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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, […]

Tested and True Product for When Our Hair Looks Like Hay

You should never have to apologize to your hair. Even if you’re soaking in gobs of sea salt, sun and chlorine, your hair will understand. After all, don’t you deserve to enjoy your outdoor-sy time after six months of snow, sleet and rain? Should you be guilt-free about dipping your […]

Your Body Image in Bed: Sexual Healing

ColumnI’ve often said that women should follow their lust the way Joseph Campbell wants us to “follow our bliss.” But if we’re obsessing about the (real or imagined) ripples on our thighs, how can we let the gorgeous ripple of orgasm take over? True pleasure requires one to let go, […]

Pucker Up this Season with the Best Natural Lipsticks

This past winter was all about rich, dark colors and metallics with a glint of sparkle – thanks to Twilight-mania, naturally. As much as I love my sheer pinks and nudes for summer, I still get excited about wearing bright reds and berry colors during the warmer months, too. Now […]

5 Best Books for Green Beauty

Life is good for green beauty. We have boutiques for easy shopping and sites for learning more about eco products. But sometimes, it is nice to settle in with a good book to educate ourselves. (Especially with ones printed on recycled paper!) Luckily, there are a lot of fantastic books […]

What Does Our Hair Say About Our Health?

Short hair, long hair, thin hair, strong hair. What is it about hair that gets us rhyming like Dr. Seuss? For one, it’s a body part that has us spending billions of dollars on its maintenance. But there’s a world beyond the products we buy to wash, condition, strength, soften, […]

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, […]

Polyamory & Cuckolding–Your Burning Questions Answered: Sexual Healing

ColumnGot a burning question for Stefanie, Ecosalon’s resident sex expert? Once a month, she’ll be doing a Sexual Healing Q & A in these pages, so whatever’s on your mind — bring it on. Today we discuss polyamory, fetishes, and what “normal” means. Email your questions to: stefanie at ecosalon […]

The Love Letters Project #5: Voltaire and Catherine Olympe Dunoyer

A love letter from Voltaire to Catherine Olympe Dunoyer. Who better to write the world’s most memorable love letters than the world’s most famous writers? Picture a teenage François-Marie Arouet, imprisoned (as he would be many times) for his convictions. And the cause this time? His love of French refugee Catherine […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – In Your Thumb?

Everyone knows it is bad news when thumbs are playing tiny keyboards behind the wheel, but other societal pains are now surfacing from chronic texting – namely carpal tunnel syndrome in teens. Ouch! That compulsion to get a rush from staying connected could prove an addiction more risky than good […]

50 Pick Up Lines to Find Summer Love

Because life is sexier in the summer sun.  Can you help me with my organic sunscreen, it’s a little hard to smear in. Do you like this string bikini made from recycled polyester? I’m not a very good swimmer, do you have any lifeguarding experience? How about I serve you […]

Tantra 101: Sacred Sex for the Rest of Us: Sexual Healing

ColumnTantra views life as an ongoing process of creation: an ongoing marriage of consciousness and energy at every level of existence.  — Barbara Carrellas, author of “Ecstasy is Necessary” and “Urban Tantra: Sacred Sex for the 21st Century” If you asked a practitioner about Tantra back in the day, say […]

Why I Want Tina Fey to Be My Boss(ypants)

Tina Fey’s memoir is funny and sage. Tina Fey’s memoir, Bossypants, grabbed me from the minute she entered kindergarten and had her first encounter with a little boy she just met. She held up her carefully finished drawing for him to admire, and he promptly grabbed it and ripped it […]

Why Fighting Is Healthy

The holidays are upon us, and for many this means one thing – mashed potatoes passed at the dinner table via seething issues and untapped rage. A friend who considers Pinot Grigio a hard drug recently informed me of her Thanksgiving Day drinking habit, which starts around noon and ends […]

How to Hack Valentine’s Day in One Easy Step: Sexual Healing

Hating on Valentine’s Day is nothing new. In fact, you’re in a very small minority if you earnestly adore putting on your little red dress, going out to dinner, and getting (cheesy) jewelry from your significant other (or fantasizing about any of the above). SNL’s recent spoof on last-minute gifts […]

DIY Fall Beauty: Homemade Apples and Cranberry Mask

Fall is the time when farmer’s markets are filled with delicious goodies like cranberries, apples and more. So what better time to set aside some produce and pamper your prettiness? Check out our step-by-step guide to making an apples and cranberry facial mask, inspired by Narine Nikogosian’s Return to Beauty. […]

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 […]

Josie Maran Shares Her Favorite Tips for Flawless Beauty

Just because you can appreciate a natural approach to beauty doesn’t mean you have to stop wearing makeup. Planet Green’s interview with model-turned-natural-cosmetics-saleswoman Josie Maran gives you the scoop on the latest in eco-friendly beauty products. Instead of going back for that two-dollar drugstore eyeliner (you know who you are), […]

Sex by Numbers: Big Legal Troubles

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. 1 in 10: number of American inmates who claim to have experienced sexual assault from guards or other inmates while incarcerated 50%: Female farmworkers who reported sexual harassment and assault in a recent Human Rights Watch report 12: new age […]

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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 […]