Do you often hear from your grandma about not shampooing every day or may be rarely? I am sure you did and you must have felt that it’s her backward thoughts that makes her say that because evidently your shampoo is 100% the best ever shampoo that makes your hair smooth, silky and beautiful.
But did you also know that shampoos actually contain ingredients that cause most of your hair and scalp problems? Yes that’s true and it is the very same reason that you must have noticed having a certain hair or scalp problem when you use certain brand of shampoo which made you shift to other brand.
Here are some of the ingredients contained in Shampoos and the damages they cause.
Propylene Glycol -
- Caused rashes, dry scalp, irritation and also causes hindrance to cell growth.
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate or Laureth Sulfate -
- Corrodes hair follicles, causes burning sensation on the scalp & adversely effect hair growth.
• Oleyl betaine –
- Causes dry hair, dandruff & dryness on the scalp.
• Mineral oils -
- Oils form a layer on the scalp thus blocking the pores.
Now the question is, How can we buy the best brand of shampoo?
Well, you can either make your own home made shampoo and if you are lazy enough, simply check the pH level of your shampoo. Anywhere between 4 to 6 means your shampoo is safe to use.