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Water IsEssential to: clean. Shampoo, like other soaps/detergents, does not clean. They are emulsification agents which can coat groups of fat molecules at a submicroscopic scale, so that fat molecules (water rejects) will now mix (via the charged surrounding soap molecules) with water & wash away. This is also why physical agitation is essential; it breaks up fat, & other molecules, so the soap molecules can cover. ...Read more
Dry Shampoo: Dry shampoos--hair products designed to extend the time in between washings--work well for virtually anyone. Dry shampoo products soak up excess oil and hair products to refresh your hair almost instantly. Try a dry shampoo if you are pressed for time or need your hairstyle to look fresh in a pinch. ...Read more
I have been exercising a little bit everyday.I want to wash my hair each time bc i feel during but I use dry shampoo instead. How often can I wash it?
Hair washing : It is perfectly fine to wash hair every day. Dry shampoo does not remove the sweat and oils that are deposited on the scalp and hair during exercise. People with very curly hair may find it difficult to wash hair every day as the hair is fragile and will get damaged easily if overwashed. ...Read more
I breathed in dry shampoo (hair spray with talc powder) and now my lungs burn! poison control said I should be fine, but i'm worried. I have asthma.?
Not poisoned: But inhaling talcum powder may trigger an asthma attack. Make sure that you are taking all of your controller medications (inhaled corticosteroids, montelukast) and take two puffs of your rescue inhaler (albuterol). If symptoms of chest burning persist see your doctor. One inhalation is not going to cause permanent lung injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm looking for a good dry scalp shampoo since I find my scalp dry after a shower, and greasy throughout the day. Any good suggestions?
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