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What the Male Midlife Crisis Looks Like in 2010

You call it a crisis. He calls it a quest. As euphemisms go, his term is a far more romantic description of the turmoil surrounding the transitional phase. Don’t be fooled. When you are in the thick of it, the only tangible aspect of his so-called quest is the one […]

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. […]

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QuoteDaily quotes at EcoSalon. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker Image: Haags Uitburo

Women Have a Higher ‘Green Shopitude’ Than Men

If the green movement had its own Santa Claus, would he have a green beard or would she wear a vegan cape? Business News Daily reports that a new survey shows the archetypal green buyer would be a younger female with a post-graduate degree. Further, the least likely green consumer […]

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 […]

Green Shaven

Dude! You’re clean shaven but are you green shaven? Yes, the eco marketing of all consumer goods has reached the scratchy male whisker. Despite the notion that the greenest face is the hairiest one, not all men like sporting facial fur and not all females like going into-the-wild to make […]

25 Dating Dealbreakers and How to Spot Them

He texts but never calls, has a close girl “friend” and still loves mommy more than anyone. Run for the hills, honey. Dating dealbreakers are a touchy subject. It’s common knowledge that sticking to lists of musts and rules is no way to find a man (or woman). But while […]

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, […]

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 […]

10 Fashion Finds for The Sophisticated Urban Man

A celebration of men’s urban street wear. Fashion for the urban man’s newfangled eclecticism is defined by shortcut tailoring of preppy classics paired with offbeat hats, bespoke and on-trend sneakers, designer shades and the accessory fixture that has witnessed high speed travel from Paris this summer – the essential neck […]

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 – […]

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 […]

5 Mistakes Men Make in the Bedroom (Someone Had To Say It)

There are countless articles telling women how to turn up the heat in the bedroom, but rarely will you find a resource that gives men the same helpful advice. Sure, men are manly and should know how to make their studly way around the bedroom, but believe it or not, […]

Do Women Make Better Environmentalists Than Men?

If men are from Mars and women are from Venus, than who takes better care of planet Earth? This squabble of the sexes has surfaced on the internet in recent months, with commentators pointing to the fairer sex as the keeper of the environment. But do gendered discussions about the […]

Shady Business: Stylish, Sustainable Sun Hats

Even without “help” from global warming, the sun can be hard on skin. I love the beach and the summer rays – and I have, on more than one occasion, been sunburned to a brilliant shade of lobster red. These days I’ve learned to avoid extreme exposure, but the risk […]

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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. […]

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