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10 Organic Summer Finds for Natural Little Beauties

It’s all about fun in the sun when dressing little girls in the ultra bright and cheerful colors of the season. Nothing better suits their bubbly personalities than golden sunflowers, blissful seahorses and garden ladybugs. Go wild but don’t forget the sunscreen (summer’s most crucial fashion statement). EarthGroovz Sunflower Tunic […]

Overcooked: Is Smoked Salt Almost Up in Flames?

Poorly used smoked salt is sort of like pornography. You’ll know it when you taste it. Used properly, it adds a subtle, elegant, nearly undetectable note to roasted meats, sliced tomatoes, bean dishes, and more. But sooner or later, you’re going to order a salad, soup, pasta, or dessert at […]

Summer Trend: the Infamous Gladiator Sandal

The gladiator sandal may be a trend we’re all sick of hearing about – I know I am. But, I felt it my duty to bring you an eco option just in case. After all the hype, I finally found a greener version of the oddly popular (in my opinion) […]

The 4 Best BB Creams for Summer Skin

Fantasy beauty product – one that moisturizes, protects, provides coverage and anti-aging benefits, and even lends some skin clearing action. Well hold onto your knickers, this baby is a reality. Check out our best BB creams for summer skin. BB creams. You’ve heard of them, seen actresses pushing them on TV, flipped […]

The Global Fashion Closet: Aussie Style with Kristy Barber of Kuwaii

InterviewAussie rules green fashion from Kuwaii Spring/Summer ’11. Australia is the latest country to embrace the growing wave of ethical fashion. During this month’s Australian Rosemount Fashion Week, event director Lucia Labbate stated, “The Australian fashion industry is well placed to make the most of the trend towards more ethical fashion. It boasts […]

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 […]

Book ‘Em: 10 Best Reads from 2011

10 book titles that renewed our love for reading. It would be nice to say that the books you’ll find here are a little off the “Best of 2011” beaten track on purpose – that, after pouring over the year’s more mainstream winners, these less-nodded-at tomes are overlooked gems that […]

How Safe Are Gel Manicures?

To gel or not to gel? One woman’s journey. It started on Facebook, as many first-world tragedies do. It was 2010. One moment I was staring in half-focus at the organic burrito a friend says is the best thing she’s ever eaten. An instant later, I snapped to attention. Former […]

We Heart Our Readers: Kristin Glenn, {r}evolution apparel

The girls of {r}evolution apparel are on a mission to ignite conversation in the fashion industry. When Kristin Glenn (left) and Shannon Whitehead launched a Kickstarter project to fund their idea for a sustainably-produced convertible travel garment late last year, they had no idea the interest they’d generate. 796 backers […]

Weathering the Weather

San Francisco, you confuse me. Last week I thought I was back in the middle of a New York summer; Saturday night I shivered my way through the evening as the weather apparently found it hilarious that I had donned a sun dress for the night; and today it’s warm […]

We’re All Going on a Summer Holiday

In the land where I was born it’s hot and sunny and the middle of the summer holidays. I wish I were there right now. Meanwhile, it’s definitely still winter in the northern hemisphere – with much of Europe and North America blanketed with snow and blasted by Arctic winds. […]

Now & Then: The History of Shorts

Get Shorty. Elegantly tailored in luxe materials and vibrant prints, its time to rethink this summer staple. Most of us have a pair packed away in the back of our closet for when the weather heats up. With temperatures steadily climbing, rather than digging out your old standbys, consider an […]

Eco Fashion Favorites of 2008

It’s true what they say: time flies while you’re having fun. 2008 at EcoSalon was chock full of fun, from the top of our eco fashionista heads down to the bottom of our little greenie toes. This was a spectacular year for the art and business of green garb. Environmentally […]

Foodie Underground: The Brine Bubble

It was a warm and humid afternoon, and all I wanted was an iced coffee. Being from the Northwest, I’m used to drive-through coffee shops in even the most podunk of towns, but now I was in the heart of the Louisiana Bayou, and there wasn’t any type of coffee […]

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Kind Club Campaign On a Mission to Stop Girl Bullying

You know how we women always talk about supporting other women? Whether in work, social, or life in general, we gals realize sticking together makes everything a bit easier. Now, wouldn’t it be great if this started when we were younger? There seems to be an inherent rivalry amongst females. […]

9 Sensationally Quick Weekend Knit and Crochet Projects

When the days turn shorter, and the temperatures get nippy, that means it is time to get to work on knitting and crochet projects. Some folks do like to knit and crochet year round, but most of us only thing about stitching when the weather turns colder and the early […]

There’s a Good Chance You’re Actually Lactose Intolerant

Are humans meant to drink milk? Yes and no. Breastfed babies live on a diet of nothing but milk, but once they move onto solid foods they become lactose intolerant, according to a paper published in PLoS Computational Biology. The enzyme that’s meant to digest milk is called lactase and […]

10 Sassy Side Updos for Long Hair

Chic side updos for long hair that you can enjoy all season long. The fall may be an amazing time of year (whether you’re on the pumpkin-flavored everything bandwagon or not), but for women with long hair, this time of year can be… well, tricky. There’s the perma-static that makes […]

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5 Sailing Vacations Perfect for First-Time Sailors

Try these sailing vacations, perfect for first-time sailors, and discover why vacations (and life!) are sometimes better by boat. If you think summer is over – think again! Fall is the perfect time to book a sailing vacation. Crowds are gone. The water is still warm. Prices are low. Sea […]

Fall Into Fabulous With EcoSalon’s The Box!

EcoSalon’s Fall Into Fabulous Box features items that will keep that glow going strong! September is delightfully colorful and transitional, so celebrate one of the most beautiful months of the year with a box of products worth $461.36–all for just $129 + free shipping!   We love the spring. We love the summer. But […]

5 Savvy and Chic Money-Saving World Travel Tips

These 5 money-saving world travel tips make exploring the world in comfort and style easier than ever. After twenty-three years traveling to over twenty countries, I’ve discovered tips, tricks, and tactics that make exploring the world a whole lot easier, more comfortable and fun. With all the new airline baggage restrictions, […]

Gorgeous No-Knit One-Hour DIY Scarf Anyone Can Make

Here’s a DIY scarf anyone can make. Seriously, anyone. Whether an avid knitter or not, many crafters are stuck with stashes of beautiful yarn and too many knitting projects from which to choose. No-knit yarn projects are the ideal solution for knitters and non-knitters alike. No-knit yarn projects are the […]