Healthy Hair

  • Jennifer Mary Marsh
  • John Gray
  • Antonella Tosti

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Jennifer Marsh, John Gray, Antonella Tosti
    Pages 1-28
  3. Jennifer Marsh, John Gray, Antonella Tosti
    Pages 29-44
  4. Jennifer Marsh, John Gray, Antonella Tosti
    Pages 45-70
  5. Jennifer Marsh, John Gray, Antonella Tosti
    Pages 71-84
  6. Jennifer Marsh, John Gray, Antonella Tosti
    Pages 85-95
  7. Jennifer Marsh, John Gray, Antonella Tosti
    Pages 97-99
  8. Jennifer Marsh, John Gray, Antonella Tosti
    Pages 101-131
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 133-136

About this book

Introduction

Hair health is a core benefit of products produced for consumers by the cosmetic industry, and more than 70% of women claim to want healthy hair. However, there is very little clarity in the industry as to the meaning of healthy hair in a consumer context and the technical factors that control what the consumer perceives as hair health.

Providing updated information on how to prevent and restore hair damage, Healthy Hair characterizes the clinical, physical, and chemical properties of healthy hair. Factors that control a woman’s perception of healthy hair are described, and how these factors link to the fundamental biology of the hair fiber are explained, as well as insults to hair, such as brushing, coloring, and UV exposure. The influences of different products on hair health are discussed, and methods used to measure healthy hair at the molecular, single-fiber, and consumer levels are described. Hundreds of high quality color pictures illustrate the most important clinical, dermoscopic, and microscopic characteristics of both healthy and unhealthy hair. 

Keywords

Cosmetic products Ethnicity Hair damage Hair genetics Visual and tactile assessments

Authors and affiliations

  • Jennifer Mary Marsh
    • 1
  • John Gray
    • 2
  • Antonella Tosti
    • 3
  1. 1.The Procter & Gamble CompanyMasonUSA
  2. 2.Winston Park, GillittsSouth Africa
  3. 3.Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous SurgeryUniversity of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-18386-2
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-18385-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-18386-2
  • About this book
Industry Sectors
Chemical Manufacturing
Biotechnology
Consumer Packaged Goods
Pharma