Healthy alternatives


Alaffia – Shea Shampoo

Attitude – Natural Shampoo

Babo Botanicals – Shampoos (available fragrance-free)

Bare Body Beauty – 100% Natural Bar and Liquid Shampoos

Billie – Floof Dry Shampoo

Carina Organics – Shampoos (available fragrance-free)

Coastal Classic Creations – Bar and Liquid Shampoos (available fragrance-free)

Conscious Skincare – Sulfate Free Shampoo, Pure

Druide – Shampoo Pur and Pure

Everyone – 3-in-1 Soap

Jusu Body – Natural Shampoo

Nature Clean – Pure Sensitive Shampoo

Oneka – Unscented Shampoo

Real Purity – Moisturizing Shampoo, fragrance-free

Soap For Goodness Sake – Shampoo and Body Bar (available fragrance-free)

Terressentials – Pure Earth Hair Wash

With fragrances (essential oils)

Aubrey Organics – Shampoos

Avalon Organics – Shampoos

Be Green Bath and Body – Dry Shampoo

Boyzz Only – No Nonsense Shampoo

Green Beaver – Natural Shampoo

Healing Scents – Shampoos

Inna Organic – Shampoos

Lowen’s Natural Skin Care – Shampoo is Betta!

Miessence – Shampoos

Nana Essence – Shampoos

Qet Botanicals – Lavender 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

  • 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