Washington on the cusp of becoming first state to legalize human composting

Passage of the bill fulfills a longtime hope for Seattle-based Katrina Spade, and is another step in a long effort to realize her vision for an urban, soil-based, ecologically friendly death-care option. She is founder and CEO of Recompose, which aspires to be the first "natural organic reduction" funeral home in the U.S.
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25+ Trader Joe's Products That Will Upgrade Your 2019 Beauty Regimen - All Under $10

With all the delicious food items at Trader Joe's, it's easy to forget that there's a whole beauty section at one of our favorite shopping stops, too. You don't have to be a beauty fanatic to appreciate the affordable quality products at the store. From crafted soaps with pretty packaging to simple but effective shampoo and conditioners, Trader Joe's has seemingly everything we might need or fancy. With scents like lavender and lemon, they're perfect for a Spring refresh of your beauty cabinet. ...
Tags: Spring Beauty, Trader Joe's, Spring, Skin Care, Shopping, Beauty Shopping, Grocery Shopping, Best of 2019

20 Face Sunscreens Perfect For Everyday Protection

If there is one thing we've learned about taking care of our skin, it's to always wear sunscreen. That doesn't just mean on clear, sunny days; that means on overcast days, on airplanes, in long car rides, you name it. Sunscreen is an essential step in keeping your skin protected from harmful UVA and UVB rays, but it can be tough trying to find a formula sensitive enough for your face, which is where we come in. We've got you covered with 20 picks perfect for whatever your skin might need. ...
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Aloe Vera Changed My Skin — Once I Used It For More Than Sunburns

Like tangled-up Conair dryers and dusty Clinique samples, almost every bathroom cabinet graveyard has a jumbo-sized tub of electric-green aloe vera gel buried in the back right corner. For me, it’s always been the thing I reach for in mid-July when I fall asleep on my stomach halfway through a trashy beach read — not something I slather on every day as part of my routine. But that all changed when I visited Aruba last year.The Caribbean island, which is situated so close to the Equator that you...

Made To Order: Gulshan Kolah

Custom-made garments, whether couture or everyday outfits, are a significant part of our dressmaking heritage. Verve scouts around for Mumbai-based tailors and boutiques that specialise in the art of bespoke clothing and make it a seamless experience Gulshan Kolah When I first visit her house I am surprised by the scale of her enterprise. I had assumed that since she works out of her living space, she would have a small set-up. Gulshan Kolah invites me into a long, rectangular room that has t...
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PHOTOS: These straight reality TV hunks spend an awful lot of time together… including in the tub

Sam Thompson and Pete Wicks have no shame about bathing together. On camera.
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11 Fresh, Spring-y Manicures Will Impress Everyone At Easter Brunch

Innocently finger-scrolling through your spring calendar can be a double-edged sword: On the one hand, you're probably pumped for that rapidly approaching Palm Springs bachelorette weekend, until you realize — with sudden dread — that it's Easter weekend and you still haven't found the right outfit for Sunday brunch with the in-laws.While we can't help you scour your closet for something pastel and weather-appropriate, we can help with planning a manicure that will at least look like you have i...

Godrej and the Ballot Boxes for for India’s First Elections

When independent India was laying the groundwork for its first elections in 1952, clueless to the rest of the world, workers at a factory in Mumbai’s Vikhroli were making history. They were manufacturing the first-ever ballot boxes to be used in the general elections. At Plant 1 of the Godrej & Boyce Mfg Co Ltd, these workers burned the midnight oil to produce nearly 12.83 lakh ballot boxes within four months. Here’s the lesser-known story. The first election was a result of the continuous eff...
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11 Waterproof Mascaras That Say "Hell No" to Rain, Sweat, and Tears

A good waterproof mascara is exactly that - a mascara that won't budge when exposed to moisture. A great one takes it to the next level. Those are the only ones that made it on this list. We've curated the best of the best, including updated versions of fan favorites, a French drugstore find that traveled overseas because it is just that good, and one hard-working formula that will never run - even when you are on one. One mascara is even laced with weed (but don't worry, it doesn't contain anyt...
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Marc-Antoine Barrois Launches Ganymede

  Marc-Antoine Barrois is a French Haute Couture designer for men, who works in a classic but modern style, with obsessive attention to quality and detail, not only in the suits he creates, but also in the perfumes he launches. The world of perfume started hearing about Marc-Antoine in 2016, when he collaborated with perfumer Quentin Bisch for the development and release of B683, a much celebrate... Read full article: Marc-Antoine Barrois Launches Ganymede from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes...

