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These key ingredients help power the Aveda products you love. Discover what they do and where they are sourced from - and why they'll make a difference in your hair care routine.

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acacia

INGREDIENT NAME:

ACACIA SENEGAL GUM

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Acacia Tree

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for hair thickening & maintaining a hair style

synthetic

INGREDIENT NAME:

ACRYLATES COPOLYMER

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Synthetic

WHAT IT IS:

Synthetic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to thicken and stabilize a product

INGREDIENT NAME:

ALCOHOL DENAT

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Corn

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to blend other ingredients into the product and as a carrier for another ingredient

INGREDIENT NAME:

ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED OIL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Kukui Seed

WHAT IT IS:

Natural; Organic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for weightless conditioning

* When available

INGREDIENT NAME:

AMMONIUM LAURYL SULFATE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Palm

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for cleansing with lots of luxurious lather

INGREDIENT NAME:

ARACHIDYL ALCOHOL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Rapeseed, an annual flowering plant grown for the oil in its seeds

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to create a rich product texture and stabilize a product

INGREDIENT NAME:

ARACHIDYL GLUCOSIDE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Wheat

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to stabilize a product

INGREDIENT NAME:

ARGAN OIL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Kernels of argan tree

WHAT IT IS:

Natural, Organic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for conditioning and nourishing hair

* When available

INGREDIENT NAME:

ARGININE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Corn

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to balance the pH of the product and for hair strengthening

INGREDIENT NAME:

AVENA SATIVA (OAT) BRAN EXTRACT

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Oats

WHAT IT IS:

Natural

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to provide a creamy product texture and slip through hair

INGREDIENT NAME:

BABASSUAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE (DERIVED FROM BABASSU)

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Babassu

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for gentle cleansing

INGREDIENT NAME:

BEHENAMIDOPROPYLTRI MONIUM METHOSULFATE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Rapeseed, an annual flowering plant grown for the oil in its seeds

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for conditioning hair and static prevention, not a sulfate cleanser

INGREDIENT NAME:

BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Rapeseed, an annual flowering plant grown for the oil in its seeds

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to create a creamy product texture and for conditioning and static prevention

INGREDIENT NAME:

BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Rapeseed, an annual flowering plant grown for the oil in its seeds

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to create a creamy product texture and for conditioning and static prevention

INGREDIENT NAME:

BEHENYL/OCTYLDODECYL PROPANEDIOL CITRATE CROSSPOLYMER

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Coconut & Corn

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for smoothing hair and long lasting conditioning

INGREDIENT NAME:

BENZOIC ACID

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Synthetic

WHAT IT IS:

Synthetic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to keep product fresh

INGREDIENT NAME:

BIXA ORELLANA (ANNATTO) SEED EXTRACT

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Seeds of Bixa, Orellana, also called archiote tree or the lipstick plant

WHAT IT IS:

Natural

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to color a product, improving its appearance

INGREDIENT NAME:

BUTYLENE GLYCOL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Sugar Cane

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for moisturization and to blend other ingredients into the product

INGREDIENT NAME:

BUTYROSPERMUM (SHEA BUTTER) PARKII

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Shea

WHAT IT IS:

Natural; Organic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for softening and smoothing

* When available

INGREDIENT NAME:

CAFFEINE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Coffea Arabica

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for its calming and soothing properties for skin and scalp

INGREDIENT NAME:

CAPRYLYL GLYCOL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Synthetic

WHAT IT IS:

Synthetic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to blend other ingredients into the product and for moisturization

INGREDIENT NAME:

CARAMEL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Corn

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to color a product, improving its appearance

INGREDIENT NAME:

CARRAGEENANL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Red Algae

WHAT IT IS:

Natural

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to thicken a product, improving the texture

INGREDIENT NAME:

CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) plant, an annual flowering plant grown for the oil in its seeds

WHAT IT IS:

Natural

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for softening and smoothing hair

INGREDIENT NAME:

CETEARYL ALCOHOL (DERIVED FROM PALM)

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Palm

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for hair smoothing and to create a creamy product texture

INGREDIENT NAME:

CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Coconut and/or Palm

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for weightless hair conditioning, ease of combing, and static prevention

INGREDIENT NAME:

CHENOPODIUM QUINOA SEED EXTRACT

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Quinoa

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

A source of vegetable protein known for hair strengthening

INGREDIENT NAME:

CITRIC ACID

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Corn

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to balance the pH of the product

INGREDIENT NAME:

CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL EXTRACT

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Orange

WHAT IT IS:

Natural

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to provide a creamy product texture and slip through hair

INGREDIENT NAME:

COCAMIDE MIPA

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Coconut

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for cleansing with lots of luxurious lather and to thicken product

INGREDIENT NAME:

COCOMIDOPROPYL PG-DIMONIUM CHLORIDE PHOSPHATE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Coconut

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for gentle cleansing and light conditioning

INGREDIENT NAME:

COCO-GLUCOSIDE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Coconut

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for gentle cleansing and conditioning and to blend other ingredients into the product

INGREDIENT NAME:

COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Coconut

WHAT IT IS:

Natural; Organic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for softening and nourishing hair

