3RD APRIL 2019
What is this quinoaplex I hear you ask? Well all is to be revealed. It is an innovative product from the USA that makes your hair healthier and has a rapid hair renewal formula too. Did you know your hair is about 85% protein? This protein is lost through colouring, sun, sea and over styling. Quinoaplex helps to naturally add the protein back into your hair.
My hair has always been a little rough. It is hard to maintain if I do not attack it with my ceramic hair straighteners. But using hair straighteners everyday is not doing it any good, in fact it’s making it worse – I get split ends quite frequently. Then, when I had the children my hair started to fall out and it changed quite dramatically. Before I had the children it was a lot thicker, it didn’t seem as frail either. I feel like I shed a lot of hair throughout pregnancy and it just didn’t get any better.
I have always been very lucky with my hair as my Uncle owns a very lovely hair Salon in East Molesey, they have looked after my hair since I was a teenager and I love going down there to be pampered. So does Isla too! I also get to see my Uncle which is nice. But I do not get down there as much as I used to, since I have had the children. It’s not as easy to up sticks and go to Surrey for the day, as it’s quite a drive. I needed a treatment that I could continue to use in-between hair salon appointments.
Then, I found out about Quinoaplex. My Uncle gave it the thumbs up, so I thought I would try it. The formula in Quinoaplex is made up of Quinoa as the protein composition is almost identical to our hair. It helps to regenerate hair and to repair it. My hair does feel very shiny and smooth since I have been using it. I also haven’t needed to straighten my hair every single morning too – so that’s saying something.
It has come all the way over from the USA and used in hair salons across the world. The idea is you use an amount that fits in the palm of your hand, use it after you have shampooed your hair. Towel dry and massage on the treatment. Try to leave it on for as long as you can, around 10-15 minutes is great. Wash it off and use a conditioner (this is what I do), then style your hair as normal. After a week of using the product I could feel a difference. As mentioned above, my hair felt stronger and smoother.
What treatments do you use on your hair? I would love to know on social media: @mummyconstant.
By Rachel Lapidos 2018
Photo: Stocksy/Good Vibrations Images
The ancient grain you know and love as quinoa is basically OG superfood status at this point. It’s undoubtedly in your go-to salad, lunch bowl, or dinner recipe due to its nutritional prowess—so, at a time when beauty labels are starting to be as clean as (healthy) nutrition labels, it comes as no surprise that the power grain is making its way to your personal care regimen. One way to incorporate it? In your hair-care routine.
At a time when beauty labels are starting to be as clean as (healthy) nutrition labels, it comes as no surprise that the power grain is making its way to your personal care regimen.
Take it from Boyce Clark, Ph.D., a biogeochemist-slash-single parent with a 12-year-old daughter who constantly struggled with frizzy hair. “A friend suggested a keratin straightening treatment, but when I saw it uses formaldehyde, that wasn’t something I was comfortable putting on my daughter,” he says.
So he did what any chemistry-savvy dad would do: Concocted a solution himself. Turns out the key ingredient for smooth, healthy hair was the power grain you know and love as quinoa. Makes sense, when you think about it (it’s a protein, after all).
Keep reading to see how the superfood helps your locks.
Photo: Stocksy/Lucas Ottone
The power of quinoa
Protein is a key factor in your own hair’s strength. Your strands are made out of keratin, which is a protein (in case you missed that in science class) so reinforcing it with another protein helps keep it strong.
“Quinoa is strengthening and moisturizing due to the amino acids content,” says Ginger King, a cosmetic chemist. “Amino acids are the building blocks of cells, so it’s essential for both skin and hair to function. It’s like nutritional supplements.”
Dr. Clark discovered it’s beneficial for hair once he saw how well it smoothed his daughter’s hair. “What I learned is that hair frizzes because moisture absorbs into the strands and then they swell,” he says. So he zeroed in on the power duo of quinoa and glycolic acid (the latter prevents your keratin from being able to absorb water and stave off the swell).
“Quinoa proteins add strength and protection to your hair.”
“Quinoa proteins add strength and protection to your hair,” says Dr. Clark. “Since the grain has the highest concentration of protein than any other grain, and it has [some of the] essential amino acids that your body can’t make on its own. When you walk around and let sunlight and oxygen interact with your strands, the outer layer of your hair becomes damaged—and the amino acids of quinoa match the natural keratin and fill in the gaps from that damage.”
He adds that the quinoa in products are hydrolyzed, which means they’ve been chemically cut into smaller pieces via enzymes. “The quinoa’s chopped up to the point where it matches perfectly with the keratin in your hair,” Dr. Clark explains. “So it’s really efficient when it comes to repair.”
Not only is it a superstar strengthener and smoothing VIP, but it’s good for your color as well. “Quinoa’s an antioxidant, which could help prevent your color from fading,” says King. Well, I don’t know about you, but the grain is no longer going to only be found in my lunch.
Reproduced from wellandgood.com
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This is not a sponsored video. This product was sent to me for free to try in exchange for an honest review. All opinions expressed in this video are my own honest, unbiased opinions.
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