The Benefits of Purple Passionflower Extract on Hair

A beautiful bloom with an ornate structure and pastel-hued tendrils, the purple passionflower (Passiflora incarnata) is one of about 600 types of the Passiflora genus. Ornamental, edible, and hardy, the climbing vine has also been used by Native Americans for medicinal purposes including alleviating anxiety. The fringed blossom also contains a wide variety of phytochemicals that can make it an effective ingredient in hair care products interesting constituents that we have found effective in some of our hydration products.

What is passionflower extract?

Obtained from purple passionflower, this extract is a light to medium yellow liquid, with a distinctive scent. Rich in fatty acids and antioxidants, it also contains vitamins A and C, as well as various flavonoids and polyphenols.

What are the effects of passionflower extract for hair?

The extract’s flavonoids (such as apigenin and quercetin) can protect hair from damage caused by external environmental factors while also improving hydration. Additionally, there’s hydration from fatty acids – including omega-6, which contains emollient properties that are beneficial for the hairs structure. Passionflower extracts are rich in vitamin C, which helps to make hair softer and shinier. For all these reasons, we incorporate it in specific formulations.

Why does Hårklinikken use passionflower extract?

At Hårklinikken, we use purple passionflower extract in our hydration portfolio for its unique flavonoids and fatty acids combination that moisturise and protect hair from damage while supporting softer, smoother and more lustrous hair strands.

Hårklinikken Products Containing Passionflower Extract

Hair Hydrating Crème

A multi-purpose leave-in conditioner, our Hair Hydrating Crème is a nourishing treatment that helps reduce breakage and protect your strands. Made using our unique hydration technology and powered by botanical ingredients, it can be used as a leave-in conditioner, heat protectant, cream rinse or finishing styler in damp or dry hair.

Hair Mask

Our Hair Mask is a highly moisturising and reparative formula designed to restore shine, vibrancy, and softness to dry and damaged hair. It infuses powerful protective botanical ingredients into each strand of hair to moisturise while reducing damage and breakage. It can be used as an overnight leave-in mask before bed or as a treatment on damp hair to be rinsed out after 10 to 30 minutes.

Unsure where to start?

We only accept candidates who we believe we can help, which is why our online Hair Assessment is the best place to start. Based on your results, you will either qualify for immediate treatment or we will organize a consultation.