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The Chemistry and Applications of Sustainable Natural Hair Products

Part of the book series: SpringerBriefs in Molecular Science (BRIEFSMOLECULAR)

Part of the book sub series: SpringerBriefs in Green Chemistry for Sustainability (GREENCHEMIST)

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Table of contents (5 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix
  2. Hair

    • Kalyani Barve, Apurva Dighe
    Pages 1-3
  3. Hair Oils

    • Kalyani Barve, Apurva Dighe
    Pages 5-24
  4. Hair Shampoo

    • Kalyani Barve, Apurva Dighe
    Pages 25-35
  5. Hair Conditioner

    • Kalyani Barve, Apurva Dighe
    Pages 37-44
  6. Hair Colours/Dyes

    • Kalyani Barve, Apurva Dighe
    Pages 45-50

About this book

This book investigates the relationship between phytoconstituents and properties in specific plants, such as Hibiscus rosa sinesis, Cuscuta reflexa, Citrullus colocynthis, Nardostachys jatamansi and Ocimum gratissimum, that are used in hair care products including shampoos, conditioners, dyes, and oils. It explains the impact of these materials on the growth, structure, appearance, and health of hair. It also explores how the chemistry of certain plants from sustainable sources is exploited for use in hair products and nutraceuticals. Additionally, the authors include information on ingredients used for formulating 'green' hair products that treat common conditions such as canities, dandruff and alopecia.

Keywords

  • Natural hair dyes
  • Natural hair products
  • Organic hair oils
  • Organic hair products
  • Organic shampoos

Authors and Affiliations

  • Pharmacy & Technology Management, Shobhaben Pratapbhai Patel School o, Mumbai, India

    Kalyani Barve, Apurva Dighe

About the authors

Dr. Kalyani Himanshu Barve is an Assistant Professor at Shobhaben Pratapbhai Patel School of Pharmacy & Technology Management (SPPSPTM) in Mumbai India. She has published a patent and her work has appeared in a variety of peer reviewed journals and books.

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eBook USD 59.99
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