Fall Nail Trend

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Green Beauty is the eco beauty authority—a weekly column that highlights the best in eco beauty products, brands, trends and techniques. Nails have been the hottest accessory for the last couple of seasons, and this trend is continuing into fall 2011. We are seeing a big impact on a small body part. From bold colour [...]


Dress It Up

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The dress aisle at your local thrift store is teeming with treasures that may have just one minor issue that deters you from taking them home. I see a lot of maxi dresses that would look great if they weren’t so frumpy. Given that sheer maxi dresses have been all over the runways as of [...]


Halloween Queen

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Ready to Wear, a weekly column, is the go-to destination for trends and fabulous finds in the eco fashion world. With Halloween just around the corner (a.k.a. now), you may be brainstorming for a last minute costume, and perhaps unwilling to shell out the big bucks at an actual costume store. This is my costume [...]


Meet the Expert :: Sheri Stroh

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Ask Sheri is a weekly column devoted to answering all of your beauty questions and queries, with a focus on natural, organic and sustainable products, practices and companies. Navigating the beauty aisles has never been easier. Send in your beauty questions to asksheri@bamboo-magazine.com Makeup artist of over a decade and self-proclaimed product-junkie Sheri Stroh is [...]


EFW :: Go West

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Fashion Weeks around the globe are highly anticipated events packed with stunning garments, latest trends, VIP guests and much more. ECO Fashion Week in Vancouver is no exception. The designers who showcased their spring/summer 2012 collections are talents to watch, marrying their own vision with sustainable fabrics and practices. Life is peaceful out there in [...]


Healthy Halvah

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Very Veggie features a weekly recipe that showcases the best in vegetarian, sometimes vegan, dishes, with helpful cooking and ingredient tips and tricks. Halvah is a traditional, sweet, Middle Eastern dessert. The main ingredient is usually sesame seeds, which are loaded with calcium, iron and fibre. They are pungent and nutty, and they have a [...]


Leading the Catwalk

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ECO Fashion Week (EFW) represents the commitment to sustainable practices within the fashion industry. Bamboo followed several of the industry leaders as they prepared for the runway during EFW in Vancouver in October 2011. In their own words, here’s how a few designers described themselves and their work.


Infusion Beauty

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Green Beauty is the eco beauty authority—a weekly column that highlights the best in eco beauty products, brands, trends and techniques. Bamboo would like to introduce you to the most easy-going skin care line around. If you are just beginning an organic skin care regime but are unsure about how to navigate the new terrain, [...]


Party Time

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Bambini is an ongoing column that features Bamboo’s favourite eco parenting ideas and products, for children of all ages. Thinking of going green for your child’s next birthday party? Good news: it’s not as difficult as you may fear. Here are a few easy (and budget-friendly) ways to make your next kid party both eco-friendly [...]


EFW :: Loose Noose

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Fashion Weeks around the globe are highly anticipated events packed with stunning garments, latest trends, VIP guests and much more. ECO Fashion Week in Vancouver is no exception. The designers who showcased their spring/summer 2012 collections are talents to watch, marrying their own vision with sustainable fabrics and practices. ‘Tis the time to drape your [...]