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Jan
02
2008

Natural Product Packaging

By Red R. Thalhammer

Consumers seeking organic and natural products look for brands that speak to their lifestyle approach. The packaging of such products must appeal to this contemporary mind-set.

Dec
20
2007

Aveda Fredric's Insitute Wins Green Award

The American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment has commended the Indianapolis location of Aveda Fredric's Institute for its innovative green design efforts.

Dec
18
2007

Green is Mainstream in India

By Priyanka Bhattacharya

Green has always been “in” in India. Because of the country’s Ayurvedic heritage, there has always been an emphasis on using natural products and herbs for beauty care.

Dec
05
2007

Salon Sustainability Summit to Debut at America's Beauty Show

If you want to “go green” but are not sure how you can help, plan now to attend the beauty industry’s first Salon Sustainability Summit at America’s Beauty Show, traditionally the Chicago Midwest Beauty Show.

Cosmetologists Chicago defines true sustainability as:
o Continued economic development to sustain our businesses
o Social progress to support and protect our communities
o Active and involved concern for the environment

The Summit begins with a box lunch (totally packaged in compostable materials!) and an intriguing overview by green marketing veteran and professor Darrin Duber-Smith. He will separate trends from fads in green marketing and illustrate countless opportunities for embracing a more sustainable and socially responsible business model for your salon.
 
Then, a star-studded line-up of panelists covering all facets of Salon Sustainability takes you through a whirlwind afternoon of eye-opening information. You can eartn 4 CE hours and gain a new outlook on how your spa, and you personally, can participate in sustaining our world for future generations through our efforts we make today and tomorrow.
 
Notable panelists include: John Donato, Eric Fisher, Mary Beth Janssen, David Raccuglia, and Frederic Holzberger!  Plus, expert representatives from leading corporations that incorporate sustainability factors into the products you use every day.

The day ends with the inimitable Geno Stampora tying the full discussion together and motivating you to bring what you’ve learned back to the spa to make sustainability part of your own life. Complete details and registration information are available at www.AmericasBeautyShow.com/2008.
 

Nov
28
2007

Positively Green

By Frederic Holzberger

Focus on a healthy environment both inside and outside the spa, and your business will thrive.

Nov
27
2007

Shiseido Installs Solar Roof to Reduce Carbon Footprint

The company held a dedication ceremony on Oct. 24, 2007, for a new solar-electric power roof system to kick off its global solar energy initiative.

Nov
07
2007

New OASIS Group to Promote Organic, Sustainable Standards in Health and Beauty

New trade organization dedicated to verifiable organic standards for the beauty industry.

Oct
31
2007

More American Travelers Considering Green Options

More than half of all U.S. adults say they would be more likely to select an airline, rental car or hotel that uses more environmentally friendly products and processes.

Sep
21
2007

Growth for Naturals

Organic Monitor continues to forecast growth in natural and organic products, but lack of regulation could dampen the market, set to reach $7 billion in 2007...

Sep
19
2007

Tempting Treatment Trends

By Abby Penning

Indigenous ingredients, medical technology and new markets are all inspiring spas to create signature services.