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More Sex, Ladies: the Planet Is Counting on You!

I, Kim Derby, would really like you to get busy. Why? Because sex, my friends, is good for the planet. Tell your friends, tell your neighbors, tell your…well, if you’re doing this properly, you probably won’t need to tell them. I know all of you smart, sophisticated eco-vixens have it […]

Yep, It’s Really All About the Breasts

Breasts are big in America. And I’m not just talking physically, though in my town of Hollywood, you’re more likely to see more silicone than they used to make the space shuttle – on one woman, no less. Breasts have achieved a place in our mental oeuvre than seem to […]

Eco-Wedding Idea: Beaded Boutonierre

Spring is right around the corner, which means wedding season will soon be in full bloom. Even though I’ve been married for five years I can’t help but notice that the new bridal buzz has changed from "destination" wedding to "eco-friendly" wedding.  Luckily there are countless ways to be conscientious […]

SGF Seeking SGM: Must Love Recycling and Carbon Credits

Feeling blue about not being able to find a green soul mate? Disappointed that everyone you meet doesn’t seem as interested in reducing, reusing, and recycling as you are? It could be you’re just not looking in the right places. Maybe it’s time to do some internet eco-dating. Green Singles, […]

The Other Side of Sexism and the Return of The Sacred Masculine

While all the hubbub around Seth McFarlane’s Oscar homage to sexism was bouncing around the country, I experienced another side of men here in Los Angeles—one I’m willing to call the return of the Sacred Masculine. I’ve been calling it the best men-are-awesome ten days ever: Overlapping the Oscars, I […]

The Jeg’s Up!

Jeggings: The season’s hot pants give new meaning to OMG! Optimum mailable garment? Over my girth? Omnipresent mod gear? I could go on and on, but I will spare you, and simply rant about how the stretchiest jeans for a body-fluctuating planet are an inescapable fashion feature this fall – […]

9 Things You Don’t Need to be Happy

Being a woman in the 21st century is not a piece of cake. It wasn’t easy in 1950 or at any other time in history, either. But in 2011, in today’s universe that keeps getting bigger and faster and richer, it takes serious cojones to be a girl. Today more […]

9 Things You Don’t Need to be Happy

Being a woman in the 21st century is not a piece of cake. It wasn’t easy in 1950 or at any other time in history, either. But in 2011, in today’s universe that keeps getting bigger and faster and richer, it takes serious cojones to be a girl. Today more […]

Why Buddha Is Man’s New Best Friend

An in-depth look at the trend of American men following a modern Buddhist path to serenity – while women flock to churches. What’s going on? “Life is bigger than you,” sang R.E.M. in Losing My Religion, a title that rings more true now than ever when it comes to men […]

What Women Want: 9 Destructive Habits We Hate To Love In Men

What women want and what’s good for us are often two different things. Too often, men with these destructive habits make the cut when they should be out on the curb. My friends and I used to chat endlessly about what women want and how infuriating it is that guys […]

7 Steps to Kicking the Anger Habit

There’s something sickeningly fun about flying off the handle. But the raised blood pressure and wake of problems that can result are clearly not doing you – or anyone around you – any good. Chronic anger is like psychic pollution. It ruins everybody’s mood. Here’s how to clean up your […]

Men are Obsolete: Another Myth of the Culture Machine

And so it goes for women determined to prove that in the historic struggle for equality and a lighter laundry load, the second sex has come out on top, resulting in unprecedented role reversals – giving women an edge in educating, managing and thriving. Are females simply better designed to […]

When Are Men Too Old for a Baby?

Recently, an issue so-powerful-it-could-only-be-emailed was batted around the hallowed halls of EcoSalon. The issue was complex, kind of like asking 24-to-39-year-old women to name their favorite Jonas Brother. Sure, the middle one seems a bit cute, but is it really okay to have an opinion on the matter? And while […]

No, Mr. Bond, I Expect You to Go Green

We interrupt your normal EcoSalon programming for an urgent public service message, Dire, really. Is the world’s favourite super-spy greening up his act? Coming soon to a big screen near you is Quantum of Solace, the second outing for Daniel Craig’s reimagined James Bond. (Sadly, ladies, he won’t be wearing […]

Let Him Wear the Pants, and He'll Wear Them Well

It may be the one and only, undisputed, all-women-unite fact that I’m aware of – that when the men in our lives wear pants we’d prefer they wear them well. My extensive research* in the pant department has revealed that there’s nothing better than a really worn, really comfortable pair […]

Yep, It’s Really All About the Breasts

Breasts are big in America. And I’m not just talking physically, though in my town of Hollywood, you’re more likely to see more silicone than they used to make the space shuttle – on one woman, no less. Breasts have achieved a place in our mental oeuvre than seem to […]

Greener Gear for Snowboarders with a Conscience

Don’t bail on the planet, dudes! You can hit the backside, frontside and freeride on sticks that are better than those beat ones with gnarly chemicals. And don’t forget the new, phat outerwear that’s made of tight, eco-friendly hemp and recycled polyester. Whew. How did I do? Snowboarders with a […]

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The Art of Shaving: Outrageously Perfect Natural Grooming Products for Men

Sierra Nevada Mountains in a cologne, a self-sharpening razor and all-in-one organic hops-based shampoo and soap. These outrageously perfect natural grooming products for men will have you swooning big time and falling in love with the art of shaving. Yes, men pride themselves in getting out the door faster than an Olympian […]

The Absolute Best Mens Fashion Eco Designers: On Trend

Chivalrous mens fashion highlights top eco designers for our male counterparts. Ninety-eight percent of fashion is geared towards women and our love for clothing, our desire to express without words. So, what about men? Without leaving our handsome counterpoints out of the conversation, On Trend this week celebrates courageous menswear […]

Yes Means Yes Means What? – Miley, Rihanna and Me: HyperKulture

Recent Twittersphere flare-ups featuring Rashida Jones and Sinéad O’Conner “slut-shaming” pop-culture irritant Miley Cyrus and others for their fleshy outbursts drew swift backlash from some members of the feminist community and bitter online battles among women. What’s a man to make of all this? Growing up in a liberal family […]

13 Things Women Love (And Hate) About Movember

It’s Movember, the month when men grow out their facial hair to raise awareness for testicular and prostate cancer, or as my friend calls it “Natural Birth Control Month.”  Whether you’re suffering from facial-hair-overload, or basking in the scruffiness, we’ve rounded up 13 things women love and hate about Movember. […]

What Women Want: 9 Destructive Habits We Hate To Love In Men

What women want and what’s good for us are often two different things. Too often, men with these destructive habits make the cut when they should be out on the curb. My friends and I used to chat endlessly about what women want and how infuriating it is that guys […]

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