Hydrolyzed wheat protein is derived from wheat germ. We use it in our shampoos because it contains amino acids and high glutamine levels which can penetrate the hair shaft and strengthen hair. Despite being derived from wheat, it is gluten free.
- Natural: yes
- Vegetarian: yes
- Vegan: yes
- EWG rating: 1-2*
*Hydrolyzed wheat protein can be an allergen for some people. We keep its usage to under 1.5%.