Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera leaf extract) - consists of 75 nutrients, 20 minerals, 12 vitamins, 18 amino acids (the building blocks of healthy hair and scalp) and 200 active enzymes. These enzymes promote healthy hair growth and are known for their anti-inflammatory properties. Aloe Barbadensis’ anti-pruritic enzymes destroy dead skin cells of the scalp, reducing scaling and relieving irritation and redness. Aloe Vera is a great conditioning agent. Restores shine and lustre and leaves hair silky and smooth.
Argan Oil - full of natural anti-oxidants to strengthen and protect the hair. Extremely rich in Omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids, which act directly on the shaft of the hair and benefit the scalp. Provides natural anti-bacterial protection whilst moisturising the scalp and preventing flaking and itching. Naturally penetrates the pores of the hair shaft, providing outer coating protection and softening the shaft from within. Contains Linoleic and Oleic Acid to hydrate and moisturise hair. Non-greasy and light. Acts as a shield from harmful UV rays and protects the hair from environmental pollution.
Benzyl Alcohol - used in conjunction with Dehydroacetic Acid as an approved ECOCERT and COSMOS preservative. Stops the reproduction and growth of harmful bacteria and fungi that shorten the life of a product and make it unsafe to use.
Cetearyl Alcohol - a fatty non-drying alcohol derived from coconut oil. Used as a thickener, emollient and emulsifier.
Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit oil - a fresh smelling essential oil great for creating a more relaxed and joyful feeling. Has an antiseptic, antibiotic and calamative properties. Helps balance oily scalps and relieve psoriasis and eczema.
Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Sweet Orange) Fruit oil - a mentally and physically uplifting oil. Soothes dry and irritated skin.
Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil - has antioxidant and cleansing properties. Great for oily scalps and can also help to relieve itchy scalps conditions.
Citrus Reticulata (Mandarin Red) Peel Oil - is known as a great stress reducer. Has an uplifting, relaxing, calming and strengthening affect.
Coco Caprylate - is naturally derived from Coconut oil. It is an excellent conditioning agent provides great hydration superb spreadability and good slip.
Coconut Oil (virgin)/Coconut Fruit Extract - helps reduce the natural protein loss in damaged and undamaged hair. Promotes hair growth, contains Vitamin E, and helps to repair damaged hair. High in triglyceride content (60% short-chain triglycerides) and also in Lauric Acid, a 12-carbon lipid small enough to penetrate the cuticles of your hair. Binds to the natural protein structure of the hair and so reinforces and strengthens the hair fibre. Moisture-retaining for moist, soft hair.
Cymbopogon Martini (Palmarosa) Leaf Oil - a powerful antimicrobial that can out perform Tea Tree as an anti fungal. It helps maintain a healthy scalp by balancing sebum production, stimulating cell regeneration, encourages elasticity, moisturises dry skin and it effectively combats dermatitis, psoriasis and eczema.
Dehydroacetic Acid - used in conjunction with Benzyl Alcohol as an approved ECOCERT and COSMOS preservative. Stops the reproduction and growth of harmful bacteria and fungi that shorten the life of a product and make it unsafe to use.
Diheptyl Succinate - is a 100% natural and sustainable emollient using bio based succinc acid. Bio succinc acid is produced from the dextrose of a renewable feedstock of corn. It is readily biodegradable, non GMO and eco certified. It enhances shine and texture of hair.
Distearoylethyl Dimonium Chloride - a vegetable-based ester quat, and biodegradable conditioning agent based on high-purity Stearic Acid, compounded with Cetearyl Alcohol. Improves conditioning and detangling of both wet and dry hair. Outperforms the market standard Centrimonium Chloride, with conditioning properties similar to the efficient Behentronium Chloride (but with better green credentials).
Glycerin (vegetable) - naturally hygroscopic (drawing and absorbing moisture from its surroundings), and is an excellent moisturiser and humectant. Gives definition to curls and smoothes fly-away hair.
Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride - derived from guar gum and is a polysaccharide extracted from the seeds of the guar bean. Effectively controls the deposition of active agents onto hair. Exceptional conditioning properties with no build up. Smoothes hair, leaving it easier to manage and detangle hair, both wet or dry
Hydroxymethylcellulose - a gelling and thickening agent derived from cellulose. Occurs naturally in the cell walls of plants. Composed primarily of glucose monomers. Great in hair gel for a soft hold and pleasant feel without stickiness or flaking.
Hydroxypropyltrimonium Honey (conditioning honey) - pure honey with a positive (cationic) charge to reduce stickiness. Ultra-moisturising with double the humectant activity of glycerin. Low molecular weight for exceptional penetration to give long-term moisture, shine, and smoothness. The positive charge of cationic ingredients enables them to bond to the negatively charged areas of damaged hair for enhanced conditioning and repair.
Linum Usitassimum (Linseed) - a rich source of Omega-3 fatty acids and proteins and a source of vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B9, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc, Potassium and Phosphorous. Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) is especially beneficial for hair. Gives great conditioning and leaves hair incredibly moisturised and soft.
Litsea Cubeba (May Chang) Flower Oil - known to possess anti-microbial anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties. Its scent is immediately uplifting and rejuvenating.
Methylcellulose - a non-ionic water soluble polymer derived from Cellulose (Hydroxymethycellulose). Used as a thickening agent.
Mentha Viridis (Spearmint) Leaf Oil - known to be comforting and strengthening to nerves. Spearmint has both refreshing and toning properties.
Michelia Alba (Magnolia) Flower & Leaf Oil - a healing and moisturising oil, useful in irritated skin conditions. Helps to warm the emotions, uplifting and euphoric.
Origanum Majorana (Marjoram Sweet) Leaf Oil - mentally strengthening and relaxing. Has antiseptic, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties.
Polyglyceryl-4 Caprate - a naturally-derived PEG-free emulsifier based on Polyglyercol. Enables the fats and oils in formulations to mix well.
Polyglyceryl-3 Dicitrate/Stearate - based on Glycerol, Citric Acid and Stearic Acid and is a natural emulsifier.
Punica Granatum (Pomegranate extract) - a natural antioxidant that repairs the hair fibre and maintains hair radiance for longer. Can accelerate hair growth and protects against hair loss. Contains moisturising Ellagic Acid and Vitamin C.
Propanediol - a natural and highly pure petroleum-free glycol derived from a sustainable and renewable corn sugar fermentation process. Acts as an emollient, humectant and solvent. Approved by ECOCERT and NATRUE. Boosts moisturisation levels when used with glycerin.
Pogostemon Cablin (Patchouli) Leaf Oil - is recognised by aromatherapists for combating nervous disorders, helping with dandruff, sores, acne and skin irritations. Has antiviral, anti-inflammatory antimicrobial and aphrodisiac properties.
Quaternium 98 - a GM free ester quat based on a special distribution of vegetable sourced fatty acids. It is produced in the strictest absence of any animal derived material of any type. It provides excellent conditioning properties on both wet and dry hair. The sustainability profile including it's ready biodegradability, lower ecotox, cold-processability and it's primarily renewable non palm based feedstock is supporting a more environmentally conscious approach in haircare.
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil - this essential oil stimulates the hair follicles and circulation in the scalp and may help prevent premature baldness. Rosemary promotes a healthy scalp and encourages healthy hair growth and slows down hair loss.
Styrax Tonkinensis (Bezoin) Resin Extract - a calming and grounding essential oil that can alleviate itching and irritation. Known to be an immense help in relieving irritating and prickly skin conditions.
Tilia Cordata (Linden) Flower Oil - used in aromatherapy for it's calming and soothing properties. In haircare it acts as a natural hair conditioner for dry brittle hair. It promotes circulation in the scalp and healthy new hair growth.
Xantham Gum - a naturally-derived polymeric polysaccharide used in gels. Gives high gloss and feels great with no flaking. Curl retention in high humidity exceeds many traditional commercial products.