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Safety First: creating safe shampoos and conditioners

Formulas with high standards

Everything we do is focused on making sure you have the most enjoyable product experience possible, and that begins with safety and product transparency.

It takes a village to ensure product safety, and that’s why we have more than 500 scientists and professionals who go above and beyond to make sure our products meet all safety requirements around the world. If we have any doubts about an ingredient’s potential to cause you harm, we won’t use it, full stop.

We do everything possible to protect our consumers whilst creating effective hair care – because we care. From mineral-free to paraben-free shampoos and conditioners, we have safe products for any kind of hair.

The women are smilling and smelling their hair.

From silicone-free shampoos to paraben-free shampoos and conditioners

Whether you want silicone-free shampoo or a paraben-free conditioner, our products are full of ingredients to help combat damaged hair and infuse it with the amazing scents.

We have formulas that are paraben-free, colourant-free, mineral oil-free, silicone-free or sulphate-free. No matter what, you can find a shampoo or conditioner that smells good, feels good and helps to give you the beautiful hair you want.

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Cruelty-free shampoos and conditioners, certified by PETA

Herbal Essences is proud to be recognised by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) as a cruelty-free brand.

We use non-animal alternative testing. What does that mean? Our products and ingredients are not tested on animals, full stop. Go ahead, use our sulphate-free shampoos and paraben-free conditioners guilt-free!