* When available

INGREDIENT NAME:

CRAMBE ABYSSINICA (ABYSSINIAN) SEED OIL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Abyssinian Seed

WHAT IT IS:

Natural

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for weightless conditioning and shine

INGREDIENT NAME:

CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT EXTRACT

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Turmeric Root

WHAT IT IS:

Natural; Organic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Herb known to invigorate

* When available

INGREDIENT NAME:

DECYL GLUCOSIDE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Corn

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for gentle cleansing

INGREDIENT NAME:

DICETYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Synthetic

WHAT IT IS:

Synthetic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for conditioning hair and static prevention

INGREDIENT NAME:

DIHEPTYL SUCCINATE/CAPRYLOYL GLYCERINE/SEBACIC ACID COPOLYMER

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Wheat, Coconut, Castor Bean

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

An emollient, used for hair smoothing and shine

INGREDIENT NAME:

DIHYDROXYPROPYL ARGININE HCI (DERIVED FROM SUGAR BEETS)

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Sugar Beets

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for hair thickening and hair nourishment

INGREDIENT NAME:

DIMETHICONE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Synthetic

WHAT IT IS:

Synthetic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for hair smoothing, frizz reduction and shine

INGREDIENT NAME:

DIMETHICONOL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Synthetic

WHAT IT IS:

Synthetic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for hair smoothing and silky feel

INGREDIENT NAME:

DISODIUM COCO-GLUCOSIDE CITRATE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Plant Blend

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for gentle cleansing

INGREDIENT NAME:

DISTEARYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Soy

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for conditioning and softening hair

INGREDIENT NAME:

EMBLICA OFFICINALIS (AMLA) FRUIT EXTRACT

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Amla (Indian Gooseberry)

WHAT IT IS:

Natural; Organic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Herb known to encourage strong, shiny hair and used for hair thickening

* When available

INGREDIENT NAME:

ETHYL MACADAMIATE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Macadamia Nuts

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for softening and nourishing hair and shine

INGREDIENT NAME:

EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Candelilla, a small shrub

WHAT IT IS:

Natural

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for hair conditioning and smoothing

INGREDIENT NAME:

GALACTOARABINAN

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Larch Tree

WHAT IT IS:

Natural

WHY IT'S GREAT:

A natural polymer extracted from larch trees, known for hydration

INGREDIENT NAME:

GLYCERIN

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Palm, soybean, or rapeseed, an annual flowering plant grown for the oil in its seeds

WHAT IT IS:

Natural

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used as a carrier for another ingredient; also humectant, used for hydration

INGREDIENT NAME:

GLYCERYL STEARATE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Palm

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to support the product texture

INGREDIENT NAME:

GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Soy Bean

WHAT IT IS:

Natural; Organic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for weightless moisture retention

* When available

INGREDIENT NAME:

GLYCOL DISTEARATE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Palm

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to enhance the appearance of the product; in shampoos will give a pearly appearance

INGREDIENT NAME:

GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Guar Seed

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for easy wet combing and slip

INGREDIENT NAME:

HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed

WHAT IT IS:

Natural

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used as a carrier for Tocopherol (Vitamin E); used for nourishing and smoothing hair

INGREDIENT NAME:

HEPTYL UNDECYLENATE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Castor Beans

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

A light weight emollient, used for softening and smoothing hair

INGREDIENT NAME:

HYDROLYZED CORN STARCH

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Corn

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for maintaining a hair style

INGREDIENT NAME:

HYDROLYYZED JOJOBA ESTERS

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba), a scrub

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

An emollient used for hair conditioning

INGREDIENT NAME:

HYDROLYYZED RICE PROTEIN

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Rice

WHAT IT IS:

Natural

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for hair hydration and light styling

INGREDIENT NAME:

HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Soy Beans

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for nourishing and strengthening hair strands

INGREDIENT NAME:

HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN PG-PROPYL SILANETRIOL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Synthetic

WHAT IT IS:

Synthetic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for heat and styling protection

INGREDIENT NAME:

HYDROXYPROPYL GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Guar Bean

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for weightless hair conditioning, ease of combing, and static prevention

INGREDIENT NAME:

HYDROXYPROPYL STARCH PHOSPHATE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Corn

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to thicken and stabilize a product

INGREDIENT NAME:

KAEMPFERIA GALANGA ROOT EXTRACT

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Root of Kaempferia Galanga, also called sand ginger

WHAT IT IS:

Natural; Organic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

An natural UV filter used for hair protection against the drying effects of the sun

* When available

INGREDIENT NAME:

LACTIC ACID

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Biofermentation

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to balance the pH of the product

INGREDIENT NAME:

LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAXSEED) SEED EXTRACT

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Flaxseed

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Herb known for slip and texture

INGREDIENT NAME:

MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed

WHAT IT IS:

Natural

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for moisturizing and nourishing hair

INGREDIENT NAME:

MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) LEAF EXTRACT

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Peppermint

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Herb known to invigorate

INGREDIENT NAME:

MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Peppermint

WHAT IT IS:

Natural

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for its cooling sensation

INGREDIENT NAME:

