Why should you add vegan shampoo in your hair care routine

We live in a diverse world with different people following different lifestyles. Everything around us—our food, clothing, and even the beauty products— is created to suit our way of life. If you are a vegan, you can extend this lifestyle to your shower with a vegan shampoo! Vegan hair products are an excellent way of giving something back to your planet and being gentle on your environment, animals, and your hair.

What is a vegan shampoo?

To put it simply, a vegan shampoo does not contain any ingredients that are sourced from animals and nor are these products tested on animals.

Why does it matter to you and your surrounding?

Vegan shampoos are formulated using natural ingredients and are not tested on animals. These shampoos contain a higher quantity of natural or organic ingredients which is good for your hair.

Another benefit of using vegan hair products is that they are good for the environment as well. The ingredients that go into vegan shampoos and conditioners are mostly biodegradable and environmentally friendly and the packaging is often made from recyclable materials as well. All of these combined makes vegan hair care products good for the environment. 

How to check if your shampoo is vegan or not?

To identify vegan hair products, here’s what you can do:

  • Not tested on animals: Vegan hair products are not tested on animals. In other words, these products are animal cruelty-free.

  • Free of animal by-products: The products should be free from animal-derived ingredients to be considered vegan.

Benefits of using a vegan shampoo

Vegan shampoos make use of naturally derived ingredients that are good for your hair. These nature-inspired hair products give you healthy hair and even protect it from damage. The benefits of vegan hair care products are:

  • Contains minimal additives: Vegan shampoos and conditioners usually go easy on additives. In fact, these hair products contain natural ingredients that are nourishing and take care of your hair and scalp. Make sure to check the ingredients on the label!

  • Nature-inspired: Vegan shampoos are formulated with plant-based ingredients. These natural ingredients mimic the nourishing properties of nature and give desirable results.

  • Good for your hair: Vegan shampoos give you healthy hair. The natural ingredients used in creating these hair care products contain nourishing properties and give your hair a good cleanse. Vegan shampoos give your hair the care it needs and creates a healthy environment for your hair to grow.

Herbal Essences is recognised by PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, as a cruelty-free vegan brand. Herbal Essences and PETA have shared scientific beliefs that require non-animal alternative tests and have partnered for decades to encourage the use of such testing methods. The PETA bunny logo on our bio:renew shampoos and conditioners indicate that our products are cruelty-free and vegan (make sure that you check the packaging to find the variant’s that’s vegan).

Moreover, Herbal Essences shampoos and conditioners are formulated using REAL botanicals as endorsed by The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew—a world-leading expert on plants. So, bring the power of real botanicals to your shower and witness nature’s ability to transform your hair into beautiful, strong tresses.