The Friday 5: Winter Sort of Blows Edition

A weekly round up of EcoSalon’s top stories.

Not everything has to be so cold and barren in the cold winter months. Take jewelry for example, channel winter’s warm and fuzzy friends by wearing an animal talisman that will have you feeling like one of the pack. In A Walk on Winter’s Wild Side With Animal Themed Jewelry, we’ll warm your heart with stylish options.

Warm your kitchen with savory aromas with EcoSalon Recipes:10 Best Vegetarian Soups and watch how many friends come knocking on your door for dinner.

Three seasons a year your skin is hydrated, healthy, promoting dappled and rosy cheeks. But when Old Man Winter starts to blow, your skin turns into a leper’s, forcing you to moisturize night and day. Night is okay but daytime dry skin mixed with makeup is the pits and you need back-up help. In High Definition: Tinted Moisturizer for the Dry Months, Green Beauty Team founder Kristen Arnett tells you which products to buy and how to make a good tinted moisturizer at home.

Berlin winters are cold and dark but the mood is anything but somber with communal saunas and free-flowing beer. In From an Ex-Pat…With Love, columnist Abigail Wick gives us a first hand account of life as an ex-pat enjoying her own time in Berlin.

Oh Brad Pitt, you’re so sexy and know so much about cutting utilities down. Which is why in Brad Pitt Talks Utilities + 14 Ways To Cut Cold Weather Costs we are smitten by his grin enough to really listen.

Amy DuFault

Amy DuFault is a conscious lifestyle writer, consultant and fashion instigator. She resides in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.