Beauty 101: Natural haircare

This week’s Beauty 101 is taking haircare green. From certified organic formulations and recycled packaging to cruelty-free testing and naturally derived ingredients, these brands have your back, as well as the environments.  

Green People Daily Aloe Shampoo and Conditioner

This gentle, purifying shampoo and conditioner range is formulated with organic aloe vera and lavender, and also contains 92 per cent certified organic ingredients. It leaves hair manageable and shiny, feeling healthy, silky and revitalised.

Klorane Shampoo with Centaury

Klorane Shampoo with Centaury is a toning shampoo with natural centaury extract, designed to reduce yellowing and brassiness in white, grey and platinum hair. It restores radiance, nourishes the hair fibre and leaves a silvery shine. Klorane's dermatologically-tested formula is also silicone-free and contains no animal-based ingredients. 

Saya Skincare Argan Shampoo and Conditioner

Saya Skincare Argan Shampoo and Conditioner is a luxurious sulphate-free range, made with a blend of native plant extracts and argan oil. It is formulated with banksia extract, providing volume and UV protection, kangaroo apple extract, contributing to the growth and conditioning of the hair, and quandong extract, leaving the hair glossy, soft and shiny.

Sukin Hydrating Replenishing Hair Masque

This deeply hydrating hair treatment from Sukin conditions and manages dry and frizzy hair. A nourishing blend of shea and cocoa butters, coconut oil and vitamin E, it will leave thirsty hair quenched, soft and manageable. Use it as a mask, conditioner or as a leave-in treatment.

Aveda Sap Moss™ Weightless Hydration Shampoo and Conditioner

A new release from Aveda, the Sap Moss™ Weightless Hydration Shampoo and Conditioner infuses hair with an earthy, 100 per cent naturally derived Pure-Fume™ aroma, featuring jasmine and certified organic olibanum, cypress and clary sage. Like all Aveda products, the Sap Moss™ Weightless Hydration range is 100 per cent cruelty-free and never tested on animals. The packaging is made from 59 per cent post-consumer recycled materials and up to 41 per cent bioplastic, with a 60 per cent recycled polypropylene cap. 

SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Hold & Shine Moisture Mist

SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Hold & Shine Moisture Mist enhances natural curl memory, wave pattern and shine, leaving behind no sticky, crunchy or flaky residue. Natural ingredients include coconut and neem oil, blended into this styler to create moisture barriers, while protecting and repairing damaged hair. 

LUSH Candy Rain

If you’re craving sleekness, this tonka and cocoa scented, softening and smoothing conditioner is your saviour, thanks to hydrating coconut, cashew, macadamia milk, and a plentiful helping of Dorset rainwater. Rainwater collected from the LUSH Greenhub helps to smooth hair because it doesn’t contain volumising minerals that cause locks to lift. Added to a conditioning mix of macadamia and Brazil nut oils, Candy Rain offers a glossy finish for silky smooth styles. 

Glow Lab Hair Serum

Glow Lab Hair Serum protects hair against the elements and fights frizz, without the damaging effects of silicone. Enriched with vitamin E, sunflower, argan and avocado oils to naturally condition hair, infuse moisture and promote hair health. The lightweight serum absorbs fast to create healthy, smooth hair without weighing it down. 

A’kin Miracle Shine Conditioning Hair Mask

This cruelty-free and 100 per cent vegan conditioning hair mask helps to lock in moisture and restore softness and shine with essential vitamins and natural essential oils. Added vitamin E and ProVitamin B5 help deliver frizz-free strands that are soft and shiny from root to tip. Use as an intensive treatment, as a pre-shampoo treatment, or to treat dry ends. 

Dr. Hauschka Revitalising Hair & Scalp Tonic

This revitalising, stimulating hair and scalp tonic is ideal for those who suffer from dandruff, greasy or dry hair. It contains extracts from leaves of the neem tree, stinging nettle, birch bark and burdock roots, promoting regeneration and strengthens the hair and scalp. The tonic is NATRUE/BDIH certified natural and organic.