Whether you’ve wanted to offer vegan alternatives in your salon for a while, or whether you feel it’s time to introduce a range following an influx of enquiries – there are now plenty of choices for you to delight your customers.

The demand for cruelty-free products is growing with many big brands in the industry now producing vegan beauty products, and with some brands going completely vegan. Even better, the days are gone where you first need to analyse ingredient labels!

Vegan beauty services can do wonders for the reputation of a salon, but knowing where to start and what products to stock can seem overwhelming.

We’re here to help. 

At Salons Direct, we offer a wide range of professional vegan beauty products. Read on to find out the best cruelty-free and vegan-friendly brands and products for your salon…

Completely vegan brands 

Pureology 

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At Salons Direct, we’re proud to offer Pureology product ranges. This versatile brand is completely (and has always been) cruelty-free and vegan-friendly. 

Pureology is the perfect brand to stock in your salon, as they are committed to providing professional products that include sustainably sourced natural plant extracts, along with no animal testing involved.

Refectocil 

Another professional brand that’s entirely vegan-friendly and cruelty-free is Refectocil.

Refectocil specialises in proving professional tints, perfect for eyelash and eyebrow treatments. Not only are all of the tints and formulas completely vegan, but they also use natural plant extracts – making the products suitable for even the most sensitive skin types.

The Refectocil product ranges are dermatologically and ophthalmologically tested, leaving your clients with incredible definition and long-lasting results.

Glossify

Up next we have Glossify, the brand specialising in acrylic and gel nail products, along with professional nail equipment. Glossify is entirely vegan-friendly and has never tested products on animals. 

Glossify is exclusively available to practitioners, allowing salons across the country to offer professionally executed, long-lasting, high-quality nail treatments. 

Glossify offers salon standard ingredients in their product ranges and has always seen the importance of providing cruelty-free products for professionals to use. 

If you would like to know more about Glossify and what they do, check out our brand spotlight on Glossify here.

Olaplex 

Olaplex is a leading haircare brand, used by professionals and in salons all over the world. The Olaplex range contains innovative technology that works on a molecular level to repair damaged hair that has broken bonds, caused by either chemical, thermal and mechanical treatments.

You can rest assured that all products from Olaplex are entirely vegan. They have never tested any of their ingredients or finished products on animals. Olaplex products are also unavailable in countries where testing on animals is the law, such as China.

 

Hair

Olaplex Salon Intro Kit

It’s no secret that Olaplex has taken the hair industry by storm. So why not start with a taster? Introducing the Olaplex Salon Intro Kit, the perfect match for all hair types.

Olaplex contains innovative technology that works on a molecular level to repair damaged hair that has broken bonds, caused by either chemical, thermal and mechanical treatments. 

The Olaplex Salon Intro Kit will show you how powerful these products are. The kit contains a three-step process, which will enable you to prevent further damage to your client’s hair, whilst also lifting and revitalising colour-treated hair. Benefits to the Olaplex Salon intro kit include:

Olaplex No.1 and No.2 are not available to the public, as they are exclusively reserved for hairdressing professionals and salons only. The full kit includes: 

  • 1 x Olaplex No.1 Bond Multiplier (525ml).
  • 2 x Olaplex No.2 Bond Perfector (525ml).
  • 1 x Measuring Funnel.
  • Detailed instructions. 

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Olaplex No.4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo

It’s no secret that Olaplex has taken the hair industry by storm. So we’re starting with none other than The Olaplex No.4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo! A perfect match for all hair types.

The Olaplex No.4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo works to protect hair whilst also repairing any damage. This includes breakage, split ends, broken bonds, and frizz control. This highly moisturising shampoo will leave your client’s hair smooth to the touch and healthier than ever, restoring a radiant shine. 

The Olaplex No.4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo is paraben-free, sulfate-free, and phthalate-free. 

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Olaplex No.5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner

Introducing the Olaplex No.5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner, specially designed to complement the Olaplex No.4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo. 

The formula is lightweight and will work to make hair more manageable by detangling the hair, leaving a smooth finish. This conditioner is suitable for all hair types and is great for clients who have damage caused by repeat chemical treatments or colour jobs.

The key benefits include: 

  • Instant shine restoration.
  • Silky texture for an easy application process. 
  • Bond-repairing. 
  • Strengthens all hair types. 
  • Highly moisturising and hydrating formula. 
  • Helps to repair any hair damage. 

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Biolage FiberStrong Conditioner

Whilst we’re on the topic of conditioners – up next we have the Biolage FiberStrong Conditioner. Biolage is a trusted brand in the salon industry, offering various cruelty-free and vegan-friendly product ranges.

The Biolage FiberStrong Conditioner is truly a force to be reckoned with. It’ll help to fully hydrate your client’s hair, whilst simultaneously strengthening strands that are frizzy and damaged. 

The formula is also deeply cleansing, designed to restore radiance. Your clients will be left soft and supple hair, along with a long-lasting shine finish. 

