March 14th, 2023
ALL ABOUT VEGAN HAIR PRODUCTS
Written by Ishita Garg
When we come across the term "vegan", most of us think of someone who does not eat meat, eggs, and dairy. However, veganism is much more than that, it's a way of life. Veganism exists in beauty, fashion, and all areas of life where animal ingredients can be avoided. But how does veganism play a role in haircare and why is it important?
WHAT ARE VEGAN HAIR PRODUCTS?
Simply stated, a vegan product has no animal ingredients or byproducts. Vegan hair products are hair care products that do not contain any animal-derived ingredients. This means that they do not contain any ingredients like honey, beeswax, lanolin, or keratin. Instead, they use ingredients delivered naturally such as plant-based ingredients to achieve the same results.
Using natural, plant-derived oils like Moringa & Argan Oil promotes healthier, shinier hair.
WHY CHOOSE VEGAN HAIR PRODUCTS?
If you're new to vegan hair products, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. However, there are a ton of benefits to buying vegan hair care.
1. It's easy!
If someone is trying to adopt a vegan lifestyle in other aspects of their life, using vegan hair care products is an easy and natural transition. There are tons of great, vegan hair care options available at all price points, without compromising on product performance.
2. Vegan hair products are also environmentally friendly.
Vegan products are often produced in a more sustainable way, thus making themit better for the planet. Luckily, brands are becoming more and more aware of their impact which means there are plenty of alternatives and more vegan options than ever before.
3. Vegan hair products contain natural & nourishing ingredients.
Vegan hair products are typically created with natural, plant-based that are filled with vitamins and antioxidants to promote healthier, shinier hair. Think of ingredients like Moringa Seed Oil, which is found in our vegan hair serum, or Argan Oil, which is found in our vegan curl cream.
WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN VEGAN & CRUELTY-FREE?
Now that we understand what a vegan product is and the benefits of using a vegan hair product, it's time to demystify the difference between products that are vegan and cruelty-free. There's often confusion around this, so much so that it's not uncommon to hear these terms used interchangeably. However, as mentioned, vegan means there are no animal ingredients in the product. On the other hand, cruelty-free means the product was not tested on animals. It turns out, a vegan product could test on animals, and a cruelty-free product could have animal ingredients. It is important to distinguish the two when shopping for new products.
So how does one spot a vegan or cruelty-free product? Most companies that are vegan and cruelty-free will be PETA-certified, meaning they have been approved by PETA as a brand that does not test on animals or use them for ingredients. If you're not sure whether a brand is cruelty-free, you can use PETA's online resource.
At DESIGNME, we pride ourselves on being a sustainable and ethical brand. This means we made the decision to be 100% vegan and cruelty-free and we are proud to say that we are also PETA certified. Our entire range of hair care products can be found here which includes vegan shampoos, vegan conditioners, vegan hair serum, vegan hair mousse, and many others.
In conclusion, vegan hair products are a great option for anyone looking for an environmentally friendly, ethical, and gentle alternative to traditional hair care products. Although there’s still a long way to go, being vegan has never been more accessible to the mass.
WRAPPING IT UP
In conclusion, vegan hair products are a great option for anyone looking for an environmentally friendly, ethical, and gentle alternative to traditional hair care products. Although there’s still a long way to go, going vegan has never been more accessible!