5 Sulfate-Free Shampoos To Try Right Now

You’ve heard the debate—so why go sulfate-free? Sulfates—chemicals found in most shampoos—are detergents that work to remove oil from hair. While this gets your hair clean, it can also strip your scalp of natural oils. This often causes two things: itchy skin and dry, brittle hair. Repeated use can also weaken hair follicles and remove hair dye and treatments like Keratin. Sulfates aren’t going to kill you (sulfate-free is kind of like the gluten-free of hair) but going without is an excellent choice if you prefer organic and natural products. Not all sulfate-free shampoos are created equal and some clean better than others. If you’re considering making the switch, try one of these favorites.

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