INGREDIENT GLOSSARY

These key ingredients help power the Aveda products you love. Discover what they do and where they are sourced from - and why they'll make a difference in your hair care routine.

 

FEATURED | ALL

FEATURED INGREDIENTS:

EMBILICA OFFICINALIS (AMLA) FRUIT EXTRACT

WHAT IT DOES: 
Herb known to encourage strong, shiny hair.
Used for hair thickening. 

WHAT IT'S FROM: 
Amla (Indian Gooseberry) 

CATEGORY: 
Natural; Organic

PRUNUS SERRULATA FLOWER (CHERRY) EXTRACT

WHAT IT DOES: 
Used to condition and nourish hair.

WHAT IT'S FROM: 
Cherry Flower

CATEGORY: 
Naturally Derived

LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAXSEED) SEED EXTRACT

WHAT IT DOES: 
Herb known for slip and texture

WHAT IT'S FROM: 
Flaxseed

CATEGORY: 
Naturally Derived

PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT

WHAT IT DOES: 
Herb known to invigorate

WHAT IT'S FROM: 
Ginseng

CATEGORY: 
Natural; Organic

MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) LEAF EXTRACT

WHAT IT DOES: 
Herb known to invigorate.

WHAT IT'S FROM: 
Peppermint

CATEGORY: 
Naturally Derived

CHENOPODIUM QUINOA SEED EXTRACT

WHAT IT DOES: 
A source of vegetable protein known for hair strengthening

WHAT IT'S FROM: 
Quinoa

CATEGORY: 
Naturally Derived

BUTYROSPERMUM
(SHEA BUTTER) PARKII

WHAT IT DOES: 
Used for softening and smoothing.

WHAT IT'S FROM: 
Shea

CATEGORY: 
Natural; Organic

CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT EXTRACT

WHAT IT DOES: 
Herb known to invigorate

WHAT IT'S FROM: 
Turmeric

CATEGORY: 
Natural; Organic

VINEGAR

WHAT IT DOES: 
Used for gently purification
Used to balance the pH of the product
Used for shine

WHAT IT'S FROM: 
Wheat

CATEGORY: 
Naturally Derived

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FREE FROM: 

synthetic color, silicones, phthalates, gluten, parabens, mineral oil, petrolatum, paraffin, formaldehyde and its donors, SLS and SLES, oxybenzone, benzene, retinyl palmitate, microcrysalline wax, polyethelene beads, triclosan, triclorcarban, lanolin, carmine, talc and synthetic fragrance.