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In hair product formulations,  there are times when we may need to increase the viscosity or thickness of the product, this is where thickeners/thickening agents are used.  They help improve the texture, spreadability, and overall perfor...



Emulsifiers are substances that help to mix two or more substances that are normally incompatible, such as oil and water. They work by reducing the surface tension of the substances and allowing them to mix more easily. In hair care products, emul...



Humectants are substances commonly used in hair care products to help the hair retain moisture. They work by attracting water molecules from the air and binding them to the hair strands, keeping the hair hydrated and healthy.  The process by ...



Occlusives in hair care formulations are ingredients that help to prevent moisture loss from the hair by forming a barrier on the surface of the hair. They work by sealing the hair cuticle, which is the outermost layer of the hair, to prevent the ...



Emollients are substances that are added to hair care formulations to help hair strands feel smooth and soft. They work by creating a thin film on the surface of the hair, which helps to trap moisture and prevent it from escaping. This helps to mo...



Surfactants are key ingredients in hair care products, such as shampoos, that help to clean and remove dirt, oil, and other impurities from the hair. Surfactants are compounds that lower the surface tension between two substances, such as between ...


How to read ingredient labels on hair products.

Have you ever picked up a hair product and felt completely lost trying to decipher what's listed on the label? You're not alone! Understanding hair label ingredients can be overwhelming, but it's important to know what you're putting in your hair....


What hair products should I use?

Every individual's hair is unique, and understanding its characteristics is crucial for selecting the right hair care products. From shampoos and conditioners to styling treatments, the market offers a vast array of options, but knowing which ones...

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