There are a few things as discouraging as dealing with dry or damaged hair. But let’s face it: beyond environmental factors, we are all guilty of harming our hair by having an aggressive hair care routine. To lend a helping hand, we found the best vegan shampoo and conditioner that will help to bring your strands back to a shiny life.

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About Dry & Damaged Hair

Dry hair can be hereditary. But most of the time, when you have dry or damaged hair, that means it has been compromised in some way.

Whenever you are stepping outside your home, you are exposing your hair to a lot of environmental aggressors that harm and make it dry: UV, saltwater (in the summer), coldness (in the winter) and more globally the air being more polluted today than it used to be…

But many of us compound the problem because of a (bad) daily hair-care routine:

  • Brushing harshly
  • Styling with too many hot tools
  • Applying chemical treatments
  • Simply using the wrong kind of products

And guess who is our favorite aggressor? Hair dyes and hair colors – particularly when you go lighter – can damage your hair to a point that it can be difficult to revert back the consequences.

The Best Vegan Shampoos & Conditioners for Dry & Damaged Hair

When looking for the right shampoo and conditioner to repair dry and damaged hair, you should be concerned about the chemicals inside. Way too many products contains alcohols, silicones, and sulfates, and other chemicals that will dry your hair out even more. Not even mentioning they can be harmful to your health in the long run. And obviously, always make sure to preserve animals and look for a cruelty-free shampoo & conditioner.

Just like your everyday hair care product on super nutrients, we found the best vegan shampoo and conditioner sets that go hand in hand to hydrate and heal your hair, so you can keep on styling it however you like!

Apple Cider Vinegar Thin2Thick - Vegan Shampoo & Conditioner Set

Pura d'Or
  • Superior hair and scalp hydration while encouraging hair to grow out fuller and thicker
  • Blend of 15 key active ingredients, such as biotin, keratin, castor oil, caffeine & DHT blockers
  • No sulfates, parabens, or any other artificial additives
  • USDA Certified Biobased Product
  • Vegan, cruelty-free
  • 2x16 fl oz / 2x473 mL
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Jamaican Black Castor Oil Cruelty-Free Shampoo & Conditioner

Maple Holistics
  • Strengthens fine hair, and helps prevent damaged hair and split ends
  • Contains castor, rosemary, lavender, jojoba, argan, hibiscus and sea buckthorn oils, biotin and vitamin E
  • No parabens, sulfates or silicone
  • Cruelty-free
  • 2x10 fl oz / 2x296 mL
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Vegan Shampoo & Conditioner for Damaged Hair

Love Beauty & Planet
  • Nourishes while helping to prevent hair breakage, repair damaged hair and split ends
  • Made with organic coconut oil and ethically sourced ylang ylang
  • No parabens, sulfates or silicone
  • Vegan, cruelty-free
  • 2x13.5 fl oz / 400 mL
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Rose Vegan Shampoo and Conditioner for Color Treated Hair

Love Beauty & Planet
  • Gently cleanses, moisturizes and detangles while keeping hair color vibrant
  • Infused with murumuru butter, rose and organic coconut oil
  • No parabens, sulfates or silicone
  • Vegan, cruelty-free
  • 2x13.5 fl oz / 2x400 mL
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ROSE OIL + PEACH Cruelty-Free Shampoo and Conditioner Set Color Protecting

  • Revives color-treated hair, restoring vital moisture to keep strands strong and shades brilliant
  • Protective blend of organic rose oil and peach
  • No sulfates, parabens, phthalates, gluten or drying alcohols
  • Cruelty-free
  • 2x12 fl oz / 2x355 mL
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Peppermint Oil Cruelty-Free Shampoo and Conditioner Set

Botanic Hearth
  • Leaves hair and scalp feeling clean, refreshed, and invigorated
  • With vitamin E & H, peppermint, tea tree, argan, and coconut oils
  • No sulfates and parabens
  • Cruelty-free
  • 2x16 fl oz / 2x473 mL
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Natural Conditioner For Dry & Damaged Hair

Australian Native Botanicals
  • Cleanses the hair without stripping the natural oils
  • Reverses damaged hair, provides lustre and shine
  • With Tasmanian blue gum & Kangaroo apple
  • No synthetic fragrances, synthetic colors, sulfates, silicones, parabens, PEGs, phthalates, GMOs
  • Vegan, cruelty-free
  • 17 fl oz / 500 mL
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Gold Lust Repair & Restore Vegan Shampoo

  • Reverses damage, boosts scalp circulation, smoothes cuticles for ultra-soft hair
  • With cypress, argan and maracuja oils
  • No parabens, sulfates, gluten or sodium chloride
  • Vegan, cruelty-free
  • 33.8 fl oz / 1000 mL
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Avoid Damaging Your Hair in The First Place

As the old adage says: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! Prevent damage to your hair in the first place by using a bit of common sense:

  • If you like to wear your hair up, start by doing it more occasionally. And think about respecting your hair ahead prior to thinking about your new hair style.
  • Instead of tight elastic hair tie, prefer a soft scrunchie
  • Use a low temperature blowdryer instead of a flat iron
  • Choose a comfortable silk pillowcase for your nights, as silk helps reduce friction and decrease the chance of breakage, tangles and frizz
  • Try to shampoo your hair less frequently. Natural oils that come out of the scalp have great benefits.
  • Use a conditioner after
  • At the end of your cleaning routine, you can lock in all the moisture simply by rinsing your hair with cool water

If your hair is already damaged, you probably want to use a hair mask or deep conditioner, more nourishing than a regular conditioner.

As hair dyes are usually one of the primary causes of damaged hair, we recommend you read these articles on the most natural vegan hair dyes to keep healthy hair and the best vegan treatments for dyed hair!

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Amie A.

Amie A.

Creative hairstyler, writer, intersectional positivist and cruelty-free animal activist