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The list

I am constantly asked: "what do YOU use, Erin?" So I decided to share a list of what I use and love, category by category, item by item. These are my picks for the best of the best in eco and ethical living. This is not what I am "supposed" to tell you I like, this is what I honestly have with me, on me, at my home, in my suitcase all the time. Everything here passes my test for excellence in safety, sustainability, and efficacy. It works; I promise. This is stream-of-consciousness rather than comprehensive, so if you are curious about a specific product or alternative, simply ask! I hope this helps in your journey from conventional to conscious. (And you can check my Pinterest for visuals as well!)


BEAUTY (more on my beautyFULL board on Pinterest)


Primer: Honest Beauty

"Un" Cover-Up: RMS Beauty

Concealer: W3ll People

Powder: jane iredale

Creme Bronzer: RMS Beauty

Bronzer: jane iredale



Blush: RMS Beauty Lip2Cheek

Powder Blush: jane iredale

Contour stick: W3ll People



Under Eyes "Un" Cover Up: RMS Beauty

Eye Liner: Honest Beauty, Pacifica

Eye Shadow: jane iredale, Honest Beauty, Pacifica

Brow Kit: jane iredale

Brow Pencil: jane iredale, Honest Beauty

Mascara: Honest Beauty, Dr. Hauschka, W3ll People



Lip Balm: Pangea Organics, True Botanicals

Lip Pencil: jane iredale

Lip Crayon: Honest Beauty

Gloss: Acure Organics, Juice Beauty


Highlighter: RMS Beauty Living Luminizer

Nail polish: Priti NYC (I love Queen of the Night Tulip)

Brushes: EcoTools

Makeup Removal Wipes: Natracare


Shampoo: Desert Essence Red Raspberry

Conditioner: Desert Essence Red Raspberry

Dry Shampoo: Acure Organics

Spritz: John Masters Organics Sea Mist

Texturizer: Aubrey Organics

Pomade: John Masters Organics

Gel: Aubrey Organics B5 Design Gel (I grew up watching my dad use!)

Brush: Bass Wood



Moisturizer: Pangea Organics, True Botanicals, Acure Organics, Honest Beauty

Scrub: Pangea Organics, Acure Organics, Purearth

Mask: Pangea Organics

Sunscreen: Acure Organics, Aubrey Organics

Cleansing Pads: Desert Essence Tea Tree Oil

Oil: Pangea Organics, Acure Organics

Facewash: Pangea Organics, True Botanicals, Acure Organics, Lotus Moon

Makeup Remover: Natracare wipes, True Botanicals oil, Dr. Bronner's coconut oil

Cotton Balls/Pads: Swisspers Organic


Toothbrush: WooBamboo

Toothpaste: Dr. Bronner's

Floss: Desert Essence

Breath Spray: Gaia Herbs



Liquid Soap: Dr. Bronner's Castile Soap (I literally use this for everything. 18 uses ain't no joke!)

Bar Soap: Pangea Organics

Shaving Cream: Dr. Bronner's Castile Soap (foams and lathers beautifully!)

Body Wash: Acure Organics

Deodorant: Tom's of Maine (men's line rocks!)

Hand Sanitizer: EO Products, Dr. Bronner's

Scar Cream: Celsus

Aloe: Aubrey Organics

Hand/foot Moisturizer: Weleda Skin Food (I take it to mani/pedis)

Band-Aids: All Terrain Fabric Bandages

Razor: Stainless Steel

Tampons: Natracare (without the applicator... overshare?!)

Condoms: Sustain Natural (yes, we are going there)

Body Wipes: Acure Organics, Natracare


Throat spray: Gaia Herbs

Salve: Gaia Herbs Goldenseal

Immune health: Kick-Ass


Towels: Coyuchi, Under the Canopy

Bathmat: Coyuchi

Shower curtain: Coyuchi

Rug: Coyuchi

Hamper: The Container Store (organic cotton one)

Toilet paper: Seventh Generation


HOME (check out my whole Green Apt on Pinterest)


Mattress: Naturepedic

Bedding: Coyuchi and Under the Canopy

Sheets: Coyuchi and Under the Canopy

Blankets: Coyuchi and Under the Canopy

Comforter: Sleep and Beyond

Pillows: No Feathers Please

Pajamas: Coyuchi (fleece!)

Bathrobe: Under the Canopy


Everything: Dr. Bronner's Castile Soap

All-purpose: EO, Vermont Soap or Seventh Generation

DIY cleaner: vinegar and water

Dishsoap: Seventh Generation

Laundry Detergent: Seventh Generation 4x Concentrate

Dryerballs: LooHoo

Trash bags: BioBag

Sponges: Full Circle Home

Dish brushes: Full Circle Home

Compost pail: Simple Human

Reusable cloths: Skoy and Bambooee



Blender: Vitamix (lasts a lifetime!)

Glasses: Wine Punts

Water filter: SOMA
Dish towels: Full Circle Home

Food Wrap: Abeego (skip the saran)



Water bottle: Klean Kanteen 64 oz (or any size)

Thermos: Klean Kanteen Insulated

Utensils: To-Go Ware

Metal "tupperware:" To-Go Ware, Klean Kanteen

Schoo lunch box: PlanetBox

Glass Straws: Be Strawesome

Towel: PeopleTowels

Mason Jars: Ball Canning (I use these for everything!)

Produce / Bulk Bags: Simple Ecology Organic (organic cotton)

Reusable totes: FEED, Flip + Tumble, ChicoBags, EcoBags



iPhone Case: Pong Research (blocks radiation!)

Headphones: EKOCYCLE Beats by Dr. Dre

Lamp: Floss Kelvin Green Mode

Laptop sleeve: GreenSmart

iPad Case: Treegloo


Yoga mat: Manduka EKO Travel Mat

Notebooks: ecojot and New Leaf (though I am nearly paperless)


Leggings / Yoga Pants: prAna, PACT, Under the Canopy, Eileen Fisher

Tanks / T-Shirts: Groceries Apparel, LiViTY, Loomstate, Eileen Fisher

Everything else: a mix of conscious designers like Amour Vert, Eileen Fisher, Patagonia and tons of second hand (and SideHustle jeans)!


FOOD (Just the tip of the iceberg...)

Hemp seeds (I carry around the little packets): Nutiva and Manitoba Harvest

Tea bags: Numi Tea

Yerba maté: Guayaki (I drink the loose leaf out of a gourd, Argentine-style)

Bars: Nature's Path

Juice: organic, non-GMO, cold-pressed, glass everything

Acai: Sambazon (breakfast bowls, juice, everything!)

Snacks: Alive and Radiant Kale Chips, Navitas Naturals everything, Kopali chocolate covered cocoa nibs

Coconut oil: Dr. Bronner's and Nutiva (I use this for everything!)

Cocoa powder: Big Tree Farms

Green powders: HealthForce (it's the only "supplement" I use because it's real whole food)

Granola: Nature's Path

Chocolate bars: AlterEco, Hu

Coconut Water: Harmless Harvest

Fruit Juice: Lakewood Cranberry (not cocktail)

Veggie Burgers: Amy's Kitchen

Cheese: Miyoko's everything (all plant-based!)


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