Natural & Organic Shampoos for Healthier Hair

Nourish your strands with more earth-friendly remedies
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Finding shampoos that are natural, organic, and that meet the standards of our discerning readers is what we’re good at! Here are six shampoos worth trying out based on your specific hair needs.

For Dryness & Damage

ATTITUDE NATURAL CARE—Super Leaves, Nourishing & Strengthening

Attitude Natural Care Super Leaves, Nourishing & Strengthening shampooDo you battle dry, brittle, and damaged hair? Attitude Natural Care Nourishing and Strengthening shampoo has you covered in eco-style, by combining grapeseed oil and olive leaf extract to moisturize and repair your hair. It’s also enhanced with wonderful aromas of pear and ginger—derived from natural origins. Super Leaves Shampoo (Nourishing and Strengthening) is EWG verified, ECOLOGO certified, dermatologically tested, cruelty-free, and vegan. Did we mention it’s biodegradable too? In addition to all that, you can purchase refills and keep using the bottle, or it can be easily recycled. They’ve thought of everything.


For Body & Volume

CARINA ORGANICS—Unscented Daily Moisturizing 

Carina Organics Unscented ShampooA daily moisturizing shampoo that helps restore your hair’s body, volume, lustre, and shine. Carina Organics Unscented Daily Moisturizing Shampoo contains organic plant, vegetable, flower, and tree extracts with no synthetic anything; it’s hypoallergenic, cruelty-free, vegan, has a 100 percent biodegradable formula, is paraben-, gluten-, soy-, and dye-free.



For Dandruff

PRAIRIE NATURALS—Avalanche Anti-Dandruff 

PRAIRIE NATURALS—Avalanche Anti-Dandruff shampooConcentrated with a nutrient-rich herbal blend, Prairie Naturals anti-dandruff shampoo is a frequent-use shampoo that is gentle, soothing, and nourishing for the scalp. It works by removing dandruff flakes while moisturizing the scalp with pure natural plant oils. All Prairie Naturals products meet their strict standards like no animal testing, paraben-, phthalate-, sulphate-, and propylene glycol-free, non-GMO, no synthetic colours or dyes, biodegradable and environmentally friendly, and the list goes on (see the full list of strict standards on their website). Only available in Canada.


For Nourishment

AVALON ORGANICS— Nourishing Lavender

Avalon Organics Nourishing Lavender shampooFor normal to dry hair, Avalon Organics Nourishing Lavender is pH balanced and uses quinoa protein, aloe, babassu oil, lavender essential oil, and vitamin E to cleanse and nourish your hair. This shampoo is EWG verified, uses organic ingredients, is vegan and biodegradable, and has no phthalates, GMOs, or synthetic colours or fragrances. Avalon Organics is also part of the Leaping Bunny program that ensures products are never tested on animals.


For Dryness & Dullness


MILLCREEK BOTANICALS—Aloe Vera Mild Formula shampooAloe vera, widely known for its healing properties, also soothes your scalp. For dry and dull hair, Millcreek Botanicals Aloe Vera shampoo hydrates and returns natural lustre to your hair using aloe, argan oil, and vitamin E. It’s cruelty-free and vegan, paraben- and sulphate-free, and uses no synthetic colours or fragrances.



For Vitality & Longevity

ANDALOU NATURALS—Sunflower & Citrus

ANDALOU NATURALS—Sunflower & Citrus shampooUsing sunflower (rich in vitamin E) and citrus, together with their Fruit Stem Cell Science (malus domestica, solar Vitis, and bioactive berry complex), Andalou Naturals Sunflower and Citrus shampoo not only cleans your hair, but also restores its shine and improves its vitality and longevity. Just apply to wet hair, massage to lather, and rinse—reviving your locks is that easy. It’s vegan, phthalate-, sulphate-, silicone-, and cruelty-free. Available only in the US. 


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