INGREDIENT

Aquafaba

Cicer arietinum

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chick peas
Thickening and protective
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Products with this ingredient

Aquafaba is a very elegant name given to chickpea water, a dense liquid that shares a lot of properties with egg white and therefore can be used as an alternative in cooking and cosmetics. Great to thicken and provide a good emulsion in a product, aquafaba will also protect and strengthen fine hair.

Description

Description

Before dreaming of making a tasty hummus or some delicious falafel, the hard little chickpeas (the base of the recipes) need to be soaked in water to become more tender and digestible and in the case of hummus, they even need to be boiled before being mashed. The cream-coloured legume is full of proteins and manganese, and some of these nutrients are released into the water when cooked, creating the valuable 'aquafaba'.

Lush buys aquafaba powder from the United States, where the producer uses boiled chickpeas for food production, meaning nothing is wasted!

 

Aquafaba can be found in these products
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Products with this ingredient
Aquafaba can be found in these products
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cosmetic warrior 2019 fresh face mask
Fresh Face Mask
Calm spot-prone skin
HK$150.00
75g
Leaving Soon
hair custard egg free hair dressing
Hair dressing
The proof is in the pudding...
HK$250.00
100g
New Formula
hsuan wen hua egg free hair treatment
Hair Treatment
Divine intervention
HK$250.00
225g
Leaving Soon
dfluff strawberry egg free shaving soap
Strawberry Shaving Soap
Defluffed and delightful
HK$205.00
150g