Our ideal of beauty finds its inspiration in the concept of equilibrium between substance and shape. Our style is inspired by simplicity, harmony and good taste.
By creating “beauty” we want to encourage people to take care of themselves, of the environment in which they live and work, and of the things they love.
Sustainability deals with the responsibility we owe to ourselves, the people with which we work, our customers, and the world in which we live and operate.
Spas and beauty salons have a huge impact on the health of our planet, and the way they’re run makes more of a difference than one might think.
Today’s hairdressing salons, beauty clinic or spas often have a range of services that can affect the environment in many ways. Most hairdressing salons or beauty clinics offer nail and skin treatments, such as tanning, facials, body wraps, manicures, and make-up applications, as well as many retailing many products. In providing these services, however, many wastes can be generated.
The most notable environmental issues for salons are:
A hairdresser’s day-to-day decisions regarding wastes can make a large impact on environmental issues. By implementing some basic environmental practices, salons can increase their facilities’ environmental responsibility, and often lower many costs.
There are a wide range of chemicals used in the hair and beauty industry. Many of these chemicals are hazardous to the environment, but are also of concern to human health.
One study in the United States of America has shown that up to 20% of hairdressers leave the business because of allergies or dermatitis.
If a tap drips once every second, 10,000 litres of water are wasted in one year!!
We as individuals working in the wellness & beauty industry can do a lot by being mindful in the following ways:
This article is a part of a 3-parts blog post, here is the link to the 2nd part: https://www.world-wellness-weekend.org/sustainability-in-the-beauty-industry-ii-part/
Author of the article is Reena Sheth, an Award winning Spa professional, with over 15 years of experience in operations, with a diploma in Naturopathy from Medicina Alternativa & INPA.