5 Cruelty-Free Hair Salons

Looking to update your ’do? We scoured the country for compassionate salons that not only work wonders on your coif, but also boast cruelty-free products and eco-friendly practices.
By Vegetarian Times Editors ,

Looking to update your ’do? We scoured the country for compassionate salons that not only work wonders on your coif, but also boast cruelty-free products and eco-friendly practices.

1.Wicked Hair & Makeup Artistry,Venice, Calif. (pictured above)
Ethical Cred Non-toxic and animal-friendly products by Neuma; ammonia-free Natural Color Process hair color.
Standout Service Customized hair and scalp treatments that are freshly hand-blended with USDA-certified organic ingredients and essential oils.

2.Salon Colour Bar,Austin, Tex.
Ethical Cred Vegan, PETA-certified Organic Colour Systems color and Kevin Murphy hair care; dogs are welcome, and the salon recycles all 
plastic, glass, and paper.
Standout Service Micro-Foil Highlights, which lend a sun-kissed look.

3.Virtue Salon,Columbus, Ohio
Ethical Cred Eco-friendly, 
natural product lines 
including All-Nutrient, 
Thermafuse, ColorProof, 
and Surface; everything 
in the salon, right down 
to the coffee-and-tea 
supplies, is free of parabens, sulfates, and animal 
ingredients or materials, 
and must be shipped in 
recyclable packaging.
Standout Service Balayage, 
a freehand highlighting 
technique that gives hair 
rich, reflective dimension.

4.Starship Salon, Chicago
Ethical Cred Vegan lines 
such as Max Green 
Alchemy; plant-powered 
So Pure Natural Balance 
color; a non-toxic smoothing system by Zerran.
Standout Service Moondusting, a fusion of ombré, frosting, and balayage 
that creates subtle color 
variation and contrast.

5.Juju Salon & Organics, Philadelphia
Ethical Cred Eco-conscious brands including Hamadi 
Organics and Sevi; the salon 
is PECO wind powered, and much of the furniture has been repurposed or salvaged.
Standout Service Juju’s Chi Enviro Smoothing treatment, which leaves locks tamed 
and glossy.

Got a favorite cruelty-free hair salon in your neck of the woods? Share in the comments!

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