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How to Dress for your Body Type while making Peace with it.

How to Dress for your Body Type while making Peace with it.

How to dress for your body type?  This is how. This post has been a long time brewing in my heart.  Little did I know many years ago when I started sewing up clothing in my beachside home where this road would take me.  I am going to be very honest and bare my soul a bit here.  A part of this business of designing clothing has made me a little sad.  You see, throughout the years of dressing women and fitting them into my clothing I have heard way too much “body shame” to remain silent any longer.  This...

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Define your Body Type and Tips to Flatter it.

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Define your Body Type and Tips to Flatter it.

We have been talking about accepting our own body types lately, including my own.  I am an Apple.  At Salts we believe all shapes and sizes are beautiful but that doesn’t mean we can’t know what we are working with and flatter it. The first step in creating your own unique empowered personal style is to know your body type. As you define your body type you will be able to dress it better. Let’s start with a simple over view of the 4 body basic body types. Apple Body Type: Come on!  You know your legs are killer!  Apple...

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Your Step by Step Guide to Ethical Fashion

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Your Step by Step Guide to Ethical Fashion

“If you describe something as ethical, you mean that it is morally right or morally acceptable.”  -Collins English Dictionary Ethical fashion is a fairly new idea, coming into the light in the last several decades with the new awareness being brought to the mainstream of deadly sweatshops, chemical pollution and child labour.  A new era of ethics in fashion has been born with companies and customers craving sustainable and heart-friendly ways to dress.  In looking at what makes clothing ethical you can start from the beginning of the process of manufacturing and work you way through to the sale.  Unethical...

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9 Eco-Friendly Beauty Tips

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9 Eco-Friendly Beauty Tips

Everybody wants to look good and have great skin as long as possible and that calls for serious skin care.  I have complied my top 9 eco-friendly beauty tips for you to transition your routine to make it gentler on the planet! Make sure your soap is free of alpha-hydroxy acids. These harsh chemicals are used to clear pores, but also damage your skin’s UV protection abilities. Look for an all-natural cleanser while you’re out doing your shopping. Use a natural shampoo. Mainstream shampoos often contain sodium lauryl sulfate, which irritates the skin and is also used in garage floor...

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Simple Daily Detox Recipes

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Simple Daily Detox Recipes

It is the season for detoxifying!  I have found this daily detox recipe a great regimen.  By incorporating these habits daily you can help your body rid itself of excess toxins taken on from the environment.  This detox plan is simple to follow and doesn’t require a lot of time or energy.  It is more about tweaking small things in your lifestyle so that you will detoxify a bit daily, rather than doing a major cleanse that would probably interrupt your life and require a huge commitment.  I also love doing cleanses and will tell you about the last detox...

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