Category: Ingredients We Avoid

Organic Silicone free shampoo

SILICONE FREE SHAMPOO

Why silicone is used in hair care and how to avoid it Have you ever found yourself baffled as to why your favourite shampoo once gave you that ‘fresh out of the salon’ feel now  your hair feeling weighed down, limp and lifeless? It...

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The nasty truth about hand sanitizers

  Hand sanitizers are becoming more and more popular and many people carry them around constantly especially if they have children. It sounds pretty simple as an alternative to washing your hands with soap and water. It’s quick, portable, and convenient, especially when you don’t have running water nearby but here are some...

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What is PVP/VA Copolymer?

PVP/VA Copolymer is the ingredient found in most mainstream hair care products that provides the hold factor.  So it is very common in most Hairsprays but also found in gel’s, wax’s, pomades and styling creams.  It is a synthetic ingredient that is derived from petroleum.

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What are Sulfates?

Did you know that putting chemicals on your skin or scalp may actually be worse than eating them? When you eat something, the enzymes in your saliva and stomach help to break the chemicals down and flush them out of your body. When you put them directly onto your scalp, they are absorbed straight into your bloodstream without filtering of...

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What are PEG’s (1,4 Dioxane)

Polyethylene glycols (PEGs) also known as 1,4-dioxane (Dioxane) is a clear, colorless, volatile liquid that readily mixes with or dissolves in water as explained by Cosmetics Info.  Well known environmentalist David Suzuki wrote a blog on this very topic, here are some of the best parts for you:

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Artificial fragrances

Most people wouldn’t even be aware of the difference of the synthetic v’s natural fragrance.  At EverEscents Organic Hair Care we only use essential oils and natural fragrances in our products.  We guarantee you will not find a list of hundreds of chemicals in any of our products, whether shampoo, conditioner or styling products.  Read on...

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