With the inception of a lot of natural brands coming up with chemical free products, why do we still need to stick with commercial chemical products and do harm to ourselves. It is high time that we all go natural with our ancient grandma’s recipes or pick up a product from trusted natural brands. I know its difficult to zero in on a brand that provides safe products but I believe there are a handful of brands that carefully look into our needs and prepare safe fruitful products. So here comes the best chemical free shampoos in India listed in no particular order.
The Best Chemical Free Shampoos in India :
1. Soultree Licorice Hair Repair Shampoo
Emerging from a brand certified natural by BDIH Germany, Soultree uses organic and ethically collected botanicals and fresh in-house ayurvedic extracts. The Soultree Licorice Hair Repair Shampoo best suited for dry, damaged, chemically treated or colored hair is one of its kind that requires an adaption period wherein it takes a few uses to suit your hair type. The shampoo mirrors the look of tamarind syrup, emanates a strong shikakai fragrance and produces little to no foam/lather which confirms the absence of sulphates. The cruelty-free, vegan shampoo nourishes, repairs & brings back life to damaged hair and makes your hair super soft and healthy with an appealing natural bounce. For oily and normal hair types, a conditioner can be skipped however for better results it is recommended to follow it up with Soultree Hibiscus Conditioner. Price: Rs.575 for 250 ml. Buy HERE.
2. BON Organics Aloe Vera Shampoo
Consciously handcrafted by artistic and creative women from the house of BON Organics, the 100% natural shampoo is enriched with Organic Aloe Vera Extract and infused with Citrus oils that are highly nourishing and calming to the scalp. Made with only safe surfactants, the shampoo lathers mildly yet is an effective cleanser that does not strip off moisture from the scalp. It is an energizing hair volume enhancer and the chamomile oil in it acts as a natural anti-dandruff agent and hair softener. Using BON Organics Shampoo is indeed an organic delight for your hair. This shampoo is suitable for all hair types. Price: Rs.126 for 100 gm. Buy HERE.
3. Aroma Essentials Onion Cream Shampoo
Bangalore based Aroma Essentials, a prolific natural skincare line quickly swept the hearts of thousands of folks with its individualized and customizable products. One such unique product is their Onion Cream Shampoo. Onion, one of the best source of highly concentrated natural sulphur is known to promote hair growth and treat baldness. Put together with a blend of onion, shea butter, rosemary, cedarwood and lavender essential oils, the shampoo has the distinctive pungent smell of onion but that would not deter anyone to use it for its remarkable results. The cream shampoo barely lathers yet it cleanses the scalp well and is gentle enough to be used daily. The shampoo makes your locks smooth and shiny with every use and with continuous usage you could see a significant reduction in hairfall. To buy them you need to connect with their facebook page.
4. Amara Organix Naturally Fabulous Handmade Shampoo
Combined with the knowledge of Ayurveda, Aromatherapy and Ancient Chinese texts, Amara Organix strives to provide handcrafted natural beauty solutions to all our problems. One gem of them is their handmade naturally fabulous shampoo. Specifically meant for dry hair, certainly it contains nourishing oils such as Coconut, Jojoba and Argan oils. And even more to enhance its efficacy, it has rosemary, tree tea and lavender essentials oils. Undeniably, Amara Organix Handmade Shampoo is a luxuriant blend of finest ingredients that gives your hair the texture and bounce you have always wanted by maintaining a completely balanced scalp pH. You can buy them from their facebook page.
Best Chemical Free Shampoos in India – SLS/SLES-free | Paraben-free
5. Rustic Art Celestial Rose Shampoo
The hand blended, SLS free, paraben free, Vegan Shampoo is cherished with wild rose, wheat protein and geranium. Its warm rose scent is fresh and soothing to the senses and you’ll love it for it lingers for a whole day. It gives your mane a silky smooth texture that is similar to the result of a using a silicone based shampoo, when in actual it is made sans silicones. The multiple natural surfactants in it helps to produce rich lather which is why it gives a squeaky cleaned effect but at the same time can be drying for dry hair types. Certainly the shampoo is formulated for oily hair types. Price: Rs.350 for 200 ml. Buy HERE.
6. Bio Bloom Hair Strengthening Hair Cleanser
Bio Bloom believes that ‘Skin is where beauty begins’ and carefully curates from their best ingredients. This strengthening shampoo is enriched with ginger juice which improves blood circulation and thereby stimulating hair follicles. The coconut & almond oils in it work towards strengthening the hair strand by strand thus reducing hairfall. Also containing shikakai, basil and hibiscus, it effectively cleanses and nourishes the hair from root to tip making it shine with all its health. With it’s earthy brown and freshly cut ginger scent, it does not make the most appealing presence, yet it lathers really well and cleanses causing absolutely no dryness. Price: Rs.699 for 200 ml. Buy HERE.
7. Ma Earth Botanicals Hair Cleanser
Ma’s passion being to enhance and encourage a more natural and holistic path towards health, beauty and overall well being, Ma Earth Botanical products are handcrafted with no artificial ingredients, chemical preservatives, synthetic additives or artificial fragrances. The hair cleanser is prepared using a unique blend of natural herbs and oils which deeply cleans and nourishes the scalp. It maintains the oil balance of the scalp however it is recommended to follow it up with Ma Earth Botanicals Conditioner.
8. IHT Lass Naturals Hair Regrowth Shampoo
IHT Lass Naturals having its trust solely on ancient ayurvedic recipes is an expert in giving chemical free products. This hair regrowth shampoo is formulated with 9 ayurvedic herbs that naturally stimulate hair follicles, provide hair nutrients and combat hair thinning and baldness. The mild citrusy scented shampoo is one of the less lathering types still cleans the scalp well and leaves the hair nourished with all its shine and health. Suitable for all hair types, the shampoo takes time to get adapted to your hair. Give it a few washes before seeing any results. Price: Rs.285 for 200 ml. Buy HERE.
So that was all about the best chemical free shampoos , All made in India.
On a quick note, I would like to mention here the common ingredients you need to avoid in your shampoos so that you can check for yourself before trying any shampoo. There are lot more chemical free natural shampoos in India which may suit your hair type. So here it goes,
- Sulphates: A common surfacant, is often linked to skin irritation and toxicity to the kidney and respiratory system. Look for Sodium Lauryl Sulphate and Sodium Laureth Sulphate in your labels
- Parabens: Very common in most herbal shampoos. These disrupt our delicate hormonal balance, can cause early puberty in children and is linked to birth defects and organ toxicity. Look for Methy, Propyl, Butyl and Ethyl Paraben.
- Pthalates: These are plasticizers that enhance absorption, increase spreadability and stabilize fragrance. These are known to increases the likelihood cell mutation, disrupt hormonal receptors and higher risk of birth defects.
- Formaldehyde: A common chemical preservative, skin irritant, high levels can cause hair loss and is know to be an animal carcinogen.
- DEA,MEA,TEA: These are Foam Boosters, skin and eye irritants , can cause contact dermatitis. Easily absorbed into the skin, they can get accumulated in body organs and brain.
- Dioxin: Often found in antibacterial ingredients like triclosan, emulsifiers, PEG’s can cause cancer, reduced immunity, nervous system disorder, miscarriage and birth deformities.
So that’s it all. I hope you find this post on ‘Best chemical free Shampoos in India informative and useful.
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