WHAT IS A SULPHATE?
Sulfate or Sulphate is a molecule with a chemical formula SO2 composed of salt (sulfuric acid), acid derivatives, and peroxides of sulfate widely used in industries. Sulfates occur in everyday life.
These products contain sulfates, parabens, phthalates, paraffin, gluten, propylene glycol, mineral oil, synthetic fragrance, synthetic color and DEA. However, not all sulphate products contain all of the ingredients listed. They are not harmful to the body or hair. In the natural hair community sulphate products get a bad reputation because of its properties.
DISADVANTAGES OF SULPHATE PRODUCTS
- Products that contain sulphates can cause irritation to the scalp and skin (especially for individuals with sensitive skin, dandruff etc…)
- Sulphates are harsh on the hair and scalp causing dryness
- Sulphates can strip your hair of essentials oils
Although sulphate products are not the best beneficial products…
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