Flower Power: Plant based hair savioursMonday, January 14 2019
Did you know some of your favourite Australian flora actually does wonders for your hair? Original & Mineral have always been about natural and plant based, their colour and products bridge the gap between natural and luxury. Desert limes, Lilly Pilly and even Mint all play their part.
For over two decades, Original & Mineral championed ammonia-free colour for salons as well as a naturally derived product ranges for at home use. Read about some of our favourite Australian ingredients and the wonders they do for your hair below.
Native to the Australian desert, Quandong Fruit or “Desert Peach” is a unique superfood due to its ability to ourish in dry conditions. Learning from mother nature, O&M has the moisture retention powers of this desert fruit to keep the hair healthy and hydrated during the color process. Rich in antioxidants, Vitamin C & E, and phenolic acids, these properties condition and protect the hair and scalp from oxidative stress.
Rich in methoxy avone glycosides – limocitrin. Glycosides are skin healers, making them natural repairers of the scalp. This special lime also helps in absorption of vital nutrients needed for healthy hair.
Coveted by Australian Aboriginals for over 40,000 years, this plant-based protein aids in cell regeneration and synthesis of keratin during the color process. Rich in Folate, B12, Zinc, Magnesium it prevents damage of the hair, skin and scalp.
One O&M’s hero ingredients, Organic Coconut Oil not only defrizzes the hair and nourishes the scalp, its unique molecular structure also aids in color molecule penetration and promotes healthy hair growth.
Part two of O&M’s Signature Oil Blend, Macadamia Oil is a native Australian ingredient renowned for its hydration and conditioning bene ts for the hair and scalp.
Famous for its rich astringent content, Lilly Pilly helps build firmness into the hair, making it a great ingredient for hair sprays. While its high antioxidant content helps to slow down your hairs ageing process leaving it healthier more nourished and better able to combat problems such as hair loss and premature greying.
Possibly one of our favourite ingredients, mint stimulates circulation and hair follicles – it’s get’s things moving, cleanings the scalp of free radicals, dust, dirt and old product build up. It also helps maintain the natural pH of your scalp, which controls excessive oil production.
We are dedicated to giving our clients and stylists the cleanest, healthiest colour experience. Let us make your hair dreams come true. For appointments or more info call us on (02) 6237 7766 or email us at Reception@kundalinihair.com.au or visit us in salon. Kundalini Hair is located within the Hotel Realm precinct, Barton Canberra.
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Words: Ruby Noble – Images: Original & Mineral