Face à La Mer – Sea the change that you wish to sea in the world

As a girl, I aspired to be Ariel in the Little Mermaid. I haven’t pulled it off yet but I’ve kept hundreds of pet fish, relocated to the seaside and learned to scuba dive.  Diving feels otherworldly, breathing underwater and interacting with schools of porcupine puffers, sea turtles at cleaning stations and grumpy eels. World […]

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Seven Small Sustainable Swaps

Reusable shopping bags and straws are pretty ubiquitous now (Yay!).  Have you wondered what environmentally-friendly change to make next?  Below are seven sustainable swaps I’ve made over the last year. Did you know that a standard plastic toothbrush can take up to 400 years to break down?  Every year, about 450 million toothbrushes are sent […]

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Microplastics – One Easy Way to Protect our Oceans, Marine Life and ourselves from Plastic Pollution

Is Clothing Made From Recycled Material Bad For The Environment? I love wearing clothing made from recycled plastic and supporting brands that repurpose old fishing nets and plastic bottles.  We can now buy anything from leggings, shoes, and jackets made from recycled plastic. Unfortunately, there’s a negative aspect to clothing made from synthetic material.  When […]

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Zero Waste Skincare: Au Natural Skinfood

Fun fact: scientists recently found microplastics in human poop. The plastic originated from consumed fish, which had eaten broken down plastic in the sea. Plastic pollution is an issue that I’ve been reading about lately. Something that was once considered a “wonder material” is now a modern waste problem.  I’ve become conscious of the number […]

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Autumn in LA with Anchal

My Pop is the son of a tailor and passed on to me his knowledge about how to put an outfit together. I remember him taking me shopping as a teenager and looking for the “perfect pixie boots,” which I’d imagined to be chocolate brown, completely flat and with a round point.  During trips like this, my […]

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I have a confession to make. I Love Skincare! Emme Diane – Brand Spotlight

Skincare Confession Skincare is important to me. I have adult acne and I’ve tried many different regimens, both “natural” and dermatologist-recommended. I used to get regular facials, microdermabrasion, and transdermal mesotherapy but they were expensive and not particularly effective. I also geek out on the chemistry and biology of the skin. Eating affects it. The […]

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