MENTHOL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Mint Plant

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for its cooling sensation

INGREDIENT NAME:

METHYL SOYATE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Soy Beans

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to soften and smoothing hair

INGREDIENT NAME:

MORINGA OLEIFERA SEED OIL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Seeds of Moringa Oleifera Tree, often called "tree of life" or the "miracle tree"

WHAT IT IS:

Natural

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for moisturizing and softening hair

INGREDIENT NAME:

OCTYLDODECYL CITRATE CROSSPOLYMER

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Coconut & Corn

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for smoothing hair and long lasting conditioning

INGREDIENT NAME:

OLEA EUROPEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Olea Europea (olive)

WHAT IT IS:

Natural

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to condition and nourish hair, providing a smooth and soft appearance

INGREDIENT NAME:

PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Ginseng

WHAT IT IS:

Natural; Organic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Herb known to invigorate

* When available

INGREDIENT NAME:

PANTHENOL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Synthetic

WHAT IT IS:

Synthetic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Also called Provitamin B5, used for strengthening, hydrating and nourishing hair

INGREDIENT NAME:

PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Avocado

WHAT IT IS:

Natural; Organic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for smoothing the cuticle and nourishing hair

* When available

INGREDIENT NAME:

PHELLODENDRON AMURENSE BARK EXTRACT

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Amor Cork Tree

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Herb known to nourish

INGREDIENT NAME:

PHENOXYETHANOL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Synthetic

WHAT IT IS:

Synthetic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to keep the product fresh

INGREDIENT NAME:

POLYGLYCERYL 10 LAURATE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Coconut/Palm

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to mix together ingredients and stabilize a product

INGREDIENT NAME:

POLYGLYCERYL 10 OLEATE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Synthetic

WHAT IT IS:

Synthetic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to mix together ingredients and stabilize a product

INGREDIENT NAME:

POLYGLYCERYL-10 PENTAOLEATE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Palm

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to mix together ingredients and stabilize a product

INGREDIENT NAME:

POLYQUATERNIUM 4

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Synthetic

WHAT IT IS:

Synthetic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for wet combing and slip

INGREDIENT NAME:

POTASSIUM SORBATE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Synthetic

WHAT IT IS:

Synthetic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to keep product fresh

INGREDIENT NAME:

PROPANEDIOL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Corn

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to blend other ingredients into the product and used for moisturization

INGREDIENT NAME:

PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Sweet Almond

WHAT IT IS:

Natural

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to condition and soften hair

INGREDIENT NAME:

PRUNUS SERRULATA FLOWER (CHERRY) EXTRACT

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Cherry Flower

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to condition and nourish hair

INGREDIENT NAME:

PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) SEED OIL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Pomegranate Seed

WHAT IT IS:

Natural; Organic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Omega-5 rich oil used for revitalizing dry, dull hair

* When available

INGREDIENT NAME:

ROSMARINUS (ROSEMARY) OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Rosemary

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Herb known to invigorate and nourish

INGREDIENT NAME:

SCLEROTIUM GUM

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Fermentation of Sclerotium rolfsii and corn sugar

WHAT IT IS:

Natural

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to thicken and stabilize a product

INGREDIENT NAME:

SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Jojoba

WHAT IT IS:

Natural; Organic

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for weightless nourishment

* When available

INGREDIENT NAME:

SODIUM CITRATE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Corn/Mineral

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to balance the pH of the product

INGREDIENT NAME:

SODIUM CHLORIDE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Mineral

WHAT IT IS:

Natural

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to thicken product

INGREDIENT NAME:

SODIUM COCO-SULFATE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Coconut

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for cleansing with lots of luxurious lather

INGREDIENT NAME:

SODIUM HYDROXYPROPYLSULFONATE LAURYLGLUCOSIDE CROSSPOLYMER

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Coconut & Corn

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for gentle cleansing

INGREDIENT NAME:

SODIUM LAUROYL METHYL ISETHIONATE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Coconut

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for gentle hair cleansing

INGREDIENT NAME:

SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Coconut

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for gentle hair cleansing

INGREDIENT NAME:

SODIUM PHYTATE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Rice

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to bind minerals, which can affect product performance and discolor hair

INGREDIENT NAME:

SQUALANE (DERIVED FROM OLIVE)

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Olive

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for weightless moisturization

INGREDIENT NAME:

STEARAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Palm

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for conditioning and static prevention and to create a creamy product texture

INGREDIENT NAME:

TOCOPHEROL

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil

WHAT IT IS:

Natural

WHY IT'S GREAT:

An antioxidant and form of Vitamin E, used to keep the product or an ingredient fresh

INGREDIENT NAME:

TRICAPRYLYL CITRATE

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Castor Beans

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

An emollient used for softening and smoothing hair

INGREDIENT NAME:

VINEGAR (DERIVED FROM WHEAT)

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Wheat

WHAT IT IS:

Naturally Derived

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used for gently purification, to balance the pH of the product and for shine

INGREDIENT NAME:

XANTHAN GUM

WHERE IT'S FROM:

Fermentation of corn sugar

WHAT IT IS:

Natural

WHY IT'S GREAT:

Used to thicken and stabilize a product