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Jack59 Blog

Welcome to Jack59’s blog. Our mission is simple - increase the number of good hair days you have while decreasing your carbon footprint. One way we do that (in addition to making the best shampoo on the planet) is to provide YOU with helpful information on hair health, as well as provide simple ways you can help your planet. We hope you enjoy reading!

How We’re Lowering Our Emissions (And Why You Should Too!)

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We ask our customers every day to shop ethically—an act that can take any number of forms. Whether it’s buying products from local vendors, upgrading your lifestyle with low-impact technology (EVs, LEDs), or saying “no” to brands who insist on plastic wrap and animal testing, there’s always something to be done in pursuit of a better planet. Despite all of the boogeyman imagery big data conjures (we all agree Mark Zuckerberg is at least half-alien, right?”), it might just be our ticket to a better environment in the future. For Jack59, we took the pandemic as an opportunity to examine...

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Celebrating Earth Day 2022 With Local Edmonton Makers

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The environment is something we share, so it makes sense that we would all benefit from tackling challenges together! That’s why we are proud supporters of local products, practices, and innovators that help us reach our sustainability goals—together. For being a prairie jewel surrounded by little more than sweeping plains and fields, Edmonton has a lot to be proud of when it comes to the environment. Our capital boasts a world-class Waste Management Program, the largest metropolitan river valley system in the world, and a staggering 86% return rate on recyclable cans and bottles. Not bad, Edmonton! Jack59 is dedicated...

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The Benefits of Leave-In Conditioners, and Why You Need Them in Your Hair Care Routine

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We’ve all been there. Looking in the mirror as we pick apart the dull, lackluster appearance of our hair. Not as shiny as preferred, the colour not quite as vibrant, more tangly than desired, and difficult to manage. A world of potential, yet in that moment, it just appears flat. Bad hair days happen. But they shouldn’t be an everyday thing. One way we like to prevent bad hair days is by using a great leave-in conditioner. What is a leave-in conditioner? Leave-in conditioner really is a hair care staple that should be in everyone’s regular hair care routine -...

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Sustainable, Indigenous-Owned Holiday Gift Guide 2021

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‘Tis the season for giving! The busiest shopping season of the year is among us, and we know how stressful this season can be when you’re trying to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. We also know how great it feels to shop small and support local businesses. That’s why we put together a curated list of some of our favourite items from Indigenous-owned, small businesses to help you find everything you need and (hopefully) take a little stress off of your shoulders! For the cozy vibes fan - mini.tipi MINI TIPI is a Canadian, women-owned company...

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Can You Save a Wet Jack59 Bar?

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  Listen, nothing is ever good soggy - and that includes your beautiful Jack59 shampoo and conditioner bars. But, when you’re keeping your bars in a wet place like your shower, it can be difficult to keep them dry. That’s why we wanted to share a few of our favourite tips on keeping your bars dry, fresh, and full of life!  Shampoo and conditioner bar storage We will be the first ones to recommend our 100% compostable shower containers because they truly do make a difference in keeping your bars dry. We recommend keeping the lid on at all times...

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