5 Best Natural Extracts For Your Hair
Shape Malaysia|July - August 2019

Lately the ingredient list on your shampoo reads like your smoothie order. And that’s a good thing. Coconut, aloe, and other natural extracts are packed with exactly what your hair needs. Here, we break down what each can do for you.

Molly Longman

Aloe

If you have scalp issues, like dandru or itchiness, then aloe may be your antidote. “It is marvelously moisturizing and soothing,” says Dr. Elham Eghbali, a cosmetic chemist in Germany. The succulent’s gel has anti-inflammatory properties and is rich in amino acids and polysaccharides, all of which can help calm an irritated scalp. You can scoop a bit of gel from the inside of an aloe leaf and apply it to your damp scalp preshampoo. Another easy way to give your head a dose: After you shampoo, massage [1] Jason Aloe Vera Pure Natural Conditioner (RM34.37, iherb.com) into your roots, then wait a few minutes before you rinse.

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