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Ingredient breakdown

Posted on: March 16, 2009

This is another article from ourhair.net

Have you ever wandered about all those multi-sylable, scientfic names in the ingredient list. What they are, how you say it, what its supposed to do. Well this article answers some of that.

check it out.

With names five syllable long and twenty-five or more letters in length, it’s no wonder we’re unaware of what the funny sounding chemicals in our hair products are supposed to do!
To help you on your way toward deciphering the beauty word jumble, here are some of the most commonly used substances for in many of your hair and body care products. While this list is not nearly as comprehensive as one you’d find at the Food and Drug Administration, it does contain some of the most popular.

Panthenol (Vitamin B5)
Used as a hair conditioner and thickener, increases sheen.

Vitamin F and C
Rejuvenates skin cells and slows hair loss. Prevents dullness and brittleness in the hair.

Hydrolysed Wheat Protein
A naturally derived wheat protein which strengthens and protects the hair by preventing moisture loss.

You can find the rest at http://ourhair.net/content/view/37/40/1/0/

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