Coco-Protein (Cocos nucifera) – Coco-protein along with yucca are the saponifiers that help our Seabuckthorn Shampoo have its purely natural, botanical suds. Coco- protein is derived from the sugars, proteins and fatty acids of organic, virgin coconut oil. Coco-protein is a non-ionic saponifier that has been tested to be free of any recognized side effects. It is not detected in human tissue or urine and is free from ethylene oxide (which can cause nitrosamine contamination) and also free from preservatives. It has excellent dermatological compatibility and also has low environmental impact, as it is highly biodegradable. Coco-protein is not related to any of the sulfates or sulfides, which are best avoided.
Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis) – Aloe is a botanical gem from the desert that ensures proper balance of moisture and promotes healthy hair. It is so easily absorbed into the hair and skin and harmonizes oily hair and moisturizes dry hair. It smoothes the hair cuticle and creates an invisible layer on the surface of each hair strand, helping to lock in moisture and nutrients.
Yucca (Yucca elata) – Yucca, also known as soap tree, is a native plant to the America Southwest. The roots of these trees are very high in saponins and traditionally have been used by Native Americans as a natural body and laundry soap. These yucca root saponins are a soap-making ingredient, which encourages the lather in our shampoo. This special root also has emollient properties that have a soothing effect on the hair shaft.
Bladderwrack Seaweed (Fucus vesiculosus) – This succulent seaweed is naturally mucilangenic, being both stimulating and tonifying for the hair. People from regions that ingest lots of seaweed have thick, beautiful hair! Bladderwrack feeds the roots and shaft of the hair. It holds moisture in the hair strands to reduce fly-aways and frizz.
Spirulina (Arthrospira platensis) Extract – Spirulina is a high-protein algae used to increase hair volume and dismiss dry flakes. Brimming with botanical treasures, this powerhouse plant can bring balance to scalp and hair.
Oatstraw (Avena sativa) Extract– Oatstraw gives more body and fullness top tresses, and smoothes out knots and tangles. Oatstraw is gluten free.
Blue Tansy (Tanacetum annuum) Essential Oil – Blue Tansy is brimming with azulene and sesquiterpenes to calm, cool, and tame your scalp and mane. It has a deliciously sweet herbaceous aroma and enhances relaxation while soothing the appearance dry, red, skin or skin that has been exposed to environmental elements. This benevolent blue dream brings peace to your hair care routine.
Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) Essential Oil– Yarrow is particularly suited to balancing skin oil production, especially in oily skin. It is high in cool, blue azulene to calm the scalp.
German Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) Essential Oil – Beloved blue chamomile essence is distilled from flowers in the daisy family and harvested in the early morning hours for the most potent extract. High quantities of chamazulene impart this distillation with a deep oceanic blue color, and compelling cooling and calming blessings are especially suited for skin and hair care. With its inky blue hue, German chamomile contains constituents of sesquiterpenes (azulene) and sesquiterpenols (a-bisabolol) making this oil an opulent offering to beautify our bodies.
Frankincense (Boswellia carterii) Essential Oil– Sacred frankincense is beautifully balsamic in nature, giving it the unparalleled power to fade the appearance of scars, fine lines, and puffiness. In hair care, frankincense fortifies hair strands and scalp.
Blood Orange (Citrus aurantium) Essential Oil – Blood Orange oil is a tonic for the hair roots and scalp, and its uplifting scent is always inspiring.
Vetiver (Vetiveria zizanioides) Essential Oil – Rich, earthy vetiver oil is grounding and calming for the skin, anointing the roots of each hair strand as the rain anoints the grass. Vetiver is a humectant that helps skin and hair retain moisture.
Lemon (Citrus limon) Essential Oil– Luscious lemon purifies the skin from head to toe. It is a wonderful all-over hair tonic; it is said to strengthen hair and increase shine. The aroma is uplifting, invigorating.
Lavender (Lavendula angustifolia) Essential Oil– Lavender brings its familiar calming fragrance to the mix and serenes the skin and scalp. The benefits of lavender oil in hair care are endless. This oil is traditionally used to ease dry scalps, deep condition hair, promote hair thickness, and more.
Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) Essential Oil– Beautiful bergamot is a sunny citrus oil that is a tonic for hair and scalp. The aroma exudes cheer throughout the year.
Sage + Rosemary (Salvia officinalis + Rosmarinus officinalis) Extracts – These potent and pure nectars contain hundreds of plant bio-actives and antioxidants that extends the life of this shampoo by slowing the oxidation process. It brims with cogent compounds that serve hair strands and scalp.