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The Chemistry and Applications of Sustainable Natural Hair Products

  • Kalyani Barve
  • Apurva Dighe

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Molecular Science book series (BRIEFSMOLECULAR)

Also part of the SpringerBriefs in Green Chemistry for Sustainability book sub series (GREENCHEMIST)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Kalyani Barve, Apurva Dighe
    Pages 1-3
  3. Kalyani Barve, Apurva Dighe
    Pages 5-24
  4. Kalyani Barve, Apurva Dighe
    Pages 25-35
  5. Kalyani Barve, Apurva Dighe
    Pages 37-44
  6. Kalyani Barve, Apurva Dighe
    Pages 45-50

About this book

Introduction

This book investigates the relationship between phytoconstituents and properties in specific plants, such as Hibiscus rosa sinesis, Cuscuta reflexa, Citrullus colocynthis, Nardostachys jatamansi and Ocimum gratissimum, that are used in hair care products including shampoos, conditioners, dyes, and oils. It explains the impact of these materials on the growth, structure, appearance, and health of hair. It also explores how the chemistry of certain plants from sustainable sources is exploited for use in hair products and nutraceuticals. Additionally, the authors include information on ingredients used for formulating 'green' hair products that treat common conditions such as canities, dandruff and alopecia.

Keywords

Natural hair dyes Natural hair products Organic hair oils Organic hair products Organic shampoos

Authors and affiliations

  • Kalyani Barve
    • 1
  • Apurva Dighe
    • 2
  1. 1.Pharmacy & Technology ManagementShobhaben Pratapbhai Patel School oMumbaiIndia
  2. 2.Pharmacy & Technology ManagementShobhaben Pratapbhai Patel School oMumbaiIndia

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