Is lather important in my shampoo?

Is lather important in my shampoo?

All those shampoo adverts we see on TV, Online and Print always feature an extremely happy woman washing her hair with a very foamy shampoo. Even baby shampoo adverts have lots of foam! These constant images have taught us to associate lather with a shampoo’s ability...

Shampoos: The Lowdown

Shampoos: The Lowdown

“Shampoo is shampoo” - ER NO! There are so many types available for us to buy today. Moisturising, Protein, Clarifying, Volumising, Cleansing…You name it, it’s on the shelf. So what does each one mean and which one should you buy? As The Science of Black Hair states...

Are all Sulfates harsh?

Are all Sulfates harsh?

First, let’s be clear on why sulfates are put into shampoos at all. Their main purpose is to create lather (aka suds) and take away dirt and oil from our hair. They are also commonly found in our toothpaste, bubble baths and basically any product we can expect to...