Essential Step 1 Duo

Prewash + Artisan Neem Wood Comb
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BENEFITS

Moisturizes Hair

Moisturizes Scalp

Strengthens Hair

Strengthens Scalp Skin Barrier

Removes Build-Up & Oil

Reduces Shedding

WHAT IT IS

Bundled set with Essential Prewash and artisan made neem wood comb.

+ Essential Prewash

Highly-concentrated scalp and hair mask, an essential step 1 in your haircare ritual. It builds the foundation for long-term hair health by delivering a superdose of 35 vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fatty acids, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial ingredients.

* Select the right formula for your hair type and texture.

+ Handmade Neem Wood Comb

Artisan made wooden comb for all hair types that are made out of the bark of a neem tree, a medicinal plant native to the Indian subcontinent. Rich in anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, keeping your scalp clean and healthy.

Our comb is handcrafted by a wood artisan collective in Bardhaman, India. A group of craftsmen who harvest the Ayurvedic medicinal plant, Neem tree, and then create our combs all by hand. They've kept this craft alive for generations. 

FREE OF SULFATES, SILICONES, PHTHALATES, MINERAL OIL, SYNTHETIC DYES & FRAGRANCES. 100% CRUELTY-FREE, VEGAN, COLOR-SAFE

FINE THIN TO MEDIUM HAIR

+ Supports hair growth with 35 essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

+ Balances scalp pH and removes excess oil and grime. Perfectly pH balanced at 4

+ Thickens fine hair by strengthening internal hair structure.

Water, †Cetearyl Alcohol, *Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, †*Glycerin, †Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate, †Behentrimonium Methosulfate, †Propanediol, Sapindus Mukurossi (Reetha) Peel Extract, Kaolin, Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Melia Azadirachta (Neem) Seed Oil, Mentha Arvensis (Mint) Leaf Oil, Phyllanthus Emblica (Amla) Fruit Extract, *Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Trigonella Foenum Graecum (Fenugreek) Seed Powder, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Acacia Concinna (Shikakai) Fruit Extract, Eclipta Prostrata (Bhingaraj) Extract, Potassium Sorbate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, *Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, †Dextrin, Maltodextrin, Hydrolyzed Hibiscus Esculentus Extract, Tamarindus Indica (Tamarind) Fruit Extract, Sodium Benzoate, Calcium Gluconate, Tocopherol, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil , Gluconolactone

*Certified organic †Naturally derived

THICK CURLY OR COILY HAIR

+ Supports hair growth with 35 essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

+ Balances scalp pH and and soothes dry, flaky, itchy scalp. Perfectly pH balanced at 4

+ Breaks down build-up and grime & strengthens scalp skin barrier.

+ Moisturizes and enhances waves, curls, and coils.

Water, †Cetearyl Alcohol, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, †*Glycerin, Acacia Concinna (Shikakai) Fruit Powder, †Behentrimonium Methosulfate, †Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil, Propanediol, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Powder, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Powder, Phyllanthus Emblica (Amla) Fruit Extract, *Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Trigonella Foenum Graecum (Fenugreek) Seed Powder, Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil, Jasminum Officinale (Jasmine) Oil, †Coconut Alkanes, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Gluconolactone, *Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Garcinia Indica (Kokum) Seed Butter, Acacia Concinna (Shikakai) Fruit Extract, Eclipta Prostrata (Bhingaraj) Extract, Potassium Sorbate,†Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Ocimum Sanctum (Tulsi) Leaf Extract, *Althaea Officinalis (Marshmallow) Root Extract, *Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Calcium Gluconate, *Carya Ovata (Shagbark Hickory) Bark Extract, †Dextrin, Ethylhexylglycerin, Linalool, Limonene, Panthenol, Sodium Benzoate, Hydrolyzed Hibiscus Esculentus Extract, Tamarindus Indica (Tamarind) Fruit Extract, Tocopherol

*Certified organic †Naturally derived

FAQ

Safe for?

Color-treated, keratin-treated, chemically-treated, and relaxed hair.

Free of?

Sulfate, silicones, phthalates, parabens, mineral oils, gluten, synthetic dyes and fragrances. What you smell is the aroma of the natural ingredients.

Is it vegan and cruelty-free?

Yes and yes!

Should the Prewash be used on wet or dry hair?

We recommend using the Prewas mask on your dry scalp and strands, which allows the nutrients to penetrate at a deeper rate to strengthen, balance and nourish.

How long do I have to keep the Prewash in?

15-20 minutes prior to jumping in the shower is great! If you can keep it in longer, that's great too. Our favorite things to do while we Prewash: workout, sleep, relax.

WHY IT's SPECIAL

Preventative care

  1. Prevents everyday damage with protective shield.
  2. Get ahead of the problem before it happens, builds long-term Foundational Hair Health™.

Strengthens scalp skin barrier

  1. Relieves scalp dryness, flakes, oiliness.
  2. Builds a protective barrier for hydrated scalp.

Potent formulations

  1. Highly concentrated blend of 35 essential vitamins, minerals & antioxidants.
  2. Ayurvedic 10-oil blend deeply penetrates to nourish and strengthen from the inside.

HOW TO USE

Step 1

Massage the Prewash into your scalp. Use your fingers or a comb to distribute through your strands, root to tip.

Step 2

Gently tie your hair back and allow the Prewash to soak in at least 15 minutes (or as long as you like) before you jump in the shower.

Step 3

Start your wash routine, shampoo and condition as usual, use S&K shampoo and conditioner for best results.

Step 4

Use at least once a week or before every wash. Regular use builds long-term benefits.

Step 1

Massage the Prewash into your scalp. Use your fingers or a comb to distribute through your strands, root to tip.

Step 2

Gently tie your hair back and allow the Prewash to soak in at least 15 minutes (or as long as you like) before you jump in the shower.

Step 3

Start your wash routine, shampoo and condition as usual, use S&K shampoo and conditioner for best results.

Step 4

Use at least once a week or before every wash. Regular use builds long-term benefits.

HIGH performing ayurvedic ingredients

We consciously select natural ingredients that are gentle to grow and harvest, from their native regions, working with Indian suppliers and farmers.

Neem

An ancient medicinal plant, neem is high in anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties to help treat scalp sensitivities, including itchiness.

Kokum butter

Rich in fatty acids, it easily absorbs into your strands, non-comodegenic and odorless. Also accelerates cell oxygenation, helping more nutrients soak into your hair ecosystem,

Amla

Rich in omega 3 and 6, this berry oil helps prevent sun damage, thicken strands, and stimulate hair growth.

Turmeric Root

One of the most effective anti-inflammatory ingredients, helping to relieve inflamed follicles that lead to hair loss.

  • Neem

    An ancient medicinal plant, neem is high in anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties to help treat scalp sensitivities, including itchiness.

  • Kokum butter

    Rich in fatty acids, it easily absorbs into your strands, non-comodegenic and odorless. Also accelerates cell oxygenation, helping more nutrients soak into your hair ecosystem,

  • Amla

    Rich in omega 3 and 6, this berry oil helps prevent sun damage, thicken strands, and stimulate hair growth.

  • Turmeric Root

    One of the most effective anti-inflammatory ingredients, helping to relieve inflamed follicles that lead to hair loss.