As many of you already know, I chose to only support cruelty-free beauty brands and haircare isn’t any different. When I first went cruelty-free, haircare was the hardest for me to find and replace. I was looking in Superdrug and Boots, but I was struggling to find brands that fully advertised being cruelty-free. However, a couple of years later, I have actually found three shampoo and conditioner combos that I am obsessed with. Obviously they are all cruelty-free and they are also super inexpensive too. It really goes to show that making the change to go cruelty–free won’t cost you anymore and there really are great alternatives out there.
Inecto Pure Coconut Shampoo + Conditioner
Inecto was the first cruelty-free haircare brand I had tried. I found it in Savers, with the products clearly stating that the were against animal testing. That is a huge tick. So I picked it up and gave it a try. I think the shampoo and condition were only a couple of quid each and I was impressed instantly.
I picked up the Coconut duo as it advertised that it was super moisturising which is always what I go for in hair products. Mainly because I love my hair to look shiny and feel soft, so hydrating hair products always do this for me.
When I first used this, I was so impressed. My hair felt so soft and it had a shine like no other hair product. No joke, it was like magic. I then used it all and never got sick of the way it made my hair feel.
I’ve already repurchased this shampoo and conditioner as I can now trust it fully. I do plan to try their other scents but I would highly recommend the coconut one, it’s a dream. And like I said earlier, it is super inexpensive so it’s definitely worth trying out.
Anovia Intense Hydration Coconut Water Shampoo & Conditioner
This is my most cruelty-free buy and I’m still currently trialing it, however, I’m super happy with it right now. I actually picked this up on a whim in Home Bargains because I fancied trying a different cruelty-free hair combo and found this. Once again, it was literally less than £5 for both the shampoo and conditioner, so I just chucked it in my basket to give it a try.
With Anovia, I decided to go for the hemp oil line as it was the one advertising hydration. As I said earlier, that is always what I go for. But they did have some really cool alternatives, with ingredients I had never really seen in haircare before. So I am definitely intrigued to give those a try once I use this one.
I would definitely call this shampoo and condition combo as pretty basic. Not in a bad way, because it’s lovely, but it just does everything I need it to do. The shampoo is actually quite a cool texture, it’s like jelly, but that means that it lathers up quite nicely. Like I said, this combo does the job. It refreshes my hair, makes it feel lovely and it smells great too.
This is one I need to continue to try but it is definitely one that I will be repurchasing, mainly because it’s so inexpensive. It is a great shampoo and conditioner combo to just mix things up with. I also really want to try their other scents and ingredients as I’m super curious about them.
The Body Shop Strawberry Clearly Glossing Shampoo & Conditioner
I had to save my favourite one for last. And this was actually part of The Body Shop’s advent calendar last year, which was such a surprise, but I’m so glad I’ve had the chance to try this. I love The Body Shop as a brand and I’ve always been curious about their haircare, which they didn’t disappoint with.
This is obviously the Strawberry line from The Body Shop and it advertises that this is for dull hair. I also love that this line is silicone-free and vegan, it’s super cool and is obviously going to do wonders for your hair. It obviously smells like strawberries too and it’s super delicious. I won’t lie, it is a very strong and sweet scent, but I’m in love with it.
The reason this is my favourite shampoo and conditioner out of the three is because of the way it makes my hair feel. So super soft to put it simply. But it just makes my hair feel so healthy and nourished. Whenever I use this, I always feel the difference. Maybe because this shampoo and conditioner cost a little more than the other two, but it just feels super luxurious.
If there would be one issue I have with this product, it would be the packaging. Because it is in such a stiff plastic, it can be so difficult to get the last bits of product out of the bottom. Apart from that though, I have no complaints with these products. I am definitely going to repurchase these once I have used up my current ones, and I’m super tempted to try out their banana range too!
I would love to know if you have any shampoo and conditioner recommendations in the comments below as I am always willing to try out a new combo!
Lots of love,