Estetica Magazine UK (1/2018)


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Change to eco light bulbs, make waste, and works with an ecobrand

committed to sustainability.

sure lights are switched off in

rooms not in use and consider Ralph and Rice also supports

installing motion sensor lighting local, independent businesses

in lesser used areas like staff (from the furnishings and flowers

rooms, corridors and toilets,” says through to refreshments served)


and reuses product packaging for

Ralph and Rice in the heart of east in-salon planting or to serve salads

London is another salon combining

eco-friendly practices with initiative to drive sustainability,

or granola to customers. Another

salon expertise. Its team members reduce wastage and raise client

are as passionate about hair as awareness is re-filling clients’

they are about modernising the empty retail bottles for a discounted


salon experience to become truly

sustainable. The salon uses

With eight sustainable salons

biodegradable disposable towels, across east and south London, the

has Eco heads fitted to the

Blue Tit group strives to ensure it

backwash taps to reduce water does everything it can to adhere to

an eco-ethos. “We make sure to

use recycled materials when

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Matthew Curtis Chipping Norton

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Buying items made to

last or using pre-loved

classics is a great way to

avoid waste creation

and embrace chic repurposing,

as is the case

in the newly opened

Matthew Curtis salon

in Chipping Norton.

creating our salons, such as our

Brixton salon where workstations

are crafted from upcycled heavy

industrial metal,” says Blue Tit

Director, Perry Patraszewski.

“When redesigning or revamping

your salon, look at ways you can

recycle previously used materials

and work with architects, interior

designers and furniture providers

experienced in upcycling and

using reclaimed materials.

“It’s also important to really make

the most of any natural light, find

ways to incorporate as it can

substantially reduce your electricity

bill. In Brixton, one of the

design features is a huge skylight

above the shampoo area. It floods

natural light into the salon as it is

calming for clients who relax

while having their hair washed by

watching clouds scud by. At night,

it doubles up as an effective free

lighting feature, reflecting outside

lights back in to the salon,” says

Terry. “Natural light is ideal for

client colour too and remember,

using lighter colours throughout

the salon, as well as plenty of

mirrors, helps make the most of

natural light within the salon.”

It goes without saying that Blue Tit

recycles everything wherever

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