What is caffeine? Caffeine is a natural stimulant of the central nervous system, and is most commonly found in cacao plants (and our coffee cup!). Once absorbed into your bloodstream, it helps you to stay alert and relaxes the brain to make you feel less tired. Is caffeine good for you? Many of us rely on caffeine day-to-day but is it good or bad for you? Like everything, too much of a good thing can be bad so it is important to have caffeine in moderation. But what about caffeine for hair? The same applies to consuming Caffeine orally, applying Caffeine topically in moderation will help boost hair health and growth! Caffeine benefits for hair Caffeine can benefit your hair health in many ways by providing strands with nutrients to grow. The main advantage being it helps encourage hair growth in the initial phases of the hair growth cycle. It does this through targeting a hormone called ‘DHT’, which causes hair loss, by producing a combating hormone which helps hair grow. It also promotes healthy hair follicles by aiding blood circulation to the scalp when massaging hair products into the scalp.