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7 Stunning Bikinis and Swimsuits for Your Winter Getaway

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Already planning your winter getaway to melt away the chill of winter weather? We’ve got you dialed with our top 7 eco-friendly bikinis and swimsuits from our favorite brands. Choose from simple styles, lively prints, sexy cuts or more sophisticated one-pieces and feel confident by the poolside or on the beach on your next vacation.

Link Love: A ‘Normal’ Barbie + Unraveling Sweaters + Conscious Men’s Fashion


This week’s Link Love, we get a glimpse of what kids think of a ‘real’ Barbie doll, the Unravel project that takes apart sweaters, literally, a zero-waste restaurant, gorgeous men’s fashion and more!

You need to see these second graders handle the “normal” Barbie doll. [via Cosmopolitan]

Dutch artists unravel sweaters. It’s kinda freaky.  [via Ecouterre]

Chicago is home to an inspiring zero-waste restaurant. [via Eat Drink Better]

This new film exposes the cruel deportation of Mexican-Americans and what happens when they’re on the other side of the fence with nowhere …

15 Celebrity Makeup, Skin and Hair Tips that Really Work


Beauty means many different things to many different people – it is truly in the eye of the beholder. However, it seems we all listen a bit more closely to what celebrities have to say about the matter, down to the most detailed of makeup, skincare and hair tips.

And, there’s no denying, it’s all for good reason. Celebrities depend on their looks for fame, money and notoriety, and with that comes a huge knowledge base concerning the best hair, makeup and skin tips, products and therapies. Here are 15 …

Vietnamese Garment Industry Shows Cause for Major Concern

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A recently released report from MCL Global indicates that the Vietnamese garment industry is causing severe environmental impacts and increasingly exploitative incidents among its work force.

“The Sustainable Sourcing Map” published by the research organization implied that extremely poor levels of safety and health were found in the Vietnamese garment sector, alongside several instances of excessive overtime. Nonetheless, the country is proving a magnet for investors from neighboring countries where wages are rising such as Taiwan, China and Hong Kong.

The countries included in MCL Global’s Sustainable Sourcing Map are China, Bangladesh, …

Link Love: The PETA Ad You Need to See + Vegan Faces + Kim’s Arse


In this edition of Link Love, we’ve got a look at the PETA ad too intense for Times Square, health challenges to take you to the next level, the humanity of Kim Kardashian’s rear, our own vegan face and the benefits of kindness.

The PETA ad you need to see. [via Ecouterre]

Are you ready to take your health to the next level? These challenges can help. [via Naturally Savvy]

Here’s everything you need to know about Kim Kardashian’s ass, courtesy of Mr. Brand. [via The Trews]

EcoSalon’s Senior Editor …

Hair Styles that Flatter 6 Different Face Shapes


Before you can learn what hair style is optimal for you, first you must determine which category your face shape falls under – oval, round, square, oblong, heart or diamond.

It’s easy to want to cling to the latest fashion and beauty trends, but not so fast. Often, when we take on a new look that is a hit with celebrities and other fashionistas, we forget that what works for others may not necessarily work for us.

Everyone’s body is different, from the head down to the toes. Don’t let a …

5 Ways 3D Printing is Making Fashion Design Sustainable

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Believe it or not, 3D manufacturing has been the hottest buzzword in the fashion industry for the past few years. 

Before this, the traditional production cycle of shipping materials and goods back and forth (mostly overseas) has barely changed in the last century. Now, with the rapid development of 3D printing, eco-friendly fashion designers are gearing up for a revolution that could make producing fashion sustainable.

3D printed clothing and accessories made record appearances on the runways in 2014. Pringle of Scotland featured a laser sintered nylon technique for their fall 2014 collection. …

Giveaway: Win 24 Natural Beauty Products From Logona + SANTE [$490 Value]

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One lucky EcoSalon reader will win $490 worth of amazing natural beauty products from Logona + SANTE. Want to get in on the action? Read on to find out how you can enter.

While Mother Nature has a cure for practically anything, finding natural cosmetics that are earth- and animal-friendly while remaining as effective as “the other guys” can be tough. Enter Logona and SANTE: Two ah-mazing lines of natural beauty products developed and manufactured by Logocos AG in Germany.

A pioneer in the industry, Logocos manufactures most extracts …