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Sustainability in the Salon: More Important Than Ever

The demand for beauty products that are clean, ethically sourced and sustainable has not slowed during our current COVID-19 global crisis. If anything, the need to operate a sustainable business translates into being a more resilient business.  

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Salon Pros Can Be Both Eco-Friendly and Hyper-Creative Without Compromise

Going ‘green’ shouldn’t sacrifice quality, and the professional beauty industry should have more options to be sustainably beautiful.

Aveda Activates 3.6 Acre Solar Array at Minnesota Headquarters

New solar array will provide 50% of manufacturing facility’s annual demand and will offset more than 1,100 metric tons of CO2 per year.

Newly-Launched Beauty Brand Is Ditching Plastic for Paper-Based Packaging

OuiFills won't end up in the land fill. Meet this ingenious solution to plastic waste.

Aveda and Stella McCartney Show Power of Activism at Spring Presentation

On June 14, Aveda and Stella McCartney teamed up during Milan Fashion Week to encourage guests to protect the future of the planet.

Colortrak Unveils Eco-Friendly Desert Bloom Collection

The plastic parts of the collection are made from wheat fiber, a bio-plastic created from the remains of a wheat plant after harvesting.

Rollers are Your New Best Friend for Balayage

Over the past few years, the trend to make hair coloring more eco-friendly has continued to rise. In addition to companies seeking new ways to make their foils and meches more reusable and recyclable, stylists are taking their own initiatives inside the salon. Norwegian colorist Julie Jakobsen has found success using rollers.

The Sustainable Future of Beauty: Cosmoprof North America and Fashion Institute of Technology Host Panel Discussion with Industry Experts

CPNA partnered with FIT's Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management Master's Degree program to host a panel discussion on the topic of sustainability in beauty packaging.

Hilaria Baldwin Unveils Aveda Sustainability Installation in NYC

On Tuesday, April 2, in line with the beginning of Earth Month, Environmental Advocate and Wellness Expert Hilaria Baldwin teamed up with Aveda to unveil an art installation made from 100% recycled materials at FIT in New York City.

Ecoheads Campaigns to Protect World's Smallest (and Cutest) Penguins

When colorists purchase The Ping color mixer in February, Ecoheads matches them up with an adopted penguin, helping promote conservation of one of the smallest members of the penguin family.