Go Ahead and be an Eco Diva! by Greta Eagan

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It's official. I am the luckiest girl in the eco beauty world! This week I received the most amazing goody box from Eco Diva as a thank you for an interview I did with them under their Embracing Power & Beauty series. As one of the leading sites for eco beauty that curates and vets the best of the best in the natural beauty world with performance standards to meet the high fashion world, Eco Diva is a bookmarked site for many of us. 

From haircare, to nails, skincare, makeup and body care, Eco Diva covers all the beauty basics. What I love about the site is that they take eco beauty and make it luxe. No hippy dippy potions here. Only the best naturally sourced ingredients in products that really work. I am SO looking forward to trying out the goodies pictured above and will be reviewing them on my site, so keep an eye out.

If you are ready to try some new products or stock up on favorites, Eco Diva is offering a special gift with purchase for all Fashion Me Green readers. Simply leave a “Love Note” that says Gift from Greta when checking out. You'll receive a free gift with purchase from now (Wednesday) to Saturday (November 1st, 2014). Thanks again to Garcy and the Eco Diva team for your generous goody bag and free gift for my readers. Hope you all enjoy!

Miami Weekend Getaway by Greta Eagan

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This past weekend I took a break from the beautiful fall foliage and exchanged it for sandy beaches and eighty degree weather. I've only ever been to Miami three times, but each time I go I thoroughly enjoy being there. I love the weather, the tropical island attitude of Miami Beach, and the slower pace of life. The fashion scene is fun to play with too! Lots of flowy dresses that reveal just the right amount of skin, and a touch of glamour with metallic accessories. 

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ECO OUTFIT

TUNIC DRESS (similar to one shown), by Malene Birger, $292. #

PANAMA HAT (similar to one shown), Ryder, $106. #handmade #naturalfibers

METALLIC SANDALS (similar to ones shown), Bamboo Josalyn, $21. #vegan

OVERSIZED 'MINNIE' SUNGLASSES (similar to ones shown), Warby Parker, $95. #social 

Good Homemaking Accessories by Greta Eagan

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Recently, I cashed in my nomad ways and began making a home. Of course I'll still travel, but it feels so incredibly good to set up a home base. And with that comes the process... What kind of home do I want to make? What is my decor aesthetic? Plus, I get to pull inspiration (and sometimes pieces if I make room to bring them back in my suitcase) from all the wonderful places I've been. While the big decisions (furniture and built-in shelving) are underway, I find myself gravitating to the finishing touches and color or pattern adding accessories. These are some the things that caught my eye. What accessories for your home are you loving? Share links in the comments! I am on the hunt.

MEHARI BLANKET, FashionABLE, $78. #handwoveninEthiopia #social #supportswomen 

BLUE RECTANGLE ABACA RESTING TRAY, Shop Latitude, $95. #handwoveninPhilippines #backtotheloomproject 

PEDRA COASTERS, Rablabs, $74. #madeinBrazil #naturallyfinished

HAMMAM BOWL, Shop Latitude, $25. #InstanbulGrandBazaar 

ESSENCE OF JOY 4 WICK CANDLE, Ila, $144. #organic 

CASHMERE HOT WATER BOTTLE, Bamford Home #ethicalproduction #naturalfibers #fair #local

PORT LEATHER AND LINEN THROW PILLOW, Heidi Merrick, $205 #madeinLA #naturalfibersomeh

Fall Fashion Re-Boot: Top Three Ankle Boots by Greta Eagan

Step forward into fall fashion with confidence. All you need is a stylish pair of ankle boots. The ankle boot is the perfect transition shoe into cooler temps as you can wear it now with a floral dress and leather jacket, and later with skinny jeans and an oversized coat. These are my top three picks to help you enjoy the view from wherever you stand:

MEDINA II BOOT, Sorel, $225. This boot is the best of both worlds- style and a heel to help give you some height, but also grounded with a gripping rubber sole to keep you sure-footed on the snow and ice. Perfection. #fairproduction #corporatesocialresponsibility 

LELA ROSE FRINGE BOOT, Fortress of Inca, $190. The embroidery and fringe set this classic pair a part. #handmade #fair #madeinPeru

STAR BOOT, Freda Salvador, $595. If there was ever a designated 'it girl' boot, this would be it. Fashion forward with a nod to rock n' roll with metal details. These are an investment that are sure to deliver year after year. #fair #artisan #madeinSpain 

Clean Sweep Beauty Routine by Greta Eagan

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I've long been hearing about these face wipes that help remove makeup and rebalance the ph levels in your skin, but had yet to try them until NatraCare sent me samples of their new sensitive skin face wipes. After a day of full makeup, I know the benefits of getting skin clean and letting it breathe. I washed my face with Dr. Hauschka's Cleansing Cream (using a wash cloth too), and then did a pass with a NatraCare Cleansing Make-Up Removal towelette. They didn't feel moisturizing, but they didn't sting or irritate my skin either. It was like using a lighter wash cloth, and after I wiped my eyes and the rest of my face I was pleased to see it did its job at removing any traces of makeup that were left.

I followed this double cleansing with a layer of California Natrurel's Nourishing Cream and a touch of Dr. Alkaitis Eye Creme. The next morning, I awoke to very happy skin. I may have to stash these wipes in every bag for when I am traveling or coming off a photo shoot!

* Thanks Natracare for the samples! This post reflects my personal experience with this product.