David Raccuglia — a renowned stylist and the CEO and founder of American Crew, launched Modern Organic Products in 1998. His product line offers a wide variety of organic choices that “don’t require a sacrifice in product performance”. Modern Organic Products (mop) are made up of a special blend of organic and food-based ingredients. All products are cruelty free, meaning, “MOP does not perform or condone animal testing with any of its products. The company relies on pharmacological, toxicological, medical expertise, non-animal alternative testing and the past safety history of existing formulations to determine and ensure product safety and quality.”
Modern Organic Product Line
The mop product line consists of mop shampoos, conditioners, treatment and styling formulations, mop c-system shampoos, conditioners and styling formulations, and mop glisten shampoo, conditioner and styling. Mop products contain lemongrass, basil, mint, pear, chamomile, cucumber, artichoke, watercress, parsley, lemongrass, olive oil and vinegar, to name a few.
Mop Top Seller: C-System
C-system products are some of the company’s top sellers. C-system products include: hydrating shampoo, c-straight smoothing shampoo, c-curl enhancing shampoo, reconstructing treatment, c-straight smoothing conditioner, moisture complex and c-curl curl enhancing conditioner. Styling products include: texture lotion, finishing paste, spray pomade, shaping serum, liquid wax, texture spray, styling conditioner, firm finish, c-straight straightening cream, c-straight smoothing shine lotion, c-curl curl defining cream and c-curl curl refreshing spray.
The C-system line uses ingredients such as citrus, guava, grape seed, elderberry, alfalfa, rosemary, rosehips, orange, mango, grapefruit, papaya, black currant, mandarin orange and other vitamin-infused extracts.
Sample mop Ingredient Label
The following list of ingredients are for mop’s styling tonic and conditioning fixative spray. It is important to note that mop products are vegetarian. The ingredients list below lists “horsetail extract” as an ingredient. Horsetail is not actual “horsetail”. Equisetum arvense, commonly known as horsetail, mare’s tail, shavegrass or bottle brush, is a plant that grows throughout central Europe. It is a natural astringent that is extremely high in silica, which has a softening and smoothing effect on the skin. It also helps to strengthen vein and capillary walls, and it is high in a variety of minerals including potassium, manganese, sulfur and magnesium.
Ingredients: water, horsetail extract, fenugreek extract, Echinacea, corn silk extract, acacia tree, wheat amino acids, wheat germ, wheat protein, sweet potato starch, castor beans, botanical oils, coconut oil and palm oil.
Where to Purchase Modern Organic Products
Modern Organic Products can be purchased at fine salons around the country. It can also be purchased at select beauty supply houses such as Ulta.
MOP has been featured in Celebrity Hairstyles, Hair, More Magazine, Town & Country, domino, O, The Oprah Magazine, Alternative Medicine and Teen People. MOP was a 2007 Green List Winner.
Modern Organic Products (MOP)