When we talk about being earth-friendly, most of us immediately think of recycling and eliminating the use of plastic products. While these two are significant steps we can take, there more ways for us to be green – such as choosing environmentally conscious beauty products.
LEADING THE WAY IN GREEN BEAUTY
Being one of the green-beauty pioneers in the cosmetics industry, Natura, a Brazilian beauty brand, is a fine example of how a beauty brand can have an environmentally sustainable business practice. Since the early 2000s, Natura has made sure that their products keep the environment safe, clean and well-preserved. For instance, the company provides refill packets and tubs for their skincare range, which makes the retail price 10 to 20 per cent cheaper. According to Natura, this initiative also helps reduce waste impact by five per cent. With this, it hopes to encourage consumers to be more aware of the importance of reducing global production of waste.
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YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND IN ME
“More than half of my time is spent with animals, but I enjoy it,” enthuses animal rescuer, Aileen Lee. The story of this selfless lady’s dedication and love for the fur kids she has saved will warm your heart.
We discover why pet proofing your home ensures harmony and safety for both the owner and the cat.
THE ONE WHO'S TAKING ACTION
Best known for her extensively waitlisted Nina bag, Gabriela Hearst walks the talk when it comes to sustainable luxury. The New York-based designer shares her inspirations, dreams and resolutions for herself and her eponymous label.
BORN TO ENTERTAIN
YOU MIGHT RECOGNISE HER AS THE GENTLE AND LOVING MOTHER IN LEE CHONG WEI, THE BIOPIC OF THE BADMINTON LEGEND, OR THE VULNERABLE YET RESILIENT TEACHER IN WET SEASON, WHICH HIT THE CINEMAS IN MARCH. SOME OF US MAY HAVE SEEN YEO YANN YANN ON THE BIG SCREEN PLAYING VARIOUS CHARACTERS FOR MORE THAN A DECADE. STILL, SHE NEVER FAILS LEAVE HER AUDIENCE IN AWE OF HER ACTING PROWESS.
THE TRUTH BEHIND FAUX FUR
Is imitation fur still a feasible alternative in this modern, fashion-forward world? Nadhirah Othman uncovers how the fur industry – both real and fake – brings a detrimental impact to the well-being of our planet.
Surprising reasons WHY YOUR KID is under performing in school
You’re understandably frustrated that your child isn’t living up to her potential. But before you blame her attitude, check if these conditions are hindering her academically.
A PAWSITIVE' Life
Like in many parts of the world, pet culture has seen exponential growth in Malaysia. In this issue, Lorraine Chai discusses pet therapy, a method of treatment that is gaining traction, and also some of the pet trends you don’t want to miss out on.
The Healing Power Of Unconditional Love
There’s a saying that goes, “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” For one woman, these words resonated deeply. An unlikely companion came into her life at her lowest point and changed everything.
Even Pets Need Tummy Care?
For many, keeping a pet is more than just caring for an animal; pets are family members, too. We speak to veterinary surgeon, Dr Wafaa Abdul Washefffrom Pets Corner Sdn Bhd, to find out how your pets can stay healthy with a suitable diet
Beauty The Natural Way
With climate change rapidly threatening the future of Mother Earth, we urgently need to curb further acts of destruction. We speak to Law Hong Mei, founder of The Olive Tree, about building a beauty brand that is sustainable from the core.
BIG TECH STOCKS FLEX MUSCLES AGAIN AFTER A ROUGH WINTER
Big Tech stocks are flexing their enormous strength again, after getting knocked around a bit earlier this year.
COME AT ME
When a gossip rag went after Jeff Bezos, he retaliated with the brutal, brilliant efficiency he used to build his business empire. From the new book Amazon Unbound , an untold story of money, sex, and power
Corsair K65 RGB Mini: Hands-on with the 60 percent mechanical gaming keyboard
It’s just so small.
Marshall Uxbridge Voice
A stylish and powerful compact speaker
AMAZON BEGINS ROLLOUT OF PAY-BY-PALM AT WHOLE FOODS NEAR HQ
Amazon is rolling out pay-by-palm technology at some Whole Foods grocery stores near its headquarters to make paying quicker and more convenient.
How to create strong, secure passwords by learning how to crack them
It gets harder to crack a password if it’s 10 characters or longer—but complexity matters too, of course.
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3 Ways to Convert Your Website into a Sales Engine
VOTE COUNTING TO START IN AMAZON UNION ELECTION
Vote counting in the union push at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, is expected to start as early as Thursday, but hundreds of contested ballots could muddy the outcome if it’s a close race.
LAWYERS CLASH OVER $1B HYDROPOWER TRANSMISSION CORRIDOR
Attorneys for conservation organizations and an electric utility clashed this week before a federal appeals court over the adequacy of environmental reviews of a key portion of a power transmission project in western Maine.
AMAZON BRINGS BACK FORMER EXECUTIVE TO RUN CLOUD BUSINESS
Amazon said that it’s bringing back a former executive to run its cloud-computing unit, which has become the online shopping giant’s most profitable business.