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Old 07-01-2013, 03:41 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by firefox7275 View Post
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sorry wavyroo, i don't mean to convert to a different topic, but firefox, what are some ingredients that are considered emollients? I have been trying to find a good leave-in, but i am not specifically positive on what exactly to look for.

Also, that was a great article!
the whole natural haven blog is excellent, the author has a science background and it shows, she generally summarises without dumbing down.

See if you can find the recent thread on conditioners v. Moisturisers, we went over various definitions of emollients. Basically to me they are softening agents so many ingredients have emollience as a secondary property, but the key emollients found in hair conditioners are the cationic surfactants and the fatty alcohols. List of common ingredients in families
ingredients commonly found in hair care products

thank you thank you thank you!
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