Rather than raise our voices, we girls at EcoSalon prefer to write about it, because if you need to scream, my guess is you aren't so certain what you have to say is worth hearing. And really, who wants to hear a grown woman roar? In the past few months at EcoSalon, women have taken … Continue reading Women’s Roundup, Hear Us Roar
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 than ever, women are bombarded … Continue reading 9 Things You Don’t Need to be Happy
Once upon a time, sex was a word whispered rather than the topic of college courses and front page news. I'm comfortable with it, as you could surmise from my passionate case for saving the planet by having more sex. We could discuss the pros and cons of the sexing of our culture, ad infinitum. … Continue reading Looking for the Best Green Sex Toys? You’ve Hit the Spot!
I'm a big believer in Mies van der Rohe's dictum "less is more". I'd much prefer that you use what already hangs in your closet. And as much as the lesser green in me would love to encourage you to buy a newer, cooler version of this or that, the greenest me would never do … Continue reading Shop Wisely with Rising Tide Fair Trade
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 in you. Here's why going … Continue reading More Sex, Ladies: the Planet Is Counting on You!
The curse, Aunt Flo, crimson wave, the rag, that time of the month - sound vaguely familiar? For centuries women have been shushed and shamed and told it was inappropriate to discuss - but if you ask me our ability to create a life is amazing. So here at EcoSalon, let's just use the word … Continue reading Of Sea Pearls and Diva Cups: an Honest Review of Eco Feminine Hygiene Products
Poor thing, he'll be out there all night. Let's just say I've dated a lot. I have dozens of horrible yet hilarious dating tales, but I continue to pick myself up, dust off the disappointment and carry on - hey, the good outweighs the bad and there's always the chance for love. However, I have … Continue reading For the Guys: 10 Things to Avoid if You Want to Date a Green Goddess
I'm not much of a sentimentalist so things like "karma" or "it was meant to be" don't usually send me leaping to conclusions about my destiny, whether it be whom to date or what to buy. I also have a very discerning eye when it comes to jewelry. That being said, this dainty and sweet … Continue reading Leaving the Nest: Non-Profit Jewelry Takes Flight
Everyone loves a good story. In fact, I'm a sucker for one. As a young girl, I'd squeeze in next to my dad and the huge armrest of his brown and orange plaid recliner (yes, it was the 70s) in eager anticipation of the next chapter of "Alice in Wonderland". An hour later, he'd peel … Continue reading What’s the Story?
Depending on where you live, there's at least a month of winter remaining, which translates to 30-plus tights-wearing days to go before it's time to bring out the organic self-tanner and bare your pretty legs. Until then, keep them warm with a pair of these organic bamboo tights by Sternlein. My classic Wolfords are finally … Continue reading Walk Out of Winter in Organic Tights