Seek and you shall find local salons committed to your health and wellbeing offering SAFER, non toxic, ammonia free options for your hair color.
Check out a few I've highlighted below by county to help your make search process a little easier.
Daja Hair Salon, in Ventnor City carries the full line of ENJOY Holistic that are free of colorants, sulfates, sufur, soy glueten, propylene, glyucol, silicones, parabens and use allergen free fragrances.
Visage Hair Salon and Spa, located in Oradell, features color by Yoor Image is Art, that's ammonia and ppd free, vegan and plant based. Hair products under this label include ingredients like rice protein, ginkgo biloba, quinoa, lavender, beeswax, green tea and sea salt.
K'Bello Organic Chair. Midland Park, carries the Oway color line which is ammonia free and based on bio-dynamic extracts, micronized plants, hydrolats essential oils and is fair trade. Their hair products also by Oway include ingredients without parabens, petroleum, PEG-PPG, mineral oils, fragrance allergens, or artificial colorants.
The Light Room Salon Studio, Paramus specializes in safe color, balayage, hair painting, and great cuts. Featured brand include KEVIN.MURPHY, whose color products are PPD free, ammonia free, and include naturally derived products like aloe vera, honey, shea butter to restore, repair and strengthen hair. They also carry Olaplex and Redken treatments.
ESSEX COUNTY Reelstyle Exchange, Milburn, uses the REvlon Professional Color line, that's sulfate free, paraben free, gluten free, and color safe. Their shampoo line by the brand Phyto is plant based. Be sure to use our 10% off discount code on products and services at checkout on their website: GoGreen10
LaKoet Salon in Jersey City recently started carrying the Aveda line, which is up to 99% naturally-derived, meaning they aren't filled with synthetic materials. Aveda colors contain nourishing plant-based ingredients and is recommend to their clients as a better alternative to traditional color choices.
The Salon at Hoboken, carries Biolage plant based color to tone, gloss or blend grays - mixed with water and uses no chemicals. They also offer the Redken Shades eq gloss which is ammonia free and Redken Chromatics ammonia free oil based color.
Lorraine's House of Styles, in Hoboken, specializes insafer options with color lines hailing from Parma, Italy. They offer 3 color options: 82-100% Plant based, no lift, ammonia free, vegan color; An ammonia free direct color system formulated with natural pigments and ingredients of up to 98% natural origin; Tone on Tone color with an acidic pH that offers great shine and fullness and is respectful to the environment.
Natural Beauty by Jamie Salon, Flemington, uses ammonia and odor free color by INOA from L'Oreal which is also formaldehyde free. They also carry products by Purelogy that are vegan and sulfate free.
Organic Hair Experts, Manasquan, features color by Natique that's ammonia free, and less toxic than traditional color. They also offer the Oway color line and products which are ammonia free with ingredients that protect your hair and scalp.
Grow Organic Hair Salon, Spring Lake, carries the Oway line of color which again offers a better, cleaner option for your hair color needs.
I am trying to grow my list of resources so if your salon offers healthier color please reach out to me so I can add them to my list.
Remember knowledge is good an learning about the differences between traditional color and the ones we've showcased will help you make the very best decision's as it relates to your health and wellbeing.