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10 Men With the Capacity to Change the World

A look at 10 powerful men who have grown to become better people who in turn, better our lives. We continue to seek leaders among movers and shakers capable of making a difference. Who is out there, we ask, in these bleak times to govern, protect and prosper? Here is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Empowerment

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

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 […]

The Sock Problem

I’m going out on a limb and broaching a subject most women (who have brothers or sons or boyfriends or husbands) would prefer not to touch with a 10 foot pole. Literally. The subject: stinky athletic socks. If you haven’t been exposed to the inside of a gym bag or […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

I'm Forked!

I’m a giver. Finding an item that seems perfectly suited for a friend is like happening upon a buried treasure – I can’t pass it up! I buy and give and it doesn’t have to be any one’s birthday or anniversary. (This in no way makes me immune to the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spanx for Men: A Brief Trend or Bare Necessity?

Dude, got your squeeze for Saturday night? No, not your date, mister; your girdle and slimming undershirt! I know what you are thinking. Spanx; I needed that! I needed tummy control and penis definition. And even those of you who don’t truly need it, those with tight abs and buns, might […]

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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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