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Cetrimonium Chloride + 5 More Surfactants Curly Hair Actually Loves

Cetrimonium Chloride + 5 More Surfactants Curly Hair Actually Loves

10.14.15 by Sabrina Perkins
Sulfates are surfactants but not all surfactants are sulfates. We have broken down six well-known surfactants that not only nourish the hair but also make detangling easier. Read more »
Surfactants for Dummies

Surfactants for Dummies

8.22.14 by Diane Mary
A beginner's guide to an ingredient in all of your shampoos and conditioners. Read more »
Zwitterionic Surfactants: A Milder Alternative?

Zwitterionic Surfactants: A Milder Alternative?

7.16.12 by Tonya McKay
New curly hair products are relying upon the milder cleansing properties of zwitterionic surfactants. Read more »
Cationic Surfactants in Curly Hair Care Products

Cationic Surfactants in Curly Hair Care Products

4.4.12 by Tonya McKay
The science behind this common ingredient in many hair products. Read more »
Curly Hair Q&A: Are "Gentle" Surfactancts Also Damaging?

Curly Hair Q&A: Are "Gentle" Surfactancts Also Damaging?

12.1.10 by Tonya McKay
Check labels to determine level and type of surfactant Read more »
Ingredients Commonly Used in Hair Care Products:  Cationic Surfactants

Ingredients Commonly Used in Hair Care Products: Cationic Surfactants

6.9.10 by NaturallyCurly
This is a list including cationic surfactants often used in hair care products. Read more »
Ingredients Commonly Used in Hair Care Products:  Nonionic Surfactants

Ingredients Commonly Used in Hair Care Products: Nonionic Surfactants

6.9.10 by NaturallyCurly
These are nonionic surfactants often used in hair care products as a gentle cleanser. Read more »
Surfactants, Sulfates, and You

Surfactants, Sulfates, and You

2.1.09 by Tonya McKay
CurlChemist dives into the sulfate controversy Read more »
Cleansing Agents in Shampoos

Cleansing Agents in Shampoos

11.2.04 by Tonya McKay
We look at surfactants, the primary ingredients responsible for the removal of oils from the hair. Read more »

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