This ingredient page is a quick convenient list of the different benefit usage for the ingredients used throughout this website.
Avocados are part seed oil and part fruit. The oils in avocados are one of the few that can penetrate the cuticle and actually moisturize hair. The oil helps to prevent split ends, adds shine and luster.
Vitamin deficiency can cause hair loss or hair to grow slowly. Avocados are high in vitamins B and E, which work at the cellular level to protect and strengthen hair. Vitamin B is essential for hair growth. Vitamin E helps repair damage on the scalp, which may slow or prevent hair growing. Healthy hair grows half an inch every month. Using avocado in a conditioner or as a hair mask are the best ways to promote regular hair growth.
Avocados are an antioxidant providing protection for your skin from environmental damage that leads to fine lines, wrinkles and other visible signs of aging. It contains vitamin C, vitamin E, and moisturizing monounsaturated fatty acids that softens your skin cells.
History: Turmeric is nothing new to Eastern cultures. Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant. An ingredient used to make curry and has a deep yellow-orange pigment color, which is called curcumin. In both the Chinese and Indian systems of medicine, it has been used as a anti-inflammatory. It has also been used as a healing property to treat conditions such as arthritis, menstrual difficulties, bowel disease, alzheimer’s disease, and cancer prevention which improving high cholesterol, liver function, and cardiovascular protection.
Nutrition: Turmeric is an excellent source of both iron and manganese. It is also a good source of vitamin B6, dietary fiber, and potassium.
Cooking tips: It’s deep color can easily stain. If a spill has happened, quickly wash the contact area with soap and water to prevent a lasting stain.
Honey is a humectant, attracting moisture from the air. Wild, raw, unprocessed honey is best.
Great for hair:
Ginger has a long history of relieving digestive problems, nausea, pain reduction, inflammation.
Coconut milk contains a significant amount of protein, prevents shedding and breakage, adds moisture, reduces premature graying, and promotes hair growth. It’s high in fat and produces a very rich oil that is known for healing scalp issues and works as an anti-fungal and anti-bacterial.
You can add coconut milk to your shampoos, conditioners, and hair products for an enhancer.
Coconut Oil can improve the health and appearance of your skin and hair. It moisturizes and is very protective against hair damage and has sunscreen abilities blocking about 20% of the sun’s ultraviolet rays.
Lemons are loaded with vitamins but you must be cautious if you have sensitive skin. The acid from the juice can be irritating and can be diluted with water to break up the acidity.