Why Clean Green Beauty

Green Beauty Fact Sheet

We Choose Products that 

Do Not Contain:

✕ Parabens

✕ SLS / SLES

✕ GMOs

✕ Petroleum

✕ Phthalates

✕ Synthetic Fragrance

✕ PEGs, PPGs & BGs

✕ Artificial Colorants

FIRST FOCUS: CHEMICALS, LONGEVITY, HEALTH

The cosmetic and beauty industry have many blurred lines. We have to be the change in our industry. Knowledge is power. Founder of GreenHouse has experienced more than one of these professional hazards and she is  not willing to take the risk anymore. We deserve better. The guests of the Centre’ deserve better. The organic, healing green salon will adapt sustainable and safe practices to honor our paths of beauty and well being.

GREEN FACTS


  1. In beauty, green means understanding nature and the human body as a whole, improving your looks, health and wellbeing naturally and holistically, and abstaining from synthetic , hazardous chemicals.                            

  2. There are 40 million “green boomers” in the US                              

  3. Four in ten consumers today buy some type of organic food every time they shop for groceries                

  4. We understand that posture and exposure to chemicals may affect our long term goals and health          

  5. Prolonged exposure to the harmful chemicals and toxins found in salons as well as skincare and beauty products have been linked to infertility, breast cancer, bladder cancer, dermatitis, and respiratory problems                                           

  6. Our scalp is where the blood supply is richest in the entire body            

  7. Skin can absorb up to 60% of substances applied to its surface          

  8. Bladder cancer, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and bone marrow cancers have higher incidence in hair care professionals who work with hair dyes daily for long period of times                                                       

  9. A study conducted in New York found that beauticians were at three times greater risk of breast cancer than other professions. Also, risk of lung, larynx, bladder, and multiple myeloma is higher in hairdressers than other occupations                                       

  10. Study shows mothers exposed to endocrine disruptors and chemicals have fertility issues, miscarriages, ovarian failure,  preterm labor, low birth weight, aral cleft palates, male genital tract malformations                  

  11. Cardiovascular function, Heart Disease may be linked to exposure to volatile chemicals which shows oxidative stress and reduced heart rate                                                      

  12. Increase risk of Depression for salon workers who had worked in the industry 20 years or longer            

  13. IARC (international agency for research on cancer)concluded that “occupational exposures as a hairdresser are probably carcinogenic to humans”

  14. Salon workers have been found to suffer from neurological symptoms and disease at disproportionate rates, two symptoms are headaches and dizziness.                 

  15. Pimples, redness, itchiness, and rashes are all signals that our body rejects certain ingredients in cosmetic products                             

  16. Asthma, migraines, hyperactivity disorder, rashes, depression, and seizures have been linked to synthetic chemical fragrances              

  17. We must be conscious and limit exposure to top contenders ~Phthalates, formaldehyde, phenols, sodium laureth sulfate, coal tar, toxic dyes, and synthetic fragrance                                           

  18. 1 out of 5 hair stylist will suffer an illness directly related to our occupation                                         

  19. Improper POSTURE, repetitive work, and shampoo bowls have put us at risk for occupational related musculoskeletal disorders                   

  20. 70% of hair stylist will suffer from work dermatitis at some point in our career                                           

  21. A significant amount of people are developing allergies or other skin conditions and color is not an option for them                                     

  22. We respect the health of our clients and ourselves                                      

For references and more information please check out

 

Ingredients To Avoid

Header Subtitle

No. 1 – Animal Fats, Oils + Musks:

Commonly collected from mink, emu +sharks. Often used in soaps, lubricants,salves + cosmetics.


No. 2 – Benzalkonium Chloride:

Used as a disinfectant + antiseptic in moisturizers + sanitizers. A severe irritant to the immune, skin + respiratory systems.


No. 3 – Benzophenone + Derivatives: Common in personal care products such as nail polishes + sunscreen. Linked to

cancer + considered an endocrine

Disruptor.


No. 4 – Bisphenol A (BPA):

Used to harden plastic found in containers, bottles + linings. Acts as a hormone disruptor, especially concerning the development of fetuses, infants + children.


No. 5 – Butoxyethanol:

Used as a solvent or fragrance additive in perfumes + hair color. Causes severe irritation to skin + respiratory tract, potentially carcinogenic.


No. 6 – BHA + BHT:

Food + cosmetic additives used to extend shelf life. Likely carcinogenic + may cause liver damage.


No. 7 – Coal Tar:

A derivative of coal, contaminated with heavy metals that are toxic to the brain.

Used in hair dye + shampoo.


No. 8 – 1,4-Dioxane:

A by-product of the manufacturing of other chemicals commonly found in toiletries +is a known animal carcinogen + probable human carcinogen. Irritant to the skin,

eyes + respiratory system.


No. 9 – Endocrine Disruptors:

Interferes with the endocrine system, can cause health effects such as reduced fertility, birth defects, impaired immune

functions, developmental disorders +various cancers.


No. 10 –

Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid

(EDTA):

Found in hair products + moisturizers as a binding agent + stabilizer. May be toxic

to organs + can cause adverse

reproductive + developmental effects on the body.


No. 11 – Ethanolamines (MEA/DEA/TEA,

Cocamide MEA, Diethanolamine,

Cocamide DEA, Lauramide DEA,

Linoleamide DEA, Oleamide DEA,

Triethanolamine TEA):Found in hair dyes, cosmetics, fragrances

+ cleaning solvents, used as a surfactant

+ pH adjuster. Corrosive to the skin.

Linked to causing allergies, disruptions in hormones + inhibited fetal brain development.

No. 12 – Formaldehyde:

Used as a preservative in cosmetics & bazillion blow out +body products, is a known carcinogen linked to health problems including headaches, allergies, asthma,neurotoxicity + developmental toxicity.


No. 13 – Hydroquinone:

Used as a skin lightener to diminish age spots + acne scars. Linked to cancer, is also known to cause serious skin irritations + organ toxicity.


No. 14 – Methyl Cellosolve:

Used as a fragrance + solvent in

anti-aging creams, moisturizers +

serums. Is a skin irritant + possible

neurotoxin. Exposure can cause DNA mutations that could lead to cancer.

We Choose Products that 
Do Not Contain:
✕ Parabens
✕ SLS / SLES
✕ GMOs
✕ Petroleum
✕ Phthalates
✕ Synthetic Fragrance
✕ PEGs, PPGs & BGs
✕ Artificial Colorants

 

Green Circle Salons

Our circle's mission

Green Circle Salons provides the world’s first, and North America’s only, sustainable salon solution to recover and repurpose beauty waste ensuring that we can help keep people and the planet beautiful. 

They  are able to transform beauty waste into a desirable commodity through an award-winning platform built by the industry, for the industry. Their program allows salons to repurpose and recover up to 95% of the resources that were once considered waste; materials such as hair, leftover hair color, foils, color tubes, aerosol cans, paper and plastics. 


Their platform is designed to support salons in four key areas; to be green, to build a recurring revenue, to gain clients, and to save money. We do this in a way that is simple, open and honest - everyone is involved, and everyone wins. 


Today more than ever, consumers vote with their dollars and channel spending into responsible brands that support healthy communities. Literally overnight, our program adds layers of value that enhance both customer and staff experience, and publicly position our member salons as responsible stewards of our planet.

 

800 Rose St
La Crosse, La Crosse County 54603
USA

Call or Text 608-797-9855

To cancel please call or contact your practitioner directly *

©2019 by GreenHouse Holistic Salon and Wellness Co-op. Proudly created with Wix.com