If you know me at all, you know I love finding out about and trying products from different cruelty-free brands! When I was contacted by a representative from Maple Holistics, a brand I had never heard of before, I was excited to learn more about the company. Once I made sure the brand is, in fact, listed as a cruelty-free brand on Logical Harmony, I agreed to try out one of their products.
According to their website, all Maple Holistics products are:
- Made in the USA
- All Natural
- Cruelty Free
- Sulfate Free
- Safe for colored hair
They sell a wide range of products, including bath & body, hair care, skin care, and even health food products. Their products are available on the brand’s website, as well as on Amazon.
The conditioner that I have been testing out for the last month or two is their Argan Conditioner. I’m about halfway through the bottle, and I’ve really been enjoying it so far.
Specifics: 8 oz., 236 mL
- “Utilizes a synergy of moisturizing and nourishing ingredients for soft and shiny hair.”
- Their website explains, “Years of research have been dedicated to formulating a blend of conditioning agents which can maximize smooth hairness, have no potentially harmful additives, and be effective for all hair types. Argan Conditioner takes the end result to a new level – with increased Argan Oil quantities and a pallet of natural hair nourishing ingredients, culminating optimal hair health can now be achieved like never before! For those sensitive to scents, Argan Conditioner contains no aroma with its pure and well-balanced formulation. With the homeopathic solution, taking care of your hair has never been easier.”
- Non-toxic and non-sensitizing
- Contains argan, jojoba, aloe vera, shea butter, pomegranate, green tea, sea buckthorn, and hibiscus for maximum therapeutic action.
They seem pretty natural to me, but I’m certainly no expert on all-natural ingredients. Unfortunately, it looks like this conditioner is not vegan-friendly, because it contains silk amino acids (What’s the difference between cruelty-free and vegan?). They do offer at least one hair product that is vegan, which is their Winter Blend Shampoo.
For reference, my hair is long, fine, and wavy and to say I am low maintenance with it is a serious understatement. Most days, the only hair products I use are shampoo and conditioner, so I want these products to make my hair soft, de-frizzed, and not weighed down. I feel like this conditioner definitely satisfies all of those expectations.
It certainly stays true to its fragrance-free claim, with only a very light shea butter-like scent that is hardly noticeable. If you are sensitive to fragrance and are looking for a good cruelty-free conditioner to use, I’d recommend giving this one a shot (provided that you aren’t turned off by the silk ingredients.)
Overall, I’m really pleased with this conditioner, and I’m excited to be able to add another cruelty-free brand do my shopping list. Next time, I think I’ll try some of their vegan products instead.
Have you heard of or tried any products from this brand before? If not, what is your favorite cruelty-free hair care brand?
Note: This product was sent to me for review by a representative of the company. All opinions are my own and 100% honest.