Why You Should Choose Natural Hair Care

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Why You Should Choose Natural Hair Care Products

If you care about your hair, it's likely that natural hair products appeal to you. You've heard that natural hair products can be gentler on your hair and help you to keep it healthy. However, you might also imagine that all natural hair care products are more expensive than standard commercial brands that use synthetic ingredients. Fortunately, that's not the case, and hair products made with natural ingredients can be both kind to your hair and affordable.

Why Use Natural Hair Care Products?

There are many excellent reasons to choose to use natural shampoo and other natural hair products. Many of them relate to keeping your hair in beautiful, healthy condition, while other benefits include helping the environment.

You might be considering using natural hair care products because you want to find the right products for your hair. A lot of people struggle to find products that agree with their hair, whether they're looking for something for dry, oily, curly, or straight hair. You can try out many different products and discover that none of them are quite right for you.

Another reason you might start thinking about using hair products with naturally derived ingredients is that you've recently taken a look at the ingredients in your current products. If you don't like the look of the chemicals that are listed there, perhaps you're looking for something more natural that works with your hair to nourish and provide for it.

Hair care products that use synthetic ingredients could be damaging your hair in several ways. Here's what your shampoo, conditioner, and other products might be doing to your hair:

  • Stripping your hair of essential oils and minerals
  • Leaving your hair lifeless and without any volume
  • Irritating sensitive skin and causing allergic reactions
  • Damaging your hair, making it brittle, and causing frizz
  • Stripping colour from your hair if you dye your hair 

Some ingredients to watch out for include: 

  • Mineral Oil
  • Harsh Detergents
  • Parabens
  • Ammonium Lauryl Sulphate (ALS)
  • Propylene Glycol
  • Triclosan
  • Petrochemical Cleansers

Some synthetic ingredients can also make a hair product more likely to irritate your skin. These can damage your skin and hair in different ways, and they can be damaging to the environment too.

When you choose naturally derived hair care products, you avoid the use of harsh chemicals on your hair. Not only is this good for the health of your hair and scalp, but it's also better for the environment. If you buy natural hair care products from OC Naturals, you can guarantee that only the best available ingredients have been chosen.

How Natural Hair Care Products Are Made

Natural shampoo and conditioner are made using natural ingredients. They are extracted from plants and natural materials to make cruelty-free products that are kinder for your hair and scalp. At OC Naturals, we source as many ingredients as we can from renewable and sustainable sources. We never test on animals or use animal-derived ingredients in our products.

Our products are all Australian Made using environmentally responsible techniques and sourcing both sustainable ingredients and packaging. We carefully select plant-based ingredients and natural oils to bring you sulphate free shampoo in Australia, among other products. We design our products to keep your hair and skin healthy and hydrated, with as many natural ingredients as possible.

Why Natural Hair Care Products Are More Effective

Natural hair care products are more effective because they support your natural hair. Our shampoo doesn't strip all of the natural oils from your hair, leaving it dry and brittle. It gives your hair what it needs, instead of taking shortcuts to give you a quick and often short-lived "clean feeling".

Your hair is natural, so anything that you put in it should be natural too. It deserves to be cared for and to be nourished and hydrated with the moisture, natural oils, and minerals that it needs. It's gentle on your hair and on your skin, whereas products with harsh chemicals can cause damage and leave your hair looking lifeless or frizzy.

If you have sensitive skin or hair that's quick to react to the wrong products, you might find that synthetic ingredients don't work for you. You can experience allergic reactions or discover that some products irritate your skin. Your hair can also suffer the effects, going frizzy or losing all of its volume if you use the wrong products. But when you use natural hair products, you can avoid these issues. Gentle, natural ingredients have a lower chance of irritating your skin or causing damage to your hair.

Not only are all natural hair products the perfect choice to nourish and nurture your hair, but they're also better for the environment. If you're someone who's concerned about the world around you, switching to more eco-friendly hair products is an easy thing to do. You'll be able to give your hair the care it needs and be kind to the environment at the same time.

Are Natural Products More Expensive?

One of the concerns that you might have when considering natural hair care products is the cost. The word "natural" can immediately make you think that you're going to be paying a whole lot more. However, this isn't the case. Hair care products made with natural ingredients don't have to be expensive. They can be as gentle on your budget as they are on your hair and skin. You don't have to pay over the odds to get beautiful, all-natural products that work for your hair.

You can find OC Naturals natural hair products in your local supermarket, including in chains like Coles, Woolworths, and independent supermarkets. Our products are cheaper than some of the big brands you can find on the shelves, plus you get the benefit of gentle and effective natural ingredients in the products that you choose.

The Natural Hair Care Range from OC Naturals

At OC Naturals, we have a whole range of natural hair care products for you to try. From our shampoo and kids' products to our styling gel, we have everything to help you keep your hair strong and healthy.

Shampoo and Conditioner

Our range of shampoos and conditioners offer something for different types of hair and various needs. The Normal Balance Shampoo is perfect for everyday use and normal hair types, plus it can easily be paired with the Normal Balance Conditioner. If your hair is in need of some serious TLC, you should try our Coco Repair products, made with organic coconut oil. When your hair is dry, Deep Nourish will give it the moisture it needs from argan oil and cacao butter, as well as olive leaf and wheat protein. And for those who colour their hair, Colour Shield Shampoo and Colour Shield Conditioner will keep your colour vibrant, with rosehip, ginseng, and chia oils.

Styling Products

You should be able to style your hair using all natural products too. Our Hard Gel has an extreme hold formula that will keep your hair in place throughout the day. Using plant-based ingredients, it will ensure you never have a hair out of place. We even have a Kid Styling Gel, offering a gentle plant-based gel that gives you a long-lasting, maximum hold.

Kids Hair Care

The whole family benefits from natural hair products with our children's range. Our 3-in-1 Conditioning Shampoo and Body Wash products simplify bath or shower time for the kids. They'll love our Popcorn, Berry Bliss, and Fruit Blast options, which not only feel great but smell good too. And you'll enjoy that they're made from natural ingredients and are gentle on sensitive skin and scalps. Our Berry Bliss Detangling Spray is also a must if you want to remove knots in long hair without any fuss or tears. With its vitamin B5, aloe vera, and nettle extract, it will nourish and soothe for perfectly detangled hair.

Switching to natural hair care products doesn't need to be expensive. With OC Naturals, it's perfectly affordable, and you can find your favourite products at your local supermarket. When you choose natural hair care products, you could even save money compared to some other brands. Both your budget and your hair will thank you when you select natural products instead of continuing to use hair products made of mostly synthetic ingredients.

Give your hair the care that it deserves when you use shampoo, conditioner, and other products containing natural ingredients. Ditch the nasty chemicals that are ruining your hair and irritating your skin for soothing, hydrating, and nourishing products. Find out more about OC Naturals products today to find the right ones for you.

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