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Dyeing Armpit Hair (and Keep it Smelling Fresh) is the Latest Hot, Weird Trend

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Guess what the hot new hair trend is? And no, we aren’t referring to the hair on your head… we’re talking about armpit hair.

Yes, ladies. You can be part of the wave of women dying their armpit hair. Now, before you accuse us of making this trend up, I present to you the following proof:

On December 1, Refinery29 reported on this emerging trend that has, apparently, been around for quite a while. According to Refinery29, the whole armpit hair dying craze started about a year ago (a year!) …

Mood Board 2015: What’s Going to be Hot in the New Year

 

Mood Board 2015

Don’t look now but 2015 is almost here. Are you ready? We present your 2015 mood board for the new year. Complete with trends in beauty, fashion, food, and wellness.

Must Have Hue // Pantone has announced that Marsala is the hue to have for 2015. A deep, rich mahogany red, this must-have shade is mellow yet adds zesty color. InStyle magazine suggests pairing a Marsala-hued accessory with navy, black or mustard. Yum!

New Beauty // The good news? Super natural looking skin is in. This means taking good care of …

6 Truly Organic Beauty Products that Make Perfect Holiday Gifts

6 Truly Organic Beauty Products that Make Perfect Holiday Gifts

Giving the gift of organic beauty products can also give back to the world around you. 

We are deep into the holiday season and I am ready to get glam. The most stylish presents are the ones that make you feel beautiful inside and out. Here are our top organic beauty products for the holiday season. Whether you gift them or keep them for yourself, they’re guaranteed to bring lots of smiles.

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An Ode to Winter Socks  

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Winter socks matter. A lot.

It’s almost officially winter. What feels the cold sting of the season in the morning more than our delicate little toes?

We need socks. Winter socks. Slipping them on over icy feet can transform a moment.

Curled up on the couch under a blanket with a warm cup of cocoa is such a delightful winter experience. But only if your feet are toasty warm in a pair of winter socks. They’re like foot hugs from Santa or your Grandma or …

25 Under $25: Cool Gift Ideas for the Fashionista In Your Life

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Cool gift ideas for the fashionista who has everything. (Well, almost everything.)

When your BFF’s a fashionista who owns designer everything and is stylish in her own right, it can feel impossible to find her a gift that suits both her aesthetic and your budget. Here are 25 cool gift ideas that fall in line with your eco chic sensibilities – and are $25 and under. Basically, they’re unicorn gifts. (Oh, and good luck not wanting to keep them for yourself!)

1. Makeup bag ($18)

This adorable 100 percent natural cotton canvas …

10 Gorgeous Slow Fashion Gift Ideas to Last a Lifetime

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Slow down this holiday season and buy your gifts from fashion brands and designers that value sustainably sourced materials, local manufacturing and intelligent design. Our Slow Fashion Gift Guide is full of gorgeous attire and accessories that will become gifts that last a lifetime.

1. Melody Poncho by Use Unused

This beautiful poncho from Belgian brand Use Unused is made from surplus materials and hand knit in Belgium. Wear it over winter sweaters or dresses and top off your look with a chic hat.

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Giveaway Alert: Enter to Win a Michael Todd Prize Package ($500 Value!)

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One lucky EcoSalon reader will win this incredible Michael Todd prize pack valued at $500 – and that reader could be you! Here’s how to get in on the action.

I don’t know about you, but this is usually the time of year when I spend more time moisturizing than breathing. Otherwise, the crisp winter air turns my skin into sandpaper. If you’re also looking for a way to turn your skin care routine up a notch (or nine), you’re in luck: We’ve got a Michael Todd prize package on our …

Can an Ethical Fur Industry Ever Exist, Even with this Fur Source?

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Not only is wearing fur the cruelest fashion choice on the planet, it’s not a very environmentally friendly one either. Can an ethical and environmentally responsible fur industry exist?

Pamela Paquin, founder of Petite Mort (that’s French for “the little death”) thinks so. Before you click out of this article or jump to leave a harsh comment, check out the fine print: Paquin is sourcing her fur exclusively from roadkill.

“It’s so much a part of everyday life to see these animals,” Paquin told Modern Farmer. “Who of us doesn’t look away? You …