Below is the list of No-no ingredients that we avoid in this regimen and a brief explanation of each:
TEA-triethanolamine and other ethanolamines(MEA, DEA,etc):
A drying alcohol derived from ethanol, forms lye salt in water based products and dissolves certain types of hair after long term use (like wearing a product with this ingredient on your hair for the whole day and overnight, or using it daily).
Hydrolyzed wheat protein/ peptides :
Bad for low porosity hair and most kinkier Type 4 hair.
Panthenol/Pro-Vitamin B5 :
build up and acts like protein.
Glycerin& Propylene glycol :
Pulls moisture out of hair cortex in dry conditions, glycerin is also astringent.
Mineral Oil and waxes :
Builds up and is difficult to remove all residue without shampoo.
Just another version of silicones.
High amounts of quaternary salts
build up on the hair as well, although this is primarily an issue for…
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