Shampoo(/ʃæmˈpuː/) is ahair careproduct, typically in the form of aviscousliquid, that is used for cleaninghair. Less commonly, shampoo is available in bar form, like a bar of soap. Shampoo is used by applying it to wet hair, massaging the product into the scalp, and then rinsing it out. Some users may follow a shampooing with the use ofhair conditioner.
Shampoo is a hair care product used for the removal of oils, dirt, skin cells, dandruff, environmental pollutants and other contaminants from the hair and scalp. Shampoo is typically applied to wet hair, worked into a lather and then rinsed out.
Shampoo is often followed by conditioner. shampoo is available in a wide variety of formulas with a broad range of functionality including zip zaps(for removing build-up), dandruff control, volumizing shampoo, deep cleansing shampoo and clarifying shampoo which can be used for treating oily scalp conditions.
There are also shampoos specifically for colored hair, permed hair and sensitive scalp. shampoo is generally made by combining a surfactant, most often sodium lauryl sulfate or sodium laureth sulfate withother ingredients such as water, fragrance, preservatives, methylchloroisothiazolinone, methylisothiazolinone, cationic surfactants and others.