Sulfate-free shampoos: PROs and CONs

Sulfate-free shampoos — a vivid example of safe and eco-friendly cosmetics that will not damage our hair. Because sulfate-free shampoo has in its composition of harmful preservatives and parabens performing its function due to the natural oils, vitamins and "detergents". 

Why do we need sulfate-free shampoos? The fact is that conventional, chemical shampoos can completely destroy the protective lipid layer of the skin of the head. Consequences this problem can be split ends, dry hair. You will notice that the hair lose the natural Shine. The condition of the hair will deteriorate, both internally and externally.

Sulfates, which are hair products a huge amount. Some of them will be completely invisible and harmless to your hair. While others may have the property to accumulate on the scalp, to accumulate in the pores and affect the condition of your hair.

So, most harmful among all sulfates are the lauryl of Solfatara (SLS) and ammonium lauryl sulfate (ALS). Both of these are very effective tools for cleansing and removal of dirt. But they can not be permanently left on the skin, as both substances are toxic. That's why the last time sulfate-free shampoos have become increasingly popular.
To distinguish between sulfate and bessley shampoo is very simple. If the shampoo while washing a large amount of foam — it is with sulfates. This shampoo washes away the paint from the hair, dry the hair and accelerates the process of contamination of hair and leads to allergies.

The benefits of sulfate-free shampoos

Let's see, what are the main benefits of sulfate-free shampoos. 

Sulfate-free shampoos extend the life of your hair coloring for a few weeks, but sulfates it off; Purifying natural components (usually products of fermentation coconut and are indicated on the labels as Coco Glucoside, Sodium Cocoy Glutamate and Disodium Glutamate Cocoyal) in the sulfate-free shampoo easily washed from the surface of the hair and scalp, without disturbing the protective layer of the epidermis; So as to wash out sulfates is not possible, then accumulated on the hair and scalp, this substance can cause irritation and allergies. Using sulfate-free shampoos, these problems can be avoided; sulfate-free shampoos make hair pushatsya, so the hair cuticle not exposed to hard mechanical impact, in consequence of which the structure of the hair remains smooth; If you do keratin hair straightening, wash a head only need a sulfate-free shampoo as this will keep the effect of the procedure; sulfate-free shampoos in constant use revitalizes the hair and nourish them with useful substances.

Disadvantages of sulfate-free shampoos

As we know, the disadvantages of each procedure and product. Let us look at the disadvantages of sulfate-free shampoos.

Sulfate-free shampoos can not completely wash away the remnants of silicone. This is particularly relevant to people who actively use styling products. When washing your hair this shampoo is unable to wash away the remnants of varnish or gel; sulfate-free shampoos also unable to cope with dandruff. Sulphate shampoos, on the contrary, better clean the scalp, and therefore, the active components dandruff penetrate deeper and more effectively influence the fungus; To completely rinse thick, long hair, sulfate-free shampoo need to be applied several times, and this entails high consumption of resources; For fans of thick foam bussolati shampoos will be a disappointment, as they are very bad foam. However, to foaming went more actively, it is necessary to spread the product over the entire length and for a few seconds to expose the hair under the spray of the shower. If you're just starting to use sulfate-free shampoo, you have the option to deal with such a nuisance as temporarily besimjannij hair. When switching to sulfate-free shampoos hair takes a while to get used to the new product and to restore the level of acidity, which was broken by sulfates. The adaptation period may take about a month.

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