The beauty industry contributes significantly to the global climate crisis.
Did you know that your haircare routine pollutes the air and water, increasing landfills, resulting in a several serious environmental issues? When it comes to having a sustainable beauty routine, haircare is the worst offender.
So, if you’re looking to switch to a more climate-positive haircare routine, these four simple changes are sure to make a difference.
Use wooden hair combs
Look for more eco-friendly and sustainable products such as bamboo or wooden combs.. Apart from being environmentally friendly, wooden combs are also beneficial to the overall health of your hair.
Invest in eco-friendly hair ties
Opt for either satin 100% organic cotton hair ties; both options are eco-friendly. Not only are these hair ties better for the environment, but they’re gentler on your hair as well.
Try the waterless haircare trend
Did you know that liquid shampoos and conditioners contain between 70- 90 per cent water? Washing your hair less frequently is the simplest way to reduce your environmental impact. Experiment with going a day or two without washing your hair to see how it reacts.
Reduce the usage of heat
The simplest way to make your haircare routine more environmentally friendly is to reduce your use of heat styling. Using heat styling tools every day consumes a lot of energy and damages your mane in the long run. Letting your hair dry naturally rather than using a hair dryer is more sustainable and healthier for your mane.