NATURALL HAIR TERMS

Glossary

Antioxidant rich berry that is native to Central and South America.

A succulent plant, typically featuring spears of gel filled leaves with both medinical and humectant properties.

Rich in fatty acids and antioxidants, this oil is derived from kernels of the agan tree native to Morocco.

a fruit with a rough leathery skin, large seed, and smooth oily flesh that contains various nutirients.

A nutricious root vegetable known to improve scalp and hair health.

Linseed; Used in various industries for its strength and nutrition from making textiles to medicinal purposes.

A world reknowned oil extracted from roasted castor beans, following a method popularized by Jamaican tradition. 

edible fruit of a Chinese gooseberry having a fuzzy brown skin and slightly acidic typically green flesh

an aromatic herb widely used in perfumery and medicine since ancient times.

made by soaking the Tiare flowers in pure coconut oil

It is very rich in healthy antioxidants and bioactive plant compounds.

Also known as Irish Moss, this underwater superfood is packed with nutrients.

A fibrous grass grown worldwide for it's vast health benefits within culinary and beauty industries.

Other Terms

A

Açai            

Antioxidant rich superfood that is native to Central and South America.        

Aloe

A succulent plant, typically featuring spears of gel filled leaves with humectant properties that attract moisture into the hair strand.

Alopecia 

Sudden hair loss that starts with one or more circular bald patches that may overlap and increase in size over time.

Argan

Rich in fatty acids and antioxidants, this oil is derived from kernels of the agan tree native to Morocco.

Avocado

A protein rich fruit that contains large amounts of vitamins and antioxidantsto nourish and condition hair.

B

Be deliciously you.

Our message to inspire hair love, and health for all!

Breakage

A separation into pieces as a result of a blow, shock, or strain.

Brittle 

To be dry and fragile; prone to breakage

Brush

A common tool featuring bristles or hair often used to arrange or detangle hair.

C

Carrot

A root vegetable rich in fiber and antioxidants known to hydrate and improve scalp and hair health.

Castor Seed

A species of perennial flowering plant that grows from castor beans. Are necessary for the extraction of castor oil.

CBD

A naturally derived oil packed with antioxidants, proteins, and many other medicinal qualities.

Coarse Hair

The hair of one whose individual strands are large in diameter.

Coconut (Oil)

the fatty oil obtained from coconuts and to be used in various industries from culinary to cosmetics.

Coils

A length of hair wound or arranged in a spiral or sequence of ringlets.

Conditioner

A nutrient rich product meant to improve the state of your hair; needs to be rinsed off.

Cookbook (Blog)

A collection of tips, trick, guides, and ideas curated just for you and your hair! Explore and learn with NaturAll's Cookbook.

Cruelty Free

Manufactured using methods that do not involve experimentation on animals. 

Curls

Hair strands that form into a circular or spiral shape.

D

Deep Condition

The process of treating your hair with a moisturizing or protein-based agent; intended to be rinsed off.

Detangle

To remove knots and other irregularities within the hair.

F

Fine Hair

The hair of one whose individual strands are smaller in diameter. This is hair fragile, and can even appear transparent as one may be able to see the scalp through the hair.

Flake

The experience of product failing to absorb into the hair, and instead dry and fall away the hair's surface often in small white pieces.

Flaxseed

AKA the linseed; An antioxidant rich superfood used for its deep penetrating protein which helps to strengthen hair.

Follicle

The area of connective tissue which surrounds and nourishes the root of a hair strand.

Fresh

Prepared farm to freezer, without cooking, chemicals, or toxic additives.

Frizz

A series of flyaway hairs resulting in irregular texture or an interuption in desired hairstyle.

G

Growth Serum

A fabulous and freshly made formula made to stimulate the scalp and promote rapid hair growth!

H

Hair Fall

The thinning of hair on the scalp in which hair strands are lost from the scalp.

Healthy Hair

Hair that is elastic, resilient, resistant to breakage and damage!

Hemp

A plant long cultivated for use in various industries; medicinally, for textiles, as well as hair and skin products!

High Density

Hair follicles are close together with less space in between them along the scalp.

High Porosity

Hair that easily recieves hydration and moisture.

Hydrate

The process of applying water to the hair, and penetrating the hair strand.

I

Irritation

inflammation or other discomfort typically caused by reaction to a specific substance.

J

JCOB

A world reknowned oil extracted from roasted castor beans, filled with strengthening vitamins C and E to nourish and protect the hair while stimulating the scalp.

Junk-Free

Products made without parabens, sulfates, phthlates, and silicones!

K

Kinky*

Hair that features a an intiricate and tightly wound curl pattern. More prone to tangling and knotting due to its complex structure.

L

Lavender

An aromatic herb known to stimulate blood circulation to the scalp to promote hair growth.

Leave-In Conditioner

a creamy and moisture packed product meant to enhance and improve the health or "condition" of your hair, without needing to be rinsed off or washed away.

Low Density

Hair follicles are spaced farther apart on the scalp resulting in the ability to see their scalp through their hair.

Low Poo

A sulfate free shampoo that produces less than usual or a "low" amount of lather. 

Low Porosity

Hair that requires extra help to receive and maintain moisture or hydration.

M

Mango Butter

Typically extracted from de-shelled Mango fruit seeds; used for its fatty and nutritious properties.

Menu

Our best offerings to give you healthy hair and amazing results featuring innovative and natural non-toxic ingredients.

Mint

An aromatic plant with uses ranging from culinary to medinical purposes.

Moisturize

To add hydrating and water based elements back into hair, improving it's appearance and health.

N

Non-Toxic

Not poisonous or harmful to use.

O

Oil Blend

A delicious concoction which features our favorite naturally-derived hair lubricants and sealants.

P

Pre-poo

A hair treatment that is intended to be washed off after application. These are used "pre", meaning before, shampooing or using a similar cleansing agent.

Protein Sensitive

Hair that may experience negative results from interaction with protein rich formulations.

R

Recipe- Step by step process        

Our guideline to give you healthy hair and amazing results with our products. The perfect hair regimen for any hair type, featuring innovative and natural non-toxic ingredients.

S

Sealant

An oil that is applied to hair in order to surround and close off the hair cuticle. "Sealing" the cuticle in this way helps to lock moisture into the hair and prevent it from evaporating away.

Sea Moss

Also known as Irish Moss, this underwater superfood is packed with nutrients to feed your hair!

Shampoo

a liquid containing cleaning agents intended to cleanse or purify hair.

Shea Butter

A fatty substance obtained from the nuts of the shea tree, widley known for its moisturizing properties.

Shine

To glow or be bright with reflected light.

Shrinkage

The instance of hair appearing progressively shorter; often occurs when highly textured hair comes in contact with water.

Slip

An element of smoothness and full range of movement that helps ease efforts to manipulate hair.

Smooth

Having an even and regular surface or consistency; To be without lumps, tangles, and knots.

Sulfate Free

Not used in any NaturAll products. These harsh chemicals are often used as lathering agents in other hair products.

T

TWA

An acronym lovingly created to reference short and curly natural hair.

W

Wheat

A fibrous grass grown worldwide for it's vast health benefits and ability to penetrate, fortify, and protect the hair cuticle.