The perennial question: What if we could produce food without the ecological issues of annual crops?

The Land Institute might have a couple potential answers on the horizon: marketable perennial varieties of staple food crops, and a viable grain called Kernza.
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Breast Cancer: Treatment and Rehabilitation

Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer diagnosed among American women besides skin cancer.  This year, it’s predicted that 30 percent of those who will be diagnosed with cancer will have breast cancers.   Breast cancer death rates are also higher than for other cancers.  But now, more women are surviving the disease, and that’s thanks to the advancements not only in diagnosis. Amongst the most effective types of diagnosis are breast exam, mammogram, biopsy, and ultrasound gel . Tre...
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20% Off + Free Shipping at Stila All Weekend Long (Works On Already Reduced Items)

Good Morning! Just a heads up Stila’s having a great sale! 20% Off your total plus free shipping! This works on sale items as well! You can grab some items for as low as $8 from their sale section which can be found HERE. The Vivid & Vibrant Eyeshadow featured above is available in a variety of shades! It’s $13 on sale but after 20% Off you’ll get it for $10.40! No promo code needed! Just pop things into your cart and 20% will be deducted automatically. Enjoy! Where to buy Stila ...
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Harmonious symmetry, shapes and consistency balance a manicured garden in Mount Baker

This sophisticated series of plants — many with little color, but a lot of texture — doesn’t require too much attention.
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$15 Off $75 Beauty Purchases at Belk

Get $15 Off any $75 makeup, fragrance, or skincare purchase at plus free shipping! No promo code required, to add the coupon to your cart! Enjoy! Where to buy Belk You may also enjoy... It Cosmetics 25% Off Coupon Code Friends and Family 2015 SaleJuice Beauty Friends and Family SaleToo Faced Friends and Family 20% Off 201525% Off It Cosmetics Holiday 2015 Friends and Family Event The post $15 Off $75 Beauty Purchases at Belk appeared first on Musings of a Muse.
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Lancome Bi-Facil Mega Size On Sale with Free Shipping!

Someone told me that Lancome Bi-Facil Eye Makeup Remover is available in a 13.5 oz bottle and I nearly stroked out! Anyway, if you’re a fan of it you can snag it for $49 now through April 21st on using promo code LANCOME20 which gets you 20% off and free shipping! The code works on anything on Lancome’s site and gets you 20% off your total. Also, if you spend $60 you’ll get a 7 piece customizable gift set! Enjoy! Where to buy Lancome You may also enjoy... It Cosme...
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Are You Afraid to Spend Money?

One of the very real fears people have is that of spending money. This is especially true after you have been in a frugal mindset for a long period of time. When you are so used to pinching every penny, it’s common to become scared to start spending more money. While this isn’t always a bad thing, it can contribute to a scarcity mindset and prevent you from taking full advantage of your financial resources. Retirees Aren’t Spending What They Could A study published in the Journal of Financ...
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Party Outfit for Pears — $150

Party Outfit for Pears — $150 Specs: Body type: pear Styling: bold Budget: $75-150 Pieces: ASTR The Label Striped Wrap Dress, $58.50, Nordstrom J Renee Emberley Block Heel Sandal, $89.95, Nordstrom The post Party Outfit for Pears — $150 appeared first on The Budget Fashionista.
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13 Best Ben Wa Balls in 2019

If you’re looking to train your pelvic floor, then there’s no better way than finding the best Ben Wa balls (or Kegel balls) and starting to train regularly. However, there are a lot of different options for you to choose from and finding the right Ben Wa balls for your needs can be challenging. That’s where this article comes in! We’ve gathered a list of some of the things you should look for when buying Ben Wa balls so you can make the right decision. Along with this, we’ve created a list of s...
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Easy Chic — Tops Under $50 to Wear With Jeans

Easy Chic — Tops Under $50 to Wear With Jeans If there’s one thing that we love, it’s a great top to go with a comfortable pair of jeans. The combo makes for an easy and versatile outfit, and lets us get maximum value out of our favorite denim. Often, we look to the top to make the statement — which may be why shopping for shirts to wear with jeans can carry with a hint of extra stress. Shopping for Shirts to Wear With Jeans You can narrow your options quickly when you’re shopping tops for a spe...
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Masque Milano Kintsugi: chypre with a heart of gold

Italian niche brand Masque Milano presents a new fragrance called Kintsugi. It is named in honor of the Japanese technique of repairing of ceramic pottery with the help of lacquer obtained from the sap of the Urusi tree and mixed with gold, silver or platinum powder. The fragrance, which will be presented at the upcoming Esxence exhibition in Milan, took its philosophical basis from the art ... Read full article: Masque Milano Kintsugi: chypre with a heart of gold from Fragrantica Perfumes an...

