Naked Hair Salon & More Honored by City

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Naked Hair Salon & More may only be in business for less than three years but they are the mouse that roared when it comes to making an impact on the environment and their community. On, Tuesday night, March 19th 2013, the City of Delray Beach, Fl. Mayor Thomas Carney and Vice Mayor Adam Frankel and the city commissioners honored Janine and Adam Shuman, owners of the Eco-Friendly Salon and Educational Academy, Naked Hair Salon for their positive impact on the local community, and the their efforts worldwide to bring awareness to the environment and the needs of others. Naked Hair Salon & More’s core philosophy is deeply rooted in the importance to bring awareness to our environment and provide services, products that are people planet and pet friendly. Renew, recycle, reuse along with non toxic, non-chemical products used in the salon environment has been their mantra from day one. The 2000 sq. ft. salon was built out of natural recycled materials from other job sites, remnants of hurricane debris and non- toxic surroundings from floor to ceiling. You sense and smell the difference from your first step into the bright and cheerful salon space; the air is clean and free of harmful chemicals. “Many of our clients are referred by dermatologists, obstetricians, cancer doctors, holistic practitioners out health issues that toxic products and fumes can be harmful to their clients, but more and more clients are becoming aware on their own of the threat to their health by toxic chemicals like formaldehyde and others that invade their pores and lungs”, commented Janine Shuman during the ceremony at Delray City hall. After a short three years from concept to opening Naked Hair Salon & More, Janine and Adam Shuman’s commitment to the environment has been demonstrated by their actions that reach around the world and right in their own back yard. They are members of the National Association of Eco- Friendly Salons & Spas. (NAEFSS) that donates a percentage of sales to a network of environmental organizations worldwide and are part of the ReForest Action program with their own tree lot in Senegal, South Africa where they have planted over 1300 trees and once the lot reaches 1600 trees it will improve the living conditions for a family of ten. Closer to home Naked Hair & more’s involvement with the MATTER of TRUST, a program that recycles hair clippings from that are later used to absorb oil from damaging spills brought awareness to the Delray community during the tragic BP oil spill that damaged the many Florida beaches. Scores of local residents and visitors donated their hair at Naked Hair Salon & More to aid in the massive clean up efforts. The City of Delray recognized Janine and Adam’s efforts and contribution of giving back to the many of local community programs and needs which included a “haircut a thon” in conjunction with St. Paul’s Episcopal Church to raise funds for Haiti hurricane victims to the Treat any Soldier program that contributed to providing care packages to Soldiers serving in Harm’s Way. Naked Hair Salon & More’s efforts and communalistic approach to help the less fortunate in the community have included joining with other community companies and organizations to provide bicycles, work boots, soap, food, toys, funds and their time to help make a difference in hunger, poverty and illness. Their slogan tells it all, “Hair to do a Little Good.” For more visit www.nakedhairsalon.com.