March 10, 2010 | News
Salon owners looking to go green can suffer from information overload and become paralyzed, says Tamara Jercha, president of the National Association of Eco-Friendly Salons & Spas (NAEFSS). “They do nothing because they don’t know where to start,” she says. Her solution: Begin with the Salon & Spa Sustainability Model, created by the NAEFSS.
March 10, 2010 | News
Irritation and sensitivity are possible with the use of almost any essential oil, says Jimm Harrison, author of Milady’s Aromatherapy: Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils for Esthetics. This is one reason most aromatherapy experts recommend against using undiluted oils on the skin.
March 1, 2010 | News
Irritation and sensitivity are possible with the use of almost any essential oil.
September 30, 2009 | News
Green doesn't mean just eco-friendly anymore—the polish is seeing more showtime.
August 26, 2009 | News
As the first beauty show to host a SalonSpa Sustainability Summit in 2008 and again this year, the owners and producers of America’s Beauty Show have made a commitment to integrating sustainability under three key elements: continued economic development to sustain our businesses, social progress to support and protect our communities, and an active and involved concern for the environment.
April 28, 2009 | News
Marie Claire magazine picks natural, planet-preserving style pieces.
April 20, 2009 | News
SpaRitual’s Solitude polish was featured in W Magazine’s September 2008 issue in a piece about violet beauty products.
April 16, 2009 | News
Through June 1, 2009, Zoya will replenish your nail polish wardrobe and properly dispose of your old polish according to EPA guidelines
April 14, 2009 | News
It’s hard to believe the practice of aromatherapy could be harmful to a pregnant client, but in fact some essential oils — called “emmenagogues” — are known to induce menstruation or other types of bleeding.
April 8, 2009 | News
Reusable bags are not only good for the environment, they’re good for your salon’s image.
February 11, 2009 | News
Tweezerman is proud to support the National Arbor Day Foundation’s mission of inspiring people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees. The company is donating $1 from every “Go Green” Mini Slant Tweezer to the foundation, which means a new tree will be planted with every purchase.
December 22, 2008 | News
On behalf of the brand’s socially conscious spa and salon partners, SpaRitual has purchased 5,000 trees to be planted in India through a donation to Trees for the Future, which benefits people living on threatened lands.
October 16, 2008 | News
The Florida Association of Beauty Professionals (FAB) has launched a new, industry-wide certification program that will allow environmentally friendly salons to demonstrate their commitment to the industry and consumers.
September 15, 2008 | News
Allure tackles the sometimes murky waters of "green products."
August 27, 2008 | News
SpaRitual has partnered with ABC’s “Extreme Makeover Home Edition” to provide volunteer construction workers with complimentary spa services.