Recently, we wrote about a scary new study that revealed using hair dye may increase your breast cancer risk. Chances are, it left you wondering whether that meant you’d have to stop colouring your hair so as to not expose yourself to potentially harmful toxins. The short answer is — no! More and more organic hair salons have been popping up around Australia, that use natural products —not chemicals — to give you that perfect balyage.
Not only are these salons better for your health and your hair (they’re less likely to cause damage), but they’re better for the environment, too. They tend to be a lot greener, in that they use eco-friendly, sustainable and cruelty-free products. So, for the next time you’re due for a touch-up, here are the best organic hair salons in Australia.
With salons in Bondi Beach, Newtown and Randwick, Inch Hairdressing uses AVEDA’s 99% derived natural products. Decked out with recycled timber and rustic furniture, they feel more like a cool cafe than a salon.
Check out Inch Hairdressing.
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Organika Hair is as natural as it gets, with all of their products being completely free from ammonia, sulfates, parabens and phthalates. They’re also part of the Sustainable Salons group, recycling leftover hair colours and old tools and donating cut off hair to charitable causes.
Check out Organika Hair.
Naturally Organic Hair Salons
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This chain of 5 salons across Brisbane uses certified 100% organic, vegan and cruelty-free products. They also take extra steps to be more environmentally friendly, including recycling waste like foils and colour bottles and limiting their use of clothes dryers to dry towels.
Check out Naturally Organic Hair Salons.
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These two Adelaide salons use their own certified organic ABACHE range for hair treatments. They also have a range of skin and body services with a natural focus.
Check out ABACHE.
MOSH Organic Hair Salon
MOSH not only use organic products for colouring, they also provide more natural alternatives to treatments like chemical straightening. They also have an extensive range of eco-friendly products you can take home with you for after care.
Check out MOSH Organic Hair Salon.
Darwin’s resident natural salon offers organic hair treatments as well as eco-friendly spray tans and other face and body services.
Check out Hair Oracle.
The Pure Boutique Salon
The Pure Boutique Salon is green in every sense of the word — from the ‘ecodustrial’ salon made from local recycled materials to the vertical gardens in the windows and natural, organic hair products.
Check out The Pure Boutique Salon.
This luxe salon is commited to using hair and beauty products that are high in quality but low in chemicals — as well as naturally sustainable.
Check out Kundalini Hair.