The Sulphate-Free Shampoos That Will Transform Your Hair

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    If like us you spend hours and what seems like a weeks wage on expensive
    highlights, keratin treatments and Brazilian blow dries, all in the
    pursuit of sleek locks that never seem to materialise – you might want
    to address the small print on your shampoo.

    In a bid to aid us
    in the never-ending battle against frizz, colour fade and split ends,
    haircare has rapidly become one of the fastest growing areas of the
    beauty industry. Previously thought to be caused by environmental
    pollution and heat damage, it came as a shock when 18 months ago
    scientists discovered it’s actually household chemical sulphate at the
    eye of the storm.

    Sulphates are essentially heavy duty cleaning
    chemicals, found in toothpaste and body cleansers which are responsible
    for providing that rich lather your experience in the shower. The two
    main kinds of sulphate found in shampoo are Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS)
    and Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES). Meticulous in their effort to clean
    and remove stains they strip your expensive colour, weaken delicate hair
    follicles and cause uncontrollable frizz.

    Since discovering
    Sodium Lauryl Sulfate is at the root of the problem, the haircare market
    has blown up with an abundance of Sodium Lauryl Sulfate-free shampoos
    each packed with organic alternatives to harsh chemicals. We’ve scoured
    the chemist and salon shelves for the best ones to suit each and every
    hair type, because after all those painstaking hours spent in the chair
    you deserve to shine…