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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.

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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.

ColorProof Hosts a Beach Cleanup to Celebrate One Year of Incorporating Ocean Plastics as Part of its Packaging

To celebrate one year of incorporating ocean-plastics as part of its packaging, ColorProof Color Care Authority hosted a beach cleanup to remove waste that could potentially enter our oceans. Headquartered in Southern California, the ColorProof team set off to their local shoreline equipped with garbage bags and trash pickers. In just a few hours, the team picked up more than 150 pounds of trash.

Being a Hairstylist and Coping With Invisible Illness

A campaign between Instagram star-stylist Ash Fortis and ECOHEADS during Invisible Illness Week in October revealed an industry fully aware of, and trying to cope with, the agony of invisible illnesses.

Kevin Murphy Will Create Packaging with 100% Recycled Ocean Plastics by Next Year

The brand will reinvent its signature packaging with recycled materials starting in 2019 in an effort to eliminate plastic waste in the oceans.