16. Panax Ginseng Root Extract
Ginseng roots and leaves are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, which are good for overall skin health. They metabolise skin cells and facilitate the elimination of dead skin cells to produce healthy new skin. Ginseng tea is particularly great for refining and rehydrating your skin. It regenerates skin cells by increasing oxygenation. It also improves blood circulation and is a great blood detoxifier.
15. Acorus Calamus Root Extract
Traditionally used as a tranquilizer and general “wonder drug,” Calamus also is used as a flavoring. The oil is a sedative, hypotensive, and muscle relaxant.
9. Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Seed Extract
Horse chestnut contains a substance that thins the blood. It also makes it harder for fluid to leak out of veins and capillaries and weakly promotes fluid loss through the urine to help prevent water retention. Horse chestnut extract can be found listed as an ingredient in some skin cleansers. The high level of saponins in horse chestnut extract makes it an effective skin purifier.
1. Laminaria (Algae) extract / Seaweed
Mixed species and whole plant algae extract in a base of glycerin and water, preserved with phenoxyethanol. Other common names are: Laminaria, Seaweed. Algae extract nourishes the skin & hair with vitamins and minerals and protects the skin from anti-oxidant stress. It also has wrinkle prevention properties and hydrates the skin. Light to medium amber liquid with characteristic odor. Water soluble.
6. Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract
White willow bark, known in the botanical world as Salix alba, comes from the bark of the white willow tree. Native to parts of Asia and Europe, white willow bark extract boast the benefits of being anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal and exfoliating. Willow bark contains salicylic acid, derived from salicin, which helps to fight acne. It's also a beta hydroxy acid and helps to exfoliate your skin by sloughing off dead skin cells, making way for fresh skin renewal.
Kara Detox Series Shampoo and Conditioner are full of natural ingredients like Seaweed Extract, Soybean Extract, Rice & Wheat protein, Ginseng Root Extract and many others.
We replaced sulphate with natural, plant-derived cleansing ingredients like Saponaria Officinalis (Soapwort) Extract which gives powerful cleansing function yet in gentle way. In addition, our chemists formulated conditioners with Hydrolized Rice & Wheat protein which give your hair keratin and cuticle locks for moisture capture and smooth natural coating.
Kara Detox Series Shampoo and Conditioner will help restore damaged hair from frequent hair styling, chemically treated hair and scalp skin troubles, leaving scalp and follicles in desirable, healthy environment for your hair.
4. Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
Coconut oil is extracted from the kernels of the seeds of coconut palm, Cocos nucifera... There is no doubt why this has been hailed as the "miracle oil". Healthier and shinier hair is also one of the coconut oil benefits. To keep your hair from being dry and unmanageable, spread an amount of coconut oil to the tip of damp hair.
3. Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract
Known for stimulation of protein and collagen biosynthesis, maintenance of a higher energy level after UV irradiation, influence on tumor-suppressor gene, reduction of skin redness after UV irradiation, SPF-booster after a 1 week pre-treatment, increase in skin smoothness, improvement of skin elasticity, increase in skin firmness, reduction of wrinkle depth.
14. Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (Guar) Gum
The guar gum plant, Cyamopsis tetragonolobus, also known as cluster bean and Siam bean, is grown in the arid areas of India. Guar gum is one of the best thickening additives, emulsifying additives and stabilizing additives.
13. Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea)Leaf Extract
Green tea extract is a good anti-inflammatory agent thereby reducing inflammation in the skin, and most importantly having an inhibitory action on collagenase (a collagen-reducing enzyme that breaks down collagen). Since green tea extract helps to inhibit collagenase, the topical use of green tea helps to promote the health and quantity of collagen, thereby maintaining a firm and elastic skin.
10. Aloe Barbadensis
Aloe Barbadens is leaf juice, or Aloe Vera as it is more commonly known, is extracted from the leaves of the plant Aloe. It has been used medicinally for several thousands of years in many cultures. Aloe Barbadensis leaf juice can soothe skin and serve as an anti-inflammatory. It can be efficiently used topically, because of its burn healing effects, scar reducing and wounds healing properties. Aloe protects the skin from UV damage. The herb contains aloin, which can block up to 30 percent of the ultraviolet rays when applied to the skin’s surface. This plant, which carry the status of super star, contains an impressive number of vitamins, including A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, C, E, Choline and Folic Acid. These vitamins are great for protecting the skin from free radicals, dangerous compounds that cause signs of premature aging due to damaging effects on the DNA and other cell structures.
5. Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract
Witch hazel is an extract from the leaves and bark of the North American shrub Hamamelis virginiana. It has a long history in various folk medicinal treatments. One of witch hazel’s most impressive properties is its anti-inflammatory effects on conditions such as diaper rash, razor burn and bug bites.
7. Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice)
Licorice root is one of the oldest remedies in history, called “the king of natural medicines.” Geisha long ago recognized its benefits in brightening the skin and its ability to even out skin tone, making it an especially treasured ingredient in their beauty rituals.
12. Sophora Angustifolia Root Extract
Also known as "sophora root, sophora angustifolia is a perennial plant. Sophora angustifolia extract taken from the roots of the plant contains the alkaloids matrine and oxymatrine and has been proven to demonstrate properties such as antibacterial, new-hair growth promoting, blood circulation promoting and skin-whitening effects.
18. Hydrolyzed Rice Protein
It is a vegetable derived cationic conditioner based on hydrolyzed rice protein and coconut oil. MackproPlus Rice-C is highly substantive which helps to strengthen, moisturize, and condition damaged hair. This product provides excellent wet combability, superior dry combability, and detangling as demonstrated in two different studies on Caucasian and Asian hair (via Dia-StronTM measurements).
11. Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract
Commonly referred to as Rosemary, this evergreen shrub, native to the Mediterranean region, yields pale-blue flowers. Characterized by the strength of the sun’s heat, Rosemary stimulates the circulation and the metabolism. It is also used to treat poorly healing wounds and eczema. Topical administration of Rosmarinus officinalis leaf extract (RO-ext, 2 mg/day/mouse) improved hair regrowth in patients with experienced hair regrowth interruption induced by testosterone treatment. It is well recognized as one of the most effective strategies for the treatment of androgenic alopecia.
17. Hydrolysed Wheat Protein
Hydrolyzed wheat protein is considered to be a “real protein treatment”, because its protein molecules are small enough to penetrate the hair strands unlike most homemade protein treatments. Natural lipids from palm oil combine with natural (WHEAT derived) wheat protein. Wheat Protein is well hailed for its strengthening properties. Penetrating the cortex, it provides replenishment by adding Cystine to hair weakened by chemical treatments and regular hair maintenance. This makes it an ideal choice for hair waving systems, post-perm conditioners and products for damaged hair.
2. Saponaria Officinalis (Soapwort) Extract
Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis) is, as its name suggests, a plant with a "soapy" consistency. A member of the Clove family, soapwort is a low-growing perennial shrub with a thick tap root used in herbal medicines and for making soaps. In the Romanian village of Sieu-Odorhei, it is traditionally used as a soap replacement for dry skin. Soapwort's native range extends throughout Europe to western Siberia. It grows in cool places at low or moderate elevations under hedgerows and along the shoulders of roadways.
8. Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract
Cucumber fruit extract is a natural skin emollient and softener with cooling and astringent properties, ideal in skin cleansers but also soothing body lotions and skin creams, especially after-sun products, softens & nourishes hair.