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DIY: 7 Projects to Revamp Your Room for Spring on a Budget

Spring cleaning. Now, there’s a phrase with some dust on it. When the weather gets warmer and the flowers start to bloom, this is one annual ritual that nobody looks forward to. Besides, why should all of your hard work be hidden behind closet and garage doors? This season, try […]

On the Home Front: Military Chic

Sustainable design inspired by an unsustainable war. EcoSalon writer Stephanie Rogers outlined the myriad public works a month of war funding could pay for, including wind energy, high-speed rail, Superfund cleanup and an end to hunger in the United States. Earlier this week, the New York Times released a poll with […]

Tina Spies: Geometric Modern Lighting

It takes a lot of research (and a lot of time) to stay on top of the latest décor trends, but don’t worry about falling behind due to your busy schedule. We’re constantly searching to bring you up to speed on the hottest eco looks. This week, modern geometric lighting […]

I’m Vegan and I’m Moving to Mars

Mars could soon have a colony of 80,000 vegetarians. I’ve already started packing. As any vegan or vegetarian likely knows, it can often feel like we’re from another planet. And that may soon be a reality, well, sort of. PayPal co-founder Elon Musk has made plans to develop a vegetarian […]

Greenopia: a Handheld Guide to Living Green

You know what it’s like to live green. You eat organic food, carry a reusable bag to the grocery store and haven’t touched a plastic bottle to your lips since before Obama had a White House address. But living green in a brown world is tough. For example, maybe you […]

9 Female Nobel Prize Winners Who Changed History Forever

Throughout history, Nobel prize winners have rarely been women. But when they are, they make it count. Since 1901 The Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences has been awarded to a woman only 45 times. And while many more men have been honored, the achievements of these successful women have shaped history both on a […]

Angelika Dreams Organic

A.D.O. clothing is all about feminine essentials for spring infused by the works of Monet. A.D.O.’s Spring Awakening collection is inspired by “fluid and essential silhouettes that capture the core elements of timeless beauty.” Inspired by Monet’s Yellow Nirvana, designer Angelika Krishna infused her own spring line with impressionistic pastel […]

5 Successful Women With Undeniable Leadership Skills

Modern ladies need successful women with leadership skills to serve as role models when the going gets tough. Here are five females whose leadership skills are worthy of your admiration. Who we read, surround ourselves with, and follow is so often who we become. Having strong captivating women role as models […]

10 Easy & Inexpensive Decorating Tips

It’s tough to re-feather the nest during hard times. That’s why the home design industry is struggling not to be nailed shut while weathering the storm. But you can make subtle changes to your decor that won’t add up to big spending. Here are a few tips we recommend: 1. […]

Lustables: Indego Africa Fair Trade Baskets

These vibrant fair trade baskets are available care of Indego Africa, a non-profit that aims to end poverty by empowering women.   It’s hard to choose just one lust-worthy basket, so we snuck in three handmade Plateau baskets: in black, green and white; white and brown; and a zesty green/tea. […]

Is a Facial Cleansing Brush Worth the Time and Money?

They are a hot item. You can’t miss them when walking through department store beauty counters, drug stores, even supermarkets. But does a facial cleansing brush do your skin any good? Short answer, yes! Here’s why… Facial brushes are advertised as tools designed to deep clean the skin. Sure, the spinning […]

Should You Consider a Silent Retreat?

Have you ever considered a silent retreat? Here’s why you should. My dad used to say that he couldn’t believe how different his two children turned out to be. And he would use the hour-long journey to grandma’s house as a good example of why. If it were just he […]

Lustables: Girard Proof Jensen Tableware

Historic Girard prints: vintage American design that’s good ‘til the last drop.  The influence of America’s most beloved and legendary textile designers and colorists, Alexander Girard, is palpable even today. He is known in design circles for his work with Herman Miller, wherein he created fabrics for the house of Charles […]

10 Holiday Cocktail Recipes to Kick Off Any Good Party

A round up of cocktail recipes that are sure to add some cheer to any holiday party. Mediocre spiked egg nog isn’t the only holiday drink on the block. There are plenty of creative combinations that bring together seasonal flavors and festive spices. Couldn’t your holiday party do with one […]

From the Video Vault: Convertible Clothing

Behind-the-scenes footage with some of our favorite indie designers from EcoSalon’s video archives. Nowadays, designers are really having to develop their collections in a holistic way, being attuned not only to seasons and color trends, but to how versatile their pieces can be. We caught up with Feral Childe at […]

Here, There and Everywhere

How important is good lighting in your life? I can’t live without it for working, reading, creating and illuminating the world, so I love finding well-designed, interesting lamps. Here There Designs makes gorgeous lamps and lighting fixtures that are, in their words, “100% non-toxic, 100% recyclable, and 100% archival . […]

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This PBS Documentary is a Must-Watch [Video]

PBS is currently streaming “No Mas Bebes,” an incredibly sad documentary about women who were forcibly sterilized in the early 1970s. According to Bitch Media, “between 1971-1974, 10 Mexican women were coerced and deliberately misinformed into sterilization by medical doctors at the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center while undergoing emergency […]

And the Bill Cosby Case Marches On: #NowWhat

The Bill Cosby case is in full swing and already — already — there’s a lot of equally wonderfully cringe-worthy and soul-crushing gems emerging from the grand ordeal. Let’s begin with the legal and end with the commentary from the peanut gallery… It all started on February 3, 2016 when […]

7 Hard and Fast Rules of Applying Concealer for Amazing Results

Concealer is a game changer in makeup. Nothing brightens eyes, covers spots, and evens discoloration like it. But there are some rules to applying concealer that are a must to getting this step right. Makeup is personal. We all like what we like and choose items to suit our skin […]

Samantha Bee is Our New Fave [Video]

Samantha Bee is back! And she is certainly one of the more hilarious people on television right now. Need proof? Just watch the video below about another silly Kansas politician and his proposed dress code. Related on EcoSalon Judd Apatow Wants You to Love ‘Love’ Come February 19th [Video] This […]

All of Our Unsexy Bodies are, in Fact, Sexy

Have you ever wondered why you don’t think the “gross stuff” your partner does isn’t gross? Or why you love to grab your person’s gut after they’ve eaten? It’s probably because you’re evolved and realize that unsexy bodies — aka all of our bodies — are, in fact, sexy. I […]

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Is Smoking Weed the Secret to a Successful Relationship?

Next time you want to feel close to someone, make sure you have a joint handy, because smoking weed may actually be the secret to a healthy relationship. Some interesting research has come out of the University of California that reveals there’s a link between oxytocin, the chemical produced in […]

Get Your Holiday Cheer On With EcoSalon’s The Box!

EcoSalon’s The Box, Holiday Cheer Edition, features items that will make your holidays sparkle with all its might! Celebrate the most festive of seasons with a box of 25 glittering items from 15 fabulous brands – worth $466.95–all for just $129 + free shipping! Fa la la la la! The holiday season is officially in […]

David Bowie and My Broken Heart

“In this age of grand illusion/You walked into my life/Out of my dreams” –David Bowie, “Word on a Wing”, “Station to Station” On the morning of Monday, January 12th, I woke up in an Airbnb near Joshua Tree, Calif. Since my Mom and Dad had flown into L.A. to watch our […]

The Alternative to the Alternative: 3 Nut-Free Vegan Cheese Recipes

The following 3 vegan cheese recipes are light alternatives to regular dairy cheese as well as heavy nut-based cheese. It’s easy to buy into the vegan cheese craze, which takes the beloved cheese-noshing experience and reimagines it so that you not only get to have your cheese but save a few […]