ecostore: Healthy hair products I use

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Taking care of my health has had many benefits – and one of them is long, thick, strong hair. Just like I pay attention to what I put in my body, I am picky about what I put on my body, too. Many of you have asked me what hair products I use! Today I am sharing the products that I have been using lately.  I’ve been on the hunt for quality chemical-free hair products, because it’s important to me that I use only products that will nourish me holistically. And I’ve finally had success with ecostore!

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Why do I love ecostore?

ecostore is a principles-based company. Their products are plant and mineral based. I love that all of their ingredients are from natural and/or renewable resources, are biodegradable and have the lowest hazard rating in terms of health and environmental safety. In fact, if there is any doubt about the safety of an ingredient for people’s health or the environment, ecostore will find a safer alternative. A company that has its’ customers and the earth’s best interest in mind? Incredible!

And this is why: “We think everyone has a right to know exactly what’s in the products they use everyday and whether or not they could be harmful to our health. That’s why we go above and beyond legal requirements by listing every ingredient on our product labels and why you can count on us to deliver on our promise.“

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ecostore products are:

  • Healthier for you. Chemical free!
  • Safer for our environment – suitable for your septic tank and water can even be safely re-used on your flowers and lawn!
  • Packaged in the best materials available – made from renewable sugarcane plastic & 100% recyclable
  • Labeled with a full list of ingredients
  • Guaranteed to give excellent results
  • Concentrated to save you money
  • Not tested on animals
  • GE Free

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According to research, there are more than 84,000 chemicals being used commercially – with a thousand new chemicals being developed every year. It’s difficult for the law to keep up with and, unfortunately, that’s a big detriment to our health. Some chemicals are being linked to allergies, asthma, hormone disruption and cancer.

ecostore’s response to this? “Your health is a big concern for us and that’s why ecostore scientists evaluate and minimise the impact of our products on people’s health every step of the way, from sourcing raw materials to end use.”

Their passion for natural wellness intrigued me, and I was thrilled to try their product.

ecostore products I am loving personally:

Normal Shampoo – for normal to dry hair, which is what I have. It gently cleans and restores shine without drying out your hair. I have been using it on a daily basis and loving it. It’s also great for your skin! You know that the lather from shampoo also bathes your hands and the rest of your body, so it’s great to use a product that doesn’t strip out the natural oils needed for healthy skin and hair. Plus, the bergamont and orange scent is divine!photo

 

Dry/damaged conditioner – to protect my colour! I only get highlights once a year, but this product is great for protecting hair from damage. The formula uses a unique blend of ingredients to nourish and protect dry or chemically treated hair, and it helps prevent colour fade.

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Volumising conditioner – what I love to use before a night out or a big event.

It’s plant-based and silicone-free, and it’s enriched with Argan and Avocado oils to protect and nourish fine hair while building body and shine.

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Anti dandruff conditioner – this conditioner nourishes your hair and is effective against dandruff – all while restoring shine and preventing tangles. Perfect for those who don’t want flakes on their shirt! Nutritionist’s note: Make sure you hydrate yourself to minimize dandruff too. 2 liters of water a day!

 

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