Healthy alternatives


Brand nameProduct description
AlaffiaShea Shampoo
AttitudeNatural Shampoo
Babo BotanicalsShampoos (available fragrance-free)
Bare Body Beauty100% Natural Bar and Liquid Shampoos
BillieFloof Dry Shampoo
Carina OrganicsShampoos (available fragrance-free)
Coastal Classic CreationsBar and Liquid Shampoos (available fragrance-free)
Conscious SkincareSulfate Free Shampoo, Pure
DruideShampoo Pur and Pure
Everyone3-in-1 Soap
Jusu BodyNatural Shampoo
Nature CleanPure Sensitive Shampoo
OnekaUnscented Shampoo
Real PurityMoisturizing Shampoo, fragrance-free
Soap For Goodness SakeShampoo and Body Bar (available fragrance-free)
TerressentialsPure Earth Hair Wash

With fragrances (essential oils)

Brand nameProduct description
Aubrey OrganicsShampoos
Avalon OrganicsShampoos
Be Green Bath and BodyDry Shampoo
Boyzz OnlyNo Nonsense Shampoo
Green BeaverNatural Shampoo
Healing ScentsShampoos
Inna OrganicShampoos
Lowen’s Natural Skin CareShampoo is Betta!
Nana EssenceShampoos
Qet BotanicalsLavender Powder Dry Shampoo


Several shampoo recipes exist depending on the nature of your hair.

Here, we propose a simple recipe for “normal” hair. You will need only 3-4 ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup of liquid Castille soap
  • 1/4 cup of coconut milk
  • 20 drops of essential oil (optional)
  • For dry hair: 1/2 teaspoon of vegetable oil (olive, almond…)

Mix the ingredients in a jar.

You can find this recipe in its entirety, along with other recipes, on Wellness Mama.

Ingredients to avoid in products you choose

  • Detergents: irritants
  • Formaldehyde: carcinogen, eye and respiratory irritant, respiratory sensitizer
  • Coal tar: carcinogenic, skin sensitizer, photosensitizer
  • Methylisothiazolinone and methylchlorothiazolinone: skin and respiratory sensitizers
  • Parabens: endocrine disruptors
  • Perfumes: allergens
  • Propylene glycol: allergen, irritant
  • Sodium lauryl sulfate: irritant, may cause contact dermatitis
  • TEA: skin, eye and respiratory irritant, respiratory and skin sensitizer