There are various forms of hair loss, which are triggered by a range of factors such as illness, medical treatment and genetics. One often overlooked factor is the choice of shampoo. Some active ingredients found in shampoo may be unsuitable for individuals with delicate hair.
Sodium laureth sulfate
Sodium laureth sulfate is commonly used as a foaming agent and surfactant (wetting agent) in shampoo and other cleaning products. The compound is derived from coconut oil and reacts with water to create a lathe for thorough hair-washing. However, it is known to cause dry hair by removing the natural oils found in the scalp and follicles. This may lead to split ends and gradual hair loss.
A strong antimicrobial compound and preservative added to some shampoos. Parabens are absorbed through the scalp, which may affect hair roots and cause hair loss. The compound may also be labelled as methylparabens, butylparabens, propylparabens or Alkyl parahydroxy benzoates. Different types of parabens may be combined in keeping out a wider range of bacteria.
A chemical often found in anti-dandruff shampoos. Benzophenones offer hair with a layer of protection against the harmful effects of UV rays from sunlight. It is also known to strip down the natural moisture of hair and destroy hair proteins.
Aside from choosing a trusted brand, it is important to check the label of any shampoo before purchase. Opt for plant=based products with organic ingredients or natural extracts. Argan oil is one essential ingredient to look out for. The natural ingredient is filled with vitamins and antioxidant properties that will strengthen your hair and provide it a healthy shine without any side-effects. The silkier results makes way for easier hair-styling and maintenance.
Additionally, when using shampoo, it is important to lathe them in the palms before hair application. This will help to evenly spread the concentration of shampoo and reduce the chances of adverse reactions. At New-U, our DHT Sensor’s shampoo and conditioners volumize the hair from the very first application while thoroughly cleansing and conditioning the scalp and hair, establishing the foundation for healthy hair growth. To schedule a free consultation call us at +1 (585) 272 7320 or to contact us below to schedule a free consultation.
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