Everyone is ready to make their way to natural hair care products for many reasons- saving the environment, less drying on the hair, allergies! Whatever your reason, let’s just talk about these products for a few minutes so you can be better informed and not so confused!
What does "natural shampoo" mean? It means that the cleansing ingredients used in the shampoo are gentle on the hair, scalp & skin. Most natural shampoos will not become as foamy as you are used to and you might be a little confused- but fewer suds are intentional, so leave your worries behind. The truth is the amount of suds doesn’t impact organic shampoo’s ability to clean your locks. A natural conditioner is one that relies on vegetable oils, vitamins, and other conditioning ingredients to replenish hair from the inside out. These attributes are important because commercial synthetic shampoos/conditioners are more likely to expose the hair and the skin to harsh chemical ingredients that can potentially have harmful long-term effects, including skin irritation, dryness, a reduction in the size or deterioration of the hair follicles, premature graying, and even hair loss. Natural & organic versions can be used confidently without these side-effects because they provide the hair with many benefits that commercial hair care products cannot compete with.
The bottom line is that over time, your shampoo & conditioner should nourish the hair, which is part of the reason that you should be using natural & organic hair care products. Every shampoo and conditioner out on the market today claim to work for a specific hair type. They also claim to help with many hair issues, such as frizz and dandruff. Sad to say, many are still unsatisfied with the results they’re seeing. We all react differently to the chemicals in hair care products and some of those symptoms that you might experience such as dry scalp/hair, frizz, breakage can be caused by your shampoo & conditioner. Yikes! Our skin is permeable and can easily absorb containments as well as high nutrient ingredients. Look for products with safe & healthy natural or naturally derived ingredients.
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