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Brazilian oils and butters: The effect of different fatty acid chain composition on human hair physiochemical properties.
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PMID:  20412234     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Synopsis This study evaluated the performance of five oils and three butters extracted from Brazilian plants with different fatty chain composition on hair mechanical properties, split end formation, combing analysis and gloss measurements. Oil treatment reduced the combing force percentage for wet conditions. However, the hair treated with butters showed poor combing. Except for ucu?ba butter, oils and butters used in this work had generally no influence on hair tensile properties. In general, hair treated with oils showed a significant gloss increase and a decrease for split end formation. The fatty acid composition of the oils and butters tested showed an effect on the physicochemical properties of hair.
A Fregonesi; C Scanavez; L Santos; A de Oliveira; R Roesler; C Escudeiro; P Moncayo; D de Sanctis; J L Gesztesi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cosmetic science     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1468-2494     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Cosmet Sci     Publication Date:  2010 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8007161     Medline TA:  Int J Cosmet Sci     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  160     Citation Subset:  IM    
Natura Inova??o e Tecnologia de Produtos-Brazil, Rodovia Anhanguera s/n degrees km 30.5, Polviho CEP: 07750-000, Cajamar, SP, Brazil.
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