6 Fantastic Organic Shampoos To Try Now

Haircare, without the crazy chemicals

Whatever your struggles, the key to a good haircare routine is the right shampoo. Before hitting up your go-to, consider ditching the chemicals and parabens for organic ingredients. Need a little nudge in the right direction? These are the best organic shampoo bars, liquids and soaps to try now.

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What Makes Shampoo Organic?

According to the Soil Association, organic shampoos do not contain genetically modified ingredients, controversial chemicals, parabens and phthalates, synthetic colours, dyes or fragrances.

You can read more about the ins and outs of organic beauty with our guide here.

The Best Organic Shampoos

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John Masters Organics

Best For: A Moisture Kick

Deep Moisturizing Shampoo with Evening Primrose, £25


For bigger and better volume, try John Masters Organics. Its Deep Moisturizing Shampoo is super hydrating, with evening primrose oil used to increase moisture retention without laying heavily on your hair. Ideal if you want to inject a little more bounce into your haircare routine.

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Best For: Coloured Hair

Soft Wild Rose Colour Preserve Shampoo 250ml, £5.80


If you have coloured hair, you’ll want to get your hands on this shampoo from Urtekram. Dubbed Denmark’s most sustainable brand by the Sustainable Brand Index, Urtekram’s products are certified by Ecovert Cosmos Organic, vegan and almost completely natural in origin. Boasting a fresh, floral scent, its shampoo has a mild formula made up of aloe vera (for hydration), blue sea kale (for colour protection) and beet root (to nourish strands).

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Best For: Smoothing Frizz

Superfood Shine Natural Shampoo, £15


Evolve’s Superfood Shine Natural shampoo is infused with sugar and coconut to gently cleanse scalp and hair without stripping it of its natural oils. It also works to protect your hair, with baobab proteins that help strengthen and reduce frizz, while organic pomegranate extract rehydrates strands.

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Green People

Best For: Dry Hair

Intensive Repair Shampoo, £17.50


Struggling with dry, lifeless-looking strands? This shampoo works best with dry, treated and coloured hair, as it helps to nourish strands with nutrients and proteins. Ingredients, of which 81 percent are certified organic, work to revive hair and bring it back to its healthiest state.

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Best For: Vegan Haircare

Geranium Shampoo, £20


Packed with high-performance plant-based cleansers, castor seed oil and vitamin B5, Bamford’s vegan shampoo aims to restore and repair hair while giving strands a boost of moisture. Essential oils sweeten the deal, with eucalyptus, lavender, peppermint and geranium making this one of the best-smelling shampoos on the market.

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Neal’s Yard Remedies

Best For: Gentle Cleansing

Invigorating Seaweed Shampoo 200ml, £11.50


If you prefer to wash your hair almost daily, then you’ll need a shampoo that falls on the gentler side. Great for all hair types, NYR’s organic seaweed-infused shampoo has a mild plant base to ensure a gentle refresh, as well as a natural low lathering foam to avoid stripping away the hair’s natural oils.

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