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    Be nice to your Mother Earth, she loves you!

    We are trying to keep Mother Earth happy this year and every year at Maximum FX. So in celebration of Earth Month we have made a few Earth Month Eco Tip Videos for our lovely guests. We challenge you to help us in improving the environment not just here in Texas but all over the world.

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    Maximum FX Joins Green Circle Salons - Creates Initiative To Keep The Planet More Beautiful

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  • Life in the Fast lane by team MFX

    With Earth Month comes the annual Aveda Catwalk for water! It was amazing watching the team work together to get their models together for this years theme which was life in the fast lane. A huge round of applause to our amazing models and team members for putting together an amazing show!

  • Earth Month 2015

      It's Earth Month, and we have some exciting activities and drawings planned to raise money for the Lower Mississippi River Keeper, Gulf Restoration Network and Global Green Grants. Read on to get familiar with the organizations that do so much to keep our water clean in the USA and across the world. Lower Mississippi River Keeper As part of the Waterkeeper Alliance their goal is to champion clean water and the communities which it serves.

  • Behind the Scenes: 2013 Catwalk for Water Hair Show

    Written By:  Whitney LabrecqueWhat goes into a runway production with four hair models?concept meetingsmodel searchwardrobehairmakeupmusictrial runs (hair/makeup/wardrobe)Once a concept or theme is agreed upon by the hair team, the model search begins. The models' hair generally determines a look or hair design. We often look for models willing to cut and color their hair in support of the overall concept.

  • Aveda's Work In Rural India

    Our Aveda business partner Jessica McCarthy is currently in India touring the various places of interest where Aveda is currently involved.  If you've purchased a n Aveda Earth Month candle in recent years, watch this short video to see where YOU'VE made a difference!  

  • Headmapping™: Helping salons and clients care for the environment

    Hair Color Expert Erica Colon applies hair color using the Headmapping technique With the increasing evidence of environmental damage shown by higher temperatures, a depleting o-zone layer and the disappearance of certain plants and animals, it is more urgent than ever for businesses to take steps to protect the environment in order to preserve it. Headmapping™ is the salon and beauty industry's solution to conserving color waste as it allows salons, like Maximum FX, to reduce waste and make a c...

  • Energy Conservation - Together We Can Make A Difference

    Almost all of you are aware that we are living through one of the hottest summers in recent memory, especially in Texas.   As an Aveda Environmenal Lifestyle Salon and Spa organization, we pride ourselves on the practice of being an environmentally conscious company.   From the products that we use, to the ways that we conserve and protect environmental resources, we try to provide a living model for others to follow.  As you can appreciate, the high temperatures have me...

  • Green beauty tips for Earth Day 2011!

    You don't have to just celebrate Earth Day together... Make it last all month! Or year!  According to Grist.com, a site for environmental news, commentary and advice, Austin is the 15th most green city in the world.

  • Help get clean water for everyone!

    Every 21 seconds a child dies from lack of access to clean water. 1 in 7 people in developing countries lack access to clean water. The average woman in developing countries has to walk four miles (6 kilometers) to gain access to clean water.

  • Still The Spill! Cut-A-Thon 2010

    It's been nearly a month now that Maximum FX has been collecting your hair scraps to send to Matter of Trust. We swept up your hair clippings, boxed them up, and shipped them to the Gulf, where they will be repurposed as "booms" and soak up the massive amount of oil from the recent spill.Wish you could help more?You can! Maximum FX Salons Spas is hosting our 2nd annual Cut-A-Thon, this year benefitting Matter of Trust.

  • BP Oil Spill Cleanup - Donate Hair

    Who would have thought that salons would be the ones to "save the day"?    Beginning today, Maximum FX Salons Spas will be aiding the cleanup effort in the Gulf Of Mexico by donating hair from haircuts and used nylons to the Matter Of Trust organization.   Matter Of Trust is a non-profit company that is organizing efforts to create hair booms and hair mats designed to absorb oil in the Gulf Of Mexico.

  • Earth Month Tip #11 - Water Your Lawn Not Your Sidewalk

    Set sprinklers to water the lawn or garden only - not the street or sidewalk.   Did you know that literally thousands of gallons of water are wasted because sprinkler heads aren't adjusted to water the lawn or garden?    This is a simple fix by adjusting the direction of water flow, or replacing your sprinkler heads with ones that are designed to water a smaller area.

  • Earth Month Tip #10

    Turn off lights and electronics when you leave the room. Always plug chargers into a power strip, but unplug your cell phone charger when not in use. Turn off energy strips and surge protectors when not in use (especially overnight).

  • Earth Month Tip #9: Reduce.

    You'll see it on Oprah or Dr. Phil - de-clutter your life, simplify it, rid your home of excess stuff. The key is that once you de-clutter your life to keep it that way.