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Eco-Beautiful

Eco-Beautiful

Author: Lina Hanson

Publisher: Rodale Books

ISBN: 9781609610685

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 208

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The eco-friendly and organic segment of the personal care market is the fastest growing in North American cosmetics—increasing by 30 percent every year! For the millions of women who seek a more natural, holistic beauty regimen, as well as those with sensitive or problem skin, this gorgeous, full-color book is an indispensable guide to beauty products that are not only good to the earth but also kind to the skin. In Eco-Beautiful, Hollywood makeup artist Lina Hanson reveals the techniques and products she uses to create stunning looks for celebrity clients such as Natalie Portman, Ellen DeGeneres, Mandy Moore, and Naomi Watts using eco friendly cosmetics. She describes in detail: - an easy-to-follow skin care regimen for fresh, glowing skin - the ingredients to seek out in a product, and the ones to avoid - quick and easy application tips to make eyes pop, lips pout, and cheeks glow - green recipes for her signature daytime and evening looks, from "Business Chic" to "Sexy Vixen" - makeup techniques inspired by the four seasons, as well as looks tailored to a woman's age and lifestyle With before-and-after application photos, helpful information, and green product suggestions in every price range, this is a beauty book like no other—truly eco-friendly and eco-beautiful.

Simple Natural Eco Beauty

Simple Natural Eco Beauty

Author: Alison Wright

Publisher: Alison Wright

ISBN:

Category: Self-Help

Page: 105

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Simple Natural Eco Beauty describes how you can use just 10 natural and easily bought ingredients to make over 140 environmentally friendly skin and hair products at home. These quick and easy to create recipes, many of which use only two or three ingredients, will provide you with a range of sustainable beauty products whilst being kind to the environment and your pocket. As healthy and safe alternatives to commercial beauty products, the ideas in this book will also contribute to minimalist and zero waste lifestyles.

The Soul of Beauty

The Soul of Beauty

Author: Ronald Schenk

Publisher: Bucknell University Press

ISBN: 0838752144

Category: Psychology

Page: 188

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The problem explored in The Soul of Beauty is the split in modern consciousness between the world of perception and appearance on the one hand, and the world of action and meaning on the other. We see in one way and find truth in another. The work presents this dualism as a problem in the modern sense of beauty. The intent of the book is the recovery of beauty as that which brings together such contemporary splits as perception and action, appearance and meaning, matter and spirit, subject and object. Beauty is imaged in two paradigms. The first presents beauty as a matter of appearance which holds meaning - beauty as truth. The second holds that beauty is subjective experience, which in its modern sense is divorced from knowledge and practical action - beauty as relative experience. The paradigms are formed through an imaginative and historical exploration of the tradition of beauty in Western consciousness. The prototype of the first paradigm - beauty as appearance - is seen in the goddess Aphrodite, who reflects the Greek sense of divinity in form itself. This paradigm is then founded upon the tradition of Plato in the Phaedrus and the Symposium, Plotinus, Dionysius, and Ficino. The major elements of this paradigm are depicted in beauty as: (1) source in a hierarchical universe, (2) universal mediator, (3) object of love, (4) human perception, (5) human knowledge, (6) light, and (7) unity, goodness, and being. The suggestion is made that the paradigm of beauty as appearance is relevant for psychology as a study of soul because it brings together perception and meaning. The paradigm of beauty as a subjective experience focuses historically upon beauty as a spiritual, conceptual (proportion), methodological (linear perspective), and subjective phenomenon. In the tradition of proportion and subjectivism, knowledge is gained through perception that occurs via an organizing system, such as mathematics, or a concept, such as proportion, rather than through the direct perception of appearance. Meaning is separated from perception, and the organizing system or concept, not appearance, becomes the ground of knowledge. It is suggested that this paradigm, reflected in scientific and conceptual psychology, is problematic for psychology as a study of soul. Instead, psychology conducts its endeavors in the service of identification with the divine, control over the physical world, and certainty of consciousness. The final portion of the work examines the recovery of beauty as appearance in contemporary psychology through the notion of "image" in Jung's later thought and the phenomenon of psychotherapy. The work concludes with a presentation of psychology as an aesthetic enterprise bringing together meaning and appearance, spirit and matter, art and science, subject and object.

