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About Organic Roots

Organic Roots Salon and Spa was established in 2014. It is the first cruelty-free, organic, and 100% vegan salon in Maine. The salon thrives on our passion for our customers satisfaction while always providing an environmentally conscious service.

Organic Roots Salon and Spa is made up of a team of individual business owners that all share the same passion of providing excellent service to the public. Each member at Organic Roots is an expert in their specialty. At our salon the specialist creates there own schedule. This meaning, when calling the salon and spa you can expect to be directed to the specialist of your choice to discuss the service you desire and make your appointment with that person. All of our team members at the salon and spa share a mutual dedication, professionalism and their own creative tones. Each specialist adds up to the perfect balance in a salon and spa.  Select the "Meet the Team" tab, at the top for additional information on each of our team member. 

For your convenience, we are pleased to offer free WIFI service throughout the salon.


Natural Awakenings

"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..."

By Jessie Shiers


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Portland Press Herald 

" ... SUSTAINABLE BEAUTY? A hair salon might not seem like the front lines of sustainability efforts, but Harding is trying to make a dent in a highly chemical world. The organic products she uses don’t smell (there’s no ammonia in them) or burn. “There is absolutely no irritation,” she said.... "

By Mary Pols, Staff Writer


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Maine Women Magazine 

"Progressive Maine salons are using products free of animal testing, animal-based ingredients and harsh chemicals.


Vegan food in Maine restaurants and grocery stores surprises no one. But how about a vegan nail polish? Or a vegan hair dye? Or a full vegan salon?.... "

By Avery Yale Kamila


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Small Business of the Year by the South Portland Economic Development Committee

"After five years of operation, Organic Roots has become a thriving local business in the South Portland community, according to a company press release.

“It’s an amazing industry,” said Harding, “And I love what I do.”... “


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