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Nettle Shampoo - NEW

Nettle Shampoo - NEW
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A luxurious shampoo pH balanced for healthy hair & scalp, with ancient herbs & oils to nourish & fortify hair naturally.

Packaged in tin bottles to avoid plastic, with either metal screw lids or pump lids.
Comes in either (more scents coming soon!):

  • Mint & Rosemary
  • Sage & Sandalwood

Did you know that the natural pH of the scalp is approx 4.5-5.5? Which is why we tackled making shampoo & conditioner before shampoo bars (although we'll still make shampoo bars soon for anyone who wants them!) But having a shampoo that is pH balanced for the scalp avoids raising the scalp pH everytime it's washed and avoids the need for an acid rinse like cider vinegar to balance the pH again. Using a pH balanced shampoo can actually reduce irritation & itchiness!


Organic Nettle - Not only does stinging nettle help in combating hair loss, but it also helps in hair re-growth. Nettle leaves are rich in silica and sulfur. This helps in making hair shinier and healthier. Rinsing hair with nettle extracts and water results in re-growth of lost hair and also helps in restoring the original hair color. Stinging nettle also contains a healthy source of vitamin C, which in addition to the antioxidative properties, also contributes directly to healthy skin and hair. Nettle also helps eliminate dandruff, reduces oiliness, soothes itchy scalp & treats dry and irritated scalps.

Shikakai - This plant has been used as a hair cleanser in most parts of India since time immemorial. Shikakai contains vitamin C and D, along with other properties that make it ideal for hair care.

  • Shikakai also prevents hair from greying naturally.
  • Shikakai is rich in essential nutrients like Vitamin C and doesn’t make the scalp dry.
  • Regular usage of Shikakai prevents and treats head lice.
  • It works as a shampoo and detangler at the same time. Since shikakai does not strip your hair of its natural oils, there’s less chances of your hair getting all tangled up.

Amla - Amla, also called the Indian Gooseberry, has a plethora of medicinal properties and has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for many years. This ingredient has been a part of grandma’s beauty treasure trove for centuries! The amazing medicinal and beauty benefits of this wonder drug was explored long back. It contains oodles of essential fatty acids, which strengthen hair follicles, giving your hair strength and lustre. It can help half premature greying, great hair conditioner, treat dandruff, help a dry, flaky, itchy scalp (it has the ability to penetrate the scalp deeply & nourish it from within. Amla also stimulates hair growth owing to its high iron and carotene content.

Sacha Inchi Oil - Sacha Inchi Oil is high in Omega-3s, which are extremely beneficial for skin and hair. It helps to regulate oil production, helping to lock in needed moisture. By locking in moisture it helps in keeping the scalp and hair conditioned and relieves irritated or scaly scalps.

Organic Coconut Oil - Coconut oil stimulates hair growth getting deep into its follicles. Coconut oil promotes the scalp health fighting against such problems as insect bites, lice and dandruff. Coconut oil adds luster, shine and softness to the hair. Coconut oil prevents hair breakage and split ends, contributing to hair length.

Organic Shea Butter - Shea Butter reduces scalp irritation. Shea butter's anti-inflammatory properties might also help reduce redness and scalp irritation by providing healing effects without clogging the pores. Additionally, as a natural product, it's safe to use on all types of hair, even hair that's damaged, dry, or color treated. It can moisturize dry scalp and reduce flaking due to dryness. A great advantage of Shea butter is that it doesn't leave the hair greasy.

Organic Argan Oil - Argan oil is an age-old beauty secret that has many uses, helping to hydrate and soften your hair. With its high content of antioxidants, essential fatty acids, and vitamin E, the benefits of argan oil naturally help increase hair's elasticity and consistently restore shine to dull, lifeless hair.

Jojoba Oil - This gorgeous golden oil can also moisturize the scalp and can help with dandruff. Jojoba is rich in vitamins and minerals that nourish hair, including vitamin C, B vitamins, vitamin E, copper, and zinc. Because it strengthens hair, it is also thought that jojoba oil can prevent hair loss and promote hair thickness.

