The top 5 ingredients to look for in your curl care products
Taking care of our natural hair and curls its actually pretty easy when we know what type of ingredients we are looking for in our curl care products. If you are a beginner and do not know where to start, Naturally Drenched has you covered with this top 5 ingredients to look for in your curl care products.
Are you still wondering what type of ingredients you should be using? How to take care of your natural curly hair? What products should curly hair avoid? What are the best natural products for curly hair? Check out this guide on what to look for in your curl care products.
Aloe Vera has been one of the ingredients that everyone has been obsessed with in the last few years. It became the IT ingredient, not only in drinks and beverages, but in the beauty industry. Aloe Vera has a lot of benefits for your skin and for your hair. Aloe Vera is an emollient full of amino acids, enzymes, and minerals like calcium and magnesium. Aloe smooths the cuticle, and contains proteolytic enzymes which repairs dead skin cells on the scalp. It also acts as a conditioner and leaves your hair all smooth and shiny.
It is definitely an ingredient you will want to include in your curl care routine.
Alpha hydroxy acids (AHA's)
Other ingredient that is trending right now in the beauty industry are Alpha Hydroxy Acids, also known as AHA'S. They are chemical exfoliators, mainly used within the skincare industry, but AHA's can also be used as part of our hair care routine.
AHAs moisturizes, strengthens, and even prevents hair breakage. Natural AHA's can be found in apples, mango, and papaya.
Bamboo: contrary to the other ingredients we have mentioned before, is mainly used in hair products. Is not only used for the formulation of products, but is also one excellent material for hair care accessories like pillow cases and towels.
Bamboo strengthens hair follicles and adds gloss and vitality enhancing both strand integrity and elasticity.
You might be wondering: What does sunflower oil do for your hair? or is sunflower oil good for your hair? The answer is that sunflower oil can be one of the greatest ingredients to look for in your hair care products.
Sunflower oil contains vitamin A, D, and E and a good amount of protein for hair, and a high-quality source of zinc. Vitamin E is a great antioxidant and zinc is protective against the sun’s rays.
You should be looking for vegan keratin hair products and vegan keratin hair treatments. Vegan Keratin has a tremendously restorative effect on frizzy, unmanageable hair that helps temporarily fill the "holes" in damaged strands, making hair smoother and more reflective.
It's not only important for you to use the best products to take care of your curls, but to know when to moisturize it? If you haven't identified yet what's causing your hair dryness check out our blog post on Curl Moisture