Wear No Evil

Wear No Evil

Author: Greta Eagan

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780762451890

Category: Self-Help

Page: 208

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Have you ever wondered, "How can I inherently do good while looking good?" Wear No Evil has the answer, and is the timely handbook for navigating both fashion and ethics. It is the style guide with sustainability built in that we've all been waiting for. As a consumer, you regain your power with every purchase to support the causes and conditions you already advocate in other areas of your life (such as local or organic food), while upholding your sense of self through the stylish pieces you use to create your wardrobe. Featuring the Integrity Index (a simplified way of identifying the ethics behind any piece of fashion) and an easy to use rating system, you'll learn to shop anywhere while building your personal style and supporting your values- all without sacrifice. Fashion is the last frontier in the shift towards conscious living. Wear No Evil provides a roadmap founded in research and experience, coupled with real life style and everyday inspiration. Part 1 presents the hard-hitting facts on why the fashion industry and our shopping habits need a reboot. Part 2 moves you into a closet-cleansing exercise to assess your current wardrobe for eco-friendliness and how to shop green. Part 3 showcases eco-fashion makeovers and a directory of natural beauty recommendations for face, body, hair, nails, and makeup. Style and sustainability are not mutually exclusive. They can live in harmony. It's time to restart the conversation around fashion -- how it is produced, consumed, and discarded -- to fit with the world we live in today. Pretty simple, right? It will be, once you've read this book. Wear No Evil gives new meaning -- and the best answers -- to an age-old question: "What should I wear today?"

Iconoclasm

Iconoclasm

Author: Rachel F. Stapleton

Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

ISBN: 9780773558380

Category: Social Science

Page: 223

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Iconoclasm – the alteration, destruction, or displacement of icons – is usually considered taboo or profane. But, on occasion, the act of destroying the sacred unintentionally bestows iconic status on the desecrated object. Iconoclasm examines the reciprocity between the building and the breaking of images, paying special attention to the constructive power of destructive acts. Although iconoclasm carries with it inherently religious connotations, this volume examines the shattering of images beyond the spiritual and the sacred. Presenting responses to renowned cultural anthropologist and theorist Michael Taussig, these essays centre on conceptual iconoclasm and explore the sacrality of objects and belief systems from historical, cultural, and disciplinary perspectives. From Milton and Nietzsche to Paul Newman and Banksy, through such diverse media and genres as photography, the popular romance novel, pornography, graffiti, cinema, advertising, and the dictionary, this book questions how icons and iconoclasms are represented, the language used to describe them, and the manner in which objects signify once they are shattered. An interdisciplinary, disconnected, and non-linear consideration of the historical and contemporary relationship between the sacred and the profane, Iconoclasm disrupts entrenched views about the revered or reviled idols present in most aspects of daily life. Contributors include T. Nikki Cesare Schotzko (Toronto), Christopher van Ginhoven Rey (Pomona College), Helen Hester (West London), Emily Hoffman (Arkansas Tech), Natalie B. Pendergast (Yukon College), Beth Saunders (Maryland), Adam Swann (Glasgow), Michael Taussig (Columbia), Angela Toscano (Iowa), Brendon Wocke (Perpignan).

The Green Beauty Rules

The Green Beauty Rules

Author: Paige Padgett

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780757318719

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

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A highly universal book that has something for everyone! Paige Padgett has been making me glamorously green and healthy for nearly a decade. Prior to working with Paige, I had never thought about chemicals in my cosmetics. But Paige explained that just like toxic chemicals in food, toxic chemicals in cosmetics are just as harmful to your body. We all want to be healthy, look beautiful, and feel sexy, but most people don't have the time to do a lot of sleuthing regarding products. Paige shows you step-by-step how to green your beauty routine and empowers you to make smart and affordable choices while keeping you gorgeous. — From the Foreword by Jillian Michaels In 2006, Paige Padgett revolutionized the beauty industry by launching an all-green makeup kit that was unheard of at the time, proving skeptics wrong when they said she couldn't create beautiful faces with chemically safe cosmetics. Paige is now considered the leading authority on green beauty. As she explains, "I believe in pretty, not parabens. I believe in high performance makeup without the environmental price." In The Green Beauty Rules, Paige brings the glamour of Hollywood into your home, showing readers how they can achieve killer looks without killer toxins and chemicals. Using a simple step-by-step beauty detox plan, Padgett guides readers through the decision-making process of what to try, what to toss, and what to buy. With everything from Paige's pro tips and must-haves, she shares insider secrets and practical strategies to make green beauty easy—like how to read labels, see through misleading buzzwords, and identify toxic chemicals that are prematurely aging your skin and harming you from the inside out. Through her own trial, error and real world application, Paige brings her findings from the field to save readers time, money, and energy. She cuts through the jargon and presents accurate information in a fun, user-friendly format, providing women the necessary tools to reduce their Cosmetic Footprint and live a more sustainable, healthier, and sexier lifestyle! The Green Beauty Rules is your clean beauty bible proving that green can definitely be glamorous. For readers who are new to the green beauty scene or already experimenting with eco-conscious makeup and skincare, this is the essential guide to clean cosmetics for a healthier future.

