If you’ve been avoiding the Twitter craze, here’s a great reason to reconsider: there are a lot of great, green-minded companies, celebrities and beauty experts using Twitter to share advice, new studies, reviews and more.
I’ve pulled together a list of 11 top natural beauty experts who tweet; add them to your Twitter roster for some great green beauty resources.
Summer Rayne Oaks, model/TV host/author, @sroakes. Nicknamed the “eco model,” Summer is an entomologist and environmental scientist, author of Style, Naturally: The Savvy Shopping Guide to Sustainable Fashion and Beauty, and the host of Planet Green, Discovery Network’s eco-lifestyle network.
Elizabeth King, Dr. Hauschka skincare expert, @lovehauschka. Dr. Hauschka Skin Care was launched in 1967 in the U.K. Elizabeth tweets about everything from her favorite Dr. H products to mentions of their celebrity clientele.
Weleda Beauty, natural cosmetics company, @weleda_beauty. Weleda has been creating 100% certified natural products (for grown-ups and baby) since 1921; their tweets are highly interactive and full of great information and links.
Pangea Organics, ecocentric bodycare company, @pangeaorganics. This company, based in Boulder, Co., is one of my favorites, with great packaging and even better products. Follow them for giveaways, product tips and links.
Sara Snow, green lifestyle expert/TV host, @sarasnow. Sara’s tweets are an informative mix of events, blog posts, links, tips and green living advice.
Paige Wolf (@paigewolf) specializes in eco-friendly public relations, and she’s the author of Spit That Out!: The Overly Informed Parent’s Guide to Raising Children in the Age of Environmental Guilt.
Laura (@organicauthorit) is the driving force behind Organic Authority, a great natural living blog including all things natural beauty. I loved her recent post on the healthy skin benefits of yogurt.
Stacy Malkan (@safecosmetics) is the co-founder of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and wrote Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry. Follow her for the latest in natural beauty.