Pres’s, College of Pharmacy (For Women), Chincholi, Tal: Sinnar, Dist: Nashik (422103), Maharashtra, India
An essential component of the human body, hair shields the scalp. Following a shampoo, hair conditioner is a hair care product that is applied to the hair and hair tips to condition the hair before being rinsed out. Hair conditioner is used to make hair easier to manage and to give it a shiny appearance. Main focus to lessen friction between the hairs. Strands to make brushing and combing simpler. The main goal is to create the best hair care product that people will use, and to assess the finished product to see whether it has the desired effect on the user. Three different kinds of hair conditioners were They are called Herbal Hair Conditioner, Synthetic Hair Conditioner, and Ayurvedic Hair Conditioner, respectively. Herbal hair conditioner contains Aloe vera and flaxseed are the primary constituents. Then, based on different organoleptic characteristics and physicochemical criteria like pH, the Dirt Dispersion Test, moisturising time, cleaning action, and stability testing, all of the hair conditioner formulations were assessed and analysed. Nowadays, shampoos and other conditioner products are popular among consumers. Flaxseeds can maintain hair conditioning and stop hair loss. The nutritional powerhouse flaxseeds may also aid with hair repair. Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin E are abundant in flaxseed. Mucilage if they’re utilised to strengthen and smooth hair. A succulent plant with an active component is aloe vera. And elements that help hair grow stronger. Dermatologists many a times encounter questions from patients and even colleagues asking about how to keep their hair looking clean, healthy and beautiful. Therefore, familiarity and a basic knowledge of the available hair care products will help them to guide their patients properly. A shampoo not only provides the cleaning of the scalp skin and hair as its primary function, but in addition also serves to condition and beautify hair and acts as an adjunct in the management of various scalp disorders. To achieve this, various ingredients in the correct proportion are mixed to provide a shampoo which is suitable for individuals having different hair types and hair need. Among the ingredients that go into the making of a shampoo are detergents, conditioners, thickeners, sequestering agents, pH adjusters, preservatives and specialty additives. Hair conditioners are designed to improve hair manageability, decrease hair static electricity and add luster. They are used in several ways depending upon the state of hair and requirement of the individual. This article attempts to put forward the basic and practical aspects regarding use of these products.
Kaveri H. Sonawane*, Gauri S. Chaure, Balu T. Jagtap, Formulation and Evaluation of Herbal Hair Conditioner, Int. J. in Pharm. Sci., 2023, Vol 1, Issue 6, 99-105. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8040049