This pre-shampoo oil treatment is most effective if applied to dry hair. It is most effective if applied prior to applying a shampoo or treatment. It is a multi-purpose blend of botanical oils that facilitate detangling, while protecting and nourishing your hair. Refined copra oil which comes from cold-pressed coconut kernels and mongongo oil, extracted from the nuts of an African tree that grows in the Kalahari Desert both possess excellent hydrating, regenerating and restructuring qualities which have been combined to reinvent your global cult favorite. Contains natural UVA/B sun protection filters and protects hair against the damaging effects from seawater and chlorine.