Hair accessories have come a long way. With a little digging, it’s easy to find cute and stylish dressies for your tressies that are also good for Mother Earth. From repurposed fabric scraps to organic materials, these awesome accessories are working hard to be green. We’ve gathered our favourite picks for summer below. —Amanda Nunes
Kooshoo organic hair ties are a favourite of celebs Alicia Silverstone and Gwyneth Paltrow. They’re ethically made with organic cotton and natural tree rubber. They come in tonnes of different shades and can be worn as a bracelet when not in use.
Sam & Lance handmade scrunchies have an adorable detachable bow and are made from organic cotton that comes in a variety of colours and patterns.
This toile barrette has a certain je ne sais quoi. Handmade in France, it and maker Machete‘s other hair dos stay eco-friendly by being made out of bio-acetate.
Add a bit of sparkle with these shimmery gold clips by Foe & Dear. They’re made of 100 per cent eco-friendly acetone, so you can feel good about your purchase. Best of all, they are Canadian.
This cute black-and-white polka-dot scrunchie has a secret: it’s made from repurposed fabric waste from Nation LTD‘s clothing. Clever!
Zenchies is a Canadian hair-accessory brand that specializes in hair scrunchies made with eco-friendly and organic fabrics to make a positive impact on the environment and benefit customers. By donating 10 per cent of the proceeds toward the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation, Zenchies is committed to sharing their love with the community. Plus, its new Beach Please collection includes colours perfect for summer.