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Flashcards in 3 - Hair Shampoos Deck (11):
1

Shampoos are intended to:
(1) remove sebum and dirt from the hair and scalp
(2) leave the hair manageable

True

2

Hair shampoos contain the following components:
(1) detergents - anionics, non-ionics, amphoterics
(2) foaming agent
(3) conditioner
(4) sequestering agent
(5) preservatives

True

3

Detergents are the primary shampoo components for removal of sebum and dirt

True (however excessive removal of sebum leaves the hair dull, susceptible to static electricity and difficult to comb)

4

The foaming agent provides lather, but is largely of aesthetic value

True

5

The conditioners leave the hair manageable after shampooing

True

6

Sequestering agents prevent soap scum fro, forming on the hair which can contribute to scalp pruritus and leave the hair dull and unattractive

True (the reason why bar soaps are not used to cleanse the hair)

7

Preservatives are necessary because it's shampoos contain water that theoretically could support bacterial growth

True

8

Shampoo detergents can be chemically classified as:
(1) anionics
(2) non-ionics
(3) amphoterics

True

9

Anionics shampoo detergents are excellent cleansers, but leave the hair harsh

True
Lauryl sulfates
Laureth sulfates
Sarcosines
Sulfosuccinates

10

Non-ionics shampoo detergents produce milder cleansing leaving hair more manageable

True
Polysorbate
Nanoxynols
Poloxamers

11

Amphoteric shampoo detergents are non-irritating to the eyes while producing mild cleansing and leave the hair manageable

True
Glycinates
Propionates
Betaines