It's Easy Being Green with These Sustainable Hair Products

Published 26th Apr 2024 by Josie Jackson

With an increasing number of brands championing sustainable practices, being green has never been easier thanks to these professional hair products...

1. ALFAPARF Milano Professional Evolution of the Color features a QR code on the pack to limit overall paper consumption, plus the new quick-rinse formula means less water is used during the colour application.

2. Made from 93% naturally derived ingredients, Bumble and bumble’s Seaweed Shampoo has been responsibly packaged with 100% recycled materials.
RRP: £29

3. Crazy Color’s new Colour Remover Wipes are fully biodegradable, and the packaging is fully recyclable – plus they are gluten free, vegan and PETA approved.
Trade price: £3.96

4. Davines’ WE STAND/For Regeneration Hair & Body Wash Bar is made from a 99.7% biodegradable formula, while its active ingredient, white yarrow extract, is grown right next to the Davines Village Headquarters.

5. DAVROE’s Scalp Remedy range features natural actives to ensure the formulations are sensitive to clients and the environment.
RRP from: £23.95

6. AUTHENTIC BEAUTY CONCEPT’s new hair treatment, Beauty Potion, utilises a blend of vegan superfood keratin alternatives to penetrate deep into each hair strand.

7. evo’s in-salon treatment range, top drop, is packaged in glass bottles with aluminium lids that can be infinitely recycled.

8. Goldwell Topchic Zero is an ammonia- free permanent colour that is safe for the drain, with formulas up to 98% biodegradable.
Trade price from: £12.55

9. Retail-size shampoos and conditioners in the JOICO Inner Joi range are bottled in 95% recovered, recycled ocean-bound plastic.

10. The Water Saver is L’Oréal Professionnel’s first showerhead leveraging patented water fragmentation technology to reduce water flow at the backwash by up to 69%.
Trade price: £115

11. Maria Nila’s Booster Masques are packaged in tubes made out of 100% recycled PCR aluminium, with caps made out of 100% recycled plastic.

12. Elgon’s Get the Color is a permanent professional colouring cream that uses fermented citrus extract to ensure zero waste while giving softness and shine.
Trade price: £6.50+VAT

13. Paul Mitchell’s new Clean Beauty Color Protect range utilises recycled materials to minimise environmental impact.
RRP from: £24.60

14. Revlon Professional’s Eksperience range is packaged in bottles made of  80% post-recycled-plastic.
RRP from: £22.80

15. Four Reasons’ Ultra Moisture Treatment is manufactured in Finland with 100% renewable wind power and is packaged in a sugarcane-based bioplastic.

16. Recycle My Salon is a scheme from the Hairdressing and Beauty Suppliers Association which enables salons to recycle aluminium waste, such as aerosols and foils – even if it’s covered in colour.

Josie Jackson

Josie Jackson

Published 26th Apr 2024

Josie supports the team with content for the print magazine, website and social media channels at HJ. Having grown up in a salon environment (thanks to her hairdresser mum) and even working as a Saturday girl before getting her degree in English Literature, Josie feels right at home in the industry. Although she’s experimented with a few creative colour looks in the past, she always comes back to blonde, and loves all things hydrating and bond building.

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