One of the best components in our formula is coconut oil. Coconut oil is a great natural oil that has a few key properties. The roles that coconut oil offers include protecting the hair, stimulating growth, and adding shine. All of these are possible because of an array of nutrients that benefit the hair and scalp in more ways than imagined.
Lauric and caprylic acid are two of the medium-chain fatty acids that make up coconut oil. They complement each other for ultimate hair and skin nourishment. The most beneficial attribute for the lauric acid is that it posses abilities to reduce protein loss in hair. Caprylic acid is a multifaceted component in our formulas working as an emollient, dispersing agent, and solvent. As an emollient, it penetrates the surface to condition the skin or hair while providing a lightweight and non-greasy barrier of lubrication. As a dispersing agent, it helps enhance the delivery of vitamins, minerals, and other active ingredients contained in our formulas so that they become more absorbable by the epidermis. Together, these fatty acids have strong antiviral, antimicrobial, and antifungal properties that can target unwanted residue and eliminate it.
Coconut oil adds a classic element of shine for all hair types. This is done because it retains moisture for each hair follicle which helps conditioning from within. For hair growth, coconut oil is a safe and effective. It is lighter in weight compared to other oils so it reduces the accumulation of residue on your scalp. Additionally, this natural nut oil posses the ability to improve overall health of the hair while encouraging healthy hair production.
Castor oil is one of the high quality, supportive components in our formula. Adding castor oil to your hair is important as it reinforces a few of the common benefits of shine, moisture, and protection. Another natural oil with a lighter molecular weight, castor oil is loaded with healthy fatty acids.
The anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties in castor oil plays a major role in improving blood flow and circulation to the scalp. Castor oil’s principle component, ricinoleic acid, is a fatty acid that has been scientifically proven to stimulate the production of certain lipids when applied to the scalp. This is important because enhancing production of particular lipids enriches hair follicles and encourages regeneration of hair.
Smoothing cuticles is another attribute of castor oil. It performs this feature by trapping moisture in the hair which will help surface shine significantly. Typically, frizzy or course hair lacks moisture. This is a makes castor oil a perfect ingredient for healthy hair maintenance.