The Key Ingredients to Stronger, Healthier Hair
Healthy looking hair is in general a sign of good health and good hair-care practices so we’ve edited some of the best oils and natural botanical ingredients for hair health that can be used directly on the scalp, skin and hair. Essential oils possess many qualities that help nourish and strengthen hair, while leaving it looking and smelling great, with increasing benefits over time. As more people are adopting healthier lifestyles, including eating foods that are organic and preservative free, the same trend continues in haircare with greener beauty products rapidly gaining popularity. ANTI collective has spent years researching and developing products that meet the demands of customers wanting to use natural concentrated ingredients and highly active botanicals to create a long-term solution to optimum hair condition.
Aloe Vera Juice
Aloe Vera is a versatile plant that treats many scalp and hair issues. With hair loss, using Aloe Vera regularly will rejuvenate the hair follicles and reduce thinning. Along with hair loss prevention, Aloe Vera enzymes promote hair growth by helping your locks retain moisture, and by clearing dead skin cells off of your scalp.
Macadamia Seed Oil
Macadamia Seed Oil is the highest plant source of palmitoleic acid, a saturated fatty acid that helps to preserve the youthful appearance of hair. A light non-greasy emollient that conditions, strengthens, improves the elasticity, luster and softness of hair. It’s great for frizz, tangles, and dullness. This nutty oil adds shine and vitality to your strands while coating the ends. A key ingredient in ANTI Everything Shampoo and Conditioner it is a leading daily protectant.
Argan Oil is a lightweight non-greasy oil derived from Argan Trees indigenous to Morocco that has the power to protect without adding weight. Naturally rich in fatty acids that are easily absorbed by hair to lock in moisture, condition and soften, Argan oil is excellent for increasing shine and softness in the hair. It also provides a protective shield against ultra-violet rays and environmental pollutants. A key ingredient in ANTI Finishing Cream and ANTI Shine Spray.
Sunflower Seed Extract
Eliminating dandruff, inflammation and signs of ageing, Sunflower seed extract is naturally rich in polyphenols, potent reparative antioxidants, that protect hair against solar UV radiation and degradation. This protective extract also helps to maintain your color for longer and is a key ingredient in ANTI Everything Spray, ANTI Texture Spray and more.
Coconut Oil and Coconut fruit extract
Coconut oil is one of the most versatile oils in existence and is also great for the skin, containing a large amount of fatty acids.
Coconut Oil offers intense moisturizing and conditioning properties, preventing hair brittleness and reducing scalp irritations. It is an antimicrobial that is naturally rich in vitamins, minerals and Coconut and softness to hair. This fruit extract offers intense moisturizing and conditioning properties, preventing hair brittleness and reducing scalp irritations.
Moringa Leaf Extract
Improving Vitamin A levels and antioxidant activity, Moringa leaf extract is extremely rich in proteins, vitamins and minerals like calcium, iron and B vitamins. This protein repairs damage and fortifies hair improving hair strength and longevity. It’s also potent antioxidant that keeps environmental pollutants from adhering and damaging hair. Moringa offers anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and anti-fungal benefits.
Avocado is a wonder ingredient in protecting hair from damage. Reducing dandruff, Preventing breakage and Detangling hair it coats hair with and protects from environmental damage like sun, salt water and pollution. Avocado oil is also rich in monounsaturated fats, phytosterols, amino acids, lecithin, vitamins A, D and E. Due to its molecular structure, it can penetrate into hair to condition, repair and strength the hair shaft and scalp. Avocado oil is protective oil that shields the hair against environmental stressors and damage.
Baobab Seed extract
Baobab powder is a rich source of vitamin C, which contributes to normal: One of the key benefits of vitamin C is that it helps to keep our immune system strong, supporting our defence against infections, diseases and other illnesses, so it’s also a great anti-microbial in the hair. Baobab seed extract in hair acts as a multi-functional protein that repairs damage, increases hair strength, protects hair from solar UV and heat damage by nourishing hair strands from root to tip. It’s a key staple in ANTI Styling Spray and a great foundation for healthy hair.
Thankfully, these are just some natural botanicals that can help increase your hair’s health without destroying its natural defences and barriers any further. Be sure to do your research on what botanicals are in your haircare so you can build strength and health at the cellular level.