Natural shampoo compared
Shopping for shampoo is like shopping for food, always read the labels
Natural and organic shampoos are becoming extremely popular as we start to understand the benefit they have on our scalp and hair. Not only will you reduce the amount of chemicals absorbed by your body, but your hair follicles and skin cells will be gently infused with natural minerals, herbal extracts and oils. It therefore makes sense to seek out a healthier shampoo that is paraben and sulfate free. Below is our pick of the top 8 for you to compare.
|Lavera Colour & Shine Shampoo - 200ml||Price $15.35|
|Rating: 4/5||Made in Germany, Certified Natural by NATRUE which includes No Animal testing and no GMO. Certified Vegan by the Vegan Society, Eco-friendly & sustainably produced.|
This beautiful Colour & Shine Shampoo from Lavera uses natural and organic ingredients to deeply cleanse the hair while keeping the colour vibrant and shiny. It uses an eco-friendly, natural foaming base from coconuts and sugar, with the nourishing benefits of Organic Mango and Organic Avocado to promote high shine and softness. It is rich in Vitamin E from Wheat Germ which is absorbed by the hair shaft for a soft, plumping effect. It also includes Organic Soybean Germ known for its ability to help promote hair growth.
Free from silicones, created specifically for hair that is coloured, highlighted or lacking lustre.
Water (Aqua), Sodium Coco-Sulfate, Lauryl Glucoside, Betaine, Sea Salt (Maris Sal), Mangifera Indica (Mango) Fruit Extract, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Fruit Extract, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Extract, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Extract, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Seed Extract, Avena Sativa (Oat) Straw Extract, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Germ Extract, Disodium Cocoyl Glutamate, Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate, PCA Glyceryl Oleate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Citric Acid, Lactic Acid, Tartaric Acid, Hydrolyzed Corn Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Sodium Phytate, Mannitol, Alcohol**, Fragrance (Parfum), Limonene, Linalool, Citral, Citronellol. [ Ingredients from certified organic agriculture. Natural essential oils]*
|100% Pure Healthy Scalp Shampoo - 236ml||Price $26.95|
|Rating: 4/5||Made in California, 100% natural, Vegan, Certified Cruelty-free.|
Nourish, hydrate and rejuvenate your hair with this Healthy Scalp Shampoo by 100% Pure. Ideal for those with dry and sensitive scalps, this natural shampoo works to stimulate circulation and replenish hair follicles and fibres. Made from Burdock and Neem, this deep cleansing, refreshing shampoo clarifies the scalp and renews the hair from roots to ends. This is completely colour safe and free from silicones, sulphates or other detergents.
A great choice suffering from irritation, dandruff, itchiness and discomfort, this shampoo works to alleviate symptoms whilst hydrating and replenishing. Gentle enough for colour treated hair, this shampoo is suitable for all hair types.
Packaged in post recycled plastic and printed with biodegradable soy ink.
Ingredients: Aloe Barbadensis (Organic Aloe) Leaf Juice, Rosa Centifolia Flower Water (Organic Rose Hydrosol), Sodium Cocoate (Saponified Coconut) Oil, Vegetarian Glycerin, Extracts of Melia Azadirachta (Neem), Arctium Lappa (Burdock) Root and Fucus Vesiculosus (Kelp), Vegetal Cellulose, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Panthenol, Extracts of Camellia Sinensis (Organic Green Tea) Leaf, Urtica Dioica (Nettle), Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf and Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Flower, Cocos Nucifera (Virgin Coconut) Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Extract, Salt (French Sea Salt), Extracts of Origanum Vulgare (Oregano) Leaf, Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Flower/ Leaf and Lonicera Caprifolium (Japanese Honeysuckle), Eucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus) Leaf Essential Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Essential Oil [ Certified Organic].
|Manuka Biotic Organic Manuka Oil Shampoo - 250ml||Price $19.99|
|Rating: 4/5||Made in New Zealand. Vegan and Gluten Free. Certified Cruelty free.|
This deep cleansing Organic Manuka Oil Shampoo delivers fantastic results, while being gentle to the hair and scalp. The perfect every day shampoo, the all natural formula works to reduce irritation to the skin, conditioning both the scalp and hair with rich Manuka oil.
An ideal choice for those with psoriasis and eczema prone skin conditions. It also contains pro-vitamin B5 and Moroccan Oil, this all natural shampoo is mild but mighty, providing the hair and skin with vital nutrients and minerals to keep it soft, healthy and clean.
Further ingredients include camomile, balm mint and kanuka oil. Each product from Manuka Biotic contains 100% certified organic Manuka Oil, certified by Bio Gro New Zealand, and accredited by IFOOAM and USDA. Manuka Oil is known for its amazing healthy properties.
Deionised Water, Decyl Glucoside, Behentrimonium Methosulphate & Cetearyl alcohol, Decyl Glucoside, Argania Spinosa Oil, Pro-Vitamin B5, Leptospermum Scroparium Oil (Manuka), Kunzea Ericoides Oil (Kanuka), Dehydroacetic, Cetyl Alcohol,Dehydroacetic Acid,Benzyl Alcohol, Oleo Europea oil, Persea Americana Oil, DL-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Calendula officinalis Extract. Certified Organic ingredients.
|Hairprint Bamboo Shampoo - 240ml||Price $29.95|
|Rating: 4/5||Made in the USA. Recyclable PET bottles. 100% Plant based. Fragrance-free. Not tested on animals. Certified MadeSafe. Gluten-free & Vegan.|
The Hairprint Bamboo Shampoo is a cleansing and strengthening shampoo which works to ensure hair is looking and feeling youthful and shiny.
