Stain –  “Earth Engineered Beauty”  – With the purchase of every tarte product that has our new t5 super fruit complex™, customers will be helping to preserve the Amazon Rainforest through forest conservation, improved living conditions and educational opportunities for communities in Brazil. We’re supporting the Sustainable Amazon Partnership (SAP), a public and private collaboration to promote lasting sustainable management of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest. We’re using sustainable organic acai in t5™ and will be making contributions to SAP throughout the year. $24

Weleda believes beauty is cultivated right from the soil to work with your body’s own natural ability to nurture and heal itself. The company harnesses ingredients that come directly from the earth and possess powerful healing properties to keep your skin healthy, nourished and radiant throughout each stage of life. With an uplifting citrus fragrance derived from essential oils, and powerful skin-softening plant ingredients, Skin Food is a treat for your body, soul and spirit. Skinfood by Weleda $17.50