lush product review biodegradable

Green is the new black! Now, more than ever, people are educating themselves about hazardous chemicals in hair care products, so we’re always on the lookout for natural alternatives.  Try out these eco-friendly brands; they will leave your curls and mind in peace.

  1. LUSH

Featured product: H'Suan Wen Hua, available online at

This brand is infamous for making all of its products from fresh fruits and powders. Each product is hand crafted with fresh ingredients and they are immediately sent out to the LUSH stores for sale. As if that wasn’t cool enough, this brand is always actively fighting against animal testing.

  1. Desert Essence

Featured product: Red Raspberry Conditioner, available at Vitamin Shoppe

This brand provides a unique set of ingredients, scents and benefits in every bottle. All the products by this brand are approved by the USDA or NSF, certifying the ingredients as organic and non-toxic. They have shampoo, conditioner, styling products, oils, you name it!

  1. Kiss My Face

Featured product: Upper Management Gel, available at Whole Foods

This brand strives to diminish it’s footprint by using organic certified ingredients. The ingredients come from renewable sources and each product is made using sustainable manufacturing practices ensuring safety for you and the planet.

  1. Acure

Featured product: 100% Marula Oil, available at Swanson Health Market

No parabens, sulfates, phthalates, synthetic fragrances, harmful preservatives or artificial colors. These products are all curl friendly, earth friendly, and animal friendly! This family owned brand wishes to honor their grandmother by keeping honest values while making their products. They also donate to the “Bright Pink” organization to provide free mammograms to women at risk for breast cancer.

  1. Alaffia Beautiful Curls

Featured product: Curl Activating Shea Butter Leave-In Conditioner, available at Natural Healthy Concepts

We saved the best for last. This brand is sure to tug at your heart strings with their amazing values. Alaffia products contain shea butter that is hand crafted by African women in Togo, Africa. They donate 10% of their sales to Community Enhancement Projects in Africa and other parts of the world by fighting for women’s equality and providing children with bikes. The shea butter in these products is authentic, rich and fair trade.