Hydrolysed quinoa

NZ $14.00




Hydrolysed quinoa

INCI: Hydrolysed quinoa
Solubility: Water
Usage rate: 1–10%
Appearance: Dark amber liquid

Hydrolyzed Quinoa is considered a complete protein, packed with vitamins and minerals as well seventeen amino acids, including all eight essential amino acids, which help repair damage to the hair shaft while its proteins coat and strengthen the hair. It can help to gently cleanse and nourish your hair while aiding in hair colour retention, conditioning and protection. Also said to aid in hair growth while preventing breakage, increase shine and healthy appearance of the hair.


  • Improves colour uptake for more concentrated colour
  • Helps enhance colour retention
  • Increases styling ease
  • Improves style and body
  • Enhances shine for healthier-looking hair
  • Ecocert approved; gluten free
  • No parabens, no formaldehyde


  • Shampoos, conditioners
  • Leave-on hair treatments
  • Hair styling products
  • Post-treatment hair products
  • Products for shine enhancement
  • Products for increasing body and definition

Include in water or final phase. In emulsions it should be added once the emulsion is formed and at temperatures below 40°C

pH of final formulation should be 4.0 - 7.0

Do not directly apply onto your skin. This product should be added to a formulation at the recommended usage rate.

All our products are for external use.


HQ cream

Makes 300g

Phase A
171g | 57% water
9g | 3% glycerin
6g | 2% lactic acid 

Phase B
24g | 8% emulsifier O
36g | 12% chia seed oil, certified organic
36g | 12% camellia oil, certified organic

Phase C
16.5g | 5.5% hydrolyzed quinoa
1.5g | 0.5% Geogard 221

1. Heat Phase A in a pot on the stove.

2. Heat Phase B in a seperate pot until all melted.

3. Once both phases reach 80⁰C combine them in one pot (or heatproof pyrex jug if pots are too shallow to avoid splashing) and whizz with a stick blender until combined and starting to thicken.

4. Once your mixture has cooled to between 35°-38°C add Phase C and ix well.

5. Pour into container/s.

HQ conditioner

Makes 300g 

Phase A
213.6g | 71.2% water
15g | 5% glycerin
2.10g | 0.70% carrageenan gum

Phase B
42g | 14% conditioner pellets
6g | 2% argan oil, certified organic
3g | 1% cococaprylate

Phase C
15g | 5% hydrolyzed quinoa
2.70g | 0.90% Geogard 221
0.60g | 0.20% vitamin E

1. Heat Phase A in a pot on the stove to 80⁰C.

2. Add Phase B and whizz with a stick blender until conditioner pellets are melted and everything is combined.

3. Allow mixture to cool to under 40⁰C while gently stirring.

4. Add phase C and stir until combined.

5. Cover and allow to set overnight and give a final stir the next day before transferring into your container/s.

This can also be used to help tame frizz by applying a small amount to hands and working through dry hair.


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