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Green Home Detective: Identifying 10 Reusable Household Items

I remember my mother telling me that when my older siblings were little ones, she’d gift them their own toys or clothes for Christmas. “I’d just wrap them up as presents and they didn’t even know the difference,” she recalled. “They were delighted to open something new.” It may be […]

Lay Lady Lay

Gone are the days when organic bedroom textiles meant white or cream solids from an allergy store. The stuff is in full bloom as we embark on spring design. It’s full of knit, felts, clean cottons, bamboo, hemp and other eco weaves. Pure plus chic? Finally, something I can truly […]

Can Eating Organic Stop Nightmares?

Okay, so we all know eating organic is healthy, but will it stop nightmares? This just might take the freshly-baked carrot cake. But first, consider this. Life is scary. There are serial killers, lunatic dictators, and gossip web sites who think we enjoy crotch shots of drunken starlets. And we’re […]

Shake, Take Two

Seasonings make your meals more appealing, so why shouldn’t they enhance your tabletop as well? With the ergonomic wood salt and pepper shakers, you’ll be happy to leave them out as attractive objet all day and night. I like the idea of having a home full of functional designs that […]

7 (Free!) Ways to Lift Your Mood

Can’t stop checking the CNN ticker? Stressing out about bills and bad news? Take five minutes for a little fun and try these free, simple mood lifters. Make time to watch the sunset. Leave work early, hike up a hill and enjoy the view. If you’re really brave, get up […]

A Heart-to-Heart

I’m not a lover of red roses, so it’s a good thing I never receive them. Guess the word is out. Never give her red roses. I don’t equate scarlet blooms and chunky diamonds with being well loved, despite my mother’s attempts to train me. Court me with orchids and […]

Oy to the World! Decorating Tips for an Eco Hanukkah

Flashing and blinking colored lights are already setting my hood aglow at night, and my home looks a bit dark and subdued in comparison. But step inside, and it’s beginning to look a lot like Hanukkah. You want tinsel? We got tinsel. You want some banners and dreidels? Come in, […]

The Road to Retail Is Paved with Bad Inventions

I’ve just spent three fast and furious days at the America’s Mart in Atlanta, Georgia for the Fall Gift Show. “Gift” is loosely used in the retail industry to describe anything from furniture to sheets and towels to my favorite, a high heeled shoe that cradles a hairbrush (as seen […]

11 Spring Flowers That Make Paris Beautiful

Spring flowers straight from the French capital. Spring in Paris–there’s a reason that everyone loves this time of year. The sun comes back, the sky turns blue and flowers turn the city from gray to colorful. Between the flowers and branches of city parks and the multitude of flower shops […]

A Handy Reference Guide to the 20 Greenest Materials

True, we are still living in a material world, but cotton grown with pesticides is no longer the fabric of our lives. The green movement is making huge strides replacing toxins and waste in the marketplace with organic fibers like bamboo and hemp, as well as good old corn starch, […]

4 Fall Looks Inspired by 4 Fashion Icons

If the key to personal style is knowing yourself, identifying with someone whose style you admire is a great way to figure out whether something is “you.” Even Princess Grace’s off-duty dog-walking style (above) captured in 1969 shows why she’ll always be one of the world’s fashion icons worth emulating. Of […]

An Herbal Treat for the Tea Lover on Your List

I used to think sending gift sets during the holidays was a feeble attempt at showing that you care. That is, until I saw the Tea Lovers’ Root Basket. Taking a little time to enjoy a soothing cup of steaming tea is one of my favorite parts of the day, […]

Win One Give One – the TOMS Vegan Shoe Giveaway

Listen closely, because this might get confusing. When you buy a pair, you give a pair, and today at EcoSalon you just might win a pair. Got that? I’ll start again. We’re giving away a TOMS gift card worth $50 toward the purchase of a pair of TOMS shoes.* Leave […]

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Prince was so Wise [Video]

We’re still mourning the loss of Prince over here. How do you work through sadness? By remembering the good times. One of those good times was this interview that Prince did with MTV. Watch it below. Related on EcoSalon Prince: The Royalty in All of Us 3 Empowering Gifts For […]

9 Phenomenal Subscription Boxes Perfect for Mother’s Day

Gift mom with one of these subscription boxes for Mother’s Day this year. It’s the gift that will keep on giving. For some of us, Mother’s Day can sometimes be fraught with the gift-giving conundrum. What to gift the woman who brought you into this world and continues to nourish […]

5 of the Hottest American Small Batch Spirits for Home Mixologists

Tasty small batch spirits to add to your home bar. While you might think small batch craft distilleries are overrated and are the purview of the waning hipster trend, we would disagree. Just like we saw with the craft beer trend, the popularity of small batch spirits is actually growing. […]

7 Natural Ways to Thicken Hair and De-Winterize Your Locks

It’s not only trees and flowers budding this time of year. Spring means we finally get to toss those winter hats aside. Did your hair lose its luster over the chilly months? Here are natural ways to thicken hair and get tresses ready to shine. While cold weather season may be […]

Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe: Sweet, Dense, and Indulgent

This peanut butter fudge recipe defies the norm, serving a crowd (it makes more than 60 servings!) and taking under 15 minutes to prep. Oftentimes the words “simple” and “dessert” aren’t found in the same sentence. To many, a sugar fix entails grocery store shopping, preparing, mixing, baking, waiting, and […]

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Get Your Om On With EcoSalon’s Mind And Body Box!

EcoSalon’s The Box, Mind and Body Edition, features items that will bring balance to your head, heart, and home! Find inner peace with a box of 12 harmonious items from 11 fabulous brands – worth $441.54–all for just $129  $79 + free shipping!  Do you feel it, too? We’ve all got it: […]

Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe: Sweet, Dense, and Indulgent

This peanut butter fudge recipe defies the norm, serving a crowd (it makes more than 60 servings!) and taking under 15 minutes to prep. Oftentimes the words “simple” and “dessert” aren’t found in the same sentence. To many, a sugar fix entails grocery store shopping, preparing, mixing, baking, waiting, and […]

12 Deliciously Chocolate Lotions, Creams, and Other Yummy Body Treats

Indulge in these decadent, delicious, calorie-free and no-guilt chocolate lotions, butters, and scrubs. If Valentine’s Day is all about love and chocolate, what if you could indulge in luscious chocolaty decadence without one calorie? With delicious body products you can. You might even feel naughty; like you’re smoothing whipped chocolate frosting […]

Prince was so Wise [Video]

We’re still mourning the loss of Prince over here. How do you work through sadness? By remembering the good times. One of those good times was this interview that Prince did with MTV. Watch it below. Related on EcoSalon Prince: The Royalty in All of Us 3 Empowering Gifts For […]