What's Lurking in Your Shampoo Bottle?

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Most shampoo consists of about 50 percent water. What's in the other 50 percent or so, however, might surprise you: surfactants, actives, preservatives, color, and fragrance all play a role. Knowing exactly what these ingredients are—and what they do to hair and health—is important when talking about a product most people use several times a week—if not every day.Good writes:

Deciphering the key components of the shampoos we use on a regular basis helps makes the long names found on their ingredient lists less confusing—and may also give you something to think about when choosing your next one.

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