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The New Blue Blood: Fashion As Royalty

Fashion’s royal court is only for a small percentage of Americans with royal salaries. One has only to look at last night’s Oscar results for The King’s Speech to see that when it comes to royalty we are smitten. But where we cheer for stuttering kings and their noble supporting […]

What Does It Mean to be a Natural Beauty? Expert Mia Davis Weighs In

Labeling in the natural beauty world is a lawless society. The world of safe cosmetics is like a modern wild west, filled with outlawed ingredients, determined settlers, and wild, crazed shoot-outs. (See: the comment sections of any controversial beauty item.) And the new sheriff in town who is going to […]

9 Natural Skin Care Products to Beat the Cold War of Winter

Natural skin care products that will leave your skin healthy and radiant all winter long. For realz. Between dipping temperatures, nasty winds, snow (ugh), and drying indoor heat, it’s no wonder winter sucks the life right out of your skin. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled a list of ah-mazing natural […]

5 Celebrity Favorite Natural Beauty Products

They always have their pick of the latest and not-so-greatest chemically laden skincare and make-up products, which is why we love reading about celebrity’s who favor natural beauty products instead. The dog-eat-dog-world of the red carpet means only the fittest and those with the most glowing skin survive. No wonder […]

Crazy Cool

But the questions is: Would you wear it? The process of turning waste into something wearable has long been a visionary goal of eco fashion. Under the guise of upcycled fashion are haphazard DIY missteps that have cost the movement dearly in perception and respect. And yet, within this arena […]

Lustables: SURevolution Candied Tagua Rings

SURevolution is a fair trade company of over 1,000 artisans. SURevolution‘s Candied Tagua Rings look delicious enough to eat. Best to watch out for your finger while wearing. The company works exclusively with fair trade artisans, operating with a focus on the alleviation of poverty in developing regions of the […]

11 Uber-Stylish Ways to Wear a Scarf This Spring

Easy breezy ways to wear a scarf this spring. Scarves are one of my favorite go-to accessories, but I always find myself using the same humdrum styling techniques. I always intend to learn and execute new ways to wear a scarf, but it’s like stage fright kicks in as soon […]

Music Festival Beauty Must Haves

What’s better than the arrival of spring and summer? Choosing which music festivals you’ll be going to. It’s music festival season. Have tickets will party, right? Better make sure you also have your festival look essentials ready to go. SXSW was in March. Coachella is quickly approaching on April 10th. […]

Martha Davis Takes A Step In the Right Direction

Martha Davis sustainable shoe line rethinks the future of shoes. As an industrial product and shoe designer with a 15 year career span, Martha Davis is adept at problem solving. The brief for her residency at San Francisco’s Workshop Residence, a San Francisco-based sustainability incubator for artists and designers, was […]

cmarchuska Diane Dress Giveaway

At EcoSalon, we love versatile clothing as much as our giveaways (and eco-designers!). The Diane dress, by designer cmarchuska, is one of those multi-tasking talents. Is it a tunic? Is it a dress? One thing we do know is that it’s beautiful. Draped softly at the neck and shaped just […]

VivaTerra and EcoSalon Partner For A Flash Sale

EcoSalon and VivaTerra partner to bring a week-long flash sale. All this week, EcoSalon, in partnership with our sister company, VivaTerra, is offering daily curated sales featuring stylish, ethical fashion and home products.

DIY: 10 Statement Earrings You Can Totally Make

Ten head-turning pairs of earrings you can easily make at home. A pair of great earrings can pull together a look like nothing else. We love how they can transform a simple outfit from borderline boring to head-turning in a pinch. Instead of spending tons of money on these baubles, […]

3 Pieces to Buy Now (On Sale) to Wear Later

Holiday shopping is almost as exciting as the post-holiday sale shopping that comes on in full force during the month of January. I’ve scooped up beautiful handbags, shoes, jackets and jewelry during this time of the year that I would have never been able to afford otherwise. In the first […]

Greening in the Rain

As the drops come down outside my window, I’m glad my girls have their new rainboots so we can venture outside to collect flowers to make our centerpieces before the holiday arrives.  Unfortunately, their boots are the smelly, rubber variety that we bought on sale at Nordstrom last month because […]

