November 20, 2012
Any substance that contains the element carbon; nearly every product used in nail care is organic; this term does not imply any degree of safety.
Keywords: chemicals Conscious Salon
November 20, 2012
Occurs in nature; this term is not a measure of safety; many potentially dangerous substances are naturally occurring; there are no federal guidelines for defining or limiting the use of this term.
Keywords: Conscious Salon natural nail care
November 19, 2012
Ayurveda is an ancient science of holistic medicine originating in India; a holistic approach to health care designed to maintain or improve health through the use of dietary modification, massage, yoga, herbal preparations, and other measures.
Keywords: ayurveda Conscious Salon holistic yoga
January 3, 2011
Dedicated to the spa tradition, sparitual is committed to creating eco-friendly products and packaging perfectly crafted for the enlightened consumer. We use Vegan ingredients from around the world, including many specially sourced and selected plant essences that are wildcrafted OR organic.
Keywords: Conscious Salon eco-conscious products green business green products green salons
December 29, 2010
Charity is the act of giving, usually to those less fortunate. Many salons find that charitable activities not only feel good by giving back to their communities, but help raise recognition for their salons.
Keywords: charity Conscious Salon
December 27, 2010
Wellness refers to an overall philosophy associated with an individual’s lifestyle which, through a combination of exercise, diet, and mental well-being can reduce health care utilization and costs. Many salons and spas are capitalizing on the growing popularity of wellness and taking care of one’s body by offering services that help nurture both mind and body.
Keywords: Conscious Salon natural nail care wellness
October 1, 2010
Four Truffles natural and organic body care brand joined a select group when it was awarded the Ladies Home Journal (LHJ) “Do Good” Stamp for its philanthropic efforts, which include creating a circle of giving for women. LHJ celebrates corporations and brands that are committed to giving back to the community.
Keywords: Conscious Salon lotions manicures massage pedicures
May 3, 2010
Among Glamour's giveaways for the summer are 15 gift sets of $157 worth of SpaRitual products, including polish, body wash, and creams.
Keywords: Conscious Salon consumer press eco-conscious products lotions polish
March 10, 2010
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.
Keywords: Conscious Salon eco-conscious salons green salons NAEFSS
March 1, 2010
In opening Tierra Mia Organic Nail Spa, Justin Mitchell and Karina Restrepo bring water-based polish, Latin flair, and a designer’s keen eye to the Philadelphia nail world.
Keywords: Conscious Salon organic services salon profiles
January 1, 2010
Good for you for recycling plastic water bottles — but are you leaving the bottle caps on as you conscientiously recycle? If that’s the case, you are actually getting in the way of your own green efforts. It turns out that leaving on those little caps can cause your water bottles to be rejected —and prevent them from being recycled at all.
Keywords: Conscious Salon eco-friendly recycling
August 26, 2009
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.
Keywords: Conscious Salon consumer press eco-friendly green business tradeshows
April 16, 2009
Through June 1, 2009, Zoya will replenish your nail polish wardrobe and properly dispose of your old polish according to EPA guidelines
Keywords: charity Conscious Salon eco-conscious products green products Zoya
December 1, 2008
You switch out your nail color every week (or maybe two); but how long has it been since you updated the polish, er, paint, on your salon walls? If it’s been a while, the new year will be a great time to change up your salon’s decor.
Keywords: Conscious Salon salon decor/design