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Introduction

Hair, Beard and Scalp Wellness:

7 Formulations from Our Lab

Hair and beard care are more important than ever. “Scalpcare-as-skincare” is also important and gaining more attention with an increasing number of products supporting this trend. Natural emollients to the rescue!

Our application chemists have assembled strategies you can employ for hair treatment, beard care, and scalp care–all leveraging guide formulations and ingredients, direct from the Natural Plant Products Applications Lab.

Scalp Care

Happy Head Scalp Serum

The pink kaolin clay gives this scalp serum such a pretty look while also detoxifying the scalp by drawing out impurities. This lovely scalp serum provides cooling, soothing relief to scalp and strength, shine and conditioning to hair. Meadowfoam XPR is highly nourishing to skin and moisturizes to combat scalp dryness while Daikon Seed Extract provides shine and strength to hair. Licorice root extract (rich in regenerative and antioxidant compounds) and mineral-rich pink kaolin clay soothe and detoxify the scalp. Aurafirm N, a fermented oat actively conditions hair and supports skin microbiome, and peppermint and tea tree essential oils provide a lovely, cooling sensation.

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Stimulating Scalp Scrub

Scalp relief is in reach with this gentle but effective scalp scrub. Nourishing Meadowfoam XPR moisturizes scalp and prevents dryness. Daikon Seed Extract strengthens hair and adds shine while shea butter helps prevent brittleness. Bamboo stem powder exfoliates to remove dead skin cells and product build up on scalp. NaturePep Sacha Inchi, rich in omega-3s, locks in scalp moisture and decreases scalp roughness. Peppermint and tea tree essential oil provide an invigorating, cooling sensation.

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Hair Treatment

Hair Finishing Elixir

This highly versatile hair serum incorporates hair strengthening and replenishing principles of traditional J-Beauty hair care along with antipollution benefits of moisturization and hydration. Daikon Seed Extract adds strength, shine and non-greasy emollience while Meadowfoam Seed Oil adds richness, with moisturizing conditioning. Tsu-baki oil, a staple in J-Beauty hair regimens, smooths and protects and Kakadu Plum extract helps maintain collagen and elastin levels.

Usage options include: a finishing serum to lock in shine/block humidity; a pre-cleanse to remove impurities BEFORE shampooing; added protection for pre-blow treatment and finishing product to control frizz, smooth and style and a touch up for a touch of shine as needed.

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Nourishing Botanicals Hair Mask

This rich yet gentle, moisturizing hair treatment mask is a game-changer for many different hair types. Meadowfoam XPR provides rich, moisturization and increases the oxidative stability of less stable avocado oil and shea butter. Daikon Seed Extract smooths, strengthens, and adds shine. Hydrolyzed silk adds shine and barrier protection and increases styling ease. Can be used as either a daily conditioner or left on hair longer before rinsing for more intensive treatment.

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Zero-Waste, Waterless Shampoo Bar

NO PLASTIC! This luxurious but gentle shampoo bar embraces both waterless and zero-waste trends. With two natural alternatives to synthetic emollients: Meadowfoam Seed Oil imparts a rich moisture to hair, and Daikon Seed Extract increases hair strength and shine. Plant-based, natural surfactants create a nice lather while gently cleaning hair.

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Beard Care

Cooling Beard Serum

This cooling beard serum is equally great for hair and skin with a lovely cooling sensation to boot! Meadowfoam XPR moisturizes and nourishes skin while Daikon Seed Extract strengthens and provides shine for a healthy-looking beard. Black Castor Oil moisturizes skin and promotes beard growth while Oat Lipid E locks in moisture and prevents lipid loss. CustoNatural Bamboo is a natural silicone alternative that provides slip to formulation. Frescolat® Plus imparts a pleasant, longlasting cooling effect.

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Better Beard Butter

This “JUST RIGHT” beard butter conditions beard and adds styling control and texture to any facial hair style, from light stubble to full-grown beards, all without being heavy or greasy. Meadowfoam Seed Oil XPR imparts a luxurious, rich texture and boosts oxidative stability of less stable emollients in the formulation. Daikon Seed Extract gives smooth silky, non-greasy feel and adds strength and shine to hair. Shea Butter leaves beard feeling soft and moisturized while Sunflower Wax provides light texturizing for styling. Cupuaçu Butter provides a protective barrier over the hair and retains moisture.

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Straight Oils

Straight Meadowfoam Seed Oil provides luxurious spot moisturization for extra conditioning. Fast absorbing and rich without being overly greasy or heavy.

Straight Daikon Seed Extract also provides silky, fast absorbing moisturization as well as adding strength and shine to hair. Virgin cold-pressed Meadowfoam CP, mechanically extracted Meadowfoam XPR, and Daikon Seed Extract are all Ecocert and COSMOS approved.

We hope you enjoy trying these great formulations for keeping your hair, beard and scalp exfoliated, moisturized, and HEALTHY!
Wishing you well!

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