Tag Archives: Replicine Functional Keratin

Keratin products help EB,“the worst disease you’ve never heard of”

October 25-31 is EB awareness week. Epidermolysis Bullosa or “EB” is a group of inherited blistering disorders characterized by exceptionally fragile skin and excruciating chronic wounds. Some forms of EB occur because the skin is not as good at making certain …

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Australians love their rescued hair

In addition to the usual instruments of torture we put our hair through, such as chemical treatments, color and straightening Australians have to cope with more than the average dose of strong sun (and damaging UV) which contributes to hair …

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Is keratin useful in skin care?

Using keratin in skin care products is definitely a very good idea. The outermost layer of your skin is mostly keratin, and  within every cell in the skin a keratin structure is responsible for keeping the cell functioning well. Over …

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Rebuild repair how to get a healthy head of hair.

For many, a beautiful head of healthy hair seems all but impossible to attain.  Consumers bounce from one “miracle” product to the next in search of an antidote to the damage inflicted by styling tools, the environment and chemical straightening …

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Is Keratin Only Useful for Repairing Hair Damage?

A lot of the attention on keratin focuses on its use as an innovative ingredient for hair care products.  If you’ve read up on what keratin is and all that it can do, you may have wondered about its applications …

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What is Replicine?

Popping up now and then in the discussion about natural keratin proteins is the word ‘Replicine’. I want to talk a little today about what exactly Replicine is and what it means when you find it on your ingredient list.

First things first, what on earth is Replicine?

You can think of it almost as a brand of functional keratin protein. Are you wondering how protein can be branded? It’s all about the patent.

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Unlocking the Secret Power of Keratin with Simple Everyday Hair Treatments

What is all the fuss about keratin in your hair care products and salon treatments?

Keratin is currently the buzzword of the hair care industry, from intensive repair treatments to specialist straightening procedures.

Daily care, chemical treatments, sunlight, environmental conditions, combing and straightening are just some examples of the typical conditions our hair is exposed to that cause the keratin structure to become damaged, leading to poor hair condition.

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How do I know if there’s Keratin in my shampoo or hair treatment?

“Keratin amino acids, capryloyl hydrolyzed keratin, cocodimonium hydroxypropyl hydrolysed keratin”…are you confused yet?

We now know that keratin is proven to help restore and protect our hair from harsh environmental factors and pollutants and we know where to find keratin (in shampoo, conditioner and haircare products).

But how do we figure out what to look for when buying a keratin containing product?

How do you understand all the scientific jargon and what’s more – what about all the products that sound like they should have keratin in them, but actually don’t?

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