Aside from preservatives and detergents, there are many other ingredients in hair products that can cause skin problems for some of us—even natural, edible ingredients can be irritating. This is a short list of common irritants:

  • Fragrances/perfumes
  • Propylene glycol (PG”>
  • Polyethylene glycol (PEG”>
  • Polyquaternium(s”>
  • Artificial colorings
  • Hair dyes
  • Herbal extracts and essential oils, henna
  • Acids (i.e. salicylic acid, acetic acid”>
  • Proteins, hydrolyzed proteins, amino acids, peptides, plant starch

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