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Curated Style: Top 20 Fashion Tumblrs We Can’t Get Enough Of

To tumble = to come by chance; to come to understand. It’s this sort of happenstance social tumble-ing that seems to be taking the globe by storm. Tech-savvy or not, online perusers are seriously embracing the rumbling, stumbling platform that is: Tumblr. For finding the hottest new looks on the runway […]

12 Organic and Artisan Gifts for Food Lovers

Organic and artisan goods perfect for gifting. Trying to track down the best goods for food lovers? Look no further. We rounded up some of our favorite bites from Foodspotting, perfect for the foodie in your life.

40 Photos From Flea Markets Around the World

Shop ’til you drop. When I travel, the first thing I do in a new town is check out the local flea market. Nowhere am I better able to get a sense of a place’s culture than by hobnobbing with locals while perusing dusty antiques, trying on secondhand clothing, or sampling […]

The 10 News Stories of 2011 You Shouldn’t Have Missed

10 global events we were all intrinsically part of. What makes an event memorable? How does a “happening” sear into our collective mindset and take up permanent residence in our hearts and in our souls? Most often, of course, we are not personally there to witness or directly experience occurrences […]

10 Signs It’s Time to Leave Your Friends

Separate your real friends from your frenemies. Your friends are your support system, your partners-in-crime. They’ll laugh over stupid reality shows with you, protect you from creepsters at the bar, bring you soup when you’re sick and tell you the truth when you need to hear it. They’re like family, […]

Most Ridiculous Quotes About Women (2012 Edition)

With beliefs like these floating around, we have to remind ourselves that it’s 2012. Welcome back everyone! Bad news, they did not cancel sexism this year so we’ve got a full list of horrific quotes about women made in 2012 to look forward to. All of last year’s rules apply, […]

40 Gorgeous Photos of Europe

The Grand Tour and beyond. We’re all familiar with the rolling hills of Tuscany, the cliffs of Santorini, the Eiffel Tower in Paris. But Europe is so much more than classic postcard images. As the continent’s Eastern half becomes more accessible, spots like the ports of Dubrovnik, the caves of […]

20 Things to Do Instead of Being on Facebook

Tired of whiny status updates and thinly veiled bragging? Forget Facebook – do these 20 things instead. Be honest: How many times do you check Facebook throughout the day? Whenever you’re bored, you log in, scrolling through the news feed to see your friend complaining about work for the thousandth […]

30 Gorgeous Photos of Traditional Textiles

A kaleidoscope of fabrics from across the globe. In many parts of the world, textiles are a vital element of culture. Sometimes they have ancient stories woven into their patterns. Sometimes they incorporate rare natural fibers. Sometimes they’re produced using millennia-old methods passed down along generations. And other times, they’re just […]

25 Photos of Islands Threatened By Climate Change

25 breathtaking places threatened by us. Some may try to deny it, but by now there’s next to no doubt that global warming is having real, profound effects on the world we live in. Perhaps one of the most alarming changes is occurring in the world’s oceans and endangering islands […]

12 Types of Clutter Junkies: Taking the First Step

The time has come to take a searching and fearless inventory of your clutter situation. First stop? Naming your addiction. The first step out of twelve in a recovery program is admitting that you are powerless over your affliction. If you’re one of these types of clutterers, that means your […]

Top 10 Fashion Trends We Loved (And Hated) From 2011

Our annual roundup of the top ten trends that we loved (and hated) in 2011. Over the course of a year we covered numerous trends here at EcoSalon. Looking back, there are the few timeless fashion moments that we still love and will keep loving in 2012, but also some […]

30 Best Quotes About Sex

EcoSalon’s favorite quotes celebrating sex and sexuality. Sex. In America an obsession. In other parts of the world a fact. -Marlene Dietrich It is not sex that gives the pleasure, but the lover. -Marge Piercy

20 Best Quotes on Style

More dash than trash: 20 quotes about style. Sometimes we all need a little style pick-me-up so here are 20 of the best fashion quotes of all time that remind us we don’t have to buy more than we need. As the designers and style icons quoted already know, in fashion […]

30 Best Quotes on Change

EcoSalon’s favorite quotes on accepting change as it comes. Those who expect moments of change to be comfortable and free of conflict have not learned their history. -Joan Wallach Scott Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. -Maria Robinson

7 Board Games For The Video Game Fatigued

Hasbro? More like has been. BIS Publishers, the Dutch version of Rizzoli, is giving Monopoly game-maker Hasbro a run for its pastel-hued money. Purveyors of prestigious tomes on graphic design, fashion, architecture, product design and advertising, the indie company has also made many star turns in gaming – the old […]

30 Quotes on Spring

EcoSalon’s favorite quotes about the change of seasons. It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want – oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so! […]

40 Best Quotes About Friendship

EcoSalon’s favorite quotes about the people that make us stronger. An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind. -Buddha Friendship… is not something you learn in school. But if […]

20 Foods to Banish Belly Fat

Whittle your waistline with these 20 tasty and fat-blasting foods. Sadly, there are no magic foods that will simply melt away belly fat when you eat them. Trimming your waistline has more to do with what you don’t eat: you’ve got to cut out refined carbs and sugar, including alcohol, […]

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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

70s home decor, wallpaper

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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10 Best American Cities for Optimists

Optimistic cities are filled with better neighbors, community members and friends. We’re packing our bags. What is an optimist? A half-full type, a go-getter, a positive thinker. They usually live longer, especially women, and generally have a smash-up, good time of it. Optimists are magnetic and successful types who emanate […]

Top 10 Fashion Trends We Loved (And Hated) From 2011

Our annual roundup of the top ten trends that we loved (and hated) in 2011. Over the course of a year we covered numerous trends here at EcoSalon. Looking back, there are the few timeless fashion moments that we still love and will keep loving in 2012, but also some […]

Register This: Something Upcycled, Something Cool

You could register at Bed, Bath & Beyond like everybody else, but that would be boring. If you consider yourself more of a hobo bride than a Bridezilla, these registry ideas are dedicated to you. We’ve even included a china pattern and some crystal to appease your mother, and plenty […]

30 Best Quotes On Living Small

EcoSalon’s favorite quotes about minimalism, downsizing, and living small. Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. -William Morris