Dandruff Defense Organic Lemon Shampoo - Rich Corn Rose Conditioner (2 x 350 ml/12 fl oz)
The shampoo in this combination is a tonic, which disinfects the scalp and prevents dandruff, while nourishing the hair. Lemon’s astringency tightens the hair follicles while the tea tree extract moisturizes dry hair. The mineral content of corn rose & hibiscus extract in the conditioner moisturizes & nourishes each strand, increases hair elasticity and repairs damage. The result is stronger, softer and shinier hair with each use.
Ingredients : Pure extracts of lemon (citrus medica limonum), steam distilled tea tree extract (melaleuca alternifolia), coconut oil derivative (cocos nucifera), raspberry leaf extract (rubus idaeus), neem extract ( melia azadirachta leaf extract), lemon essential oil (citrus medica limonum), shea butter (butyrospermum parkii butter), corn rose extract, hibiscus extract (hibiscus rosa-sinensis), grapefruit extract (vitis vinifera extract), heena extract (lawsonia inermis), dm water (aqua)
What causes dandruff? How can it be treated ?
When talking about scalp care, dandruff is one of the most common conditions. While some deal with oily dandruff, others have a hard time keeping the dry flakes off. Malassezia is a yeast-like fungus that breeds on the scalp and consumes fat (or oil). When present in a high concentration, malassezia tends to consume the oil generated by hair follicles for maintaining a moisture balance in the scalp. These club in together with oil on scalp, moisture in the air and form flakes which eventually leads to excessive itching. Use of chemical-based shampoos can further aggravate the dryness.
How is lemon beneficial in fighting dandruff ?
Extracted in its concentrated form, lemon is nature's answer to dandruff. Being highly acidic, lemon exfoliates excess oil on the scalp which houses the fungus and dirt. The anti-bacterial properties of lemon juice helps in preventing microbial activity on the scalp thereby preventing dandruff. Harsh chemicals, extreme temperatures and wind rip off the natural moisture from hair. Lemon helps in maintaining the PH balance of the scalp to protect it from external stimuli. Rich in vitamin c, lemon juice keeps the scalp healthy and facilitates the proper regulation of oil by sebaceous glands, strengthening hair follicles and prevents hair fall and premature greying. Lemon extracts bring about that dazzling shine.
What is tea tree oil and how is it effective against dandruff ?
Melaleuca oil or tea tree oil is a highly potent anti-fungal, antiseptic and anti-bacterial oil taken from the leaves of melaleuca alternifolia, predominantly found in Australia. Tea tree oil is known for its oil balancing and cleansing properties. It gently seeps through the layers of the scalp, regulating the sebaceous glands secretion thereby treating dandruff from its root cause- oil. Tea tree oil is a hair volumizer as well. It gives hair the necessary nutrients needed for that glossy bounce and no-frizz look.
Why is a conditioner important after shampooing your hair ?
When hair is washed, with the impurities and dirt, an important substance is also lost to froth. This is called sebum which in other words is the oil secreted by sebaceous glands in the scalp to maintain moisture balance in hair and keep them from drying out. So, the conditioner is just a replacement for that lost sebum. It keeps hair shiny, healthy and soft. Benefits of using a conditioner with natural ingredients is evident from the fact that no unnecessary chemicals get to play with your scalp and damage the recently-washed hair follicles.
What are corn rose extracts and why are the beneficial for hair ?
Palaver rheas or corn rose is a species of herbaceous plant known to have excellent moisture retention capability. The extracts of this corn rose when added to the conditioner make it butter soft and when applied on strands of hair and improving hair texture. With frequent use, the minerals in corn rose will give your hair volume which makes them bouncy with a strikingly beautiful shine. Corn rose extracts balance the moisture content of the scalp after hair wash and replenish the lost oils almost instantly providing for a healthy and gorgeous mane.
How is hibiscus extract good got hair ?
From its roots to leaves to flower, every part of hibiscus is a boon to hair care. Being on a little acidic side, hibiscus is a great hair cleanser that also strengthens the roots controlling hair fall. Adding volume to your hair, hibiscus extracts help hair shine naturally. Hibiscus extracts deeply condition hair follicles and strengthen them facilitating hair growth.
Apply Vaadi shampoo on wet scalp and hair. Massage it gently into the scalp. Rinse and repeat if required for best results use Vaadi herbals red flower nourishing conditioner. After shampooing, take an appropriate amount of conditioner on your palm. Apply all over the hair working through ends and avoid the scalp. Wait 3-5 minutes. Rinse thoroughly.