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The Soka Bud

$36.00

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Short Description

The Soka Bud hair stick best suits long and thick hair. It’s long and curved shape allows it to wrap and support allot of hair in one short swoop! The thick upper body allows it to secure and hold your hair firmly in place once styled.

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About the Soka Bud

The Soka Bud Hair Stick | The Soka Bud comes in Rosewood, Teak and Tamarind. No piece is ever the same, they are unique each time from their shape to the grains in the wood. All of our hair sticks are hand carved from sustainably sourced root wood left over from plantations in Indonesia. Your Soka Bud hair stick will arrive in recycled packaging with a protective fabric sleeve to keep it safe whilst traveling. 

Dimensions | Length x 20cm | Width x 3cm | Depth x 1cm

Suited For Your Hair Type? | The Soka Bud hair stick best suits long and thick hair. It’s long and curved shape allows it to wrap and support allot of hair in one short swoop! These hair sticks are incredibly easy to use, and they help to reduce breakage and damage to hair, as well as holding in your hairs natural oils.

Inspired By Nature | The Soka Bud has a long and slender shape with a floral and feminine feel. The design is inspired from the budding flowers of the Soka, known in the tropical climates as ‘West Indian Jasmine’. The Soka Flower is commonly used in Hindu worship, as well as in Ayurveda and Indian folk medicine.

 

Your Environmental Impact?

Planting trees is one of the best ways to fight climate change. Trees not only absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, they also provide a habitat for a diverse range of species in the rainforest.

Trees Planted

4

CO2 Savings Per Year

200 lbs

Oxygen Generated Per Year for

8 humans

Why roots?

Wood is only a renewable and eco-friendly material if it is consciously sourced. Tropical hardwoods in particular grow very slowly and in low densities, and regenerate poorly after logging. These species are often taken from forests in non-sustainable numbers, and illegal ways.

Searching for a way of sourcing wood sustainably, SAYA Designs came across Made & Ways, sculptors who dig up and recycle root wood from old commercial plantations all across Indonesia. The roots are left behind by loggers harvesting trees on large-scale production sites. They take hundreds of years to decompose and have little value for the soil.

By using this waste material we are having as little impact on the environment as possible.

Recycled Rosewood Root

Rosewood is one of the most popular agroforestry plants in Indonesia. Its high value has encouraged over harvesting, and the natural populations of this tree are facing extinction. Since 1998 the IUCN World Conservation Agency have labeled it a vulnerable species. Scientific name: Dalbergia Latifolia

Recycled Tamarind Root

Tamarind is a soft wood usually planted for its sweet fruits. The tamarind fruit is popular in eastern cooking, as well as being used in many cosmetic products. It has a very light colour, and red and purple grains sometimes criss-cross its centre. Scientific name: Tamarindus Indica

Recycled Teak Root

The heartwood of teak (the centre of the tree) is a brownish red in colour, and it’s sapwood (the outer part) is a pale yellowish brown. Native to South East Asia it is valued for its durability and as such is in high demand for boat building, construction, and furniture. This has led to overexploitation, however, there has been a recent rise in the number of sustainable teak plantations throughout the seasonally dry tropics. Scientific name: Tectona grandis

Soka Bud Do's and Dont's

  • Keep out of water (and avoid using in wet hair).
  • Keep safe in the fabric wallet when on the move.
  • Avoid heavy sideways pressure as much as possible.
  • Try not to drop on hard surfaces, they are handmade and desire loving care!
  • Enjoy them!

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