Cruelty-free means no animal testing. Doing good starts here, if you’re reading this, then that’s step number one. Next, ditch products that are not cruelty-free. Laboratory animals are still living beings just like our pet bunnies, cats or dogs. Animal testing is unnecessary, and other alternatives can be taken to test these products.

Now, there are so many cruelty-free products, ranging from skincare, cosmetics, shampoo, soaps, and more. Let’s look at a few cruelty-free shampoos; we’ve compiled a list for you to choose from to keep your hair game strong.

Previa Italy shampoo is free from chemicals such as paraben, sulfate and silicone and most importantly, it’s cruelty-free. Your oily hair will benefit from this shampoo as it contains green clay that helps to decrease sebum secretion. Therefore, your hair will look less greasy.

2. LUSH Jason and The Argan Oil Shampoo Bar

Best smelling cruelty-free shampoo

Price from RM75.00

shopping_cart Lazada Malaysia RM75.00

Who doesn't love smelling like roses? Not only can your hair look soft and healthy, but you'll leave home with a fresh scent. The Lush shampoo bar contains Moroccan Argan Oil that helps to moisturise dull, frizzy hair. This product also makes an excellent gift for those who love travelling.

3. Sukin organic natural balance shampoo hair care

Best cheap drugstore cruelty-free shampoo - below RM50

Price from RM44.90

Sukin's Natural Balance Shampoo is formulated with Nettle, Burdock and Horsetail Extracts. It's free from harsh chemicals, so your hair will stay soft and hydrated. Additionally, you'll find their signature scents of Mandarin, Tangerine, Vanillin and Lavender in the shampoo.

4. AVEDA Define Curl Be Curly Shampoo

Best for curly hair

Price from RM120.00

Curly hair isn’t easy to maintain with the frizziness and tangles. Fret not, as Aveda Be Curly Shampoo cleanses your curls while taming the frizz and detangling your strands. It can give you that shiny, bouncy, and more define curls after washing.

5. BRIOGEO Scalp Revival™ Charcoal + Coconut Oil Micro-Exfoliating Shampoo

Best for dry scalp and dandruff

Price from RM185.00

shopping_cart Sephora Malaysia RM185.00

The charcoal in this shampoo detoxifies and exfoliates your scalp while the coconut oil controls sebum production. It also contains essential oils such as spearmint and peppermint, which aids in reducing itchiness from dry scalp and dandruff. Additionally, there's also tea tree oil that can soothe your irritated and inflamed scalp.

6. IGK 30,000 Feet Volume Shampoo

Best volumising shampoo for thinning hair

Price from RM113.00

One of the ways to get your hair looking full is to use a volumising shampoo. It adds volume to your hair, making it look thick and beautiful. Hydrolysed vegetable protein in this IGK shampoo strengthens hair fibres. Wash your hair with this shampoo, and it’ll be the end of your thinning hair problem.

7. GALLINÉE Soothing Hair Cleansing Cream

Best sulfate-free shampoo

Price from RM125.00

shopping_cart Sephora Malaysia RM125.00

This sulfate-free cleansing cream from Gallinee has prebiotic, and it’s gentle on the hair and scalp. It takes care of your scalp’s microbiome that regulates sebum, preventing dandruff and hair loss. Besides, it can soothe irritated scalp as well.

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