Poetry and the Religious Imagination

Poetry and the Religious Imagination

Author: Francesca Bugliani Knox

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317079354

Category: Religion

Page: 266

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What is the role of spiritual experience in poetry? What are the marks of a religious imagination? How close can the secular and the religious be brought together? How do poetic imagination and religious beliefs interact? Exploring such questions through the concept of the religious imagination, this book integrates interdisciplinary research in the area of poetry on the one hand, and theology, philosophy and Christian spirituality on the other. Established theologians, philosophers, literary critics and creative writers explain, by way of contemporary and historical examples, the primary role of the religious imagination in the writing as well as in the reading of poetry.

Skinny Bitch: Home, Beauty & Style

Skinny Bitch: Home, Beauty & Style

Author: Kim Barnouin

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780762443567

Category: House & Home

Page: 256

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Kim Barnouin has already told her fans how to "stop eating crap and start looking fabulous." But there's more to being a Skinny Bitch than eating well. Turns out, there's crap everywhere -- not just in food, but in cosmetics, clothing, and home furnishings. Kim blows the lid on all of the nasties in our everyday stuff (everything from lipstick to sofa upholstery), and shows how we can make both small and big changes in our home, wardrobe, and beauty regimen -- for living the Ultimate Skinny Bitch lifestyle!

Aquinas on Beauty

Aquinas on Beauty

Author: Christopher Scott Sevier

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 9780739184257

Category: Philosophy

Page: 241

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Aquinas on Beauty explores the nature and role of beauty in the thought of Thomas Aquinas. Beginning with a standard definition of beauty provided by Aquinas, it explores each of the components of that definition. The result is a comprehensive account of Aquinas’s formal view on the subject, supplemented by an exploration into Aquinas’s commentary on Dionysius’s Divine Names, including a comparison of his views with those of both Dionysius and those of Aquinas’s mentor, Albert the Great. The book also highlights the tight connection in Aquinas’s thought between aesthetics and ethics, and illustrates how Aquinas preserves what is best about aesthetic traditions preceding him, and anticipates what is best about aesthetic traditions that would follow, marrying objective and subjective aesthetic intuitions and charting a kind of via media between the common extremes.

Holy Beauty

Holy Beauty

Author: James Clarke & Co

Publisher: ISD LLC

ISBN: 9780227178126

Category: Religion

Page: 169

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The philosophical and theological study of aesthetics has a long and rich history, stretching back to Platos identification of ultimate goodness and beauty, together representing the eternal form. Recent trends in aesthetic theory, however, characterised by a focus on the beautiful at the expense of the good, have made it an object of suspicion in the Orthodox Church. In its place, Greek theologians have sought to emphasise philokalia as a truer theological discipline. Seeking to reverse this trend, Chrysostomos Stamoulis brings into conversation a plethora of voices, from Church fathers to contemporary poets, and from a Marxist political theorist to a literary critic. Out of this dialogue, Stamoulis builds a model for the re-appropriation of Orthodoxys patristic and Byzantine past that is no longer defined in antithesis to the Western present. The openness he proposes allows us to perceive afresh the world shot through with divinity, if only we can lift our gaze to see it. Dismantling the false dichotomy, philokalia or aesthetics, is the first step.

PC Mag

PC Mag

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ISBN:

Category:

Page: 480

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PCMag.com is a leading authority on technology, delivering Labs-based, independent reviews of the latest products and services. Our expert industry analysis and practical solutions help you make better buying decisions and get more from technology.

The Impact of Tourism on the Marine Environment

The Impact of Tourism on the Marine Environment

Author: John Swarbrooke

Publisher: Goodfellow Publishers Ltd

ISBN: 9781911635598

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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The first text to take a truly inter-disciplinary approach to critically examining the impacts of tourism on marine environments and coastal regions, focusing on the negative environmental impacts but also looking at the social and economic impacts.