AquaFlor Jalousie

Walking the Dubai Mall reveals new releases! AquaFlor perfume house from Florence presented the new Jalousie creation that appeared on the market in February 2019, which we missed to announce. While I was enjoying the realm of scents offered in perfumeries in the grandest Dubai Mall several days ago, and exploring new collections and limited editions presented just for the for the Middle East, I ... Read full article: AquaFlor Jalousie from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.

Digital Friday 420 Edition: Sarah Weinshenk’s Podcast, “Shenk”

“I hope your day is full of tadpoles, and showers, and rainbows and rain. And pollywogs, and puddles, and, uh, sunshine and umbrellas, and warming weather, and lambs… Is ‘lambs’ the plural of ‘lamb?’ Yeah. And daffodils and chicks, and wildflowers and butterflies, and… births? And baby animals, and blossoms, and bulbs, and bunnies and breezes and – guys! The spring theme! You get it.” The intro of Sara Weinshenk‘s semi-eponymous podcast, Shenk, begins with a series of guest-inspired wishes and a...
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A New Bombshell From Victoria's Secret: Bombshell Paradise

The Bombshell perfume collection by lingerie house Victoria's Secret has been expanded with a new edition named Bombshell Paradise, aiming to evoke the idea of beach glamour in a tropical paradise. The Bombshell collection, which was started in 2010 with the first Bombshell edition, has over the years received numerous successors, among which some more recent ones were: Bombshell Wildflower, Bomb... Read full article: A New Bombshell From Victoria's Secret: Bombshell Paradise from Fragrantica ...

How To Go Camping With Your Kids (And Survive)

Ah, the great outdoors. There are heaps of reasons why you should take a break and head outside to go camping for a few days or a week when you get the chance. At the very least, everyone will get a break from the screens! There’s no Netflix, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or work when you’re spending some quality time camping. At the most you’ll return to your regular routine feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and relaxed — ready to take on all of modern life’s many challenges. However, what...
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Kate Hudson's Longtime Hairstylist Spills The Secret To Her Effortless Style

Back in the early 2000s, the world fell in love with Kate Hudson as a bubbly magazine columnist with bouncy air-dried curls in the rom-com How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days. Since then — almost two decades, three kids, one activewear brand, and countless haircuts later — Hudson has remained loyal to the same stylist who prepped her for her first red carpet: David Babaii. To celebrate the multihyphenate's 40th birthday, Babaii shares some of his most memorable moments with Kate, including the time he...

Justin Bieber Finally Cut His Hair, and Baby, Baby, Baby Ooh

Justin Bieber is converting everyone into a Belieber with his new haircut. The image of his new style was posted by his wife, Hailey Baldwin, along with a caption filled with gratitude for their relationship. "Insanely proud of who you are and who you're becoming... I love you more every single day," the model wrote. The singer has mostly stuck to chin-length hair throughout the last year, with the exception of a buzz cut in November which was showcased on his and Baldwin's Vogue cover. Since th...
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The $5 Eyeliner That Lasted Through An Entire Coachella Weekend

For someone who owns as much makeup as I do, you'd never know it. My cosmetics bag is a mix of neutrals — browns, pinky-nudes, and golds — and the wildest I ever veer from my no-makeup makeup look is a slick of red lipstick on a Saturday night.But when I was packing my bags for Coachella, I knew that I had to leave my neutral face at home and bring makeup suitable for a desert party. The thought of rocking glitter eyeshadow for three days didn’t intimidate me half as much as the idea of doing i...

11 Fresh, Spring-y Manicures That Will Impress Everyone At Easter Brunch

Innocently finger-scrolling through your spring calendar can be a double-edged sword: On the one hand, you're probably pumped for that rapidly approaching Palm Springs bachelorette weekend, until you realize — with sudden dread — that it's Easter weekend and you still haven't found the right outfit for Sunday brunch with the in-laws.While we can't help you scour your closet for something pastel and weather-appropriate, we can help with planning a manicure that will at least look like you have i...

Ozwald Boateng’s New York Show Will Honor the Harlem Renaissance

Ozwald Boateng, the youngest Black designer to open a business on London’s Savile Row in 1995, is bringing his talents to New York City. For the first time ever, the British designer of Ghanian descent will design a womenswear collection in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance — an intellectual, social, and artistic explosion centered in Harlem, New York, spanning the 1920s.According to WWD, the show will be a celebration of culture, diversity, music, history, and fashion, ...