Information on the ingredients used in our solid hair conditioning bars
Cocoa (cacao) butter is derived from the seeds of the cocoa fruit,grown on the cocoa tree.
Cocoa butter suits most skin types and is rich in natural vitamin E. Cocoa butter has been used for centuries for its amazing moisturising properties and for soothing and protecting the skin. It helps to keep the hair healthy,soft,moisturised,strengthening both the scalp and hair.
Naturally rich in vitamin E and anti-oxidant properties.It helps to hydrate,soften and smooth the hair,protecting it from damage and drying out.Often used to restore moisture lost through heat styling,hair dying and the elements.Wonderfully conditioning for both the hair and scalp.
D-Panthenol (aka Pro-Vitamin B5)
A wonderful moisturiser for the hair.Very widely used in many hair care products as it is said to help to add shine,softness and strength to the hair. It conditions the hair without causing any build up and helps to smooth split ends and protect the hair from damage.
BTMS (Behentrimonium Methosulfate)
A naturally derived vegetable wax which is a conditioning emulsifier,making this the most effective ingredient for a conditioner. It has wonderful hydration properties and leaves the hair feel well conditioned,soft and silky. BTMS is effective for all hair types such as dry,fine,curly and is extremely mild and gentle. It works as a great detangler and keeps the hair feeling hydrated,smooth and in great condition.
This ingredient is an ammonium salt used in a huge variety of hair and skincare products. It helps to reduce static,coats damaged hair and making the hair less fly-away,smoother and easier to manage.
A fruit oil naturally rich in vitamins A ,B1,B2,Panthothenic Acid (B5),D and E. It is a light,softening oil with excellent moisturising properties for dry hair.It is often used to protect the hair from damage,detangling,reducing dandruff and preventing breakage.
A broad spectrum preservative necessary to protect your bar,keeping bacteria away. It is not animal sourced,palm free,gluten free,formaldehyde free,vegan and biodegradable. Preservatives are needed in certain products where water is used to keep the product stable,safe,hygienic and no one wants a product growing in mould and bacteria!
Camellia Kissi Seed Oil
The Camellia plant is native to South East Asia and the seeds are cold pressed to produce an oil which is easily absorbed by the skin. It has amazing emollient and softening properties.It is rich in vitamins A,D and E and it is said that the antioxident properties may help to protect the hair from free radical damage. It is also said to help healthy hair growth and keep the hair moisturised.
Jojoba is actually a wax but acts like an oil at room temperature. It resembles the skins own natural sebum (oil).Its a great oil for not only oily skin,but for dry and irritated skin too.It helps to lock moisture into the hair shaft,leaving the hair soft and silky.Due to the Omega 9 in jojoba, it makes an excellent hair conditioner helping the hair feel lustrous and hydrated.
Hydrolized Wheat Protein
Derived from wheat and is used to temporarily protect and repair damaged hair keratin. Often used to help repair split ends. It also helps to add volume,condition,prevent the hair from drying out,leaving it feeling soft and silky.
This is a light non-greasy feeling oil which has slight astringent properties making it a good choice for oily/greasy skin & hair. Although it is also suitable for most hair types and has great moisturising properties.It is rich in antioxidants,nutrients and minerals which help to maintain healthy hair.
This oil contains anti-oxidant and regenerative properties. It is also rich in vitamins A,D & E and also contains vitamins B1,B2,B3,B6,F,essential fatty acids and minerals. Wheatgerm oil has excellent emollient properties,protecting and moisturising the hair and helping with split ends and frizz. It also helps to keep hair smooth and soft.
Camellia Seed Oil
A lovely light oil with properties similar to jojoba oil.It is often used as a hair treatment in China for its amazing moisturising properties. Rich in vitamins A,B,C & E.It is also used to help keep the hair smooth,reduce tangles and keep the hair in good condition.
Sesame Seed Oil
A rich source of vitamin E and B complex as well as essential fatty acids. It is often used to help nourish the hair shaft and follicles and retain hair colour.It is deep conditioning and revitalises damaged hair.
Sweet Almond Oil
A non greasy oil rich in vitamins A,B1,B2,B6 and E. It helps to seal in moisture & nourish dry hair without weighing it down. It used to add shine and lustre & strengthen hair ,making it less prone to damage.