Earth Day is right around the corner and for the beauty obsessed, what better way is there to go green than through your hair care routine? While all-natural hair products were once a dime a dozen, tons of brands have taken the plunge into nature-inspired haircare.
Looking to stock up on a few green beauty products? Whether you have naturally dark brown hair or color-treated ash blonde strands, we’ve rounded up 17 of our favorite hair care products that are good for the planet and even better for your mane!
L’Oreal Professionnel Source Essentielle Nourishing Shampoo
Step one to combating dry hair is finding the perfect moisturizing shampoo. If you’re looking for a nature-inspired shampoo for parched strands, we love the L’Oreal Professionnel Source Essentielle Nourishing Shampoo. The product is formulated with 96 percent naturally-derived ingredients and provides intense nourishment for dry hair.
The best part? The eco-friendly bottle allows you to refill your shampoo up to three times at salons that offer the product, reducing your plastic use by about 30 percent.
L’Oreal Professionnel Source Essentielle Nourishing Shampoo, available in salon
L’Oreal Professionnel Source Essentielle Nourishing Balm
If your strands need extra hydration, follow your shampoo with the L’Oreal Professionnel Source Essentielle Nourishing Balm. Hair care systems are specifically designed to work together, so using both products is essential in making sure that your mane gets all of the benefits.
L’Oreal Professionnel Source Essentielle Nourishing Balm, available in salon
Biolage R.A.W Color Care Shampoo
The Biolage R.A.W line promises potent formulas from natural origin ingredients for uncompromised, healthy-looking hair. The brand considers ingredients to be natural origin if they retain more than 50 percent of their molecular structure after being processed from a natural source.
From the Biolage R.A.W line of products, we love the Color Care Shampoo. Formulated with coconut milk and meadowfoam, the shampoo helps protect color-treated hair, leaving it soft and shiny with lasting color vibrancy.
Biolage R.A.W Color Care Shampoo, $25.00 MSRP
Biolage R.A.W Color Care Conditioner
No shampoo is complete without a matching conditioner. If you’re thinking of investing in the Color Care Shampoo, be sure to also pick up the complimentary conditioner to complete your set.
Biolage R.A.W Color Care Conditioner, $25.00 MSRP
Pureology Strength Cure Superfood Treatment
If your salon color is in need of an extra bit of TLC, opt for a hair mask like the Pureology Strength Cure Superfood Treatment. The 100 percent vegan hair mask is made with goji berry extract and olive oil to help fortify and strengthen damaged hair.
Pureology Strength Cure Superfood Treatment, $44.00 MSRP
Lush Avocado Co-Wash
The hair world is going crazy for shampoo bars—they’re all-natural, can outlast your regular bottle of liquid shampoo, and are perfect for travel. If you’re looking for an eco-friendly way to save time on your next getaway, we recommend a two-in-one shampoo and conditioner bar like the Lush Avocado Co-Wash.
Lush Avocado Co-Wash, $15.95 MSRP
Lush Queen Bee Hair Honey
If you’re blessed with natural curls, you already know that some styling products can leave your ringlets feeling stiff and dry. The Lush Queen Bee Hair Honey is packed with honey, cinnamon, almond oil, and cocoa butter to help define your curls while keeping them moisturized.
Lush Queen Bee Hair Honey, $16.95 MSRP
Ethique St Clements Shampoo For Oily Hair
If you’re battling oily hair, the harsh chemicals found in some shampoos can sometimes make things worse. The lime and orange oils in the Ethique St Clements Shampoo balance oil production and cleanses hair while leaving it moisturized.
Ethique St Clements Shampoo For Oily Hair, $16.00 MSRP
Amika Silken Up Dry Conditioner
With the colder months in our rearview, we’re already gearing up for the scorching summer heat. Dry hair can strike at any time when warm weather finally arrives. When you’re too busy for a traditional hair mask or treatment, keep your strands soft and smooth on-the-go with the Amika Silken Up Dry Conditioner. The brand is entirely cruelty-free, vegan, and formulated without sulfates or gluten.
Amika Silken Up Dry Conditioner, $25.00 MSRP
Truly Organic Unicorn Hair Repair Hair Mask
Unicorns might be a storybook fantasy but majestic, healthy strands that rival a unicorn’s mane don't have to be. If you’re looking for a repairing hair mask to add to your collection, we love the Truly Organic Unicorn Hair Repair Mask. The 100 percent organic product tames frizz, hydrates, and helps the look and feel of damaged hair.
Truly Organic Unicorn Hair Repair Hair Mask, $28.00 MSRP
Alaffia Coconut Texturizing Spray
Sea salt sprays have long been our Holy Grail for creating gorgeous waves you can only achieve after a long day at the beach. Though, some formulas can lead to dry, crunchy locks. The Alaffia Coconut Texturizing Spray is formulated with coconut water to give your mane waves for days while keeping it hydrated.
Alaffia Coconut Texturizing Spray, $12.99 MSRP
Captain Blankenship Golden Waves Sea Salt Shimmer Spray
If you want your waves to shine like a golden hour sunset, we recommend the Captain Blankenship Golden Waves Sea Salt Shimmer Spray. The organic sea salt formula gives hair texture while adding flecs of gold mica for a natural-looking shimmer.
Captain Blankenship Golden Waves Sea Salt Shimmer Spray, $28.00 MSRP
100% Pure Glossy Locks Glossing Shampoo
Dreaming of shiny hair? Opt for a shampoo like the 100% Pure Glossy Locks Glossing Shampoo. The seaweed collagen infuses hair with a high-shine effect, making dull, lifeless strands a thing of the past.
100% Pure Glossy Locks Glossing Shampoo, $34.00 MSRP
Briogeo Farewell Frizz Blow Dry Perfection And Heat Protectant Crème
Every one of Briogeo’s products are 95 percent naturally derived—forgoing chemicals, sulfates, and parabens altogether. We love the brand’s Farewell Frizz Blow Dry Perfection And Heat Protectant Crème to combat frizz and provide heat protection.
Briogeo Farewell Frizz Blow Dry Perfection And Heat Protectant Crème, $24.00 MSRP
Briogeo Scalp Revival Charcoal And Tea Tree Scalp Treatment
Your scalp can be plagued with a number of issues—one of the most common being dryness. If you’re dealing with a dry, flaky scalp, we recommend the Briogeo Scalp Revival Charcoal And Tea Tree Scalp Treatment. The treatment removes build-up and hydrates the scalp to prevent dryness and flakiness.
Briogeo Scalp Revival Charcoal And Tea Tree Scalp Treatment, $32.00 MSRP
Rahua Voluminous Dry Shampoo
Gone are the days where dry shampoo used to leave your locks looking flat and lifeless. Crafted with all plant-based ingredients, the Rahua Voluminous Dry Shampoo refreshes second-day manes while adding texture, volume, and hold. If you have fine hair, you’re going to love this one!
Rahua Voluminous Dry Shampoo, $32.00 MSRP
Prim Botanicals The Hair Oil
If you’ve ever doubted that hair oil should be an essential part of your hair care routine, this one from Prim Botanicals might change your mind. The product is formulated with all-natural oils like coconut, camelia, moringa, marula, and black seed. The four-in-one hair oil can be used as a 30-minute hair mask, a heat protectant, a shine-booster, or a hot oil treatment. Need we say more?
Prim Botanicals The Hair Oil, $44.00 MSRP
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