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Amaranthus Caudatus Seed Extract

Also-called-like-this: Amaranth Seed Extract
What-it-does: emollient


It's the seed extract of a plant called amaranth or love-lies-bleeding.  It's a really ancient plant grown by Aztecs, Incas and Mayas as their main food and they called it “the golden grain”. They believed it had supernatural powers. Nowadays it's a popular health food because the seeds have great nutritional benefits and are high in protein.

As for skincare there are two types of the seed extract: 

1, The aqueous extract contains a high concentration of peptides and polysaccharides and helps to improve the combability and manageability of damaged hair

2. The oily extract is more common and acts as other similar emollient plant oils. It's rich in non-saturated fatty acids (linoleic acid/omega-6 and oleic acid/omega-9) and squalene and is a great moisturizer and emollient for both skin and hair. 

Products with Amaranthus Caudatus Seed Extract

Natural Wisdom Blue Tansy Oil Gel Facial Cleanser Freeman Golden Grain Brightening Mask Holika Holika AC MILD Toner Acwell Ac Defence Ampoule Be Plain Cicaful Calming Gel Be Plain Cicaful Cooling Gel Coola Classic Face Sport Spf 50 White Tea Odele Air Dry Styler Odele Leave-in Conditioner Odele Volumizing Conditioner dr. denese Essential Lipid Power Infusion dr. denese Skinscience Essential Radiance Enzyme-Rich Cleansing Cream BELLAMONSTER Stress Out Solution Serum Beauty Glam Rose Clay Mask Living proof Full Conditioner Living proof No Frizz Smooth Styling Spray MINISO Jeju Island Aloe Vera Moisture Toner Missha Time Revolution First Treatment Essence Intensive Natura Siberica Volumizing And Nourishing Conditioner Odele Curl Defining Conditioner Odele Leave-in Detangling Tonic Odele Smoothing Conditioner Odele Texturizing Sea Salt Spray Dr. Ceuracle Pro-Balance Night Enzyme Wash Dr. Scheller Anti-Wrinkle Intensive Serum, Argan & Amaranth Dr. Scheller Argan & Amaranth Anti-Wrinkle Face Oil Moroccanoil Frizz Shield Spray Natura Bissé Diamond Extreme Eye Natura Bissé Inhibit Tensolift Neck Cream Natura Bissé The Cure Pure Serum Nature Republic Real Cranberry Peeling Gel Needly Crossbarrier Toner Odele Ultra Sensitive Conditioner Sugarmoon Facial Hair Wash innisfree Wine Jelly Softener A'KIN Cellular Radiance Booster Oil Advanced Clinicals Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizing Mask Atomy Mild Cleansing Water Dr. Scheller Anti-Aging Aha Night Serum Hairvest Growth Natura Bissé Diamond Extreme Oil Nature Republic Africa Bird All In One Fresh Controller Nature Republic Hawaiian Fresh Clear Toner Odele Curl Defining No Lather Shampoo Pai Echium & Amaranth Age Confidence Facial Oil Pai Skincare Viper’s Gloss Rausch Amaranth Repair-Spülung Rausch Kamillen-Amaranth Repair-Shampoo Scinic Perfect Peeling Gommage Gel About Me Skin Tone Up Massage Cream