Saccharum Officinarum (Sugarcane) Extract is used in combination with other ingredients in some of our Shampoos, Conditioners, Masks, Serums and Scalp treatments. It helps to provides effective moisturizing properties by helping the scalp to attract water and then to hold onto it. In addition it has a soothing effect on the scalp. Sometimes it is stated (mainly in skin care) that Sugarcane Extract itself also exfoliates and brightens the skin as it has a close relationship to the AHA (alpha hydroxy acid) Glycolic Acid which can be derived from it and which is the most commonly used type of AHAs. Glycolic Acid helps to remove build-up of dead skin from the surface by working from inside the skin.