The Wonder From Down Under
EUCALYPTUS / (yu-kah-lip-tus) / n. / 1. An extract from the leathery leaves of Eucalyptus globulus, a tree with over 300 known species, most of which are native to Australia and Tasmania; / n. / 2. An herbal oil known for its ability to promote ceramide production in the scalp, thus improving hair’s appearance and texture, e.g., “Boost your locks’ luster, bounce, and manageability with eucalyptus.”
Try it: John Frieda Root Awakening Strength Restoring Shampoo with Eucalyptus, $6.50, www.drugstore.com.
Photo: Courtesy of John Frieda