Camellia Oil - Camellia oil (tea seed oil) is an excellent scalp treatment with the ability to nourish and moisturize the scalp and roots. Frequent use strengthens the roots and reduces scalp dryness. Camellia oil is a rich source of Palmistic and Omega-6 Linoleic fatty acids, as well as numerous anti-aging polyphenol antioxidants. It is non-greasy and an excellent all-around moisturizer for the skin as well as for hair. Camellia oil is an excellent emollient for keeping hair moist and supple.

Karanja Oil - Karanja oil shares similar properties to those of it's more famous relative neem though karanja oil has a more pleasant, nutty odour. In traditional Indian medicine, karanja oil is used to treat dry, irritated skin conditions and to assist healing. It boosts oxygen flow to scalp and helps to grow hair, removes dandruff and improves scalp condition to regrow hair.

Aloe Vera Gel - Aloe vera contains proteolytic enzymes which repairs dead skin cells on the scalp. It also acts as a great conditioner and leaves your hair all smooth and shiny. It promotes hair growth, prevents itching on the scalp, reduces dandruff and conditions your hair.

Pro Vitamin B5 -  Has an ability to deeply moisturize and penetrate the skin and hair.  It helps prevent moisture loss, locks in moisture from other ingredients in your hair products, and deeply penetrates the hair and helps nourish the scalp as well.

Decyl-glucoside - Decyl glucoside is an extremely mild and gentle non-ionic surfactant naturally derived from sugar. It is readily bio-degradable, low toxic, extremely mild and performs well in hard water conditions. Several clinical skin irritant tests show decyl glucoside to be non-irritating, even at high concentrations with an extended contact period of 24 hours.

Mint Essential Oil - With its stimulating properties, the oil easily penetrates deep in the scalp and stimulates your hair follicles. Further, the oil helps increase the blood circulation in your scalp, which results in better growth of hair.

Rosemary Essential Oil - Rosemary oil can counter hair loss by stimulating blood circulation in the scalp, which, in turn, promotes hair growth. Its high nutritional value and anti-inflammatory properties make it an excellent ingredient for nourishing the hair follicles and soothing the scalp

Lavender Essential Oil - Lavender oil deep conditions the hair, keeps it shiny, and helps control dandruff. It also has a calming effect on the scalp (as well as for relaxing moods!).

Sandalwood Essential Oil - Sandalwood essential oil has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiseptic, anti-aging, emollient, antispasmodic, astringent & cicatrizing properties that give it amazing beauty benefits! It is well-known as a remedy for acne and dandruff, and men who are going bald may benefit from rubbing sandalwood oil onto the scalp.

Cedarwood Essential Oil - Cedarwood essential oil can help stimulate the hair follicles by increasing circulation to the scalp. This can contribute to hair growth and slow hair loss! Cedarwood can help treat thinning hair and various types of alopecia, too.

Clary Sage Essential Oil - Clary sage oil promotes hair growth and stimulates the scalp. It deeply conditions the hair, keeps it shiny, and helps control dandruff. It stimulates the hair follicles thus increasing blood circulation and promoting hair growth, a healthy scalp and balancing scalp oils.

Our shampoo is (so far) suited for normal - dry hair types, so if you have oily or very fine hair, you may like the new scent we're currently working on that will be great for oily hair, ready soon!

Ingredients: organic nettle infusion, shikakai & amla, organic coconut oil, organic shea butter, sacha inchi oil, organic argan oil, jojoba oil, organic camellia oil, organic amla oil, karanja oil, aloe vera gel, decyl glucoside (from sugar) provitamin B5, organic vegetable glycerine, organic guar gum, citric acid, organic apple cider vinegar, natural preservative.

Mint & Rosemary scent: spearmint, rosemary & lavender essential oils

Sage & Sandalwood scent: sandalwood, cedarwood & clary sage essential oils


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