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OILY ROOTS The sebum-regulating powers of nettle

If you only know nettle as a stinging plant you should avoid, then you'll be surprised by its incredible benefits, especially when it comes to oily hair. Organically grown in Europe and part of our eco-responsible haircare range, it’s perfect for hair in need of a boost of freshness!

Who should use nettle?

Nettle has many benefits, and when it comes to haircare it’s recommend if:

- You have an oily scalp

- You suffer from hair loss

- You have dandruff

It’s not recommended for:

- Children

- People with dry and sensitive scalps

The benefits of nettle

This plant is used for its purifying, revitalising, diuretic, anti-inflammatory and astringent properties.

It’s truly amazing! Its medicinal properties make it an essential plant in phytotherapy. Of Eurasian origin, nettle has been used throughout the centuries to treat everyday ailments as well as skin conditions such as acne, it’s also been known to be used as an aphrodisiac and as an expectorant.

Nettle root makes an excellent tonic for the scalp, it helps regulate sebum production, promote the growth and elasticity of the hair fibre and combat oily dandruff.

A few words from our botanist

Nettle is an amazing plant. This stinging plant radically transforms when picked, gently and efficiently purifying the scalp.

Alexandre PanelKlorane Botanist

How can you enjoy the benefits of nettle through Klorane?

Whether you want to cleanse your scalp or refresh your greasy roots, Klorane has a solution thanks to the sebo-regulating powers of organic nettle.
A sebo-regulating shampoo containing organic nettle extract

A sebo-regulating shampoo containing organic nettle extract

The shampoo that allows you to cut back on washing! The sebum-reducing properties of organic nettle help purify the scalp. We recommend a 3-week course of treatment for long-lasting effectiveness on oily scalps. 

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Organic nettle is combined with clay in a balancing shampoo mask

Organic nettle is combined with clay in a balancing shampoo mask

An innovative cleansing powder designed to be used as a mask for extreme organic nettle sebum-regulating action.

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Organic nettle and absorbent powders for an instant boost of freshness

Organic nettle and absorbent powders for an instant boost of freshness

This dry shampoo contains dry nettle that acts as a sebum blotter for greasy hair, leaving the roots looking fresh and clean in just a few seconds.

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What people are saying

To begin with I was a bit wary... this may sound silly, but I thought it would feel itchy. But now I can’t live without it! It’s the best remedy for my oily scalp.

Léa26 years old

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What’s best for purifying the scalp? Nettle or water mint?

Water mint, nature’s detoxifier

Water mint, used by botanists at Klorane, is known for its high concentration of antioxidants. Its purifying and detoxifying powers are applied to a tailor-made haircare routine designed to naturally depollute and cleanse the scalp.

Oily scalp? Nettle to the rescue!

Nettle reveals its sebum-regulating properties in a wide range of Klorane hair products created to restore balance to your scalp. This organically grown plants acts as a “blotter” to absorb excess sebum while respecting the scalp’s PH.

The detoxifying powers of water mint

Klorane botanists have chosen Mentha aquatica L due to its high concentration of antioxidants. Derived from organic farming, its anti-pollutant properties are scientifically proven, making it the perfect natural detoxifier for your scalp.


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