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In the pursuit of healthy and lustrous hair, we often turn to various products promising magical transformations. However, hidden within the folds of nature lies an extraordinary secret: clay. Used for centuries by ancient civilizations, clay has ...



In a study, it was shown that other than the smell, the color of a hair product plays a big part in consumer choices. I mean when you think about it, millennial pink vs hickory brown colored shampoo and conditioner, not many will choose the latter...



Who doesn't love great-smelling products, a shampoo that transports you to a tropical paradise or a floral garden? We have fragrances to thank for that. In hair care formulations fragrance refers to the specific scents or aromatic components added...



In every hair product formulation, there is some form of preservative to help prevent the growth of microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi, and yeast. Preservatives are essential, as they help maintain the safety and integrity of a product, ensuri...



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 ...

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