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Hair Care: How to Buy a Good Shampoo for Healthy Hair

  By Trina Remedios  posted Jan 7th 2014 at 12:30PM IN | Avg Rating
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Hair: How to Buy a Good Shampoo for Healthy Hair


Worried about hair care? In order to buy a good shampoo for healthy hair, you need to know the ingredients that you should avoid when you pick a shampoo. Your tresses need special care and not harmful chemicals. But if we eliminate chemicals we have to completely eliminate shampoo. Hence we narrow down the list of ingredients that you should avoid when you buy a good shampoo for healthy hair.

Sodium Lauryl/Laureth Sulfate
This ingredient in shampoos is used as detergent and cleaning agents in industries. This chemical is also know to be carcinogenic.

Diethanolamine
When this chemical comes in contact with other hair products, chemicals can form carcinogenic. It can prove harmful when it is absorbed into the skin.

Parabens

It is known to affect estrogen levels, therefore cause an imbalance in hormonal levels.

Formaldehyde
Formaldehyde is also known as doazolidinyl urea, imidazolidinyl urea, and quarternium-15 and is an embalming agent.

Ammonium Lauryl, Laureth Sulfate and Ammonium Xylene Sulfonate
These chemicals work as a cleansing, foaming agents and tends to leave your hair dry.

These are the most important chemicals that affect you without knowing it. If your shampoo contains these ingredients it’s time to change it. Let’s not be fooled by attractive pricing and ads at the cost of your hair.

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