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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.

Apr
22
2010

On Earth Day, Dr. Murad Encourages Saving the Planet by Eating Your Water

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By consuming water-rich fruits and vegetables, people can meet their body's water requirements while keeping water bottles out of landfills.

Apr
15
2010

Earth Day's 40th Anniversary to be Celebrated at Times Square

New York City plans a huge celebration for April 22, 2010, and unveils a new hand signal to share the sustainability message.

Mar
15
2010

Naturals: Innovation Helps But Lack of Labeling May Hurt

The natural personal care market is more than a passing fad, according to Nancy Mills, industry manager for the consumer products division of Kline & Co. Despite the growth, she finds that many manufacturers are formulating more 'natural-inspired' products than truly natural products.

Feb
24
2010

Deciphering Organic, Part 2

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By: Leslie Lyon and Marilyn Patterson

Understanding the Five Degrees of Organic may help to better equip spa professionals when making natural and organic product choices.

Feb
24
2010

The Global LOHAS Movement

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By: Ted Ning

The LOHAS consumer segment fits many wellness ideals, and it is beginning to be embraced worldwide.