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Feb
11
2011

First National Standard for Natural Personal Care Products Around the Corner With Exclusive Commentary on How to Choose the Right Green Line for Your Clients

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Only on SkinInc.com: Marilyn Patterson of Natural Cosmetic Solutions's explains how spas can choose the right natural or organic product line for their clients.

Oct
15
2010

FTC Calls for Comments on its Revised "Green" Product Claims Guidance

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission's proposed updates "will help businesses better align their product claims with consumer expectations.”

Oct
13
2010

Should You Be Marketing Green Spas to Gen Y or Boomers?

Because of the span of green awareness among the population, multigenerational marketing may be the answer for your spa.

Oct
11
2010

Do You Want to Learn More About How to Become a Green Spa?

The University of California, Irvine, is offering a new online course titled "Fundamentals of Green Spas, Hotels and Resorts."

Sep
15
2010

Is Your Spa in a Green State?

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The NMI releases information on the greenest states in the Union. If your spa is in one of them, it may be time to consider more green offerings.

Aug
31
2010

Beauty Companies Slow to Embrace Sustainable Packaging

According to Organic Monitor, natural and organic beauty products are not meeting consumer expectations, in part, due to relatively low use of sustainable packaging solutions.

Jun
23
2010

Whole Foods Requiring USDA Certification on Organic Beauty Products

Beauty products with organic claims sold in in Whole Foods' U.S. stores must be third-party certified to the United States Department of Agriculture National Organic Program standard by June 1, 2011.

Jun
03
2010

Study Assesses Sustainability Initiatives in the Beauty Industry

Organic Monitor report provides case studies of companies undertaking novel techniques toward reducing environmental footprint.

May
07
2010

Hair Clippings from Salons Can Help in Oil-spill Cleanup

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Because of hair's ability to soak up oil, it is a useful material for oil-spill cleanup. Find out how to donate your salon's hair clippings for this incredible cause.

Apr
23
2010

NMI Releases First LOHAS Numbers Since 2005

The LOHAS market continues to grow at a quick pace with consumers spending almost $300 billion on LOHAS products and services in 2008.