Earth Keepers preserves the natural world by taming botanical unruliness on the home front using eco-friendly, yard-beautifying artillery. Earth Keepers’ dedicated champions of Mother Nature scoot up to abodes ready to restore order to unkempt soil-toupees. Grassy places in the sun can be mowed and trimmed to optimal emerald equilibrium ($25–$100 based on size) or aerated so that future generations can graze on healthy, gorgeous blades ($40). To make sure lawn-hydrating pipes stay in tip-top shape, garden gurus can start up or blow out sprinklers in preparation for warm weather ($25). Earth Keepers also boasts a lengthy resume of general labor skills, enabling the replacement of hard-to-reach light bulbs and investigation of ticking packages in the basement ($25/hour).
Owned and operated by Boise residents Darrin and Michelle Sligar, Lux Fashion Lounge furnishes fashion-conscious bodies with trendy apparel while helping to reduce consumer waste. All items in the store are carefully selected for their excellent condition and up-to-date style, and are thoroughly inspected for any lingering coffee stains or witches' curses before being sold. The selections are conveniently organized and displayed in the hip boutique, making it easy to find particular styles or brands. The friendly staff is always on hand to help navigate the racks in search of form-fitting finds. Treat your torso to a stylish men’s or women’s top (average price $9–$18), or keep your legs from impersonating arms with a pair of men’s or women’s pants (average price $14–$20). Lux also often buys and trades used clothing (depending on current stock), offering cash or store credit for selected items.
BellaPierre formulates 100% mineral makeup devoid of harmful fillers, giving wearers aesthetic ammunition for a safe and healthy beauty routine. Versatile shimmer powders offer makeup mavens 56 vibrant colors and a bouquet of multipurpose beauty applications ($14.99 each). To create a one-of-a-kind wink, lightly dust eyelids with the Snowflake hue; or, for bouncy blush, sweep the cheekbones with a pinch of gold-tinged Discoteque. Shimmer powders can also be combined with clear nail polish to create flashy phalanges. Made from natural waxes and pigments, eyeliner pencils-in dramatic peepers ($15 each). BellaPierre's cosmetic chemists have designed super-gloss lip plumpers to enhance the volume of the lip tissue with a combination of vitamin E, sunflower waxes, and a natural peptide, available in a pucker-worthy palette of flavors including Bubble Gum and Chocolate Cream ($24.50 each). A five-piece brush travel set ($39.99) secures beauty ambassadors with applicators that are sleek, mobile, and adept at appropriately tipping hotel staff.
A female-owned company, the supportive staff at See Jane Run advises and equips women of all ages and fitness levels with the gear to master their running goals. From a comfy, marathon-ready assortment of tops, such as the Balance Seamless Tee by Moving Comfort ($24.99) to leg-loving bottoms, including Women’s Shorts by Puma ($26.99), See Jane Run helps customers prepare for the wild world of infinite exercising opportunities. SJR's experienced staff knows the ins and outs of arches, pronation, heel counters, and shovel-foot, ensuring that feet hit the pavement or trails in comfort with a free gait analysis and a shoe selection ($23.99 and up)—featuring New Balance, Asics, Nike, Puma, and more. Like installing a kickstand on your unicycle, See Jane Run’s free, expert bra fitting ensures a fully supported movement machine.
Rascals Rack fortifies wardrobes for children and preteens up to size 14/16 by stocking gently used clothing, accessories, and shoes, and bolstering the libraries of young bibliophiles with books. Front infant carriers ($8.99–$18.99) suspend pendant children from parents' chests like superbaby emblems, and oscillating bouncy chairs ($8.99–$16.99) mimic the weightless suspension of a baby's first lunar landing. Boppy nursing accessories ($7.99+) comfortably swaddle infants in plushy warmth, and mothers or fathers can recite the childhood tales scrawled in assorted books ($.50–$3.99) in dulcet tones or to the cadence of "La Cucaracha." Biodegradable bubbles infiltrate the velveteen fibers of children's clothing as Charlie's soap and laundry detergent expunges hoof tracks left by lifelike overhead mobiles.