Herbs have been used for centuries to naturally soften hair, increase manageability, and restore lustre, body and bounce. Used as oils, extracts, infusions, powdered, ground or crushed.
Over 5,000 years of recorded history of:
Using herbs and plants blended with non-plant material in hair treatments
Why we use herbs in our Formulations
- Natural herbs are generally gentle and nourishing for the scalp.
- They rely upon botanicals to promote healthy hair and scalp.
- Can provide a cleansing, lighten, darken or enrich your hair colour, soothe irritation, prevent dandruff or stimulate scalp to increase growth.
- Many incorporated in modern treatments.
- Increasing consumer demand.
- Have a History.
- Problems with reliable supply.
- Stability and consistency of supply.
Herbs and Natural Ingredients used in Hair Care Products:
Aloe Vera – A versatile plant used in many cosmetic formulations.Stimulates new hair growth, fights frizz and works as a natural conditioner.
Burdock – Promotes hair growth, increase shine and healthy body, and fights dandruff.
Cosmetic Clay – Deodorises and neutralises odours and absorbs liquids and grease.
Horsetail – (Equisetum arvense) A herbal remedy dating back to ancient Roman and Greek medicine. Rich in silica and minerals such as Potassium and Manganese. Its properties help skin regenerate, improve the elasticity of skin and hair, and stimulates hair growth.
Maidenhair – (Adiantum Capillus-veneris) A powerful plant with a powerful secret. The extract provides body and sheen to hair preparations.
Nettle – An extract of the root is recommended for external use on the scalp for hair loss.
Rosemary – A classic traditional and versatile herb. For strengthening hair; as an aid against premature balding.
Saw Palmetto – A versatile herb used in several medicinal preparations. Used to help cure baldness.
Thyme – (Thymus Vulgaris) Helpful for hair growth and making hair shinier and healthier.