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Article: Commonly used ingredients in CG Products

Veel gebruikte ingrediënten in CG Producten

Commonly used ingredients in CG Products

Commonly used ingredients in products and what do they actually do to your hair?

Coconut oil
Is perfect for retaining moisture in your hair.

Aloe Vera Juice/Gel
Works as a natural conditioner. It makes your curls soft, gives shine, reduces frizz, strengthens the hair and helps against hair loss.

Vegetable Glycerin
Vegetable glycerin creates a layer of oil over your hair strand, helping to retain moisture. It is great to use glycerin-based products in moderately humid air. Not too moist, not too dry. “Glycerin works best on natural hair when it draws moisture from the air to keep our strands hydrated all day long.” When used in the right climatic conditions, glycerin can really help define your curl pattern! If used in the wrong conditions it can lead to causing dry hair. “If the environment around the hair is drier than the hair, it is possible that Glycerin pushes moisture from the hair into the dry air to balance the moisture in the atmosphere.

Jojoba Oil
Suitable for dry hair, prevents breakage, seals your hair, retains moisture and is one of the lightest oils.

Castor Oil
Hydrates the hair, prevents your scalp from becoming dry, promotes hair growth.

Shea Butter
Soften your hair and good sealer. Creates a layer of oil on the top of your hair strand, reducing the amount of moisture lost.

What if you need to use products without protein but it contains ingredients that can react like protein?

It is almost impossible to avoid this, there are few products WITHOUT protein that also do NOT contain ingredients that can react as protein. Below are a few of these common ingredients.

Aloe vera, Castor Oil, Glycine, Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, ProlineRicinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil.

The word "can" says it all. It's up to you to discover what doesn't change your hair or whether your curls don't like these ingredients.

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