The plex formula was developed only a few years ago in the USA, but it immediately burst onto the hairdressing cosmetics market, thanks to the fact that celebrities immediately "struck" it - and since then they have been asking their hairdressers for plex treatments and the use of plex-containing products.
The marigold, which is also well-known in our country, is a native plant of the Mediterranean regions and originates from West Asia and the Mediterranean. This bright orange annual plant belongs to the nesting flower family. Although it is not a perennial, if it scatters its seeds, it can be an ornament of our garden every year and a useful element of our home apothecary.
Aloe vera is a semi-tropical, perennial plant from North Africa. Who doesn't know this succulent, jelly-like green that looks like a cactus, which actually belongs to the lily family. We know more than 300 types of aloe vera, from the small 2 cm to the large 120 cm. The best known and most widespread is the white-spotted Aloe Barbadensis Miller.
Sunflower oil - which we use in almost every household on a daily basis - we would not even imagine what an exceptionally valuable liquid it is.
Green tea originates from China and is the most popular in Asia, although nowadays it is also popular in the West due to its beneficial physiological effects. The plant, whose Latin name is Camellia sinensis, is grown in the mountains of East Asia. It is a huge evergreen tree, but on the plantations, it is cut back to the size of a small bush.
Olive oil, called liquid gold by Homer, has been held in high esteem by different cultures for thousands of years, and some peoples even believed that it was a gift from the Gods.
Bamboo is an evergreen, perennial plant of which there are many different species. Its main place of occurrence is East and South Asia, but it can also be found in North-Eastern Australia. It appeared in Europe a few hundred years ago and adapted to the temperate climate and frosts.
Shea butter is a fantastic vegetable fat obtained from the nut-like fruit of the shea tree (Butyrospermum parkii). The shea tree lives on the savannahs of Central Africa, even without care. It produces its first crop after 15-20 years, which has a fat content of 60-70%. Shea butter is extracted from this by pressing.
The flax seed plant is cultivated in Central Europe as a useful and medicinal plant, which grows 30-80 cm high and has blue flowers. The plant, which belongs to the linseed family, is grown for its fiber and the production of oily linseed. Flaxseeds develop in pods and linseed oil is extracted from them by pressing.