New from Avlon - Texture Release and MoisturRight

New from Avlon - Texture Release and MoisturRight

One of the most exciting things about being a chemist is launching new products onto the market which I know will be transformative for the customer. And with this in mind it gives me great pleasure to unveil two new products from the Avlon family entitled Texture Release and MoisturRight. T

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Breakfast in London

Breakfast in London

This month I’ll be spending the duration of my time in Europe, giving a series of talks and presentations to hair professionals in wonderful cities such as London, Paris, Rotterdam and Lisbon. My first stop was in London where I met with a handful of bloggers and beauty editors for breakfast and a presentation at the Intercontinental Hotel in Mayfair, London. 

 

 

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A Whirlwind in Paris

A Whirlwind in Paris

My next stop was Paris where once again I held a seminar that took place at the Intercontinental Hotel and comprised of an audience of bloggers and beauty/hair editors. The French are renowned for their style and grace and this definitely extends to hairstyling; they are always keen to learn about new trends and innovations, proven by the healthy turn out we had on the day. 

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How To Select The Correct Shampoo

How To Select The Correct Shampoo

There are many types of shampoos marketed to consumers currently. Does it make sense to market different types of shampoos to consumers? The answer is simply yes. The reasons behind this answer are the varying textures of hair, condition of the scalp, and various needs of the consumer depending upon the condition of their hair and scalp. Also, the build up of leave-on products dictates the type of shampoo that will be most effective on the  hair and scalp. The most common types of shampoos that are marketed nowadays are as follows:

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The Purpose of Shampoo

The Purpose of Shampoo

Humans have cleansed their hair, scalp, and body from the beginning of times. As early as 4000 B.C., Eurasians managed to clean their hair and body in bathhouses, as documented by Virginia Smith. In Mesopotamia, personal cleanliness had become a common occurrence, by 3000 B.C. The cosmetic business was thriving in Egypt in the ancient world, as they harvested domestic vegetable source materials such as lotus flowers and other sudsing plants for cleanliness and washing of the hair and body. 

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