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 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.

Avoid the following chemicals in regular products

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