The strengthening formula uses Bamboo, which is naturally rich silica which helps to strengthen the hair follicle. Bamboo, Pomegranate, Radish Root and Coconut are fermented to ensure the ingredients remain potent and effective. This shampoo is completely free of any scent and can be used on all hair types.
(COMMON NAMES) Water (deionized and purified), Coconut Surfactants, Bamboo Ferment, Schisandra Fruit, Hibiscus Petals, Rose of Jericho. Willow Bark, White Mulberry Leaf, Pomegranate Ferment, Radish Root Ferment, Coconut Milk Ferment, Lactic Acid, Xanthan Gum, Gluconolactone.
|Sanctum Shampoo - Normal 200g||Price $9.95|
|Rating: 4/5||Made in Australia, Certified Organic, Certified Cruelty-free, Certified Vegan.|
The Sanctum Shampoo for Dry Hair works up into a lovely gentle lather that cleanses the hair while helping to renew and protect against environmental stresses.
Ideal for those with dry, unmanageable and brittle hair, this shampoo contains 84% Certified Organic ingredients including Guar Gum and Jojoba Oil which have volumising, thickening and smoothing properties.
Ingredients: Aloe barbadensis Leaf Juice, Coco-betaine, Decyl Glucoside, Chamomile (Chamomilla recutita matricaria) Flower Extract, Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Glycerin, Xanthan Gum, Guar (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba) Gum, Aqua, Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) Seed Oil, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Honeysuckle (Lonicera caprifolium) Flower Extract, Honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica) Flower Extract, Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) Leaf Oil*, Lemon Myrtle (Backhousia citriodora) Oil, Orange (Citrus aurantium dulcis) Oil, citral
*CERTIFIED ORGANIC / 82% CERTIFIED ORGANIC / 100% NATURALLY DERIVED
|Rahua Shampoo - 275ml||Price $49.95|
|Rating: 5/5||Made in New York, 100% Natural and 70% Organic. Vegan, Gluten Free and Cruelty free.|
The classic Rahua Shampoo is a luxurious, light-lathering shampoo created to maintain healthy, bouncy and lustrous hair. It uses a combination of all-natural and organic ingredients, sustainably grown in the Amazon rainforest and harvested by its indigenous community. It contains beautiful Rahua oil and Palo Santo oil in an outstanding formulation that deeply penetrates the hair both bonding and repairing it. Completely free from any sulphates or silicones.
Ideal for all hair types including colour treated hair and particularly beneficial for those with curly and unruly hair as the natural oils work to control and define curls. This is a truly exceptional, pure shampoo where a little goes a long way to provide clean, shiny, healthy, lustrous hair.
Ingredients: [100% Natural. 70% Organic] Aqua, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Rosemarinus Officicalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Leaf Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Shea Betaine, Coco Betaine, Sea Salt, Glycerin, Saccharum Officinarum (Molasses) Extract, Caprylic Acid, Oenocarpus Bataua (Rahua. Ungurahua) Oil, Potassium Sorbate (plant derived), Bursera Graveolens (Palo Santo) Oil, Citric Acid, Panthenol, Hydrolyzed Quinoa, Tocopherol (Vitamin E). Contains organic ingredient.
|Sanjivani Shampoo - 160ml||Price $34.95|
|Rating: 3/5||Ayurvedic shampoo free of Sodium Lauryl Sulphate.|
Sanjivani Hair Cleanser moisturises dull, dry and brittle hair with rose petals as a key ingredient.
This natural cleanser and conditioner helps dry and dull hair retain moisture. Regular use will give new life and body to hair. Offers a solution to excess shedding of hair and gently guards against the occurrence of dandruff.
Ayurda ‘Sanjivani Hair Cleanser’ is free of Sodium Lauryl Sulphate and is oil based to condition the hair. It contains a natural foaming agent used in Ayurveda for centuries named ‘Reetha’.
It has antifungal and antibacterial properties to maintain healthy hair. The oil base in these shampoos make them a natural conditioner.
Ingredients: amla, bhringraj, rose petal, reetha, shikaki, coconut oil and kateri.
|Organic Shop Moroccan Princess Repair Shampoo - 280ml||Price $12.95|
|Rating: 3/5||Made in the EU. Certified Natural 99% and Cruelty Free.|
Indulge yourself in the ultimate pamper session with the Organic Shop Moroccan Princess Repair Shampoo. This shampoo is ideal for repairing hair that's a little tired, broken and dry.
Packed full of organic orange flower extract and organic olive oil, the hair is deeply nourished from root to tip. Rich in vitamins and minerals, the hair structure is sealed and smoothed, while dryness and split ends are repaired, soft, and glossy.
Aqua, Sodium Coco-Sulfate, Lauryl Glucoside, Coco-Glucoside, Glyceryl Oleate, Olea Europaea Fruit Oil, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Rosa Damascena Flower Water, Citrus Aurantium Amara Flower Water*, Sodium Chloride, Parfum, Benzyl Alcohol, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Dehydroacetic Acid, Tocopherol, Citric Acid.
Preserved with Benzyl Alcohol, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Dehydroacetic Acid.
Contains ingredients from organic agriculture.