In this day and age, adopting a green lifestyle is among the most positive, forward-thinking, and personally fulfilling choices that anyone can make. Yet, many women still suspect that its tedious and time-consuming, reserved for crunching, tree-hugging, holier-than-thou types who eschew the glamour of modern life.
Being green doesnt have to make life grey - and for the fashionable woman whos always been more interested in her compact than in compost, environmental guru Sophie Uliano presents Gorgeously Green, the modern girls guide to living in sustainable style!
An upbeat and practical guide, Gorgeously Green shows the modern woman the simple steps she can take to become more aware of her impact on the early, update her beauty regimen, create an eco-friendly home, adopt a healthier diet and fitness routine, indulge in guilt-free shopping and more. From her choice in light bulbs to lipsticks, every woman can learn how to look and feel fabulous without polluting herself or the planet. Packed with the most up-to-date information, Gorgeously Green covers:
Beauty: Revamp your beauty regimen; discover the top environmental culprits to look for in cosmetics, and gain tools, tips and insights on everything from nail care to fake tan.
Fitness: Treat your body like the green temple it is! Sophies program takes you out of the gym and back into the home with yoga and other easy activities.
Shopping: Learn to shop and dress the Gorgeously Green way, rethink dry-cleaning, start using organic tote bags and eliminate junk mail.
Home: Create the toxi-free home that you and your loved ones deserve: invest in safe alternative household products, put on your gardening gloves and discover the joys of composting.
Food: Eat seasonal, local, organic and whole foods without going broke, and try out many of Sophies extremely simple, delicious recipes.
Travel: Get the skinny on hybrid cars, alternative fuels and guilt-free travel.
With a foreword by actress and activist Julia Roberts and a jam-packed resources directory, Gorgeously Green shows women how they can help protect and heal the planet in many different ways and remain perfectly chic. Sexy and smart, girl and gossipy and never preachy, Gorgeously Green is an inspiriting lifestyle makeover for even the most reluctant environmentalist.
Sophie Uliano:is a passionate environmentalist and green guru who has developed an early-friendly lifestyle that appears to the Hollywood set: women who dont want to compromise their glamour and style. She writes a Gorgeously Green column for the Larchmont Chronicle, and is also a renowned teacher of yoga, nutrition and meditation. For many years she was a theatre actress in England, performing with the Royal Shakespeare Company and in Londons West End. She has also starred in numerous British television shows. Sophie lives in Hollywood with her husband and six-year-old daughter.
Harper Collins Publishers Australia
Author: Sophie Uliano
Price: Paperback. RRP: $26.99