1. HEALTHIER HAIR COLOR: Lets face it, we are going to color our hair. And if it makes us feel beautiful, we should! But the experience of watering eyes and burning scalps doesn't need to be our reality anymore. Professional hair color has come a LONG way in the earth friendly department, and now there are amazing organic permanent color options free of ammonia, PPD, fragrance, parabens, and other yucky scary components. To learn the dangers of these scary buzz words, click here. At Verde we use Nayo, from Kemon, and it's a beautiful, soothing, yogurt-based color that even the most sensitive scalps love. Best part? Its full coverage, long wear, and so shinny! Color lovers rejoice!
2. SHAMPOO LESS: I know your stylist has been telling you for years, but washing your hair everyday is to much. Now you have a new excuse to skip a day (or two)! By shampooing your hair every other day instead of everyday you will use 50% less shampoo and conditioner, 50% less water rinsing your hair, and 50% less energy blowdrying. Sounds great, right? I know what your going to say, "but my hair will be greasy and flat..." Well, my friend, you have not met DOO.OVER by KEVIN.MURPHY. The right dry shampoo will save you time and energy, and give you the lift, bounce, and longevity your missing. Find a low VOC spray, or a sprinkle powder. I'd say experiment on the weekends, and see what works for you. Your color will thank you!
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3. BAMBOO BRUSHES: Using sustainably harvested bamboo brushes is way better than a big hunk of plastic. Often, natural eco brushes will have wild boar bristles which help drag oils from your scalp through your hair preventing over drying and keeping it incredibly shinny. We love KEVIN.MURPHY's line of eco brushes and use them on almost everyone. These brushes will also not sit in a landfill for eternity, but rather decompose! Way better.