Hair Care Formulation for All Hair Types is a practical handbook for hair product formulators with a focus on ethnic and multicultural hair types. Pulling from Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine's most in-depth and timely articles of the last five years, and written by world-renowned experts, Hair Care Formulation for All Hair Types features 30 papers investigating topics areas including Biology, Ingredients, Products and Testing. Focusing specifically on ethnic hair, this book begins with the biology and key physiological aspects important for formulators , provides author reviews, a variety of articles, and discussions on testing hair products; covering everything you need to know.
- Hair growth and loss
- Scalp disorders
- Polymers and other ingredients
- Application of new technologies
- Type-specific formulations
- Product Claims
“Most studies of hair technology have focused on general aspects — that is European hair. Here 29 articles reprinted from Cosmetics & Toiletries consider specific hair physiological differences of people with other backgrounds, and the chemicals and combinations that work best with them. In sections on biology, ingredients, products, and testing, they explore such topics as approaches to and characterization of hair growth, ethnic hair and scalp disorders, hair and amino acids, improving hair color retention using quat functional olefin-graft polymers, applying t-flavanone to treat female pattern baldness, innovations in hair styling technology, and certifying hair product claims."
— Eithne O'Leyne
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