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Tanya Aguiniga’s Cool Wool Cuff

Wool in the summer? Are you out of your mind?! Not at all! Tanya Aguinigar’s Wool Lace line is created by continuously looping one strand of 100 percent wool yarn into a light accessory guaranteed to dress up any outfit year-round. The best part of this bracelet? It won’t clatter […]

Summer Fashion Ahoy!

Though it’s still spring, I can’t help but dream of warm summer days: lounging lazily in hammocks, taking in the ocean breezes and hitting as many cocktail parties and barbeques as humanly possible. But what to wear? Well, first, take into consideration that this is your season to shine in […]

Under Ripe? Too Ripe? Or Just Ripe?

Earlier this year, I started my first container vegetable garden. I have peppers and spinach coming along and some bright red grape tomatoes that I think are ready to pick – or are they? Even though they are red, that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s time to pick them and add […]

10 Songs for a Slip n’ Slide Party

An exclusive EcoSalon playlist for the warmest of days.  The title says it all… Happy Summer! Slip -n- Slide 4EVA by BehindTheWalk-In 10 Song for a Slip n’ Slide Party from EcoSalon on 8tracks. Catch this and all of our playlists on 8tracks. Bend Me, Shape Me – The Models Till […]

Daily Track: D.I.S.C.O. – TYP

Every day is better with a new track. Click here for a download of the Yuksek remix of D.I.S.C.O., perfect for a summer party mix. Every day we bring you one track for a little musical inspiration. Have a track you want to submit? Email us at contact@ecosalon.com. Image: TYP

Driving to Boone (But Not the Boonies)

Happiness, it turns out, is a slice of grilled pound cake. Put pound cake on a grill and it comes off looking like a dainty steak and smelling just like a toasted marshmallow. Top it with ice cream made from organic local strawberries and you have a nice neat pile […]

Mysterious Mass Animal Deaths Redux

This is a healthy pelican – quite beautiful. Unfortunately, very sick pelicans are falling out of the sky these days. It’s one of many recent alarming indicators from our fellow creatures that things are seriously wrong. Hundreds of sick pelicans have fallen to the ground from Mexico to Oregon, smashing […]

Zucchini Patties Recipe with Lemon-Yogurt Sauce

These indulgent zucchini patties highlight the sweetness of this popular late summer vegetable. If the word “fried” scares you don’t run screaming after step 3. Yes, you will need to fry these zucchini patties once they are assembled but it’s just a flash fry and most of the oil will […]

Reinventing Our Scents

My husband is always first to note that if a perfume’s natural, why is it bottled? “People like to smell what they can’t in their everyday,” I usually tell him. After all, it’s not likely I’m going to pick vanilla beans today, wrangle up some sandalwood or score an overflow […]

Homemade Rose Epsom Salt Bath Recipe

Rose is lauded for its beauty and light, sensuous aroma. No wonder it has a long tradition of symbolism in love, beauty, war and politics. In beauty, rose water and other rose-infused products promise Cleopatra-like results, and they deliver. Now, rose can forever be part of your cleansing routine. This […]

Move-In Boyfriend? Test Your Compatibility First

Roses are red, violets are blue, everything was great ‘til he moved in with you. Couples move in for all sorts of reasons: love, convenience, flood damage, rodents. Using the above as a very rough estimation, that means only 25% of move-ins are intentional. Wait. A whopping three quarters of […]

Raw Salad Recipe: Sprouted Hummus Collard Roll

In the summer, we naturally crave lighter foods. However, your go-to raw salad recipe can become a bore if you repeat it daily. There are ways to enjoy the elements of a salad without taking part in the salad experience. Here’s how. To tackle this new-age raw salad recipe, you’ll […]

How to Wash Lingerie So It Lasts Almost Forever

Here’s how to wash lingerie so that it lasts. There’s nothing worse than going to put on your favorite sexy piece of lingerie only to find that it’s beginning to fray at the edges, and there’s a hole in a very unfortunate, unsexy place. Luckily there are a few ways […]

Eco Links to Green Your Weekend

The self-styled eco fur debate rages on. Is it right to support the fur trade in creatures that are becoming a modern ecological menace? Meanwhile, sales in bushtail possum or “paihamu” furs continue to thrive. Ecopreneurist takes a closer look. Have you had a look at the new-style Mother Jones, […]

Mackerel: The Ethically Correct Fish

Mackerel swims to the lead when it comes to being the “right” fish to eat and we’ve got a recipe to back up the claim. Lately, I haven’t cooked or eaten fish. There is no good excuse for this other than I have been confused about which fish is “correct” […]

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Safe Sunscreen for Every Skin Type and Tone

You’ve got this whole mineral sunscreen thing. How difficult can it be? Mineral is safer than chemical, use a facial sunscreen on face, body sunscreen on body, choose your appropriate SPF/Broad Spectrum/Water Resistant option as needed, and make sure you use safe sunscreen ingredients. Off you go into the UV […]

5 Affordable Wellness Retreats Around the World

If you think such luxurious retreats are reserved for the elite few, you’d be wrong. These wellness retreats are incredibly affordable considering what they offer. You’re sure to find one fit to your fitness, health and relaxation goals. The summer season brings with it an air of calm, as if […]

How to Barbecue Tofu (Plus a Delicious Tofu Marinade Recipe!)

Tofu is fuss-free and makes it easy for you to get in a vegan meat alternative for protein this summer. But not sure how to barbecue tofu? All you need are these 7 tips and you are minutes away from a juicy tofu “steak” with that yummy grill taste.  Whether you’ve […]

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7 Awesome, Influential Women in Sustainable Fashion

Women have been the driving force behind sustainable  fashion, and we want to honor some of the industry’s most awesome ladies by highlighting their achievements and undeniable passion for creating a fashion system that serves us all! 1. Yael Aflalo This LA based dame first started her fashion career as […]

Now Jon Stewart Can Add Farm Animal Savior to His Resume

You guys… Jon Stewart just bought a farm in New Jersey. And he’s going to make it an animal sanctuary… Swoon. EcoRazzi reports that Stewart “recently purchased a farm in New Jersey with the intention of providing a sanctuary for farm animals rescued from cruelty.” According to EcoRazzi, this news […]

Matcha Green Tea: Putting Other Teas to Shame

Matcha green tea’s vibrant green powder tastes a lot like green tea, but it offers more potent and meaningful health benefits.  Matcha green tea is a fine powder green tea native to Japan. Matcha green tea tastes like green tea, only a bit more full-bodied. In one gram of matcha […]

Luscious Amalfi Coast Pasta Recipe with Lemon Sauce

This pasta recipe gets a burst of freshness from a bright lemon sauce, perfectly balanced with parmesan cheese and cream. In Italy, the lemons are the size of watermelons. While that may be a slight exaggeration, some varieties that grown on the west coast of Italy are almost 5 times the […]