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Here’s What It Takes For Fashion Brands To Be Sustainable. Can The Industry Be Saved?

This story was originally published on September 25, 2020.

By now, the fashion industry’s harmful effects on the environment are well-known. With natural resources being used faster than they can be renewed, and more clothing produced by brands (and thrown out by consumers) than ever before, the environmental impact of the industry, as it currently operates, is catastrophic. “In the U.S., 11 million tons of textiles go into landfills every year,” says Kristy Caylor, CEO and co-founder of For Days, a zero-waste, organic line of basics. “When these clothes decompose, they release methane which is more harmful than CO2.”

With this in mind, many fashion brands have been reconsidering their practices over the last few years. In 2015, Mara Hoffman, the founder of the eponymous fashion brand, made a turn for the sustainable. “The switch was prompted by discomfort. When I started to learn about the fashion industry’s

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Columbus Woman Takes Clean Approach To Business

COLUMBUS, Ohio — While November is the official World Vegan Month, it’s a year-round lifestyle for Jaclyn Peresetsky, founder of Skin Perfect spa and Color Me Perfect cosmetics.

“Being from art school, Columbus College of Art and Design, I was obsessed with just the idea of color and makeup and I wanted someone to have healthy skin, but also makeup is something we wear all day long every day, so I wanted it to be a healthy product for them as well,” said Peresetsky.


What You Need To Know

  • Jaclyn Peresetsky is the founder of Skin Perfect spa and Color Me Perfect cosmetics
  • She started the spa in 2006, and makeup in 2010
  • Products are all vegan and they focus on clean beauty and specializing products for clients

She went on to become an esthetician and worked for Ohio State Plastic Surgery. In 2006, she took the leap and opened

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