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Part 1 in a series: Gifts for Green fashion, health and beauty

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Hollywood Goes Green
Wednesday, May 6th, 2009
By Gabrielle Pantera
Green gifts include fashion and beauty products

HOLLYWOOD, CA (Hollywood Today) 5/6/2009 – Eco-conscious celebrities, including Ellen DeGeneres, Kathy Griffin, Tina Fey, Bette Midler, Pink and Sting, received a selection of green gifts put together by Distinctive Assets in celebration of Earth Day. Let’s take a look at the latest in Green swag.

Green Fashion

DuMi offers vintage-inspired undies, camies, tanks and thigh-shapers designed to keep you looking great in that form-fitting dresses or jeans.

Eco-Panda designs fashion-forward swimsuits using recycled resources. Their Summer 2009 Collection debuts on May 22nd.

Jai Dye yoga wear offers organic, environmentally friendly active wear, including yoga pants, camisole tops, long sleeve tops, and spa wear. Jai Dye combines unique hand-dyed designs with beauty and being eco-friendly.

Precious Earth Jewelry is crafted from recycled and renewed gold. Using 100% recycled metals, Precious Earth Jewelry places one Green Imperial Chrome Diopside stone in each of their pieces to promote being green.

Green Health and Beauty

Bamboo TM pampers your face and body with Bamboo-based products. Besides being the most popular food for Panda bears, Bamboo is recognized for its anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties. For your face there’s Bamboo elements. For makeup there’s Bamboo minerals, For your body and hair there’s Bamboo Zen. Bamboo Aromas aromatherapy calms and invigorates your senses. Inside Bamboo is an extract rich in Amino acids, vitamins, minerals and starches. It replaces collegen and Ox marrow that’s often found in body products. Bamboo is a renewable resource that continues to grown even after being harvested.

BrytonPick is a string-free, portable and reusable dental space cleaner. No more cutting down trees to make toothpicks or toothpicks in garbage. BrytonPick’s edges are as thin as dental floss. It can be used after every meal. The edges are made with stainless steel and are germ resistant. Clean it with hot water. However, if you’re allergic to nickel this might not be for you. Stainless steel is iron and nickel.

DoshaCare combines traditions of India and western science in skincare using the Ayurvedic tradition. There’s a skin dosha quiz to help you pick the correct product for your skin type.

Eminence Organics offers a line of eco-friendly masks scrubs and cleansing products made with all-natural organically-grown herbs, fruits and vegetables. All products are handmade in Hungary without any heating or hydrogenating processes.

Eufora offers hair and body products with certified organic Aloe Vera gel as the base. Eufora adds only botanical ingredients and pure essential oils to fragrance all products for aromatherapy. Eufora avoids synthetic fragrances, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, carcinogenic or suspected carcinogenic ingredients in their products.

Hippie Rehabs Lypo-pallooza Cellulite Treatment is a body detox to remove harmful toxins trapped in the hips, thighs and buttocks area. Their all natural cellulite cream is used to tone.

J.R. Watkins Natural Apothecary offers a complete line of head-to-toe personal care including lotions, body creams, body oils, lip care and travel kits. Products are Sodium Lauryl Sulfate Free and 95% Natural and above. Their products are also free of Paraben, Phthalate, mineral oil, petrolatum, and dyes.

Organic Diva avoids cancer causing or hormone disrupting ingredients in the products.

started because Ann Garrity had too much estrogen in her body and her east coast doctor said that she need ed to stop using the soaps, shampoo’s, conditioners, lotions and make-up she was putting on her body. That the products Garrity was putting on her body where making her ill was a revelation. Organic Diva was born from this. Diva pledges to not use any they have on their website. It must be between 0-3 on the Environmental Working Group’s Skin Deep Report that rates products. Ten is the most hazardous. Garrity pledges that the products must be effective too.

Pureology created their first 100% vegan hair color formulas and Zero Sulfate shampoos for color-treated hair in 2001. Owner Jim Markham wanted products that would be gentle on the hair, vegan and safe for the environment. Pureology packaging is 25% post consumer recycled plastic.

Pilates instructor Jenifer Kingsley’s clients include Sheryl Lee of Dirty Sexy Money, Michael Kostroff of The Wire and Stacey Dash of Clueless. Kingsley writes for Home Gym Magazine and “The Healthy Actor” column at She’s currently creating a fitness show.

Herbsetc makes Singers Saving Grace for sore throats, whether from a cold or because you’ve been cheering. Herbsetc also makes herbal products to help with colds and flu, sleeping, allergies, and to stop smoking.

Suki Pure uses 100% pure organic bases and cutting-edge science in its broad product line for faces and bodies. Suki actively supports, the organic consumer’s association, breast cancer action, The American botanical council, Physician’s committee for responsible medicine, the coalition for consumer information on cosmetics, co-op America, the national breast cancer coalition, alliance for a healthy tomorrow, cancer prevention, coalition, make it right nola.

Sustainable Youth offers products that are organic and natural using Green practices and ingredients. Alasta enhances skin elasticity and firmness through by boosting the body’s overall immune system to resist inflammation and combat free radical damage and collagen degradation.

Next in my Hollywood Goes Green series: Green food.

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