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EO Products: Coconut Hibiscus Shampoo and Conditioner

Review Summary
Keeness Rating: 
5
Smells awesome, makes my hair look and feel nicer
Greenness Rating: 
5
Made with essential oils and organic ingredients, sulfate-free
Value: 
4
More expensive than some shampoos, but a good, eco-friendly brand
Overall Rating: 
5

eo products shampooLast week I reviewed a detangler by EO Products.  Like I mentioned in that review, I have difficult, unmanageable hair and the detangler helped a lot.  EO's shampoo and conditioner also helped tame the unruliness.  My hair feels uncharacterstically soft, easy to brush, and it's less of a frizzy mess.  And I even see a little bit of a shine to it!... read more

Nature's Gate Shampoos & Conditioners

Review Summary
Keeness Rating: 
5
Great shampoo that smells good, too!
Greenness Rating: 
5
The organic varieties are certified organic with ingredients grown from a family-run farm
Value: 
4
Rather expensive, but most organic body products are
Overall Rating: 
5

We used to use Nature's Gate shampoos and conditioners growing up.  We'd go to the tiny neighborhood natural grocery store in my New Jersey hometown to get it, and on the way out we'd get a small mint-chocolate square that came with a trading card of an endangered animal.  I think they were called Environmints, and I'm not sure they exist anymore.  I kind of miss the days of the small natural grocery stores in the days before Whole Foods...but, that's a tangent and I digress.

My favorite shampoo was always the Herbal one.   It's not organic and it does contain some less-than-green ingredients, but it's certainly better than most of the typical shampoos and conditioners.  I love the smell of the Herbal shampoo, especially on a cold day.   The non-organic products are cruelty-free and vegan.  

Now, there are a variety of organic shampoos, conditioners, and lotions also available from Nature's Gate.  Their certified organic and locally grown ingredients come from a family owned organic farm in California on land dedicated to growing Nature‚Äôs Gate botanical essences.  The farm's water source comes from the winter rains and snow of the Sierra Nevadas.... read more

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