Just how bad is your dry shampoo?



Butane= Effects on the nervous system. Hazardous if inhaled in large amounts. Caution advised. Derived from gas and petroleum

Isobutane= Best avoided. Effects on the nervous system. Derived from gas and petroleum. Eye, skin and lung irritation. Suspected Neurotoxicity.

Propane= Caution advised. Derived from gas and petroleum. Eye, skin and lung irritation. Suspected respiratory and Neurotoxicity.

Oryza Sativa rice extract= Safe for most people. May be contaminated with heavy metals and pesticides.

Alcohol Denant= Denatured alcohol, also called methylated spirit or denatured rectified spirit, is ethanol that has additives to make it poisonous, bad-tasting, foul-smelling, or nauseating to discourage recreational consumption. It is sometimes dyed. Best avoided. It’s a solvent. Birth defects, considered broadly toxic. Neurotoxicity.

Fragrance=Individual ingredients are not disclosed. Can have up to 300+ ingredients companies DO NOT have to disclose. Avoid. Synthetic. Harmful to our immune system and Nervous system. Allergic reactions. Asthma.

Coumarin= Best avoided. Not assessed for safety in cosmetics. Suspected carcinogen. Suspected liver and Cardiovascular toxicity. Synthetic.

Distearlydimonium chloride= Caution advised. Eye, skin and lung irritation. Not assess for safety by CIR. Wildlife and environmental toxicity. Synthetic.

Cetrimonium chloride- Best Avoided. Synthetic. Dangerous to the environment, hazardous if swallowed. Skin eye and lung irritation.

This product really shocked me as admittedly I used it. It’s now in the bin. It’s not the kind of product I thought I’d just use  up and not re buy. So many young girls and mothers use this product because it’s a quick fix to make us look fresh and clean! But at what cost to your health?

Some excellent alternatives are to DIY this yourself using arrowroot flour (From the supermarket) or I prefer orgaic from the health food shop and any essential oils you may like to add. For darker hair you can try adding coco powder until a desired colour is achieved. Oils that are amazing for hair are rosemary, tea tree, cedarwood, geranium, clary sage, lemon and grapefruit Or if store bought is more your style check out these low tox options.

@seedandsprout dry shampoo 80g
@blackchickenremidies dry shampoo 40g


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