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77 Totally Random Things to Be Thankful For

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A mega-roundup of 77 things to be thankful for you’re going to be thankful for (HA, get it?).

It’s Thanksgiving, ladies! Time to hoover a massive dinner (and pie, of course) surrounded by your family and friends – and dog, who’s patiently waiting for you to literally throw him a bone. By now, you’ve probably started chatting about things to be thankful for and have covered the obvious – your health, job, home – but have yet to cover the oodles of little things to be thankful for that tend to get …

5 Natural Perfumes That Actually Smell Great

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 You know that toxic-smelling, headache-inducing perfume cloud you sometimes unwittingly walk into? The one that leaves you momentarily (or longer) queasy and taken aback? That is synthetic fragrance and it is in everything from shampoos and skincare to baby care products. It is also, of course, the mainstay in conventional perfumes. Thankfully, natural perfumes that you’d actually want to wear are now an option.

Synthetic Fragrance 411

Let’s back up to that nausea-provoking synthetic fragrance for a moment. A mainstream perfume is concocted of  a combination of synthetic ingredients. A …

Holiday Outfits that Sparkle with Sequins, Beading and Lamé: On Trend

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ColumnGlam up your holiday outfits this season – sequins, metallics, beading and glitter are back in style. Take the spotlight at your next party as you shimmer and shine in our favorite picks from made in the USA and eco-friendly fashion brands.

These stylish, on trend picks will glam up all of your holiday outfits from the casual to swanky. Look great and seasonal with the sparkly shine of gorgeous beads, sequins, lamé and more.

Rocket Skinny Jeans

Channeling space age metallics, these crackling silver jeans are …

Get Your Gifting Groove on with The Box: Holiday Edition

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Get your Holiday gifting groove on with EcoSalon’s The Box: Holiday Edition. This exclusive curated event boasts $472+ of the best in eco-luxe beauty, fashion, wellness, and entertaining accessories and gifts for only $129.00 + free shipping. That’s a 73%+ discount! 

The Box: Holiday Edition is packed with 16 brands, including innovative gadgets for one-of-a-kind celebrations, a guide to cooking exotic culinary masterpieces, luxurious and colorful non-toxic beauty products, specialty supplements and superfoods, and more holiday treats!

Starting Monday, November 24th, we will reveal  5-6 products per day. The Box goes on sale Friday, November 28th  at 8am Pacific Time. Set …

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

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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

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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, …