Saturday 18 May 2013

going cruelty-free + veggie: hair products sort out

We've made a decision to transition to cruelty free and vegetarian products and we're sharing our journey with you guys. In today's post we're sorting through all our hair products.

As we explained in previous posts we separated our products into three sections. You can read more about our decision in this post.

We have tried to sort out all the products to the best of our knowledge through our own research. If there are products in the wrong section then please do let us know.

Products in the Ambiguous Zone are companies that we need to establish the cruelty-free status off, or cruelty-free companies that owned by parent companies who test on animals e.g The Body Shop.

Not Tested on Animals 

1. Superdrug Dry Shampoo in Floating on a Breeze

2. Superdrug Dry Shampoo in Heart on your Sleeve

The Ambiguous Zone

3. Batiste Dry Shampoo

4. The Body Shop Brazil Nut Define & No Frizz * 2 

5. The Body Shop Grapseed Glossing Serum 

6. The Body Shop Ginger Anti-Dandruff Shampoo

7. The Body Shop Honey Moisturising Conditioner

8. The Body Shop Rainforest Hair Butter * 2

9. The White Company Shampoo 

10. The White Company Conditioner 

11. Umberto Giannini Instant Beauty Makeover Spray

12. Percy & Reed Finishing Polish 

13. Project D Shampoo 

Tested on Animals 

14. Loreal Everstrong Reconstruct Shampoo 

15. Loreal Everstrong Reconstruct Conditioner 

16. John Frieda Frizz-Ease Heat Defect Protecting Styling Spray

17. John Frieda Frizz-Ease Hair Serum * 2 

18. John Frieda Frizz-Ease Dream Curls 

19. Timotei Fresh & Strong Shampoo 

20. Timotei Intense Repair Shampoo 

21. Timotei Intense Repair Conditioner 

22. Aussie Luscious Long Conditioner 

23. Ojon Shampoo

24. Ojon Conditioner

25. Trevor Sorbie Moisturising and De-Frizzing Shampoo

26. Trevor Sorbie Moisturising and De-Frizzing Conditioner

27.Trevor Sorbie Deep Intensive Conditioning Treatment

Why we need around almost thirty haircare products between the two of us is beyond us! We shall be working to use up the products tested on animals and replace them with Cruelty-Free and Veggie products! However at the same time we also want to minimise the number of products we own, because we just don't need so much so much stuff.

Once again please do inform us if we have a company in the wrong section, we are doing these sort out's to the best of our knowledge but we would welcome any information. We will attempt to add updates with any corrections!

If you missed our Skincare Sort Out you can click here.

Sita & Radha xoxo


  1. Wow that's really a great journey,that's so many products that test in animals

  2. i think the body shop is cruelty-free!!why is it in the ambiguous zone?

    1. The Body Shop do not test on animals and is BUAV approved however it is owned by Loreal who do test on animals.

  3. i love body shop and wow post :) thanku sharing with us...

  4. I have never really thought about it. I'm going to check my products! On principle, I don't want products that have been tested on animals. This is so interesting, thanks girls :)

  5. Good luck with your journey! Going cruelty free is not always easy but it is 100% worth it! x x

  6. I don't understand why you don't throw it all away. How can you want to use it all up before you buy cruelty free products. I find that disgusting. If someone buys us a product and it's not cruelty free it goes in the bin.
    15000 animals were killed in one Austin toxicity test. DISGUSTING

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    1. Sorry that should be Aussie hair products (predictive text)

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  9. Body Shop products ARE TESTED ON ANIMALS now that they sell in China, to selling products in China they have to be tested on animals. How long before these products hit the UK shelves. If you look at there products they no longer have the bunny logo.


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