Hair Care products are those that help to control the properties and behavior of the hair so that it can be maintained in a controlled and desirable manner. This can include hair conditioners, hair sprays, hair straighteners and relaxers, permanent waves, shampoos, rinses, tonics and dressings.
Hair Straighteners and Relaxers are products that make hair become straight or straighter or to relax tightly curled hair to soften or loosen the curls. The safety of Hair Straighteners and Relaxers is established by selection of ingredients that are safe and suitable for this purpose. In addition, Hair Straighteners and Relaxers are rigorously assessed for their potential to cause scalp and eye irritation. Product safety is also established though strict adherence to the principles of Quality Assurance and Good Manufacturing Practices.
Shampoos and Rinses are products that are intended to cleanse the hair. Rinses are intended to help condition the hair after shampooing. Some formulations are Shampoos and Rinses in the same product. The safety of these products is ensured through the careful selection of ingredients that are safe for these products.
Hair Conditioners are used to make hair smooth and silky. They help by replacing materials, such as natural oils, lost during washing.
Tonics and Dressings are products that are intended facilitate combing and styling of the hair. They can be applied directly to the hair or by application to the brush or comb. The safety of these products is ensured through the careful selection of ingredients that are safe for these products.
Hair spray products are quick-drying liquids sprayed on the hair to keep it in place. They contain ingredients that stick to the hair and hold it in place for a short period of time.