Taking a look at some of today’s top green hair products on the market. How to find the right stuff your hair needs that is also mindful of mother nature.
Did you know that by breakfast, the average person has encountered over 100 chemicals? Many of these interactions occur while getting ready for the day. Hair products are the main culprit.
Are the hair products you’re using impacting your health and the environment?
There’s no better time than the present to go eco-friendly. Luckily, there are hundreds of awesome green hair brands that can ease your transition.
To get you started on your eco-conscious journey, here are some of the highest-rated green hair products on the market.
Tints of Nature Hair Dye
Your traditional hair dyes contain harsh chemicals for your lungs, skin, and for the environment. Thanks to this brand, you can change your hair color without causing harm.
Tints of Nature makes hair dye that is ammonia-free, paraben-free, sulfate-free, resorcinol-free and has no propylene glycol. They even use the lowest level of p-Phenylenediamine.
In addition to cleaner ingredients, Tints of Nature is cruelty-free and vegan. By using 100% recycled cardboard and using biodegradable packing chips, they reduce their overall waste.
Where can you find these green hair dyes? At any eco-friendly and green hair salon.
Seed Phytonutrients Heavy Duty Conditioner
If you have thick, coarse hair, having a strong conditioner is a must. However, you don’t want to promote non-sustainable hair brands in the process.
The solution? Seed Phytonutrients Heavy Duty Conditioner.
This vegan and silicone-free conditioner contain camellia oil and Shea butter to give your hair the moisture it needs.
The coolest part of this green brand is the packaging. They use 100% post-consumer recycled paper and a recycled plastic lining. It’s the first paper packaging that is durable enough for the shower!
Ethique Shampoo & Conditioner Bars
Want to skip the packaging altogether on your shampoo and conditioner? Try Ethique’s shampoo and conditioner bars.
These bars are palm oil-free and cruelty-free, using only natural ingredients. Not only do they last longer than liquid hair products, but their ingredients are more concentrated.
Ethique is a certified B corporation and they are one of the few hair companies that are certified climate neutral. They guarantee minimal negative impact on the planet.
Their shampoo and conditioner bars come in a variety of blends for different hair types. From thin to coarse, Ethique has you covered.
Allpa Botanicals Hair Oils
During cold winter months or hot desert summers, your hair takes a beating. The best way to infuse it with instant hydration is through hair oils.
Allpa makes one of the best green hair oils on the market. Depending on your hair concern, choose one of their oil blends to address your issue.
Their range includes Argan oil, Jojoba oil, Turmeric oil, and Grapeseed oil.
Allpa Botanicals is committed to empowering the local communities in Ecuador that harvest their oils. Their ethical sourcing, cruelty-free and organic ingredients make their hair products eco-friendly and effective.
Andrea’s Organic Market Hair Masks
When you’re having a spa night at home, nothing feels better than a luxurious hair mask. Lather it in, let it soak, and rinse it out to create lusciously soft hair.
Andrea’s Organic Market makes four different vegan masks that make your hair shine, de-frizz and feel hydrated.
Each product only contains a handful of readable ingredients sourced from local small businesses. Everything they make is cruelty-free.
They also support the zero-waste movement by only shipping products in compostable materials, never plastic. There’s even a compost bin and refill station at the main store.
Acure Organics Vegan Dry Shampoo
Some days, you just don’t want to wash your hair. If you have an amazing dry shampoo, there’s no need to.
Acure Organic’s Dry Shampoo is one of the best in the green beauty industry.
With a formulation for brunettes and for light-colored hair, their dry shampoo gets quickly absorbed at the roots. Any oil gets soaked up and hidden by the powder-based product.
All ingredients are cruelty-free, palm oil-free, and vegan. Most of them are USDA certified organic and ship in recyclable plastic.
Dirty Hippie Shampoo & Conditioner
Despite this brand’s name, their products and ingredients are as clean as can be. Dirty Hippie makes legendary green shampoos and conditioners and other hair styling products.
One of their best sellers is their GMO-free dry shampoo. It comes in a range of colors and is even refillable.
Their leave-in condition, another crowd-pleaser, now has aluminum refills. No need to recycle your packaging, just re-use it!
Their ingredients are often sourced ethically, fair trade, and local. They’re always cruelty-free, palm oil-free, and vegan.
EvolvH Hair Styling Lotion
Straightening lotion is the holy grail product for anyone with frizzy hair. EvolvH’s styling lotion adds an eco-friendly spin to this beloved product.
It’s a 5-in-1 product that’s also cruelty-free, vegan, gluten-free, and free of silicones and parabens. All ingredients are non-toxic and contain naturally derived chemicals.
To use this product, pump some into your hand and rub it down the strands. Regardless of if your hair’s wet or dry, it’s effective at taming frizz and adding shine.
Rahua Voluminous Hair Spray
Eco-friendly consumers deserve to have long-lasting hairstyles like everyone else. With Rahua’s hair spray, they can.
Their voluminous hairspray is unlike any on the markets. Rather than leaving your hair crunchy, it feels soft and luscious. It even protects your hair from UV exposure.
This brand works with indigenous groups all over the world to ethically source its rahua oil. They use the tribe’s traditional methods of extraction which respects the environment and the people.
Plus, the packaging of their voluminous hair spray is non-aerosol. Win!
Interested in Learning More About Green Hair Products?
The use of chemicals, unethical sourcing processes, and inhumane testing is hurting the planet and its beings. You can make a change simply by transitioning your hair products to cleaner brands.
Green hair products can be just as effective and beloved as chemical-induced ones.
For more tips and suggestions for clean beauty, check out the Ecowalk Ecobeauty section of our site.