Allergic to Natural Hair Products

[ad#horizontal-banner]shea-butter-2Many people are allergic to shea butter.  Shea Butter has become a popular ingredient for many hair and body products.  Its comes from the shea nut of the shea tree.  Read more about Shea Butter here.  The butter can be used alone or in combination with other ingredients to seal moisture into the hair and scalp, it is a commonly used emollient.   For those who have allergies, they may feel like they are at a disadvantage when it comes to product shopping.   Here are some products or ingredient substitutions for those with allergies to shea butter or other nut butters/oil allergies.   The following with act as emollients to seal moisture into your natural hair or add moisture to your hair.  You can purchase many of these items at my online store by clicking on them.



9 thoughts on “Allergic to Natural Hair Products

  1. Judy

    I have been a natural hair person 3 years out but am allergic to all nut/peanut based jells, oils, butters &
    All the organic products for natural hair are peanut/nut based. Who sells hypoallergenic natural hair care products.

    1. NHR Post author

      I can’t think of any product line that identifies themselves as hypoallergenic. Sounds like you’re looking for shea butter free products so look for products that have some of the ingredients mentioned in the above post.

    1. Kiki

      Thanks for this link… sometimes feel like I’m only person allergic to everything! Especially when in the hair store & EVERYTHING has shea or nuts in the product!


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