How to Use: Apply to wet hair. ), HASK Macadamia Oil Moisturizing Shampoo (12 oz. A kind of salt that's used as a thickener in cosmetic products. Enriched with hydrating coconut milk and nourishing organic honey, each wash removes build-up without stressing or stripping curls of their natural oils. The other reason is that it’s mild and works very well combined with other cleansing agents and surfactants. A helper ingredient that helps to make the products stay nice longer, aka preservative. Free of: sulfates, parabens, phthalates, gluten, drying alcohol and artificial colors. Yes, it’s soap. We do a Best of INCIDecoder email once a month with the most interesting products and ingredients we bump into. Coconut water, rich in nutrients, helps keep hair feeling hydrated, frizz-free and weightless. It’s not permitted to be used alone, but only with its BFF, methylisothiazolinone (MI), another icky preservative. Unfortunately, these two properties for a surfactant usually mean that it is harsh on the skin, which is the case here as well. However, being a monoethanolamine instead of diethanolamine has the advantage that the nitrosamine-concern does not apply for Cocamide MEA. EWG's rating for Hask Monoi Oil Nourishing Shampoo (2016 formulation) is 4. Each product in the collection, shampoo, conditioner and deep conditioning treatment, were created to give strands a boost of moisture, provide brilliant shine and increased manageability. Number one reason for its popularity has to do with bubbles. It’s definitely a smart thing to avoid with sensitive skin (and fragrance of any type - natural is just as allergic as synthetic, if not worse!). There is also research showing that panthenol can help our skin to produce more lovely lipids that are important for a strong and healthy skin barrier. Preservative with relatively high irritation risk that is used mainly in rinse-off products. An easy-to-formulate, commonly used, nice to have ingredient that’s also called pro-vitamin B5. Usually, it comes to the formula as part of a preservative blend as it's not enough on its own. If you see potassium sorbate you should see some other preservative next to it too. The bad news with it though is that it can sensitize the skin easily (it’s a so-called non-fragrance allergen). The great review article about honey in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology writes that it is arguably the oldest skincare ingredient and evidence from around 4500 BC mentions honey in some eye cream recipes. If you are someone who likes to know what you put on your face then fragrance is not your best friend - there's no way to know what’s really in it. Monoi Coconut Oil Nourishing Shine Oil. A cleansing agent whose main thing is adding viscosity and foam to cleansing formulas. BTW, lye is not something new. “Find the full list of ingredients of Hask Keratin Protein Smoothing Shampoo here! Calling all curls! Usually, it comes to the formula as part of a preservative blend as it's not enough on its own. The generic term for nice smelling stuff put into cosmetic products so that the end product also smells nice. Once inside the skin, it hydrates, but not from the outside - putting pure water on the skin (hello long baths!) But according to a comparative study done in 1995, citric acid has less skin improving magic properties than glycolic or lactic acid. Research also shows that it might be useful for wound healing as it promotes fibroblast (nice type of cells in our skin that produce skin-firming collagen) proliferation. One tricky thing about honey though, is that it can have lots of different floral sources and different types of honey have a somewhat different composition and thus somewhat different properties. A preservative that works mainly against fungi and has only milder effect against bacteria. ), NaturallyCurly Rewards Terms and Conditions. Calling all curls! As you may guess, if something is only recommended in products that you rinse off (cleansers and shampoos), then it’s probably not the best ingredient for the skin. It’s a solid white stuff that’s very alkaline and used in small amounts to adjust the pH of the product and make it just right. Preservative with relatively high irritation risk. Overall, honey is a real skin-goodie in pretty much every shape and form, and it is a nice one to spot on the ingredient list. Popular in natural products. Great natural moisturizer and skin-identical ingredient that plays an important role in skin hydration and general skin health. Can you guess what? Pro-Vitamin B5 is a goodie that moisturises the skin, has anti-inflammatory, skin protecting and wound healing properties. More info on CAPB on Collins Beaty Pages. A study shows that a nail treatment liquide with 2% panthenol could effectively get into the nail and significantly increase the hydration of it. Enriched with hydrating coconut milk and nourishing organic honey, each wash removes build-up without stressing or stripping curls of their natural oils. Introducing the HASK Coconut Milk & Organic Honey Curl Care Collection, designed with ingredients that cater to your curls and aid in major definition. It is just as lovely on the skin as it is in the tea. It’s pH dependent and works best at acidic pH levels (3-5). An Ecocert-approved, natural preservative that counts as gentle and non-irritating to the skin. Thanks. Normal, everyday table salt. The former is unique and popular because of its higher than usual fructose content that makes it more water-soluble and easier to stabilize in cosmetic formulas. We all know honey as the sweet, gooey stuff that is lovely to sweeten a good cup of tea and we have good news about putting honey all over our skin. Dry Shampoo (6.5 OZ.)