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 Bleaches are products that lighten the color of the hair by alteration of the coloring components in the hair. They also work through diffusion of the natural color pigment or artificial color from the hair.
Hair Conditioners are used to make hair smooth and silky. They help by replacing materials, such as natural oils, lost during washing. The safety of Hair Conditioners is established by selection of ingredients that are safe and suitable for this purpose.
Hair Dyes and Hair Colors are products intended to impart color to the hair. Hair dye ingredients have been extensively tested over many years and have been found to be safe. This is established through the testing of individual dying ingredients as well the other ingredients that are used to formulate the 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.
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.
Hair Tints, Rinses and Shampoos are products intended to shade the existing color of the hair. Tints may be used also for applying highlighting effects to the hair.
Permanent Waves are treatment of the hair intended to produce curls or to alter existing curls. In cosmetology, it is termed a type of curl reformation. Humans have been attempting to add curl to straight hair for thousands of years.
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.
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.