5 Ways Your Hair Care Routine Could Be A Little More Sustainable
Wondering how you can make your daily shower more sustainable? We’ve got five water-conscious switches
Is it possible to look after the environment while still having gorgeous, healthy hair? The answer is, of course, a resounding yes! There are so many ways we can give our hair and the environment a little TLC simultaneously. Here are a few easy places to start…
Think about water usage (and temperature)
When washing your hair, being mindful of both how much water you’re using and the temperature of that water can have a big impact on the planet. Skipping baths entirely, or saving them as a special self-care treat is a great first step. When showering, aim to keep the water temperature more mild than hot: this has benefits for the planet as well as for your skin and hair – double win! Turning the tap off completely while washing your hair and as you let any conditioner or treatment masks soak into your strands is another smart way to conserve water. It might not seem like it’ll have a huge impact, but every drop you save adds up in the long run.
Wash with purpose
While it’s important for your hair health that you wash it regularly, it’s not always necessary to wash your tresses every single day (depending on your hair type and lifestyle, of course!) as this can dry out strands. Skipping a hair wash and using dry shampoo instead means you’ll not only save water, but also reduce wear and tear on your hair as you’ll likely need to heat style less. This makes you super energy efficient (look at you!).
Try shampoo bars
Love Beauty and Planet’s shampoo bars are solid, silicone-free bars that are luxuriously infused with ethically sourced Rose and natural coconut oil for beautiful hair. By using shampoo bars, you can enjoy the quality care that our shampoo delivers, just in a 100% recyclable carton. Try Love Beauty and Planet’s Murumuru Butter and Rose Shampoo Bar, which smells like a heavenly rose garden. Or save even more shower time (and water!) by doubling up with Love Beauty and Planet’s 2 in 1 Coconut Water and Mimosa Flower Shampoo and Conditioner Bar, which delivers serious cleansing and volumizing powers in one wash.
Buy from companies who care
Simply buying Love Beauty and Planet products means you’re making a sustainable choice. Our bottles are created with 100% post-consumer recycled waste that is also recyclable. We have also partnered with Loop, a shopping platform created by TerraCycle aimed at promoting reusable packaging and reducing waste. By shopping this way, you can have your packaging collected, cleaned, refilled and recycled. Pretty cool, right?
Think about ingredients
Try cutting down on sulfates, parabens, phthalates, alcohol, mineral oils and any synthetic colors or dyes, as using less of all of these has a positive impact on our planet. You could even think about other things, too, like choosing organic cotton towels instead of regular ones, because they’re also made without dyes and pollutants. After all, tiny changes really do make a world of difference.