Crown Pride Naturals UK

Ingredients Glossary

Almond oil (sweet) / Almonds- used since ancient times and reputed to have been used by Napoleon’s wife, Josephine, sweet almond oil is a fixed oil pressed from the sweet almond seeds.

  The Sweet Almond tree has dark-colored bark, rose to white flowers in early spring and belongs to the same group of plants as the rose, plum, cherry and peach. Native to Asia and the Mediterranean, It is one of the most used oils and is excellent for the protection of the skin and hair, being emollient, nourishing and softening. As well as being known for its ability to soften and re-condition, it contains both monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids and is also rich in proteins, minerals and vitamins (A, B1, B2, B6, D and a small amount of vitamin E).

 

Aloe Vera - native to Africa, aloe vera contains over 75 nutrients, 200 active compounds including 20 minerals, 18 amino acids and 12 vitamins. It moisturises and strengthens dry, brittle and damaged hair. It also has scalp stimulating properties and is said to reduce hair fall.


Organic Argan Oil -

 

Organic Avocado Oil -


Behetrimonium Methosulfate and Cetearyl Alcohol-also known as Conditioning Emulsifier is a self-emulsifying wax, derived from the natural plant oil Colza. It is both a mild primary emulsifier and an excellent conditioning agent. In hair care,  it offers good detangling properties particularly for wet hair, it also leaves the hair with lots of body and elasticity.


Organic Calendula Extract -

 

Organic Castor Oil-

 

Cetyl Alcohol -


Cetyl Esters -


Organic Virgin Coconut oil - A biologically pure coconut extracted from fresh coconut milk without the use of heat or solvents. It is bearly solid oil at room temperature, with a gorgeous sweet smell. Virgin coconut oil retains inherent attributes of coconut oil, these include squalene, sterols and vitamin E.

 

Dehydroxanthan gum-

 

Glycerine (Kosher) - a natural humectant

 

Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride -  derived from guar gum, it offers conditioning properties without build out, it also improves viscosity of the final product.

 

Organic Hemp seed oil - is an excellent natural emollient and moisturiser. This oil has full amino acid spectrum i.e it provides complete protein, it also has a high trace mineral content.  In hair care, Hemp seed oil moisturises, imparts gloss and manageability to hair, bringing relief to dry scalp or hair damage by blow-drying, chemical perms, colouring and sunlight.   

 

Organic Honey - In hair care honey acts a natural humectant, it is also full of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and enzymes.

 

Organic Horsetail Extract - oil extract of horsetail herb, it contains silica which helps strengthen the hair.

 

Hydroxyethylcellulose -

 

Organic Jojoba Oil - jojoba is a wax, similar to natural sebum. It soften and coats strands locking in moisture

 

Lactic  Acid - act as a PH adjuster.

 

Organic Lavender Extract -  soothes and calm the scalp, with  anti inflammatory

 

Organic Macadamia Nut Oil- Macadamia nut oil is a very stable oil because of its mono-unsaturated nature. The high content of palmitoleic acid also makes macadamia nut oil an effective anti-oxidant. It is suitable for all skin types but is particularly good for dry or mature skin because of its high percentage of palmitoleic acid. The palmitoleic acid protects the skin just like human sebum does.

 

Mango butter -derived from mango kernel. It offers moisturising and emollient properties to hair, and also strengthen and protect hair against mechanical, chemical, heat  and UV damage.

 

Organic Marshmallow root - contains mucilagin a natural substance that causes marshmallow to swell up and becomes slippery when wet, hence giving it, its softening and detangling properties. It also have the ability to sooth irritated scalp.

 

Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM)-   is an organo sulfonyl sulphur compound found naturally in fluid of living organisms. As a result is found in various fish, meat and vegetables.  It is thought to work by contributing sulphur group,the sulphur normally contributed to the body by MSM  is required for healthy collagen and keratin, which are essential for skin, hair and nails. The MSM used in our hair care products is from plant source and food grade.

 

Monoi de Tahiti oil -An exotic golden-yellow oil of Tahitian origin, it is created by combining Tahitian coconut oil and  essence of Tiare flowers (Tahitian gardenia). For centuries, polynesian women has used monoï oil to moisturise and condition the skin and hair. Monoï has the ability to moisturise and repair damaged hair. Monoï de Tahiti is protected and authenticated worldwide by "appellation d' origine". It is said that the unique volcanic soil of the Tahitian Islands impacts qualities to the ingredients which cannot be duplicated anywhere else in the world.

 

Organic Nettle Extract - oil extract of nettle leaves to promotes blood circulation to scalp, encouraging hair growth.

 

Organic Olive oil - Olive oil is one of the few oils that can be consumed as its freshly pressed from the fruit. This oil is high in Essential fatty acid, antioxidant such as vitamin E and polyphenols.  It is also rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, C, D and K, as well as iron.

 

Olive Wax -a by-product of the olive oil. It’s similar to beeswax, but has a slightly lower melting point. It’s also a vegan product.

 

Panthenol - The human body converts D-Panthenol to Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5), a natural constituent of healthy hair and a substance present in all living cells. It offers moisturization, improvement of hair structure and adding luster and sheen to the hair.

 

Phenoxyethanol- a paraben and formaldehyde-free preservative system. Phenoxyethanol in an emollient base of Caprylyl Glycol. Derived from coconut oil.

 

Rice Bran oil- A light non-greasy oil derived from the outer coat of brown rice. It moisturises, condition and impart shine to the hair. It also high in natural anti-oxidants such as tocopherol (vitamin E), Tocotrienol ( the anti-oxidant responsible for rice bran oil UV protective/suncreen properties) and oryzanol.

Shea Butter (unrefined or deodorised) -shea butter also referred to as karite or simply translates as 'life" has been used for centuries in africa. It is a solid fat obtained from shea fruit nut. shea butter is solid at room temperature but quickly liquefies right around body temperature.  Shea butter contains vitamins A, E (unrefined shea butter is said to have about 5IU of vitamin E per ounce) and F, it is also high in cinnamic acid, a natural sunscreen. It provides moisture to dry or damaged hair, repairing against weather and mechanical


Organic Soapwort Extract -

 

Sodium Lactate - sodium salt of lactic acid, ours is derived from corn, is a natural humectant and moisturiser.


Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate -

 

Surfactants - Coco glucoside

 

Tocopherol (natural Vitamin E) - natural mixed tocopherols isolated from vegetables oils and concentrated to contain naturally occurring d-alpha, d-beta, d-gamma and d-delta tocopherols in a soybean oil base.  It acts to prevent oxidation and may prevent free radical damaged.

 

Vanilla extract - Natural plant extract from the vanilla bean.

 

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