More and more people are looking for sulfate- and chemical-free hair care products, but it can be hard to figure out which ones will give you safe suds and which will be duds. These natural shampoos, hair treatments, and even beard care products represent the best clean products of their kind according to the 6th annual Clean Beauty Awards, organized by CertClean. Judged by a panel of beauty experts, these hair products have been tested and ranked as the top-performing of their categories.
Sootsoap Supply Co. Ltd.’s SOOTSOAP Detoxifying & Deodorizing Shampoo is a detoxifying and deodorizing Shampoo that leverages the power of Binchotan White Charcoal to draw out harmful impurities from the hair and scalp to deep clean and remove unwanted odors, naturally. SOOTSOAP Shampoo is safe and healing on dry skin.
Second Place: Mekabu Hydrating Shampoo – MASAMI
MASAMI’s Mekabu Hydrating Shampoo is enriched with the nourishing power of the Japanese ocean botanical Mekabu, this luxurious shampoo is low foaming, adding shine and hydration for all hair types.
MASAMI Mekabu Hydrating Shampoo’s nutrient-rich formulation fortifies and reawakens hair. Apricot oil, coconut oil, and Laminaria Japonica (kombu) provide the nutrients and vitamins important for healthy hair. MASAMI Shampoo is the ultimate in hydration for hair and nourishment for the scalp.
Flourish Beauty Lab’s Vibrant+Violet Purple Perfecting Shampoo created purely from plants. Violet hues work to neutralize yellow or brassy tones in blonde, silver, grey, and white hair. Brighten your silver and highlight your blonde tones without harsh, chemically enhanced ultramarine violet.
This gentle formula enhances shine and luster without stripping hair or scalp. Effective cleansing with a rosy violet leaf scent and color from the juiciest berries, fruits, and veggies. Smoothens and strengthens hair while improving texture.
First Place: Organic Golden Jojoba Oil – Kaelen Harwell
Kaelen Harwell’s Organic Golden Jojoba Oil is rich in vitamin E. This is very easy to use, just massage onto skin or hair. It can be used alone or as a carrier oil for essential oils. Furthermore, it also has a lot of uses aside from your skin and hair, you may use it as a moisturizer, makeup remover, lip balm, cuticle treatment, or hair treatment.
Second Place: Beautiful Curls Curl Defining Creme – Lyla Naturals
Your curly hair will love Lyla Naturals’ Fresh Mint Beautiful Curls Curl Defining Crème. Botanical ingredients help define curls while taming frizz and leaving hair bouncy, soft, and shiny, making this natural hair treatment one of the best curly hair products. As with their entire line of natural hair products, Fresh Mint Beautiful Curls is made with natural and organic ingredients. Shea butter and Argan oil are combined with a blend of essential oils including lemon, rosemary, peppermint, and eucalyptus. Together, they condition and moisturize hair, banish frizz and define curls without adding weight or a greasy look/texture.
Third Place: Triple Treat tonic – PUUR Ingrid
Detangle, de-frizz and deep condition with one simple spray of PUUR Ingrid’s Triple Treat Tonic. This is a blend of essential oils, aloe juice, and Glossyliance® to soothe hair without weighing it down. Glossyliance is an innovative plant-derived extract and the ultimate active shine ingredient. Aloe juice smoothes and seals in moisture, while the essential oils promote a healthy scalp and leave your hair smell heavenly. This revolutionary product will leave your hair feeling soft, lustrous, and transformed.
Leaf People’s Sandalwood & Cypress Complete Face + Beard Oil has nutrient-rich argan oil which conditions and nourishes skin and hair, taming an unruly beard to silky goodness and fading fine lines and wrinkles. Sandalwood and cypress balance skin, restoring a clear, healthy-looking complexion.
Second Place: Beard Oil – Pure Heart Essentials
Pure Heart Essentials’ Beard Oil is formulated to soften (using argan oil, high in vitamin E & antioxidants). Next, it deeply conditions using meadowfoam oil, high in fatty acids and known to reduce moisture loss. Finally, some hemp oil. This increases natural moisture retention and bonus. Hemp oil is loaded with a whack of vitamins: A, B1, B2, B3, B6, C, D & E. This product is vegan-friendly, paraben-free, gluten-free, and petro-chemical free.
Mammoth Beard Co.’ Super Soft Leave-In Beard Conditioner is a water-based leave-in beard conditioner, formulated with all-natural ingredients and is full of ultra-hydrating oils such as camellia seed, Abyssinian seed, and super luxurious plum seed oil. It absorbs quickly and has substantial conditioning and softening properties.
Looking for more clean beauty inspiration? See the full list of winners for the 6th Clean Beauty Awards here.