Lets talk natural hair care ingredients

We all strive for perfect, healthy hair that shines and is hydrated throughout the seasons. However, looking after your hair especially natural hair is no simple job and it requires work and the utmost effort. Caring for our curls can present its own challenges from time to time and choosing the right products with safe ingredients can be overwhelming. 

Over the years we have seen toxic hair ingredients such as mineral oil, paraffin, sulfates and many others slowly being eradicated in our favorite hair care products. These ingredients are known to cause life threatening dangers such as cancer, fibroids and hormone imbalance hence why we decided to stay away from these types of products all together.

At Pink Root Products, our ingredients are chosen to nurture all textures and hair types from wavy to curly to kinks, coils and maintain the health of your hair. In this article, we discuss the benefits of some of the natural hair care ingredients that we use in our products.

 

Shea butter for natural hair

Shea Butter  

Shea Butter seems like a new phenomenon in the beauty world, however, it has been a part of many women’s beauty regime back in Africa for centuries. Our grandmothers swore by it as it has a plethora of benefits. So why are so many individuals obsessed with this beauty staple? Shea Butter comes from the nut of the African shea tree and can be mostly found in West Africa. The largest shea producing countries tend to be Ghana, Nigeria, and Uganda. It has been used as a cosmetic ingredient for centuries, with different types of shea butter from white or ivory colored and it works wonders for the skin and hair.  With the high concentrations of fatty acids and vitamins it can help to soften hair and increase manageability. 

Vitamin E oil for natural hair

 Vitamin E Oil

Oils in our leave-in conditioners can help to keep our curls nourished and moisturized. Vitamin E oil in particular supports the scalp and can also bring shine to our hair. It is known to have a positive impact on our hair health. It can also prevent excessive hair loss and make your hair thrive by improving moisture retention and elasticity. 

 Beeswax for natural hair

Beeswax

Over the years, Beeswax has become increasingly popular due to its amazing benefits. It works great as a holding product, and you can find this in our curl styling paste. Some of the benefits of beeswax include smoothing down flyaways and assisting with the hair growth process. It can add shine and seal moisture in the hair. This ingredient works works well with carrier oils and butters making it useful in relieving dermatologic conditions such as eczema, dandruff, and psoriasis. 

 

Castor oil for natural hair

 

Castor Oil

Castor oil is one of those fan favorites with many people using it as a natural hair treatment due to its many properties. With moisturizing properties and decreasing the chance of severe hair breakage, this oil can also be used to treat hair issues such as dandruff, common scalp conditions, and many more. We include castor oil in our popular leave in conditioner which helps to improve scalp circulation and prevent hair loss. 

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