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!