April is Earth Month, which means that eco-friendly tips are popping up like daffodils. However, not all of the information you'll see out there is related to spa specifically. So if you're looking to make your business a little greener, we've gathered some tips to help. From natural products to business ideas, there's more than one path to greening your spa.
Earth-Friendly Tips and Articles for Spas
How to Green Clean Your Massage Practice—the Easy Way
From practices to products, Terry Russell shares a few ideas to green your massage business.
Sustain & Gain: Greenify Your Spa, Reduce Costs, and Help the Planet
There are many easy, cost-effective ways to ramp up your business' sustainability program. This article breaks it down from three perspectives: environment, social responsibility, and financial.
11 Easy Green Spa Tips
While some sustainability measures can require sizeable up-front costs (but save money in the long run), these are free or inexpensive!
Eco-Friendly Spa Treatment Protocols
SpaRitual Close Your Eyes Mindful Pedicure
Get clients ready for sandal weather with a vegan pedicure while they experience the relaxing aroma of Egyptian geranium.
Farmaesthetics Sweet Milk and Lavender Bud Facial
Deeply cleanse, exfoliate, and hydrate dry skin with the natural power of herbs and other natural ingredients.
ESS Aromatherapy Aging Gracefully Massage
Specially blended essential oils help promote self-confidence and lift the spirits. This body massage will make you feel the optimism of youth.
Eco-Friendly Spa Supplies
Prosana Cellulose Sponges
Made from natural, untreated cellulose fiber and 23% recycled paper.
Intrinsics Organic Cotton
Great for any facial or skin service, organic cotton rolls provide maximum absorption of liquids. Organic cotton balls are perfect for removing makeup and applying astringents or toners.
Made with silver ions and citric acid, this EPA-registered broad spectrum antimicrobial disinfectant is strong enough to kill anything from everyday germs to dangerous viruses.
Green Spa and Salon Organizations
Green Spa Network
Cultivate your sustainability story and shape the evolution of the green spa movement by joining this non-profit trade organization. Membership is FREE!
National Association of Eco-Friendly Salons & Spas (NAEFSS)
Tamara Jercha, founder of NAEFSS, works with salon industry manufacturers, distributors and other industry professionals. She assists businesses in achieving success in implementing eco-friendly initiatives without having to create their own sustainability department.
Universal Companies is proud to offer a wellness focus for spa professionals and welcomes you to consult with our green spa professionals about natural products and ingredients. Dedicated to the success of spa professionals everywhere, we're grateful to be recognized with the American Spa Magazine Professional's Choice Award, Favorite Distributor of the Year, for 13 consecutive years. (Thank you!)