Conscious Salon

Eco-friendly business ideas, new products, and issues relevant to "green-minded" salons.



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Be of Good Cheer (During the Holidays)

December 1, 2004 | Article

Salon owner Cindy Wentzel says reading a magazine in bed helps her to wind down after a hard day.

Spa Clients See the Light

January 1, 2004 | Article

Chromotherapy, also known as color light therapy, is a technique with roots in ancient Egypt, Babylon, and India that uses different-colored lights to evoke different physical and emotional responses.

Spa Offers Healing Touch To Women In Need

November 1, 2003 | Article

Spa offers soothing relief to women who were victims of domestic violence.

In With the “Om”

October 1, 2003 | Article

Americans' fascination with Eastern philosophies and practices is playing out in salons with fresh twists on manicures and pedicures.

Team Spirit: How to Motivate Your Staff

September 1, 2003 | Article

If your salon team isn't performing as well as you'd like, it could be because of your leadership. Study the systems that will assist each employee in achieving her best: mission statement, employee evaluations, staff meetings, coaching for individuality, and rewards.

Yoga puts pain relief at hand

May 1, 2003 | Article

A few simple yoga exercises provides not only good overall health, but protection against carpal tunnel syndrome.

Soothing Mind and Body Through Ayurveda

July 1, 2001 | Article

In Ayurvedic nail care, ancient Eastern medicine blends with new-age Westerners’ quest for better health, greater natural beauty, and longer life.

Honey-Dos for Hands and Feet

April 1, 2001 | Article

Cleopatra was onto something with her milk and honey baths. According to the National Honey Board, honey has antioxidant properties that protect and rejuvenate the skin, while its hydrogen peroxide properties aid in cleansing.

The Wellness Concept: Beauty Inside Out

December 1, 1998 | Article

Recognizing that beauty is more than skin deep, increasing numbers of salons and spas are embracing the wellness concept for themselves and their clients.

Back to Nature - Examining "Natural" Ingredients

March 1, 1998 | Article

If ingredients sound good enough (and safe enough) to eat, then most people assume they’re good enough to be used on the body…including nails.

Product Shelf Life, Storage, and Disposal

September 1, 1997 | Article

Make most of your product investment by knowing how long product last, how to store them for optimum freshness and safety, and how to dispose of them when necessary.

Shampoo and Enlightenment - Getting My Aura Read

September 1, 1997 | Article

I think of myself as open-minded and I’m willing to listen when someone tells me they can help me understand myself better.

Environmentally Conscious Salon Owners Turn Green.

December 1, 1995 | Article

Business owners constantly seek ways to differentiate their operation from the competition. Going green just might do the trick.

Time to Stop and Smell the Roses, Lavenders, Wintergreens, Tea Trees, Cloves, Patchoulis, Tangerines, Grapeseeds, Myrrhs…

October 1, 1994 | Article

Clients leave with a positive impression of your salon when you use the subtle scents of aromatherapy.

Ready to Recycle?

August 1, 1991 | Article

Everyone benefits when you start a salon recycling program – the salon, your clients, and the planet.

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