Swapping your go-to scrunchies and claw clips for some sustainable hair accessories is an easy way to live a more eco-friendly life. We know because we’ve made the switch ourselves. There are a number of eco-friendly alternatives out there that are just as chic and fashion-forward as other hair accessories. Below, we rounded up a few of our favorites. Get your credit cards ready because you’ll want to add all of them to your cart!
1. Package Free Biodegradable Hair Ties Pack
If you were to purchase just one of these sustainable hair accessories, we suggest you go with this biodegradable hair tie pack from Package Free. You always need hair ties, so might as well make them ones that aren’t bad for the planet. They’re available in brown, black, and blonde, so they work for almost every hair color as well.
2. Planet Goody Neutral Heritage Mini Claw Clips
We’ve often gone to Goody for hair accessory staples like claw clips, headbands, scrunchies, and more. Now, the brand has a sustainable line called Planet Goody. These mini claw clips are made with renewable plant-based materials. Plus, the packaging is made with recyclable kraft paper and plant-based zip ties.
3. Girlfriend Collective 50/50 Bucket Hat
Girlfriend Collective has become a popular sustainable brand thanks to social media. Everyone loves this brand, including us. We’re particularly big fans of their 50/50 Bucket Hat, which is made of a blend of recycled and organic cotton.
4. Room Shop Mini Cloud Scrunchie
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Room Shop is a small-batch accessories brand striving to create zero waste. They create a ton of adorable bags and hair accessories out of scraps and recycled materials. Their Mini Cloud Scrunchie is our favorite because it perfectly complements any ensemble. Buy one in every color!
5. Plant Faced Recycled Dad Hat
Yes, even dad hats can be sustainable. For your hikes or trips to the beach, opt for this Plant Faced Recycled Dad Hat to remain eco-friendly. Ethically made, this cap is created with eco-friendly inks and recycled water bottles. Plus, when you purchase any product from Plant Faced, a tree will be planted to offset any carbon impact.
6. Machete Jumbo Box Clip
Machete utilizes eco-friendly bio-acetate, along with recycled and ethically-sourced materials for all of its hair accessories. From hair pins to claw clips, you can rest easy knowing Machete’s hair accessories are about as environmentally-conscious as they come. If you’re going to purchase anything, we suggest you go with their Jumbo Box Clip. It can hold even the thickest hair and adds that extra wow factor to any hairstyle.
7. Tegen Accessories Snap Clips
Tegen Accessories is an accessories brand dedicated to creating biodegradable hair accessories for every hair type and texture. Thick hair to thin hair, long hair to short hair, Tegen Accessories has an option for your strands. We suggest starting with their Snap Clips because a sustainable option of this hair accessory is harder to come by than you’d think.
8. Hara the Label Malala Scrunchie
You can never have too many scrunchies, especially when they’re sustainable. This one from Hara the Label is created with natural plant dyes and organic bamboo. All proceeds go to the Malala Fund, which champions every girl’s right to a free and safe education.
9. MLE Cloud Claw
This handmade claw clip is crafted with cellulose acetate, a natural and eco-friendly material. In fact, all of the hair accessories from MLE are made from eco-friendly materials that are readily available.