lavera Freshness & Balance Shampoo is especially developed for daily use, cleansing hair without drying it out. Vegan ingredients including organic lemon balm and organic mint give your hair a lovely fresh feeling right through to the ends in a natural way.
100% certified natural cosmetics
100% certified natural cosmetics with high-qulaity organic plant ingredients
100% free of silicone, paraffin, phthalate, plastic microbeads and mineral oil
100% free of parabens, GMO-free
100% free of synthetic fragrances, colourants and preservatives
Organic lemonbalm: soothes scalp and helps regulate oil production, anti-bacterial.
Organic mint: refreshing, cooling, skin purifying. Regulates, balances hair and scalp.
|Alcohol||Humans have used alcohol in many forms for thousands of years. It has been used for various purposes: drinks, medicine, and as a solvent for essential oils and other substances. Due to its antiseptic qualities, alcohol is also used as a preservative. Natures Children uses denatured alcohol which is natural ethyl alcohol mixed with other substances (denaturants), making it unusable for drinking.|
|Aloe barbadensis||Aloe Vera is believed to assist with burns so it is considered anti-inflammatory and anti-irritant. The plant is 99% water, the powder contains salicylates which are known to relive pain, and it also contains other healing minerals.|
|Benzyl salicylate||This is a fragrance additive with a mild odour slightly balsamic or floral. It is a fixative for perfumes.|
|Betaine||This is a small amino acid widely found in plant juices and extracts. It was named after its discovery in sugar beet (Beta vulgaris) in the 19th century. Amino acids carry out many important bodily functions, such as giving cells their structure. They also play a key role in the transport and storage of nutrients. Betaine is anti-inflammatory, anti-ageing and strengthens hair.|
|Citral||The older name for citral is lemonal which gives the clue that it is a natural constituent of lemon peel oil. It occurs in the volatile or essential oils of lemongrass, lemon, orange, lime, and pimento and others. It is one of the main characteristic flavours in the citrus family, alongside limonene, and similarly a few people become irritated by it, so in isolation it is considered an allergen.|
|Geraniol||It is the primary natural constituent of rose, palmarosa and citronella essential oils, providing their characteristic smell. It also occurs in small quantities in geranium, lemon and many other essential oils. As smell and taste are closely related, geraniol is used in flavours such as peach, raspberry, grapefruit, red apple, plum, lime, orange, lemon, watermelon, pineapple and blueberry. It is listed as an allergen for people sensitive to it.|
|Lactobacillus/bulgaricus ferment filtrate||This bacteria is part of our natural skin and gut microflora. It supports the pH of the skin and the skin acid mantle.It can be called probiotic and capable of stimulating collagen synthesis. It is the common bacteria found in natural yoghurt.|
|Lauryl glucoside||Lauryl glucoside is naturally derived from coconut oil; it is completely bio-degradable and is a surfactant with emulsifying properties. It adds a natural foam to body care and haircare products. As a cleansing agent it has good dermatological compatibility.|
|Limonene||Limonene is a natural constituent of essential oils with a sweet lemon-like odour. It occurs naturally in many essential oils, such as lime, lemongrass, neroli, grapefruit, tangerine, oakmoss, olibanum, peppermint, rose, sage and fennel. It is one of those many natural ingredients that is listed as an allergen, despite being commonly found in many foods and fruits.|
|Linalool||Linalool is a natural substance with a soft, sweet odour. It occurs naturally in many essential oils, such as ho wood oil, tangerine, spearmint, rose, neroli, mandarin, lemon, lime, lavender etc – it is very common. A small number of people have allergic responses to specific fragrance materials, such as linalool, so this name is found on lists of allergens.|
|Parfum||A generic word which under EU law is required to identify any product which is used to supply fragrance or aroma to a cosmetic. Parfum can be natural or synthetic or a blend of essential oils. Sometime those products and manufacturers who want to seem ultra-natural dodge this word and try to list individual components, such as essential oils. However, if added for fragrance they should legally be called parfum. If added for aromatherapy or medicinal reasons then this comes under different legalisation, such as the medicines act.|
|Aqua||Water. There is an internationally agreed nomenclature for all cosmetic ingredients (INCI). Latin is often used, such as in this case where aqua simply means ‘water’ in Latin.|