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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.

Feb
24
2010

Defining Green: Innovation, Labeling and Self-examination

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By: Frederic Holzberger

Avoid greenwashing by knowing what to look for in eco-labeling.

Feb
16
2010

NMI Releases Top Trends for the New Decade

The Natural Marketing Institute released the following societal trends that the organization expects to drive the new decade.

Sep
16
2009

Houseplants Help Filter Harmful Air Pollution

Houseplants can neutralize harmful ozone, making indoor air cleaner, and therefore healthier for skin, according to a new study.

Sep
09
2009

Consumers Show Preference for Biodegradable Packaging

New LOHAS research from the Natural Marketing Institute (NMI) shows consumers prefer biodegradable packaging over recyclable material.

Jun
05
2009

Celebrate World Environment Day

Every June 5 marks World Environment Day, and this year, join in the festive activities.

May
29
2009

Recommended Holistic Reading

Find ways to further your holistic options with these materials suggested by Jimm Harrison.

May
06
2009

America's Expo, ABS Help Save 400 Trees

America’s Expo for Skin Care & Spa and partner America’s Beauty Show helped save 400 trees as part of its recent event, backing its sustainability commitment with action.