Using clean, nontoxic haircare is nonnegotiable for me. After rebounding from a receding hairline and major hair loss by turning to green shampoo and hair products, I now avoid harsh chemical surfactants and detergents at all costs to preserve the health of my hair. (Sulfates can be drying and sensitizing to skin over time, AND can weaken hair follicles causing premature breakage.) But when I transitioned to clean shampoos, I was disappointed to find I had to sacrifice texture and lather ability (I’m looking at you Rahua Shampoo). Yet, the trade offs were worth it. My hair started to grow back and…

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With so many green beauty options, it’s hard to know where to start. So, I reached out to the lovely ladies ruling the green beauty world right now (Dara Kennedy founder of Ayla Beauty, Melissa Lindberg founder of Citrine Beauty Bar, Karine LaChappelle co-founder of The Natural Curator and Ana Congdon founder of LeVert Beauty) to get the low-down on what’s flying off the shelves right now. Read on for the green beauty bestsellers of spring 2017. 1. Vintner’s Daughter Active Botanical Serum “A lot of our customers like to pare down their skincare regimens in the spring and summer, that’s when one-stop-shop wonder…

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