Color-safe shampoo

Whole Foods Fragrance-free Shampoo review

Does this shampoo work as well as other, more conventional options? Plus, why are fragrance-free hair care products so hard to find?

As someone who has eczema (mainly on my hands), I’m always looking for ways to reduce exposure to irritants. Since I wash my hair almost every day, I realized that I should probably start looking for a fragrance-free shampoo—after all, your scalp is also part of your skin, and you apply shampoo with your hands. But sadly, it’s been my experience that fragrance-free hair care products are surprisingly difficult to find.

Aveeno Nourish + Shine Shampoo Review

Is this shampoo safe for color-treated hair, even though it contains a sulfate (ammonium lauryl sulfate)?

If you read my other review of Aveeno Pure Renewal Shampoo and Conditioner, you know that I’ve been a big fan of Aveeno haircare products ever since my Japanese hair stylist recommended the brand to me years ago. I recently ordered Aveeno Nourish + Shine shampoo for the first time. Nourish and shine? Sign me up. But when I received it in the mail, I was a bit disappointed to discover that the second ingredient included the word “sulfate”—not “sodium lauryl sulfate,”…

UV protection for color-treated hair—does it really work?

Can hair care products protect your hair color and scalp from UV damage? If so, why don't they list an SPF factor like sunscreen?

Whenever we had P.E. class outside on a hot day, I used to lay my hand on my head from time to time, to check just how hot my hair could get. Usually it felt like you could cook an egg on it. Fast forward to the present-day me, who shudders to think of going outside without wearing sunscreen. Although I wear sunscreen every day, I don’t put sunscreen on my hair or scalp. Lately I’ve become curious about a whole category of hair care products that claim to provide UV protection for…