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Gorgeously Green: 8 Simple Steps to an Earth-friendly Life

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: Sophie Uliano(Author)

310 pages, Illus

Harper Collins

Paperback | Apr 2008 | #185964 | ISBN-13: 9780061575563
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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 it's tedious and time-consuming and far from the glamour of modern life. But being green doesn't have to make life grey – and for the fashionable woman who's always been more interested in her compact than in compost, environmental guru Sophie Uliano presents Gorgeously Green – the modern girl's guide to living in sustainable style! An upbeat and practical guide that shows the modern woman the simple steps she can take to become more aware of her impact on the earth.It is packed with the most up-to-date information on 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 tans; fitness – treat your body like the "green temple" it is! (Sophie's 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 toxin-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 Sophie's extremely simple, delicious recipes; and, travel – get the skinny on hybrid cars, alternative fuels, and guilt-free travel.

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Sophie Uliano is a passionate environmentalist and "green" guru who has developed an earth-friendly lifestyle that appeals to the Hollywood set: women who don't want to compromise their glamour and style.For many years she was a theater actress in England, performing with the Royal Shakespeare Company and in London's West End. She has also starred in numerous British television shows.

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