Hair care products with natural ingredients: benefits

Aristotle once said: "In all things of nature there is something of the marvellous." At Herbal Essences, we are embracing this wisdom by creating nature inspired hair products to spark life in your hair! But do natural hair products come with a wide range of benefits for your hair? They certainly DO! Switching to natural hair care ingredients offers several perks.

>Here are three natural hair products ingredients benefits

When it comes to hair care, the benefits of going natural are many - both for you and for the environment.

Here are the top gains of switching to hair products infused with natural ingredients:

Being friendly to the environment

Greater respect for the environment is yet another reason to go natural. Being environmentally friendly applies not just to the product but extends to its packaging as well. Empty shampoo bottles and other shampoo packaging may contribute to the global litter problem, so it’s important to opt for cosmetics packed in recycled plastic or reusable shampoo bottles. The Essences of Life range is infused with natural ingredients too: argan oil, coconut milk and avocado oil.

Cruelty-free brand

We are particularly proud that PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, confirms our hair products, inspired by nature, are not tested on animals. Thus, if you’re looking for another convincing reason to go natural, you’ll be pleased to know that Herbal Essences offers hair products that are cruelty-free.

Natural hair oils

You must have heard about the secret beauty trick of Moroccan women: argan oil. Enthusiasts consider it to be nature’s ultimate beauty product because of its strong nourishing and restorative properties. Argan oil is extracted directly from kernels of argan trees. Those precious trees live approximately 200 years and are endemic to the Sous valley of southwestern Morocco and the Tindouf region in Algeria.

Argan trees grow strong despite the harsh, semidesert conditions, so it’s no wonder that argan oil adds numerous benefits to various beauty and skin health treatments. If you’re wondering how to repair damaged hair, opt for an argan oil hair mask or a hair repair oil and you’ll be surprised with the results. The argan oil found in our Herbal Essences Repair & Renew Hair Oil will do wonders to all damaged locks. Hair repair masks with high argan oil content are bound to revitalise and nourish every hair type.

Coconut milk has multiple health and beauty benefits for skin, hair and nails. The milk is obtained from the white pulp found in the fruit of coconut trees - it is mixed with water and subsequently strained to produce a silky, opaque liquid that is commonly used in cooking. The natural coconut milk shouldn’t be confused with coconut water, which is the almost-clear liquid found in unripe, green coconuts.

A coconut hair mask can do wonders when it comes to restoring moisture to damaged hair. Coconut milk benefits particularly damaged hair when used in small amounts as a leave-in conditioner on damp hair. Herbal Essences Hydrate & Smooth Hair Oil includes natural coconut milk for the best hair care results.

Avocado is a superfood, but did you also know it can be a powerful beauty enhancer? You can prepare an avocado hair mask by mashing the avocado pulp and applying it directly to your hair.

For an easier option, look for natural hair products containing avocado. Whether you opt for an avocado mask or avocado hair oil, you will be pleased how this fruit will thus nourish and soothe your hair. If you’ve been on holiday and your hair was exposed to sun and saltwater, or if you work in an air-conditioned environment which dries your hair, Herbal Essences Nourish & Soothe Hair Oil with avocado may be the nourishing conditioner your hair craves.