Lustables: Andy Lifschutz Rings

These quartz rings bypass New Age to meet contemporary cool. I first met jewelry designer Andy Lifschutz at New York Market this past February, and was drawn like a raven to his table of shining and shimmering quartz and reclaimed metal rings. I still feel how I did then – […]

Designers From Down Under: Top 5 Aussie Labels to Watch

With the growth of eco and ethical fashion around the world, designers from Down Under are getting in on the act. The fashion industry in Australia might be small, but it is fast becoming an industry that supports sustainability and brings social issues to the forefront of style. The government […]

Skirting the Issues

It’s up and it’s down. It’s the hemline. Hemlines are the litmus test of fashion history as a cultural study. Economist George Taylor coined the term “hemline index” to explain how skirts got shorter or longer depending on either a “roaring” or Depression-era economy. But what does today’s style say […]

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Social Media Activism Helps Women Reclaim Their Bodies

Social media activism can be done anywhere.

You might not think that a social media platform would be the place where women go to reclaim their bodies. But that’s just what the following women did.

Mashable recently published a great article detailing the stories of three women who harnessed the power of social media activism to claim their identity by discussing their bodies. Each woman’s story is incredibly moving but totally different:

6 Recycling Benefits That Put Your Lame Excuses to Shame

Recycling benefits everything and everyone. Here, 6 common myths to throw away. Like, right now. Maybe you started off with a passionate mission to recycle and do your part for the environment, but it’s since fallen by the wayside with an apathetic “thud.” Or maybe you’re one of the many […]

Trust Your Gut: Using Intuition for Good Health

Always trust your gut. It knows what your head hasn’t figured out yet. ~Unknown We are programmed, here in the West, to run to our physician whenever we aren’t feeling well. Of course, there are times this is warranted. But many times our gut is trying to tell us something. […]

Jemima Kirke Shares Her Abortion Story [Video]

Jemima Kirke, of HBO’s “Girls” recently shared her abortion story with the Center for Reproductive Rights. Kirke’s story is similar to many women’s abortion stories as it was very difficult for her to afford the procedure. As she said: It wasn’t totally unavailable, and that’s the tricky part — there […]

Big Tobacco Sues FDA Over Labeling Requirements

Does big tobacco have a legal leg to stand on with labeling requirements? On Tuesday, big tobacco filed suit against FDA over tobacco product labeling, claiming that the agency had overstepped its authority. The lawsuit is in response to a guidance issued in March which requires that tobacco companies submit […]

A Little Bit of ’70s Home Decor that Goes a Long Way

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In the past few months, we’ve reported quite frequently that the 70s are back in a big way. While we’ve given you plenty of tips to master personal 70s inspired looks, we’ve yet to give you some fab 70s inspired ideas for the home. Well, that time has come, readers.

The Real Reason Men Who Clean the House Have Less Sex

Science says men who clean the house have less sex. Here’s why science can suck it. Back in the day—okay, 2013—a study came out that said men who do more chores around the house have less sex than husbands who don’t clean the house as much. (Can I meet the […]

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5 Reasons Why Honey Is the Ultimate Beauty Must Have

Want a centuries-old beauty trick? Tie on your sunbonnets and lean in. (Yes, now I am whispering.) Honey is the secret to everything. Okay, maybe not everything, but it comes pretty darn close. It’s the multi-tasker of natural beauty. Cleopatra made milk and honey baths infamous. Poppea, wife of Rome’s […]

Chicken Feathers!

We eco-fabric lovers are insatiable! Organic cotton? Been there. Bamboo? Closet full of it. Rescued fabrics? Doing it for years. So what’s new? Chicken feathers. Now, before you wrinkle your nose and say no way, let’s think about it this. Let’s pretend we are on a desert island and need […]

Deal of the Week: Stewart + Brown Apron Dress

We all need a summer dress that will keep us cool while we get down and dirty. This apron dress by Stewart + Brown is made of organic cotton canvas surplus that would have otherwise been discarded. The design was inspired by Japanese gardening and woodworking aprons, making it the […]