Ingredients Dictionary



natural ingredients dictionary


Aloe Vera Juice — Aloe Barbadensis leaf juice. A superb hydrator for dry hair and skin; the juice of the Aloe plant is obtained from the inside of its leaves. Aloe works as a humectant, attracting moisture to hair and skin.

Apricot Oil — Prunus Armeniaca Kernel oil. An emollient, similar in composition to almond oil, it has softening and smoothing effects on the hair and skin. Apricot oil is lighter than many other oils but still provides great sheen.

Avocado Oil — Persea Gratissima oil.  Obtained from the fruit pulp of avocados, the emollient is also a good source of vitamins A, D and E, amino acids, and sterols. Herbalists have traditionally used avocado oil to treat dry skin conditions. Avocado oil is lightweight, and is easily absorbed.


Broccoli Seed Oil– Brassica Oleracea Italica oil. Obtained from the seeds of the same plant that produces broccoli, broccoli seed oil is an emollient that provides luster and sheen, while also aiding in hair detangling.


Caprylic/Capric triglyceride —Lightweight emollient derived from coconut oil that helps balance moisture and add spread-ability to crèmes and lotions.

Carrageenan — Chondrus Crispus. A food-grade seaweed gum. Carrageenan is a natural ingredient that can be used as a natural stabilizer, binding agent, and emulsifier.

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