The ancient grain you know and love as quinoa is basically OG superfood status at this point. It’s undoubtedly in your go-to salad, lunch bowl, or dinner recipe due to its nutritional prowess—so, at a time when beauty labels are starting to be as clean as (healthy) nutrition labels, it comes as no surprise that the power grain is making its way to your personal care regimen. One way to incorporate it? In your hair-care routine.
Take it from Boyce Clark, Ph.D., a biogeochemist-slash-single parent with a 12-year-old daughter who constantly struggled with frizzy hair. “A friend suggested a keratin straightening treatment, but when I saw it uses formaldehyde, that wasn’t something I was comfortable putting on my daughter,” he says.