 

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Pureology Strength Cure Miracle Filler

Up next we have the Pureology Strength Cure Miracle Filler. This hair treatment by Pureology is specifically designed to combat damage caused by colour treatments, leaving a smoother, controlled, and radiant finish. 

The formula is vegan-friendly, with professional ingredients included. The reparative treatment will do wonders to protect the hair from any further damage, not only from colour jobs but also from heat application. 

The Strength Cure Miracle Filler spray also includes their signature aromatherapy blend – Pear, Rose, and Sandalwood. 

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Beauty

Tanya Whitebits

Exclusive to Salons Direct, Tanya Whitebits is an industry leader – and it’s also a cruelty-free and vegan-friendly brand. 

Tanya Whitebits can provide you with everything you need to achieve the best tanning results. This includes solutions, premium tanning mitts, enhancing moisturisers, barrier creams, and more. 

The Tanya Whitebits Professional Spray Tan Solution range is a best seller at Salons Direct, available to purchase in a variety of shades. If you have clients who require ultra-fast results, Tanya Whitebits Professional Spray Tan Solution Rapid is the perfect solution.  

Key benefits of the Tanya Whitebits collection include: 

  • Clients can choose from a variety of shades.
  • Instant results.
  • Natural-looking bronze finish.
  • Eight-hour development or one to two-hour rapid development formulas. 
  • Natural and organic ingredients
  • Compatible with all spray tan equipment.
  • Fast drying time.
  • No orange tones. 
  • Consistent results. 
  • Long-lasting.
  • Reliable and salon standard product range.
  • Salon sizes available. 
  • No alcohol or parabens included in the formula. 
  • Non-streak finish.  

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RefectoCil Lash and Brow Tint

If you offer lash and eyebrow tint services at your salon, the RefectoCill Lash and Brow Tint could be your new go-to vegan product! 

A real best-seller, the RefectoCil Lash and Brow Tint is available in many different shades and the colour is completely smudge-proof. Clients will leave your salon with a full definition to their brows, and lashes that’ll last anywhere from six to eight weeks. 

This cruelty-free product range is great for clients who have lighter hair in these areas caused by the sun or water, as it allows lashes to appear voluminous and longer, and brows will appear sculpted and defined.

The use of professional ingredients makes the RefectoCil Lash and Brow Tint perfectly suitable for even the most sensitive skin types.

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Salon System Just Wax Expert Hot Wax

The Salon System Just Wax Expert Hot Wax is the perfect cruelty-free waxing gel for in-house salon treatments. 

This wax is great for all skin/hair types – and is rosin-free. The application process is straightforward and hassle-free. 

Unlike other wax products, the Salon System Just Wax Expert Hot Wax works at a low temperature, specially formulated to grasp surrounding air instead of the skin to minimise discomfort during treatments. 

The formula has a visual indicator that signals when the wax is ready to come off. This is done by the clear wax gel turning opaque when it’s ready to be removed. 

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Nails

Glossify Spring 2021 Collection

A real industry favourite, Glossify are known for their diverse range of professional nail products. Making the list for one of the best cruelty-free and vegan-friendly products is the Glossify Spring 2021 Collection

Glossify is known for its premium products, offering consistent and reliable results with every use. The Glossify Spring 2021 Collection gel polish leaves a gorgeous depth to nails, along with an envious shine. 

The collection is available in four distinct pastel colours, which include Tulip, Firefly, Pampas, and Hyacinth

Key benefits include:

  • No animal testing is involved. 
  • Vegan-friendly.
  • High colour pigmentation for optimum vibrance. 
  • LED & UV Curable. 
  • Up to 65 sets per bottle. 
  • Chip-resistant formula. 
  • Long-lasting colour. 

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VOESH Pedi In A Box

Last but not least, we’d like to introduce you to VOESH – the brand that created  Pedi In A Box. 

VOESH is an innovative brand, providing professionals with convenient and salon standard products. All products from VOESH are paraben-free, vegan, and also cruelty-free. 

VOESH Pedi in a Box is the ultimate nail care product, great for in-house salon treatments. It’s a safe and convenient step-by-step pedicure solution, with each kit containing perfectly portioned treatments – designed to save time whilst also avoiding preventable product wastage. 

The VOESH Pedi in a Box is easy to use and comes in a variety of different scents. Each box also contains specific and tailored benefits,  so offering your clients personalised pedicure treatments is easier than ever. 

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Vegan salons in the UK

A useful resource to be aware of is our very own vegan salons in the UK map

Our handy tool allows you to locate the best salons that offer vegan-friendly and cruelty-free treatments, either in your area or nationwide. This map also identifies salons that use certified vegan product ranges.

We hope you enjoyed getting to know some of the best cruelty-free and vegan-friendly professional salon products for your salon in 2021. At Salons Direct we only stock the best, so we highly recommend checking out our full range of vegan products! 

 

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