Pandering & Greenwashing: Maui Moisture

Welcome back to the third installment of Pandering and Greenwashing, where we look closely at a brand’s practices to determine if they’re only pretending to be sustainable and if they’re…

Continue Reading Pandering & Greenwashing: Maui Moisture

Zero Waste and Environmental Racism

A while back, I saw a post on Instagram written by a white woman saying that the zero waste movement upholds environmental racism. The caption really rubbed me the wrong…

Continue Reading Zero Waste and Environmental Racism

Jargon Watch: Ethical Terms

  • Post category:Resources
  • Reading time:6 min(s) read

It’s time for the next installment in the Jargon Watch series! This time, I’m focusing on the ethical treatment of people and animals. There’s some overlap with the eco-friendly terms…

Continue Reading Jargon Watch: Ethical Terms

Certified B Corps for Curly Hair

  • Post category:Resources
  • Reading time:7 min(s) read

The B Corps certification signifies that a company practices social and environmental responsiblity. As of the time of this writing, there are over 3500 certified B Corps companies. How many…

Continue Reading Certified B Corps for Curly Hair

Jargon Watch: Eco-Friendly Terminology

  • Post category:Resources
  • Reading time:7 min(s) read

Environmentalists throw around a lot of terms like “organic,” “palm oil-free,” and “biodegradable.” Today, I want to break down some of this eco-friendly terminology to make sure we’re all on…

Continue Reading Jargon Watch: Eco-Friendly Terminology

Pandering & Greenwashing: SheaMoisture

If you’ve ever owned one of SheaMoisture’s products, you’ve probably read their origin story on the back of the bottle: “Sofi Tucker started selling Shea Nuts at the village market…

Continue Reading Pandering & Greenwashing: SheaMoisture