IT'S ONLY NATURAL!
"USE TWO OR THREE SHADES WITH ONE SHADE DIFFERENCE - AND THIS WILL CREATE THE EFFECT OF NATURALNESS!" - Jean Francois Minosse, Camille Albane Salons; Paris, France.
Ecological style has become not only a new tendency but also new culture, almost a religion, so to speak. And the idea of 'being green' itself as a fashion image has become a real contribution of the beauty industry, too. But it all began with another unexpected motivation: once it appeared expensive to live in harmony with nature, and this means prestigious. And not everyone could afford such a 'natural' life...
CLEAR THE HAIR!
Worried about your salon's carbon footprint and chemicals in the products and processes you use every day? Learn from other salon owners who are running their salons greener, cleaner and more profitably, too!
By Naomi Mannino.
GREEN 101: A DOWN-TO-EARTH Q & A
Question: Are we environmentalists or hairstylists?
Q. What's the difference between 'organic' and 'natural'?
A. The Organic Trade Association classifies organic ingredients as grown without toxic, pesticides and fertilizers, minimally processed without chemicalingredients, preservatives, or irradiation. Look for USDA or Eco-Cert symbol. We 'think' the term 'natural' means ingredients come from a source...
By Naomi Mannino.
It's a natural
Whether you want to support companies doing great things or cut down on chemicals, there's no shortage of new products to choose and use.
These styles are beyond boring and anything but basic. For men who are trendy whose hair has a little body, curl or direction, you really can suggest something different. The looks can be mysterious... falling over one eye. Or style can be highlighted using color where the light naturally hits. Hair can be tousled messy or told where to go depending on product. These men will have fun with it all so go for it!
Michael HAASE: NO RESERVATIONS!
Artistic Director for Unite Eurotherapy at the renowned Cristophe Salon in Beverly Hills, C.A., Michael Haase tells it like it is and swears he is NOT a celebrity stylist.
Martin PARSONS: A teacher of CHANGE
Martin Parsons has just joined the ranks of hairstyling icons like Vidal Sassoon, Irvine Rusk and Paul Mitchell to receive the NAHA Lifetime Achievement Award in Las Vegas on July 13th, 2008. Find out why this 'Teacher of Change' has become the focus of all this attention!
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