Whenever fall rolls around, I'm immediately drawn to all things pumpkin spice. My Pinterest boards are becoming full of pumpkin spice recipes, and so is my kitchen - I'm talking pumpkin spice cream cheese, pumpkin spice gluten-free pancake mix (Trader Joe's makes a yummy one), and of course, pumpkin spice lattes at Starbucks. Then there are the pumpkin spice candles that fill your home with their irresistible scent and even pumpkin spice beauty products.
Spring is almost here, which means it's time to start cleaning out your closet to make room for new pieces! The question is: Where to begin? Sure, you could list your unwanted fashions on eBay or Threadflip, but who has the time? Instead, consider my quick and easy approach based on what you want to get rid of - is it fast-fashion pieces that slant young and trendy? Luxury items you never use? Keep reading for 5 quick and easy spring-cleaning tips that will help you get the most cash out of your closet based on what's in it. Continue reading "How to Spring Clean Your ... »
I have been trying to use more natural products now that I'm expecting, so I was eager to review the Burt's Bees Lip Glosses and Lip Shines that recently landed on my desk. These 100% natural lip glosses and shines contain no petrochemicals, phthalates, parabens or sodium lauryl sulfate, and are not tested on animals. In other words, if you inadvertently eat these pout-prettying-products, you don't have to fret. Fun fact: According to Burt's Bees, a woman consumes an average of 6 lbs of lipstick in her lifetime. Yum! So let's see how these all-natural lip glosses stack up, shall we? Continue reading "60 Second Beauty: Burt's ... »
H&M is doing something HUGE, you guys, and I'm so excited to be able to share this mind-blowing message! So here goes: ALL H&M stores now offer garment recycling collection services! Bring in any piece of clothing, from any brand, in any condition, and H&M will recycle it for you!
Need another incentive (besides saving the planet)?! You'll get a 15% off coupon for the item of your choice for each bag of clothes you donate (limit two bags per day).
Donate before March 31st to bump your discount up to 15% off your entire purchase, plus a chance to win some very cool prizes.
Garment recycling is just one crucial step that H&M is taking to be greener. I've told you about their Conscious Collection, and here are some fun facts:
H&M is the #1 user of organic cotton worldwide
100 million liters of water are saved in denim production
2.3 million garments donated to charities
5 percent reduction in carbon emissions
For all the details and to get inspired, check out my "un-haul" video above – and DON'T LET FASHION GO TO WASTE!
Wondering what happens to all the clothes you donate? I know I do! Visit www.hmconscious.com to find out.
Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. Opinions are my own.