We are passionate about our work and maintaining a healthy, sustainable, compassionate environment.
Organic Roots is a cruelty-free, organic, and vegan salon located in South Portland, Maine. The salon thrives on our passion for our customers satisfaction while always providing an environmentally conscious service.
now offering holistic facials, Reiki and full body waxing
We are conveniently located at 545 Westbrook St, South Portland Maine.
Organics Roots Maine
Natural Esthetician and wax specialist
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Betsy Harding is on a mission. As a licensed cosmetologist and certified organic colorist, she has an environmentally conscious spirit and passion for customer satisfaction that have led her to create Maine’s first completely cruelty-free and 100 percent vegan salon. Organic Roots Salon and Day Spa in South Portland offers a natural alternative for those seeking a salon and day spa experience that strives to be green in all aspects.
Harding owned Ocean Waves Salon, also in South Portland, for the past five years. A vegan herself, she decided to sell Ocean Waves and strike out on a new venture so she could “work in the environment of my lifestyle.” Harding says in her experience as a cosmetologist she has found that many conventional and professional beauty products contain animal ingredients such as animal fats. In other cases, the products themselves or their chemical ingredients may be tested on animals.“They’re not going that extra step to make their product cruelty-free,” says Harding. Even if the company claims to be cruelty-free, the chemical components may come from a facility that tests on animals. “You really have to do your homework to make sure that the whole line is going to be vegan and cruelty-free,” Harding notes. “There are many companies out there that still do animal testing.”
Massage Therapy to Relieve Chronic Pain Licensed massage therapist Yaselis Toohey has joined forces with Organic Roots Salon and Day Space in South Portland and is accepting new clients. A graduate of Spa Tech Institute of Massage in Westbrook, Toohey has been practicing for four years in the Greater Portland area. She works primarily with patients looking for relief from chronic pain. Her studies have included deep tissue therapeutic massage, Swedish massage, myofascial techniques, pregnancy massage, infant massage, and cranial-sacrum therapy.
Location: Organic Roots Salon and Day Spa, 545 Westbrook St., South Portland. To schedule an appointment, email Yeselis Toohey at [email protected] or call 207-632-5823.
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