You may be wondering why Sulfate Free? This blurb from a website explainsWhy?? (not the most credible website, but hey, this is not a research paper :) )
"One of the main ingredients in most shampoo is Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS), or Sodium Lauryl Ether (aka Sodium Laureth Sulfate) (SLES). These are surfactants, which in basic terms is a detergent, and it helps shampoo lather well. Sure, a nice lather always seems nice, but it isn’t without problems, and that has led to an increase in the number of sulfate free hair products on the market. There are a number of issues with Sulfates as a shampoo ingredient:
- It can aggravate acne and can act as an irritant.
- It can be hard on hair color
- It has been linked to cancer, although only in much larger amounts than what you would find in your hair products
- It you do keratin hair straightening treatments, it will decrease the length of time that your treatment remains active"
Needless to say, I've said goodbye to all those cheap, making-my-hair-greasy-the-next-day shampoos and HELLLLOOOOO to Sulfate Free! Try it and let us know if you can tell a difference!