In case you’re a daily customer of this weblog you’re in all probability accustomed to my love affair with deep conditioning (I imply I wrote a 70+ web page information about it!!), however what you will not be conscious of, although I point out it a number of occasions on this weblog, is that pre-pooing can also be one other common hair care apply of mine. I’ve been doing it ever since I began my pure hair journey again in 2013 once I slowly transitioned from relaxed to naturally curly hair over 2,5 years (Sure, I’m a endurance woman. 😉 ). As a result of I consider pre-pooing can have such an enormous constructive influence in your curly hair well being I wanna share a number of pre-poo remedies you should use and make part of your hair routine.
Although pre-proo remedies have been part of the pure hair group lexicon, in all probability since its inception, it is just lately that a seen variety of hair product corporations began addressing this market area of interest.
Up till now, individuals have been left to do DIY concoctions of their kitchens and loos mixing up their favorite elements. The most typical pre-poos you’ll hear about are made out of oil, conditioner and oil-conditioner mixtures and you may learn extra about it on this submit.
The primary function of this hair care apply started as a strategy to shield dry-prone curly hair from common hair shampoos made with drying surfactants (e.g. Sodium Lauryl Sulphate, Ammonium Laureth Ether Sulphate and Sodium Xylenesulfonate) which, within the absence of delicate shampoo options, made naturally curly hair even drier.
Although delicate sulphate free shampoos at the moment are straightforward to seek out in any store, doing a pre-poo remedy brings different advantages that also make it a daily follow in many individuals’s pure hair regimens. It not solely protects towards drying shampoos however it might assist with manipulation and detangling, including hair shine, strengthening the hair, decreasing hair breakage and stopping hygral fatigue (No clue what that’s?! Ensure you learn this submit woman!).
How To Pre-Poo
Because the identify hints at, pre-poos are carried out earlier than shampooing your hair and they need to be left on the hair for a time period to work their magic. The period of time you allow it on will depend upon what product you’re utilizing, however usually, a store-bought product will want 20 minutes to an hour of your time. When you don’t have that a lot time add some warmth to your remedy by seating underneath a hooded dryer, utilizing a thermal cap or perhaps a heat towel.
Then again, when you determine on doing an oil pre-poo how lengthy you’ll need to let it ‘bake’ in your hair will rely in your oil(s) of selection. Some oils will take a number of hours to penetrate the hair cuticle, the place they’re extra useful, and most gained’t even have the ability to do that. So it’s essential watch out about what oil you select on your remedy, however I’ll speak extra about this under. 😉
Okay, lets bounce proper into what you’re in search of – your pre-proo remedies. 😀
Elements: Aqua (Water), Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, Cetearyl Alcohol, Ethylhexyl Dimethyl PABA, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Cetrimonium Chloride, Amodimethicone, Phenoxyethanol, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hydrolyzed Elastin, Trideceth-12, Sodium Benzoate, Citric Acid.
You could be stunned to know, however this little remedy was first designed for Audrey Hepburn. It has fairly a couple of years however its components is an award-winning one and, in line with them, nonetheless a favorite amongst celebrities like Cate Blanchett and Kate Winslet. No matter this, if it’s nonetheless round and profitable prizes after so many developments in hair care, it’s undoubtedly value testing!
Olive oil, castor oil and glycerin are amongst its key components and they’ll assist give moisture and vitamin to your hair. Nevertheless, the primary ingredient appears to be hydrolysed elastin, which is derived from a pure ingredient (elastin). When damaged down into small items capable of penetrate the hair (hydrolysed) it won’t solely assist to maintain the hair moisturised however will even enhance elasticity (extra bounce), power (much less breakage) and shine.
Sure, the method does have a silicone (Amodimethicone) however that is one which any good sulphate free shampoo will simply have the ability to take away. So ensure you’re not co-washing if you use this remedy. Anyway, this remedy is suited to all hair textures, however you even have the Intensive model for hair that’s in additional determined want of assist.
