Habits with impact: the Ailuna “Swap to a shampoo bar” action
This series of posts explores each of Ailuna’s actions (sustainability training programs) in more detail, including an introduction to their creators, the reasons and issues behind them and some helpful tips, advice and resources to make sure you can take each action and earn your badge for succeeding!
Not got the Ailuna app yet?
Download it from the App Store or Google Play Store now and select the “swap to a shampoo bar” action to start building a new habit that will have a positive impact on you and on the planet.
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Swap to a shampoo bar – meet the action creator
Helene is one of the founders of Ailuna and the creator of the swap to a shampoo bar action. Her background is mostly computers and plants, which might sound like an unusual combination but actually, the two are coming together pretty well now! Before Ailuna, Helene was always checking out people’s baskets in the supermarket and wondering what to do about the amount of plastic our favourite products are packaged in. But since it’s difficult to change supermarkets, she decided to create this action to help individuals and their friends, families, and anyone else they invite to Ailuna to try to avoid plastic.
First stop, our haircare routine!
Do I need any special equipment or preparation before I start this action?
Helene’s top tips for success
Why is switching to a plastic-free haircare regime important?
With 420 million shampoo bottles being used every single year (not including conditioner!), and plastic reduction being one of the best ways to reduce your impact on the planet, switching to plastic free shampoo and conditioner is a great step to living a more sustainable lifestyle.
When taking this action, you might find the AIluna community is a big help. Full with people on a similar journey to you, you can ask anything, judgement-free, and chances are someone else will be able to help.
If you’ve already completed this action, why not try reducing your overall household waste with the waste check and reduce your waste actions, both available in the Ailuna app now.