We all know the importance of effective ingredients in skincare, but have you ever thought about how this applies to haircare, too? Discover the ingredients to look for in your hair products and how they work in harmony with your hair and scalp to help treat your unique hair concerns.
It's what's on the inside that counts.
Aleurites Moluccanus Seed Oil (Candlenut Oil)
Candlenut Oil is known to prevent oxidative stress and promote overall hair health.
Soothing & Moisturising
Allantoin accelerates the process of cell creation, cell formation or cell regeneration. In haircare, it is known to help soothe the scalp.
Soothing & Anti-Inflammatory
Bisabolol is the main component of chamomile tea. It is known for its anti-inflammatory effect on skin and wound healing properties, for example after burns or sunburn. In haircare, it is known for its anti-inflammatory and soothing effect.
Camellia Sinensis (Matcha Tea) Leaf Extract
Anti-Oxidative Stress Agent
Matcha Tea Extract is known to have rich antioxidant properties and helps neutralise free radicals. It prevents oxidative damage to protect the hair from split ends and drying out.
Centella Asiatica Extract (Asiatic Pennywort)
Anti-Oxidative Stress Agent
Asiatic Pennywort is an Ayurvedic plant used for treating skin problems. It contains components that are known for having a good anti-bacterial and healing effect. It is known also under the name "Tiger Grass".
Coconut Acid is a natural ingredient derived from coconut oil. It is a gentle cleanser that is suitable for all hair types as it also has moisturising benefits.
Eriophorum Spissum Flower / Stem (Nordic Cotton) Extract
Having managed to adapt to the climatic conditions of the Nordic regions, cotton sedge has become one of the dominant plants on the tundra. It is known to hydrate, moisturise and smooth the hair.
Moisturising & Humectant
Glycerin is a skin and hair conditioning agent. It is known to help to improve the softness and moisture of hair.
Glycine leaves the hair easy to comb, supple, soft and shiny. It also imparts volume.
Hydrolyzed Keratin (Cashmilan)
Moisturising & Conditioning
Cashmilan is part of the Cashmere Protein Complex. It is known for its powerful moisture binding properties that help deeply condition the hair fibres. It penetrates the cuticles helping to prevent breakage & split ends.
Lactic Acid / Citric Acid (AHA)
Alpha Hydroxy Acids are a combination of Lactic Acid & Citric Acid that help to protect hair colour, providing vibrancy and long-lasting colour freshness. They also help to control oil production in the hair and help the scalp breathe easily by opening pores. Moreover, they stimulate scalp blood circulation, leading to healthy hair growth.
Morinda Citrifolia Fruit (Nonifruit) Extract
Antibacterial & Anti-Fungal
Nonifruit Extract is known for healing and rejuvenating the skin due to its abundance of vitamins - particularly A and C - and antioxidants. It has antibacterial and anti-fungal properties to help keep the scalp looking healthy.
Moisturising & Anti-Inflammatory
Niacinamide is also known as Vitamin B3. It is a powerful antioxidant, used to neutralise the damaging free radicals created by the environment and to reduce signs of ageing. In skincare, Niacinamide is known to protect the skin from heat and its unwanted side effects.
Opuntia Ficus-Indica (Cactus Flower) Extract
Hair Conditioning Agent
Cactus Flower Extract is known to be a nourishing delight for the hair, leaving it shiny, soft and easy to comb. Its conditioning effect also provides volume and lightness while helping soothe the scalp.
Panax Ginseng Root Extract
Ginseng Extract is known to have a nourishing effect on the hair to make it look healthier. It also adds shine and lustre.
Moisturising & Strengthening
Panthenol has a moisture-binding, anti-inflammatory, regenerative and wound-healing effect. In haircare it is known for its moisturising and soothing effect.
It is the first micro-activated, naturally-derived anti-dandruff active with equivalent activity to the established benchmark climbazole. The new molecule combines effectiveness and a smart mode of action. It is activated on the scalp by Malassezia enzymes and its activity is directly triggered by the dandruff-causing microorganism itself.
Saccharomyces / Xylinum / Black Tea (Kombucha Extract) Ferment
Kombucha Tea can help minimise harmful microorganisms on the scalp and soothe chronically irritated scalp skin.
Sclerocarya Birrea Seed Oil / Marula Oil
Marula Oil is a type of natural oil that is derived from the nuts of the marula tree. It is known for its ability to moisturise and nourish the hair and scalp. It contains high levels of antioxidants, fatty acids, and vitamins that can help to strengthen and protect the hair.
Moisturising & Emollient
Squalane is an unsaturated hydrocarbon, a clear, colourless liquid. In skincare, it is known to be very hydrating and easily absorbed by the skin.
Steardimonium Hydroxypropyl Hydrolyzed Keratin
Hair Conditioning Agent
A keratin alternative that penetrates into the hair with repairing properties. This brings the cuticle closer to natural perfection for improved shine, manageability and natural movement.
Urtica Dioica (Stinging Nettle) Extract
Stinging Nettle Extract is known to help reduce scalp inflammation.