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Cosmetics 2016, 3(4), 34; doi:10.3390/cosmetics3040034

Essential of Hair Care Cosmetics

Division of Dermatology, Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna 40138, Italy
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Academic Editors: Won-Soo Lee and Enzo Berardesca
Received: 18 July 2016 / Revised: 12 September 2016 / Accepted: 20 September 2016 / Published: 27 September 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Hair Care Cosmetics)
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Abstract

Nowadays, hair care and style play a very important role in people’s physical aspect and self-perception. Hair cosmetics can be distinguished into two main categories: cosmetics with temporary effect on the hair, for example shampoos, conditioners, sprays, and temporary colors; and cosmetics with permanent effect on the hair, such as permanent waves, relaxers, bleaches and permanent colors. These cosmetic procedures may induce hair abnormalities. We provide an overview on the most important characteristics of these procedures, analyzing components and effects on the hair. Finally, we evaluated new camouflage techniques and tattoo scalp. View Full-Text
Keywords: hair; hair care; hair care cosmetics; hair care products; cosmetic ingredient; healthy hair hair; hair care; hair care cosmetics; hair care products; cosmetic ingredient; healthy hair
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Alessandrini, A.; Piraccini, B.M. Essential of Hair Care Cosmetics. Cosmetics 2016, 3, 34.

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