10 Natural Ingredients your Curls will Love

10 Natural Ingredients your Curls will Love

Trepadora is 100% plant based with the formulas being at least 96% naturally derived. We are grounded in nature, supported through science and inspired by curls. We have selected 10 natural ingredients to highlight from the range, why we use them and which products you can find them in. 

Avocado Oil 

Avocado Oil is high in vitamin E and unsaturated fats. It contains more protein than any other fruit and even holds more potassium than a banana! The monounsaturated fatty acid content of Avocado Oil is one of the main reasons that it is so good for your curls. This natural ingredient moisturises, nourishes and strengthens the hair strands, improving the look and feel of your hair. You can find it in our Avocado Kokum Curl Defining Smoothie plus: 

Coconut Almond Smoothing Conditioner

Miracle Maca Moisture Balm

Hibiscus Pink Cleansing Clay-Wash

Goji Berries

Goji Berries are natural antioxidants that are loaded with Vitamins A and C. This will moisturise your curls and keep them looking healthy. It is the perfect ingredient for our Gojiberry Mint Reviving Hair Rinse to infuse that moisture into the very start of your routine. 

Hibiscus Flower Extract

The Hibiscus Flower is a beautiful natural ingredient with a gorgeous scent. It is a natural source of alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs) and antioxidants. Hibiscus Extract moisturises the hair, improving flexibility and elasticity. This is why it is a much loved ingredient in our Hibiscus Pink Cleansing Cay-Wash and Acai Berry Fix Defining Gel

Pink French Clay

Another key ingredient to our Hibiscus Pink Cleansing Clay-Wash is French Pink Clay. It contains mineral elements such as calcium, potassium and sodium and is known for being a ‘healing clay’ because of its aged volcanic ash content. This gentle clay moisturises, conditions and encourages hair growth. Symptoms of dandruff, psoriasis and eczema can be soothed when applied to the scalp. This ingredient can also be found in our Acai Berry Fix Defining Gel.


With the highest protein level amongst all grains Quinoa is a vital ingredient in our Quinoa Repair Deep Conditioner, to give your curls the best repairing treatment as well as protecting your curls.It also contains all eight of the essential amino acids allowing it to moisturise and repair the hair forming while creating a protective barrier which seals the cuticle. This nourishing ingredient is also found in our Acai Berry Fix Defining Gel, allowing it to continue protecting and repairing your curls all day long. 

Inca Inchi Oil

Organic Peruvian Inca Inchi oil is considered to be the single richest plant source of Omega 3. It is packed with essential fatty acids, antioxidants, omegas 3,6,9, and vitamins A & E. This unique natural ingredient reduces frizz, soothes the scalp, enhances volume and seals the cuticle giving suppleness to the hair fibre. This incredible ingredient is infused throughout the range but no more so than in our 100% naturally derived Inca Radiance Smoothing Elixir. 

Maca Root Extract

Native to the high Andes of Peru the maca root, also known as Peruvian ginseng is rich in vitamin B, C and E and provides plenty of zinc, calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium and amino acids. Maca can help to stimulate hair growth up to 93% by increasing cell activity in the hair root. It strengthens and protects from heat styling and environmental stress and creates a protective sleeve around new hair. This is a key ingredient in our Miracle Maca Moisture Balm, which makes for a fabulous pre-poo treatment or as a daily refresh that will protect and replenish your curls. You can also find this ingredient in our:

 Coconut Almond Smoothing Conditioner

Avocado Kokum Curl Defining Smoothie

Hibiscus Pink Cleansing Clay Wash

Papaya Fruit Extract  

Papaya contains important nutrients such as vitamins A, B1, C and E, calories, protein, carbohydrates, calcium, phosphorus, iron and water. It conditions and adds shine to dull, lifeless hair, which is why we love this ingredient in our Papaya Slip Taming Potion. It offers amazing definition whilst nourishing your curls. 

Pomegranete Seed Oil

High in flavonoids and punicic acid, Pomegranate Seed Oil revitalises dull and dry hair protecting it from environmental pollution. The high levels of antioxidants and vitamin C clears debris and buildup from the scalp and stimulates hair growth. The antipruritic properties of pomegranate seed oil (relief of itching) helps to alleviate the scalp conditions of psoriasis, scalp eczema, redness, inflammation and itchiness. This makes it the perfect addition to our Inca Radiance Smoothing Elixir. 

Kokum Seed Butter

One of the hardest natural butters that is derived from beautiful tree-bearing fruits. It melts very easily, making it an ideal ingredient for conditioning the hair which reduces frizz. This luxury butter is a key ingredient in our Avocado Kokum Curl Defining Smoothie, you can also find this ingredient in our :

Miracle Maca Moisture Balm

Quinoa Repair Deep Conditioner

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