In the early 2000s, women of color, but especially black women - rekindled their love for rocking their natural curls. Since then, a plethora of brands promising organic or all-natural hair care products have sprung up.
What makes Beth defines beauty hair products stand out is her connection to her ingredients, which allows Imebet to fully understand how the ingredients will affect not only your hair, but your body as well.
A great all-natural product can be used in various ways. You can apply it directly to your scalp or it can be process to ingest it in a pill, powder form or as a tea. Here are a couple of ingredients that are featured in our natural hair products that can double as hair products or a nutritional supplement!
Disclaimer: We, Beth defines beauty hair products, are not medical practitioners or professionals - this information should be researched or advised by someone in the medical field before ingesting.
Burdock root tea—also called burdock—is an herbal tea made from the root of the burdock plant. Long used in Chinese medicine, some herbal medicine specialists believe that the drink can improve your immune system, lower blood pressure, heal a damaged liver, and even prevent or treat cancer. I grew up watching my mom drink burdock root - she would mix it with dandelion.
Moringa contains vitamin A, vitamin B and omega-3 fatty acids. Vitamin A plays a crucial role in the development of healthy cells and tissues in the body. Vitamin B helps in producing red blood cells which carry oxygen and nutrients to the scalp and hair follicles. Moringa can also be consumed as a tea, and can be found in your local farmers market in the tea section.
It contains beta-carotene, selenium, calcium, amino acids, zinc, iron, potassium, magnesium, b vitamins, and vitamin c.
Slippery elm is available in two forms—coarse and powder. The powdered form can be made into a thick paste mixed with lukewarm water, while the coarse bark is boiled on a simmer flame for 15 minutes to make a gel for topical and medicinal use.