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Can A New Outlook on Sex Save the World?

And you thought we’d never ask. We know that sex, at its most basic function, perpetuates us—or at least, creatures that sort of look like us.  Aside from peopling, we enjoy sex for other reasons, none more popular of course than the fact that it feels, really, really good. Whether […]

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QuoteDaily quotes at EcoSalon. “Sex appeal is fifty percent what you’ve got and fifty percent what people think you’ve got.” -Sophia Loren Image: Brain Salad Surgery

My Lipstick Smells Like a Men’s Room on the New Jersey Turnpike

As someone who can’t tell a proton from a pronoun, I have endless admiration for the men and women who work in the fields of science. The chemists, engineers and inventors of this world all have my enthusiastic respect. I refer to them, reverentially, using the collective “they” as in […]

Sex by Numbers: 6 Reasons to Love Being Single

ColumnSix reasons it’s hot to be single right now. American women are marrying later in life than ever before – the Pew Research Center just released a report indicating the average marrying age is now 28. Coupling-up and exchanging wedding bands used to be considered the gateway into adulthood. Now, […]

Fresh Eco Eye Shadow Tips for Subtle Holiday Flair

I am not Ultimate Eye Shadow Girl. You know who I’m talking about – the girl who applies awesome eye shadow with such ease and flair that she must be a secret- agent-supermodel who can disarm a bomb from memory and never, ever trip in her high heels. She always […]

Would You Date a Vegetarian? 30 Percent of Omnivores Wouldn’t

The realities of conscious dating.  We know it can sometimes feel as though there’s little love for vegetarians – see Anthony Bourdain’s vegan villains or that family down the street from you with the “Save a Cow, Eat a Vegetarian” bumper sticker – but now it’s getting personal! According to a Today.com survey of 4,000 […]

Get Your Best Summertime Shave

“˜Tis the season for bikinis, tank tops and baring it all. And yes, while some of our serious sisters will eschew shaving altogether, many of us will be reaching for recyclable razors. But how to get the best summertime shave with said razors? Let’s look at how to get the […]

The Friday 5: Say What? (Again) Edition

Who said what, this week at EcoSalon. “According to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, there are 129,817 federally licensed firearms dealers in the United States. That’s more than three times the amount of grocery stores in the U.S. (36,569), meaning that simply factoring in the numbers, it’s easier to get […]

The Subconscious Sex: Pheromones and Why They May Rule Us All

Have you ever wanted to be a “babe in a bottle?” No? Me neither. The fragrance industry would love us to join in on the big scented party. Modern fragrances can be famously toxic and bad for our bodies, and yet people have been dosing themselves since the ancient woman […]

The Un-Cosmo Guide to Setting the Mood

Getting down sans silly tips from a certain dull glossy. We may only be at the beginning, but that’s the point. Here’s the part of the article where I inform you that you are absolutely going to make more time in your life for sex. I will accept no arguments […]

Can You Really be “Good” at Sex?

“He’s such an amazing lover.” Really? As complicated as life is already, we had to go and evolve into sensual creatures with libidos and orgasmic potential beyond just reproductive function. It’s an immensely huge part of who we are—whether we’re sexually active or not. It has inspired some of the […]

Bikram Challenged: I Smell a Mat

Strike a pose? Sure. Unleash enough sweat to fill a small Dough Boy? Hey, if it reduces that fleshy upper thigh mass, I’m in. Tolerate a melange of putrid stench for 90-minutes? Hmm. That’s where this ever blossoming lotus needs to draw the line. I recently returned to heated yoga […]

Things That Will Probably Kill You, Vol. 1

Blame Thomas Edison (or Heinrich Göbel if you must split hairs). Ever since the invention of the lightbulb, humans have stopped spending the hours after sunset huddled in bed, terrified of marauders and werewolves and bad night air. Instead we’ve been tripping the artificial light fantastic – staying late at […]

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 […]

When Candy Is Good for You: The Psychology of Sweets

In our post-Halloween sugar malaise, some of us might be cursing the bags of candy left in our cabinets. And yes, those bite-sized bits of chocolate, caramel and nougat (you can see where my head is), are perfect to satiate a craving. Or two. Or five. Because the real problem […]

The Feminist Polygamist Revealed

I recently met a woman in her own kind of polygamist relationship. Since she asked not to be identified, let’s call her Jean. Jean is not married – not in the legal or even spiritual sense. That status is carefully reserved for her boyfriend’s wife, who is aware of Jean’s […]

10 Everyday Things You Might Be Allergic To

When you have bad allergies, it can seem like you are allergic to everything. Turns out, you might be! Or you might just be super paranoid. We don’t judge. But what we can do is offer a list of everyday objects or activities that could have you swelling up like […]

Wash Away the Day with Our Best Makeup Removal Tips

How many of you take off your eye makeup with a couple squares of toilet paper and call it a night? Granted, I don’t usually wear a lot of eye makeup, but my remover regime is generally done in a tear, a swipe, and a toss. Sure, I may have […]

25 (Possible) Reasons You Are (Still) Single

Real-life quotes explaining why we are alone. Advice-givers are crafty in their visage. They lure you into a state of complicity by appearing as kindly parental figures who just want you to succeed in life. But the moment you lean in to hear their advice, they morph into their deadly […]

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Finally, the Female Orgasm Explained

Female orgasms: why do they exist? Many scientists have pondered this question through the years. Well, two hardworking researchers may have finally cracked the orgasmic code. Why care? Because we’re humans and we like to understand how our bodies work, duh. Also: because female orgasms are just as confusing to […]

5 Natural Ways to Tighten Up Down There: No More Kegels!

Sick of using kegels to tighten and strengthen your vaginal muscles? Give these 5 cheap and easy treatments and exercises a try instead. Whether it’s to make sex a more enjoyable experience, to treat a medical condition, or to return to pre-child-bearing status, tightening the vagina is on the radar […]

How to Orgasm Every Single Time

It’s not rocket science, but learning how to orgasm regularly, makes all the difference. Some of my most vivid memories of sex, especially early in my erotic life, are not of the satisfying post-coitus elated release, but their opposite. Rather, it was the myriad times when I was still learning […]

Getting the Sexual Satisfaction You Want: No More Shame

When it comes to sexual satisfaction, are you being honest about what you really want?  Ask most any sex therapist what the first question is that comes out of the mouth of a new client and it is most always this- “Am I normal? Is my partner normal? Is this […]

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5 Natural Ways to Tighten Up Down There: No More Kegels!

Sick of using kegels to tighten and strengthen your vaginal muscles? Give these 5 cheap and easy treatments and exercises a try instead. Whether it’s to make sex a more enjoyable experience, to treat a medical condition, or to return to pre-child-bearing status, tightening the vagina is on the radar […]

Finally, the Female Orgasm Explained

Female orgasms: why do they exist? Many scientists have pondered this question through the years. Well, two hardworking researchers may have finally cracked the orgasmic code. Why care? Because we’re humans and we like to understand how our bodies work, duh. Also: because female orgasms are just as confusing to […]