Green-eyed Girl: Travel
Green for the Holidays
By Tess Kurzeja
Before it’s time to deck the halls, start packing
your bags for holiday travel. And, there’s nothing
I love more than perfect products that fit inside a
carry-on. So from skin care to hair care, take these
green products along on your holiday vacations.
true heavy-hitter when it comes to green products, Stem
Organics, again, serves up something I’m beginning
to think I can’t live without. Saving skin on
the go, Stem’s new Travel Well Kit packs
cleansing, exfoliation, toning and moisturizing into
an easy-to-pack box that’ll keep products safe
no matter which mode of transportation you elect ($44.90
The box contains the perfect amount of the Stem system
to carry you through at least of week of morning and
night skin care. Plus, since Stem makes sure to use
gentle, natural and organic products, this travel kit
is a one-size-fits-all fix all for maintaining your
skin care routine on the road. Now, that, I’m
hair salon-beautiful (even when you’re holed up
with countless family members for the holidays) has
never been easier. Jane Carter Solutions’
Hair Care Survival Kit is chock full of products
that’ll keep hair looking great for any occasion
($19 at janecartersolution.com).
This kit has all the necessary components (conveniently
packed into 1 oz. travel-size bottles) for a ‘do
that’ll help you survive any holiday sojourn and,
as an added bonus, will certainly incite some serious
sibling rivalry during holiday events.
your family’s “green gal,” it’s
your duty to know about Solavie.
Solavie’s eco-friendly and just-right-for-everyone
personal care products are perfect space savers, as
they often perform double duty (for example the shampoo
doubles as a body wash). Plus, each unit of Solavie
products touts a ying and yang shape so two bottles
snap together for easy transport. Even more important
than size and shape, though, is the incredible results
that each Solavie product delivers. Even color-treated
or textured hair is baby soft after washing with Solavie
shampoo, which is made with ancient volcanic water,
a substance full of minerals and nutrients. Choose
from six “enviro-types” to suit your personal
taste (prices vary at solavie.com).
if traveling with liquids is just too much stress to
bear, switch to bar with Lush’s
fresh, handmade, organic personal care products. Over
55% of Lush’s products come in
bar form and are can be easily housed in round, reusable
tins. Lush’s solid products are
easy to carry along and even easier to love, especially
their Godiva Shampoo Bar ($9.25 at lushusa.com).
It looks like candy, smells like candy and is the sweetest
treat for all hair types. Scented with ylang ylang,
jasmine, shea butter and essential oils, this bar doubles
as shampoo and conditioner. And, I promise, once you
go bar, you won’t go back.
By plane, train or automobile, these supreme, green
products will fit comfortably in a favorite carry-on
and will keep every green girl looking and feeling fresh.
No matter where your holiday travel might take you,
these products will assure that you’ll be in good
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