Single-ingredient skincare products are becoming more popular than ever in the beauty world – and with good reason. Knowing exactly what you’re putting on your body is healthier for you and allows you to figure out exactly what works and what doesn’t. It also means that ingredients are delivered in stronger concentrations because they’re not diluted with ‘filler’ ingredients that don’t actually have any benefits.
It only makes sense that haircare is following the trend – meet the single-ingredient haircare products that will revolutionise your routine.
The Ordinary 100% Plant Derived Hemi Squalane
A lightweight 100% natural hydrator – squalane is naturally found in our hair but our bodies produce less as we age – leading to drier hair that is more easily prone to breakage. Added topically, squalane helps to prevent hydration loss, add shine, reduce breakage, and protect hair from heat damage. The lightweight, oily texture of this serum makes it perfect for applying to damp hair before blow-drying.
Multi-use: Apply to skin after cleansing and before moisturising to boost hydration
Briogeo B Well Organic Tea Tree Oil
If you have a dry scalp and experience flakiness and irritation, tea tree offers both anti-septic and moisturising benefits, so it gets right to the root of the problem (literally!), soothing irritation and reducing flakes. Dilute with water and use as a leave-in scalp treatment or mix with your shampoo to boost its clarifying benefits.
Multi-use: Dilute with water and apply to breakouts with a cotton bud
Briogeo Well Cold-Pressed Organic Castor Oil
Rich in hydrators like vitamin E and omega fatty acids, castor oil is well-known for its ability to nourish and condition hair follicles – this not only leaves hair softer, but also stimulates growth. Castor oil is thick and rich in texture, so dilute it slightly before applying to the scalp and combing through the lengths of your hair, then in for 30 minutes before shampoo-ing out.
Multi-use: Apply to brows and lashes to accelerate their growth