Hair conditioner is usually the second step to hair washing. Shampoo cleans off sweat and dead skin cells. Conditioner makes hair softer and easier to manage. It also protects hair shafts from damage.
What is conditioner?
To put it simply, conditioner is a conditioning or moisturising agent generally made up of ingredients such as silicones, oils, and emollients, as well as cationic surfactants (the scientific term for soaps or detergents, which help to wash away the oily elements). These ingredients replenish hair’s moisture after some of it is stripped from shampooing.
There are various types of conditioner, too. Of the most common are of course, your traditional post-shampoo hydrator; deep conditioner, which is almost like a hair mask in that it’s meant to be left on longer in order to penetrate the strands more deeply; cleansing conditioner (aka co-wash), which acts as a shampoo and conditioner hybrid that simultaneously cleanses and conditions the hair; and leave-in conditioner, a post-shower, no-rinse treatment that nourishes and protects the hair throughout the day.
What are the benefits of conditioning your hair?
Conditioner refortifies the cuticle with a protective coating, allowing the hair to keep growing and not break easily,” explains Washington, D.C.-based board-certified dermatologist Adam Friedman, who compares conditioner to cement filling a pothole. “When the hair is exposed to the outside world, the cuticle, or outer lining, gets damaged until it ultimately breaks; the conditioner fills in those injuries and coats the hair to assist the cuticle.
Most shampoos use chemicals that are rough on hair follicles. Additionally, just washed hair can be dry, dull, and hard to style.
Conditioners have fatty alcohols, humectants, and oils to make hair soft and flexible. Some have protein to temporarily bind split ends, and some have thickening agents to make hair feel fuller.
The eco store brings you a wide range of Organic conditioners that are made from substances that are completely paraben free and devoid of any harmful chemicals. Ingredients like Areetha fruits, Brahmi, Chigere and Mehendi Leaves, Hibiscus Flowers and Methi Seeds are used. The products are extracted from nature and will help treat your scalp gently and keep your hair healthy, shiny and silky soft.
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