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Green Cleaning

Greening your makeup routine was easy. We know this because you found Afterglow! But greening your home cleaning routine can be a touch more difficult. So we’re bringing you some great natural cleaning tips and recipes from one of our favorite blogs, The Daily Green! Visit Cleaning Surfaces: Avoid bleach altogether. Instead mix 2…Read More »

Eco Baby Advice From An Afterglow Expert!

By Brittnie Skinner, Sales Executive and Licensed Esthetician Last Thanksgiving I found out I was pregnant with a baby girl. Working at Afterglow Cosmetics I’ve learned the in’s and out’s of natural and organic products, so you better believe my baby was about to get the same eco luxury my skin gets! I’m happy to…Read More »

Face Forward to Fall 2011

By Jen Murphy, Makeup Artist Straight from the runway, the Fall 2011 fashion season incorporates some beautiful makeup looks to complement its beautiful clothes. From the retro-styling of Jean Charles de Castelbajac, to the futurism of Alexander McQueen, Fall 2011 makeup is all about the interplay of light and drama. Pale faces with a focus…Read More »

The Eco Expert’s Picks!

Fabulous products approved by the strict standards of Afterglow’s CEO and Founder Kristin Adams, and her team of Eco Experts. Egyptian Geranium with Adzuki Bean & Cranberry Scrub from Pangea OrganicsIt may smell yummy and be natural, but we wouldn’t suggest eating it. However, this product is wonderful when applied to the skin. Suitable for…Read More »

Color Crash Course

The temperature has risen and there are bold, inspirational colors everywhere. The trees have gained their gorgeous green hue; the flowers are blossoming in brilliant shades of orange, magenta, and yellow, while the birds are gliding by gracing us with vivid shades of royal blue and crimson. What do you do when there are dazzling…Read More »

Easy Beauty! DIY Summer Toner

In Easy Beauty DIY posts our team will share our favorite organic and natural skin care concoctions you can create in your own kitchen! Today’s toner recipe comes from our favorite book, Organic Body Care Recipes written by Stephanie Tourles and is the perfect orange and rose summer toner, especially if you get a little…Read More »

Creative Sustainable DIY

Do you ever say to yourself “What Would Martha Stewart Do?” You might find this hard to believe, but I ask myself this question quite frequently. As a woman who loves to host themed parties and entertain house guest. I’m always looking for new and exciting craft ideas to spice up my home décor while…Read More »

Easy Option for Recycling Afterglow Containers!

Did you know you can recycle your empty Afterglow powder containers and lipstick tubes? Well you can! We uses #5 plastic in our loose powder and lipstick containers, which can now be recycled at participating Whole Foods as part of their Gimme5 Recycling Program. Find out today if your local Whole Foods is participating and…Read More »

H&M Adopts Sustainability

Organic clothing has recently reached a new level of style with H&M’s new Conscious Collection, constructed of environmentally adapted and green materials. It seems sustainability has been a long-term goal with H&M and with the use of organic cotton, recycled polyester, and Tencel, they have made strides past the normal standards of the natural lifestyle….Read More »

Sustainable Fashion in North Carolina

For the past three years Raleigh has turned a spotlight on sustainable fashion, bringing eco-friendly designers together for a weekend of sustainable events commencing with the signature Redress Raleigh Fashion Show. Since this sustainable event aims at exhibiting stylish clothing collections by designers who use recycled and remanufactured materials the Afterglow Team was thrilled to…Read More »