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Happy Earth Day 2014, Tips for your whole Family, can’t hurt but does help!

Did you ever wonder what Earth Day is?

The April 22nd Earth Day was founded by Senator Gaylord Nelson. It was organized in 1970 to promote ecology and to encourage awareness of the growing problems of air, water and soil pollution. Many people and groups celebrate by planting trees, organizing conservation petitions, picking up roadside trash, and other environmental friendly outdoor activities. Those of us not involved in these larger structured activities can still make a big difference!

How can you help?

You can celebrate Earth Day 2014 by pledging to make any number of small lifestyle changes! Here are some ideas:

  • Throw cans, newspapers, plastics, junk mail into a recycle bin instead of the garbage. Its much easier then you think if you just try.
  • Turn off the water while brushing your teeth, this is a easy one, right?
  • Turn off lights when you’re leaving a room, evn if you have energy saving light bulbs TURN the lights off.
  • Unplug appliances when not using them, yes even phone chargers, coffee makers, anything not being used. Walk ride your bike when you can.
  • Check the air in your tires. Underinflated tires not only increase the wear but also decrease fuel economy leading to increased pollution.
  • If deciding between two products to purchase, pick the one with the least packaging, also bring a canvas bag to the food store, it does help
  • Filter your tap water to drink instead of buying bottled water, we have the BEST tap water here in NewYork, drink from the tap. Tap is back!
  • Tend to faucet leaks or running toilets quickly
  • If buying a new appliance, look for Energy Star products
  • Clean your dryer filter after every load
  • Use healthy organic health and beauty products on your body www.g2organics.com
  • Change your home air filters regularly
  • Use real herbs and spices when cooking, cut down on "fake flavors" that are in a lot of packaged food . We can all try just a little harder today, everything does help our planet. I tried going "GREEN" 100% of the time and it was hard to do. But now I  am GREEN 65% of the time and my family does live a healthier life because of the choices. Have a great day and give it someof these tips a try! We are all in this together!IMG_0648
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Redding.com Debra Atlas: The Hickey Stick covers more than embarassing hickies By Debra Atlas Saturday, August 10, 2013


Debra Atlas: The Hickey Stick covers more than embarassing hickies

By Debra Atlas

Saturday, August 10, 2013I recently tested a product called The Hickey Stick, an organic two-step concealer/cover-up stick from G2Organics.

Used by both men and women, its thick, rich formula gives easy coverage. It works well to cover breakouts, scars, bruises, tattoos, razor cuts — and embarrassing hickies. It can even be used under eye shadow to conceal those dark circles.

Cherie Corso, one of G2Organics’ co-founders, says her daughter even uses The Hickey Stick to treat mosquito bites.

The Hickey Stick is made with non-toxic natural and organic ingredients. It contains no parabens, phthalates, petrolatum or lanolin, but includes ingredients such as rosemary, zinc oxide and Vitamin E.

Corso, an entrepreneur and a print model, and her partner, Marie Elena Lamarie, a finance major, entrepreneur and cosmetologist, take health and healing to heart. Since launching their company in 2009, they have become a leader in green beauty, producing safe, organic, eco-friendly, non-toxic products good for both consumers and the environment.

Both women are Reiki Master healers. A hands-on healing method, Reiki plays a part in all the products their company offers. All of their products are Reiki charged or imbued with Reiki healing energy.

Corso has been a guest on the Dr. Oz show, interviewed by the Wall Street Journal and other noted venues about her company and its natural products. She realizes that not everyone can do everything organic. But, she says, “If you do one or two things (green) in your beauty routine, you help lessen the impact of the chemicals you’re using on your body (and) in the environment.”

“Every little bit helps,” she said.

The Hickey Stick is a two-stick, two-step system. The first stick acts as a primer to mark what you want to conceal. The second stick neutralizes the first, to give even coverage. It’s available in both light and dark shades to match any skin tone.

Priced at $24.95 for two sticks, a portion of sales goes to help cancer research.

To learn more about this concealer or any of their other products, go towww.G2Organics.com.

An environmental journalist and blogger, Debra Atlas is reachable throughwww.Envirothink.wordpress.com or debraatlas@gmail.com.





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