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Ingredient Research

There are a lot of natural ingredients in hair care, but not all are created equal. What may work for one person’s hair may not be what’s needed for yours. Here, we review all ingredients— from the new and trendy to the tried and true — and explain the science behind what they do, what makes them buzzworthy, and the benefits for your hair.

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The Ultimate Guide to Hair Oils

In celebration of our custom hair oil relaunch, we’ve gathered up all of our favorite tips and tricks surrounding hair oil, including how to use it and some surprising facts.

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How Prebiotics Can Help Your Hair and Scalp Health

Probiotics have been buzz-worthy for a while now, but have you ever considered testing out their close cousin, prebiotics? Learn more about their bacteria-boosting benefits, here.

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What is Biotin and What Does it Do for Our Strands?

Biotin is often taken by mouth in the form of a pill, however, applying it topically has some amazing benefits for your hair that you don’t want to miss out on.

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What Do Ingredients With The Suffix “-ate” Have In Common?

Does the suffix -ate on ingredients scare you away from products? Learn everything you need to know about these ingredients here. Hint: They’re not so scary after all.

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Our research and development team works every day to discover new ingredients whose main purpose is to achieve your hair goals. Formulating new ingredients into different products and watching them work their magic is something our R&D team is extremely invested in and takes pride in doing. Each and every ingredient that is researched, tested, and put into our formulas are chosen for their power to tackle any and all issues or concerns you may have for the health of your hair. Our custom hair care products are built on years of research and testing to find the perfect ingredients that will care for your hair, from scalp to ends. They are chosen to protect your hair from aggressors in your environment, like pollution, hard water or humidity. This section will give you behind-the-scenes access to our team of chemists. They discuss the reasons and benefits of upcoming ingredients, how they were discovered, where they are sourced, and what they can do for the health of your scalp and strands.

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