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Recycling Nail Tips for Nail Art Practice

Colleen Ramsey of McKinney, Texas, shows how she reuses old nail tips to practice nail art.

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Mini Lavender

The all-new Mini Lavender from Gulfstream consists of a burnito wood ­laminated base and portable basin.

Growing Green

As we become more aware of our health and environment, many of us are making small changes to "go green." Those changes don’t need to end when we walk into the salon. By taking small steps, we can improve our work environment as we "grow" green.

How to Start Going Green

The Green Spa Network offers these easy-to-implement tips that can help reduce the environmental footprint of your salon.

SaniSmart Jet 2.0

The innovative SaniSmart Jet 2.0 works in tandem with the liners. Place the jet in the designated area. The jet’s mechanism operates by a magnetic disk in an encased propeller that produces a powerful current.

Are You Among the Cap-Conscious?

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.

Save a Tree

Making a conscious effort to be green is important not only from an environmental point of view but also from a marketing and public relations point of view.

PBA Offers Tips for a Greener Tomorrow

In an effort to help salons and spas create a greener tomorrow, the Professional Beauty Association is providing 10 small, yet realistic steps to help the environment.

ROB|B Earns LEED Certification

ROB|B: An OPI Concept Salon in Studio City, Calif., was awarded the highly coveted LEED certification, which provides independent, third-party verification that a building project meets the highest green building and performance measures.

On My Mind: Seeing Green

Are you a conscious salon?