Worth: begins at £19 (75 ml)
Elements: Aqua (Water), Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Candy Almond) Oil, Plukenetia Volubilis (Inca Inchi) Oil*, Cetyl Alcohol, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil, Astrocaryum Murumuru (Murumuru) Seed Butter, Garcinia Indica (Kokum) Seed Butter, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Lepidium Meyenii (Maca) Root Extract, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Parfum (Perfume)**, (Professional-Vitamin B5) Panthenol, Saccharide Isomerate, Hashish Sativa (Hemp) Seed Oil,Benzyl Alcohol, Avena Strigosa Seed (Black Oat) Extract, Squalane,Polysorbate-60, Sorbitan Isostearate, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil,Lecithin, Salicylic Acid, Sorbic Acid, Maltodextrin, Silica,Arginine, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Citrate,Glycerin, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Limonene***, Linalool***, Eugenol***. * licensed natural ** from pure important oils *** potential allergens from pure important oils
This product truly comes from a vegan British model that’s scoring main factors with me. I really like their Papaya Slip Taming Potion and their Smoothie, which by the best way have been shortlisted for the Hair Awards 2019. As for this Maca Moisture Balm, it may be used each as a pre-shampoo remedy or as curl reviver after styling and I do know all of us love a double-duty product, proper? 😉
I haven’t purchased this product but, however Trepadora Curl Remedy has this excellent behavior of sending its shopper product samples and in one among my purchases I used to be despatched a number of samples of this product which I intend to attempt very quickly. They ship worldwide. 🙂
Worth: £19 (200ml)
Elements: Aqua, Cetearyl Alcohol, Coco Caprylate, Glycerin (Vegetable), Brassicyl Isoleucinate Esylate, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Sclerocarya Birrea (Marula) Seed Oil, Trichilia Emetica (Mafura) Seed Butter, Opuntia Ficus-Indica (Prickly Pear) Seed Oil, Hippophae Rhamnoides (Seabuckthorn) Seed Oil, Camellia Oleifera Seed Oil, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Bran Extract, *Pogostemon Cablin (Patchouli) Leaf Oil, *Rosa Centifolia (Rose Absolute) Flower Oil, *Pelargonium Roseum (Rose Geranium) Leaf Oil, *Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) Flower Oil, *Elettaria Cardamomum (Cardamom) Seed Oil *Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Oil, *Michelia Alba (Magnolia) Flower Oil, *Juniperus Virginiana (Cedarwood) Wooden Oil, *Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Purple) Peel Oil, *Cymbopogon Martini (Palmarosa) Leaf Oil, *Coriandrum Sativum (Coriander) Seed Oil, *Mentha Viridis (Spearmint) Leaf Oil, Styrax Tonkinensis (Benzoin) Resin Extract, Phenyl Ethyl Alcohol (Pure), Hydroxypropyltrimonium Honey, Tocopherol, Sorbic Acid, Linoleic Acid, Brassica Alcohol, Distearoylethyl Dimonium Chloride, Diheptyl Succinate, Capryloyl Glycerin/Sebacic Acid Copolymer, Cetearyl Nonanoate, Ethylhexyl Isononanoate, Pentylene Glycol, Benzyl Alcohol, Dehydroacetic Acid, Hydroxyacetophenone, **Linalool, **Geraniol, **Citronellol, **Limonene, *pure pure important oils **potential allergens
I do know it’s one other British model once more, however we’re making great things right here guys! This remedy is the winner of Marie Claire’s hair awards 2019. For those who’re not within the UK chances are you’ll not have heard of this model, nevertheless it’s value checking it out as additionally they ship to Europe and the US.
Just like the earlier hair product, this intensive moisture remedy can be utilized in 3 ways: a pre-shampoo remedy, a masks and a leave-in. It’s packed filled with oils and butter to assist with moisture, breakage and progress points and it additionally has amino and fatty acids from wheat bran to assist enhance hair elasticity, manageability and smoothness.
Worth: £26 (250ml)
Elements: Aqua / Water, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Isopropyl Myristate, Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Glycine Soja Oil / Soybean Oil, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil / Sunflower Seed Oil, Carica Papaya Fruit Extract / Papaya Fruit Extract, Phyllanthus Emblica Fruit Extract, Cocos Nucifera Oil / Coconut Oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Hydroxypropyl Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Caprylyl Glycol, Citric Acid, Tartaric Acid, Cetyl Esters, Potassium Sorbate, Salicylic Acid, Caramel, Linalool, Geraniol, Limonene, Parfum /, Perfume.
Okay, so on my option to Boots to purchase some allergy medicine I got here throughout this hair masks and after checking its elements have been okay, I purchased because it had such an excellent limited-time worth (£Three.49). I do know you could be considering ‘Mónica, this can be a hair masks, not a pre-poo!’, however like different merchandise on this listing, this can be a Three-in-1 masks.
I’ve solely used it as soon as as a masks however it may be used a pre-poo and leave-in as properly. Worth ought to by no means be the selection standards for a product and with this product, you even have the truth that its formulation is straightforward and has known-slash-recognisable components, it’s a vegan product made with 98% pure components and it has no silicones, parabens or synthetic colourants. Sure, it appears mainstream manufacturers are placing extra thought and energy into their merchandise.
My verdict on this product shouldn’t be out but since I solely used it as soon as (I’ll let you already know in a future submit), however I do consider it’s a product value making an attempt when you’re on a finances and need a multipurpose hair product. Please depart a remark under and let me know your ideas the on this product in the event you had a number of extra tries at it than I’ve. 🙂
Worth: Presently £Three.49/Usually £6.99 (390 ml)
Vegetable oil is the most cost effective answer you need to do a pre-poo and out of all of the oils obtainable to do a pre-poo additional virgin olive oil and coconut oil are my oils of selection as a result of they’re penetrating oils.
It’s essential you select a penetrating oil, not a sealing one, as a result of it penetrates the cuticle layer of the hair to assist with elasticity and moisture and to scale back breakage, cut up ends and hygral fatigue. If the oil you select is a sealing oil it is going to simply sit on the hair shaft and do little greater than assist with manipulation, detangling and shine.
Coconut oil is the right selection for a pre-poo as a result of it brings your hair all the advantages already talked about on this publish and additionally it is confirmed to scale back protein loss (that which our hair is manufactured from) when used as a pre-wash and post-wash remedy. I like to use it on dry, sit beneath my hooded dryer for 20-30 minutes after which shampoo my hair. It’s also possible to depart it in a single day in case you have time or for an hour after which proceed to shampoo (I do it twice).
In case you’re not eager on coconut oil otherwise you’re allergic to it you’ll be able to all the time use additional virgin olive oil, it could possibly additionally penetrate the hair shaft however it’ll take longer to do it. Subsequently, simply depart it in a single day and perhaps apply some warmth. Learn this publish for extra recommendations on tips on how to make your pre-poo simpler.