Every day there seems to be yet another terrifying news story about the effect of air pollution on our health. This year we welcome the introduction of the new Ultra Low Emission Zone by the London Mayor as another step to limit the emissions from vehicles in our capital. We all know the scary statistics that show how air pollution can affect our lungs, skin, and bodies. However, very rarely, do we hear about how air pollution impacts your hair.
Pollutants cling to the hair making it dull and heavy, plus the particulates can clog the surface of your scalp making it uncomfortable, dry, and itchy. And there’s more, pollution accelerates the appearance of white or grey hair and perpetuates hair loss. The expert botanists at Klorane have developed a solution to protect your hair and scalp…
For 20 years Klorane has been dedicated to protecting, exploring, and sharing all the richness that botany has to offer. We believed that there must be a plant that could help protect us from air pollution. So, the Klorane Botanical Foundation partnered with the School of Environment at Tsinghua University, China, to try to identify a plant that has the capacity to depollute. They found amazing results with Aquatic Mint.
Our scientists conducted various experiments on the Cevennes River, France, which has been polluted over the years due to mining activity. Scientists found that the Aquatic Mint has an exceptional quality to absorb metal particles leaving the river free of pollutants.
The Aquatic Mint Shampoo and Conditioner aims to protect your hair and scalp from air pollution by incorporating our understanding of Aquatic Mint into our hair care products. This biodegradable formula eliminates impurities and detoxifies pollutants without stripping your hair and scalp. Leaving your hair and scalp in a protective shield all day long.
Our experts at Klorane have spent over 20 years researching the benefits of natural botanical ingredients. Each of our ingredients are grown in the country where they are of the highest quality and we ensure that we respect the surrounding environment during the cultivation process. We pride ourselves on the expertise of simplicity - providing one plant extract to target one specific haircare concern.
Here are some perfect matches depending on your hair type:
*Dry Hair* - Mango Butter Range. Full of nourishing and protective properties and smells absolutely delicious!
*Oily Hair* - Nettle Range. Gently cleans and purifies oily hair, we also have a fantastic dry shampoo which can be used in between shampoos.
*Thinning & Lifeless Hair* - Quinine Range. Grown in South America and has proven strengthening and revitalising properties.
*Fine & Limp Hair* - Flax Fiber Range. Grown in a certified organic crop and provides hair with more volume and bounce.
*Sensitive scalp*- Peony Range. Contains an antioxidant called paeoniflorine which is ideal for soothing and comforting itchiness.
Take our hair diagnosis (Klorane & You) to find your perfect match!
To celebrate the launch of the new Tinted dry shampoo with Nettle, we hosted a masterclass in bespoke shampoo creation while guests also got to embark on an artistic journey of botanical painting. The event was hosted in Covent Garden, the attendees included elite influencers and journalists.
Each guest painted a nettle using watercolour paint with help from our incredible botanical artist, Jennie Webber. They also got to create their very own version of Klorane Peony shampoo with our shampoo expert straight from France!
For 50 years, Klorane Laboratories has been extracting cornflower water from the Centaurea cyanus L. plant, rich in active ingredients with soothing and decongestant properties. It is blue gold for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers, guaranteeing beauty and safety.
We cultivate Cornflower in Southwest France because of the area’s favorable temperatures and rich soils, in accordance with organic farming principles with AB certification, to help protect nature.
We harvest the flowers when they blossom, not a day too early or a day too late.
Discover the new soothing product with Chinese Peony and a fragrance that is scientifically proven* to relax, for a scalp that has long-lasting, soothing comfort.
*Physiological measurements and behavior analyses on 22 subjects.
Our towns are growing and greenery is gradually disappearing. We should refocus on nature and reinvest in our cities!
This year, for the second Botany for Change awards, Klorane Botanical Foundation invited the community of students studying botany, horticulture, architecture, and landscaping to re-vegetate our cities and lives by designing The City Garden of the Future in the Parc de la Villette, the largest park in Paris and the emblem of urban vegetation. A garden dedicated to the beauty and diversity of the plant world, which showcases the best change-through-botany initiatives.