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I Am Woman, Hear Me Shush: My 10 Days of Silence

No phones, no chatting, no talking, no texting. Can you imagine spending ten days in complete silence? That would be challenging for the best of us, but we’d find a way around it with notes and emails. But imagine ten days in noble silence: no eye contact, no writing, no […]

Eco Accessories Take Center Stage in Juried Challenge

In a recent competition in Miami, accessories are seen as valuable assets in a growing eco wardrobe. EcoArtFashion Inc. and LMNT Contemporary Arts of Miami, Florida recently joined forces to host and sponsor the first annual EcoArtccessories challenge, a juried competition calling for artists and designers the world over to […]

Carleigh’s Ass Rules: That Happened

What’s the best way to fight back against body-shaming bullies? Put your ass into it! The fastest way to make a girl feel bad is to make fun of her body. Forty-seven percent of girls in 5th-12th grade say they want to lose weight because of magazine pictures, according to […]

On Trend: New York City Girl

Versatile basics with edgy details, easy-to-walk-in wedges and an extra-roomy bag are a New York City girl’s best friends. There’s no doubt that New York City girls have a certain edge to their style. It’s all about basics with unexpected details – and yes, black. Heels are a must and […]

Empowering Women: Does Wearing Makeup Help Or Hurt?

Is wearing makeup a valid method for empowering women, or do our actions contradict our words? I recently got sucked in by a humorous video of three men trying to follow a DIY beauty guru’s tips for a smoky eye tutorial. What did I get sucked into? The wide wide world of beauty […]

Making Mental Health Fashionable

Fashion can be beautiful, inspiring, moving. But now, thanks to Erykah Badu and Kerby Jean-Raymond, it’s also empowering and educational. Badu, singer and all-around creative, and Jean-Raymond, the brains behind high-end fashion label Pyer Moss, partnered to create a clothing line dedicated to spreading mental health awareness. DOUBLE BIND Badu […]

Vintage EcoSalon: Using Your Hands to Soothe the Brain

Revisiting a series that launched a knitwear line, became required reading in some knitting groups, and even got a few off their meds. When we launched Using Your Hands to Soothe the Brain last January, it was with the goal of educating people about the simple mental health value of […]

10 Food Infographics That Have Us Consciously Consuming

The good, the bad, and the downright delicious. Food. For some people, it’s a simple necessity. For others, it’s a reason for living. Regardless of where you fall on the foodie spectrum, you’re sure to enjoy this selection of food infographics, which explore everything from seasonable eating to food waste […]

On Trend: Yoga Style

Taking consciousness off the mat and into your wardrobe. I’ve been a passionate practitioner of yoga for quite some time. There’s no doubt yogis are starting to care more and more about style – I was even street-style photographed at the Tadasana Festival this weekend – but with all the […]

The Friday 5: More Than One Way Edition

The best of EcoSalon’s stories this week. First up, there’s more than one way to sculpt – and these 20 artists know how to turn the unlikeliest things into creative mediums. It’s almost spring cleaning time, and if money is tight, don’t worry – we have 20 ways to avoid […]

Flower Power

I’m not usually a girly girl, but lately I’ve been getting in touch with my floral side. Stuck in the rut of San Francisco’s foggy "summer", I needed to find a way to bring some sunshine into my wardrobe. Kim White’s vintage floral bags are my bright solution to the […]

Renee Zellweger’s Face

Renee Zellweger’s face. Those three words are getting nearly 3 million Google search results today. Apparently, everyone in the world has lost their freaking minds – and not in the good way. Everyone except Renee Zellweger. Did she do something to her face? Maybe. But maybe she just, you know, AGED. […]

Grain Power

A desire to see wood striations seems ingrained in our modern sensibilities, from the art of Rex Ray to the sleek carved furniture gliding into showrooms and onto green websites. The most skilled craftsmen have always been keen on sharing their process which often involves revealing the beauty of nature […]

6 Vegetarian Bean Recipes for Perfect Summer Meals

Few foods are as healthy and versatile to eat than beans. But in the heat of summer? Cool off and power up with these summer vegetarian bean recipes and ideas. For vegans and vegetarians, they’re indispensable. Beans pack a punch of protein and fiber as well as numerous vitamins and […]

5 Ethical Fall Coats from Hot Designers: Cozy and Chic

Let’s face the facts: It’s about to get cold again. Summer is waning, the days are getting shorter and we have to retire our shorty shorts. But don’t despair; fall is a romantic season, with cool days and even cooler nights—and cozy coats. We’ve found 5 responsibly made, ethical fall coats […]

6 Female Characters on TV Who are Totally Fan Girl Worthy

Television is filled with incredibly smart and compassionate female characters these days. We’ve rounded up 6 of our favorite female characters on television who exude intelligence, feminist values, and character. 1. Lorelai Gilmore from “The Gilmore Girls” Yes, this show is long over, but it was recently added on Netflix, […]

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6 (Mostly New) Fall TV Shows Worth (Binge) Watching

Whether you watch television shows on the sofa in the living room, like families have been doing for more than 50 years, or you stream your favorite content on the device of choice while commuting on the train in the morning, there are some great TV shows debuting and returning […]

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You Need to Watch These Shar-Pei Puppies Right Now [Video]

The Shar-Pei puppies in the video below are incredibly adorable. Watch them sleep during their ride through the neighborhood. While there’s not a lot of action, there is a whole lot of cute. Related on EcoSalon Corgi Puppies and Mini Pumpkins are Mortal Enemies [Video] Bunny and Puppy Check Each Other […]

Cool Down with EcoSalon’s Beat the Heat Box!

  Oh baby, it’s H-O-T outside! Remember back in the thick of winter when you couldn’t wait for this summer heat? And now that it’s here–as glorious as it is–we could all use a little respite from the nonstop sweating, the thick, humid air, and that unrelenting sun! We’ve got […]

Have a Happy Home: the Psychology of Interior Design

Living a better and more efficient life begins at home, which is why the psychology of interior design is so vitally important to creating a happy home. Whether you’re a professional or a do-it-yourselfer, residential interior design is a multifaceted field that often involves various stages of renovating, remodeling, and […]