Your Eco-friendly Terminology Guide

Do you own a hair and beauty salon, or any business for that matter, and are looking to become more eco-friendly? No matter where you are on your journey toward sustainability, there are many terms that are found on product labels that can get confusing.

There is also a new phenomenon known as ‘greenwashing’ where companies plaster eco-friendly terminology all over the products without it being entirely accurate in an effort to entice sustainably-minded consumers, and this just adds to the existing confusion.

As a business that specialises in Eco-friendly salon products, such as biodegradable gloves,...

Why Your Business Should Make the Swap Over to Compostable Bin Bags

If you were to look at the trash that your business creates over the course of a year, you’d most likely be shocked at the amount. While there are many sustainable swaps that you can make to reduce your waste and your impact on the environment, bin liners are often overlooked.

The good news is that, unlike many other countries, you have many quality options to choose from when it comes to compostable bin liners in Australia. Here at Affordable Eco Solutions, we stock compostable bin bags, and these are some of the reasons why you...

The Life Cycle Of Disposable Hairdressing Towels

Many salons in Australia, and around the world for that matter, are slowly transitioning away from traditional cotton towels and moving towards disposable hairdressing towels. If you have yet to make the move from cotton towels, you may be interested in disposable towels and what their life cycle looks like, especially from an environmental standpoint.

The Use Of Towels In Salons And Why Disposable Salon Towels May Be Your Best Option

Towels have been used in salons for decades and play a very important role in the hygiene, functioning, and comfort offered by any salon. In this article, we’ll have a look at the many uses that towels offer  both in hair salons and beauty salons, as well as why disposable salon towels may soon be replacing traditional cotton towels in salons around the world.

Hair Salons

  • Protecting Clothing

Towels are often draped over clients’ shoulders to protect their clothes from bleach, hair colour, and other harsh chemicals found in hair salons.

  • Drying Off...

Why Hairdressers & Beauty Therapists Should Always Wear Salon Gloves

Did you know that hairdressers and beauty therapists are one of the most at-risk professional groups for developing workplace-related dermatitis? Dermatitis is the formation of blistered, dry, cracked and flaky skin. While dermatitis may be predominantly genetic, certain environments and external factors play a huge role in flair-ups.

It is for this reason, and many others, that hairdressers and beauty therapists should protect their hands by wearing salon gloves. After all, having healthy hands and dexterity is very important to the service these professionals offer their clients. Let’s look at some other reasons why salon gloves should always be worn...