6 Clean Hair Products Every Woke Beauty Girl Can Add To Their Routine
So you are just beginning to be conscious about what you use on your skin and hair. Or perhaps you already have your vanity stashed with cruelty-free makeup and clean beauty products and know the difference between clean beauty and green beauty. Regardless, we can agree that it’s easy to find makeup and skincare that fit the bill, but when it comes to hair care, products are fewer.
Great news for you: we’ve done the legwork and found products that are made minus the nasties and are easy on your hair. Here are some to consider adding to your routine.
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Act+Acre Cold Processed Scalp Detox, $62
Not only is this formula the world’s first Cold Processed hair care, it is also vegan, cruelty-free, free from sulphates, silicones, parabens and gluten. Applied to the scalp in sections about 15 to 20 minutes before you wash your hair, it works to lift impurities, remove styling residue and dead skin thanks to a potent blend of basil leaf, amaranth and moringa oils. And you know a clean healthy scalp equals healthy, strong hair.
Love, Beauty and Planet Hope and Repair Shampoo, $12.90
With a commitment to making you and the planet even more beautiful, this shampoo is infused with sustainably sourced organic coconut oil and ylang ylang to nourish your hair. Plus the bottle this shampoo comes in (not the caps, though) is made from 100 per cent recycled material and you’re encouraged to recycle it after you’ve finished using it as well.
Kevin Murphy Repair.Me Rinse
Created without any harmful chemicals this conditioner fuses life into tired and lackluster locks. Pineapple and papaya enzymes nourish strands without weighing down hair while shea butter hydrates and softens tired hair. It’s also got aloe vera extract and acai that together repair and protect hair so it looks glossy and is soft and smooth to touch.
Briogeo Be Gentle, Be Kind Avocado + Quinoa Co-Wash, $49
Vegan, cruelty-free and 98 per cent naturally derived, this co-wash (conditioner only washing) is ideal for days when you’re strapped for time. The non-lathering formula gently and effectively cleanses dirt, sebum and build up while also rehydrating the hair. Avocado oil which is rich in fatty acids and antioxidants helps nourish hair while quinoa forms a protective barrier to shield hair from further damage.
Abyssian Hair Serum, $53
Get softer, smoother, more manageable hair with this serum that has all of the goodness of Abyssinian oil minus any nasties. Rich in omega 3, 6, and 9 fatty acids and antioxidants it’s like a superfood for hair, strengthening each strand so you’re less likely to have any breakage. Used over a period of time hair is glossy and soft.
Aveda Heat Relief Thermal Protector & Conditioning Mist, $47
This is ideal for those who are in closed relationship with their curling tong or straightening iron. Made from 97 per cent naturally derived ingredients this mist protects and conditions hair while heat styling. Plus, it has calming aroma that’s a blend of pure plant and flower essences including certified organic lavender, orange, petitgrain and ylang ylang.