Posts tagged the beauty factory
What We Mean By "Eco-Friendly"

The “eco” part of eco-friendly comes from “ecosystem”. An ecosystem is “a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment.” When we say we’re an eco-friendly salon, we mean that we acknowledge every facet of the salon experience impacts them human and the planet. We’ve thought of everything from the moment you walk through the door until long after you have left. 800 years after you’ve left, actually. I’ll explain.

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Greenwashing

Greenwashing is what companies will do to their product packaging and marketing terminology to try to appear less toxic than they are. It’s a word modeled after “whitewash”. It’s designed to give you the impression that the products are somehow eco-friendly. This kind of marketing counts on people not doing their homework.

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BRING THE BEST VERSION OF YOURSELF TO THE SALON

As a stylist, I don't try to recreate a person with their hair style, mainly because I know they'll migrate back to their comfort zone and not maintain it. I examine the hair to see what it wants to do, what it's able to do, and what my potential client is able and willing to do with it.

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WHY IS MY HAIR BRASSY?

Brassy is not a color, it is what remains in your hair after the removal of color. If you leave the salon perfect, but turn brassy after a couple of shampoos, then you need to examine you hair-care routine to find the cause. 

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