The Chemist Speaks — elixir RSS


At this point, most of us have heard of the few basic ingredients that we shouldn’t put or use on our hair and bodies and I’m sure once you’ve read the title, three immediately  rang off in your head. The reason for this “hyper-sensitivity” is due to the scalps ability to  absorbs nutrients (as well as harmful chemicals, ugh!) when products are placed on it. Have you ever used a product, it worked well, then all of a sudden, it didn't work the same or your hair became more brittle, dry... weak? When products don't contain quality, effective ingredients, they can in the long run, cause harm to your hair and even body. Just like the scalp, the body is also...

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The Fundamentals of Hair Growth

As discussed in Pt. 2 of "...Now Let's Get Hairformation," 'hair stability and hair growth begin at the root', and is a bit more complex than what we see. That's why LaJAshley products focus on quality all natural, vegan ingredients for optimal hair health and growth.  The hair bulb (where living cells divide and grow) is the beginning of life for hair and forms the hair follicle. The bulb is nourished by blood vessels which transport oxygen and nutrients. Once ready, the cells exit the scalp to form the hair shaft, which is primarily made of protein. The shaft then excretes an oil (sebum) through its sebaceous gland to the scalp, providing moisture. We then come to the life cycle of hair...

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