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#GoodHairDays: Why Organic Shampoos Are Amazing!

Priyanka Ghura

Beauty Editor

Dull, rough hair is something we all experience at some point in time. If you feel like you’ve tried everything to revive your mane, then it’s time you rethink your hair regime. Years of chemical treatments and harsh shampoos and conditioners can be the biggest culprit when it comes to your tress distress. It’s time you embraced natural ingredients. We tell you all the benefits of using organic shampoos that will definitely have you rethinking your shampoo routine. Read on for healthier, shinier hair.

1. Unlike Other Shampoos, Organic Shampoos Don’t Strip Away Moisture

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Yes, your usual shampoo gets rid of dirt and oil but it also wipes out the moisture in your strands, leaving them brittle and dry. Conditioner restores your locks with its moisturizing properties to some extent, but with traditional, organic shampoos you don’t need to worry about drying out your mane by shampooing often.

2. Organic Shampoos Don’t Contain Chemicals

Almost every shampoo in the market contains a list of harsh chemicals that can cause some serious side effects. Not only will they cause major damage to your hair but they can irritate your eyes and skin and cause health problems when inhaled. It’s super important to look for shampoos that are sulfate free as well as one that don’t include the following:

1. Parabens

2. Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
3. Propylene Glycol
4. Acidamide or CA-24

With organic shampoos you don’t need to worry about harsh chemicals wreaking havoc on your hair. Always make it a point to read the label of all your hair products. Check out the kinds of hair products you should never use.

3. They Won’t Disturb Your Natural pH Balance

Did you know that your hair and scalp contain a specific amount of acid? This pH balance is important for healthy hair. When you go organic, you don’t need to worry about interfering with this natural alkaline level. However, normal shampoos and conditioners can throw of your natural pH level, which can be damaging for your strands.

4. All-Natural Is Always Safer

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These shampoos contain healthy plant and herb extracts that won’t be harsh on your strands and won’t cause irritation, allergies and harmful side effects. They promote much healthier hair, faster hair growth; infuse natural oils and minerals across your locks, are suitable for all skin types and are eco-friendly.

5. Beneficial Ingredients

There are some common ingredients that you will find in most organic shampoos that have plenty of magical effects. Tea tree has antiseptic properties and has been used to treat a number of skin conditions and can help improve scalp irritation and dandruff. Coconut oil and aloe vera help with hydration and healthy hair growth, beta glucen soothes scalp irritation and itchiness and shea butter enhances the natural colour and brings shine to your strands.

6. Our Top Picks

Many shampoos claim to be organic when they actually contain chemicals, so make it a point to check the label. They should include at least a couple of the beneficial ingredients mentioned above and no chemicals. Here are our top picks:

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Kama Sanobar Hair Cleanser, Price: INR 550

Khadi Herbal Shikakai Shampoo, Price: INR 115

Forest Essentials Mashobra Honey and Vanilla Hair Cleanser, Price: INR 775

Aloe Veda Cleansing Anti Dandruff Shampoo With Tea Tree Oil, Price: INR 230

FabIndia Avocado Shampoo, Price: INR 280

Soul Tree Ayurvedic Hair Revitalizing Shampoo, Price: INR 350


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Published on Mar 19, 2015
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