Hair Care Formulation for All Hair Types by Editor: Perry Romanowski

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Hair Care Formulation for All Hair Types

Editor: Perry Romanowski


A must-have

compilation that covers biology, ingredients, products and more!

Format Details

  • Softcover
  • 352 Pages
  • Published 2011


Hair Care Formulation for All Hair Types is a practical handbook for hair product formulators with a focus on ethnic and multicultural hair types. Pulling from Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine's most in-depth and timely articles of the last five years, and written by world-renowned experts, Hair Care Formulation for All Hair Types features 30 papers investigating topics areas including Biology, Ingredients, Products and Testing. Focusing specifically on ethnic hair, this book begins with the biology and key physiological aspects important for formulators , provides author reviews, a variety of articles, and discussions on testing hair products; covering everything you need to know.

Topics Include:

  • Hair growth and loss
  • Scalp disorders
  • Polymers and other ingredients
  • Application of new technologies
  • Type-specific formulations
  • Product Claims




  • Introduction
  • PART I: Biology
    • Chapter 1. Approaches to and Characterization of Hair Growth
    • Chapter 2. A New Hypothesis for the Cause and Treatment of Pseudofolliculitis barbae
    • Chapter 3. Hair Loss Mechanisms and Treatment Materials: A Review
    • Chapter 4. Transfollicular Delivery: The (W)hole Story
    • Chapter 5. Ethnic Hair and Scalp Disorders
  • PART II: Ingredients
    • Chapter 6. Effect of Branching on Surfactant Properties of Sulfosuccinates
    • Chapter 7. New Hybrid Polymer for Hair Spray Formulations
    • Chapter 8. Polyquaternium-74: An Advanced Hair Conditioning Polymer
    • Chapter 9. Hair and Amino Acids
    • Chapter 10. Testing Polysilicone-19 for Hair Conditioning and UV Protection Claims
    • Chapter 11. Improving Hair Color Retention Using Quat Functional Olefin-graft Polymers
    • Chapter 12. Polyelectrolyte Complex for Mending Damaged Hair
    • Chapter 13. A Diester to Protect Hair from Color Fade and Sun Damage
    • Chapter 14. Diethanolamine Esterquats for Hair and Skin and Other Topics: Literature Findings
    • Chapter 15. A Micro-wax Dispersion to Condition Hair and Reduce Breakage
    • Chapter 16. Nutritional Supplements to Treat Skin and Hair Aging: A Review of Current Information
    • Chapter 17. Assessing the Targeting Conditioning Performance of Cationic Polymers
    • Chapter 18. Patent Picks—Ethnic Hair and Skin Research, Product Development
    • Chapter 19. Quaternium-91: A New Multifunctional Hair Conditioning Ingredient
  • PART III: Products
    • Chapter 20. A Controllable Progressive Hair Dye Process
    • Chapter 21. Forever Young: Anti-aging Hair Care
    • Chapter 22. CLA Glutathione and Sodium DNA for Reducing Hair Loss
    • Chapter 23. Applicability of t-Flavanone to Treat Female Pattern Baldness
    • Chapter 24. A ‘Green’ Microemulsion for Improved Conditioning Performance of Shampoos
    • Chapter 25. A New Focus for African Hair
    • Chapter 26. Innovations in Hair Styling Technology
    • Chapter 27. Hair Care Formulary
  • PART IV: Testing
    • Chapter 28. Certifying Hair Product Claims
    • Chapter 29. Texture Analysis to Select Packaging and Formulate Hair Care Products
  • Index



Edited by Perry Romanowski. Perry has worked in the beauty industry for more than 15 years. He is currently Program Director of the Complete Cosmetic Chemist Training Program and vice president of Brains Publishing and is a active member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists. He holds a BS in chemistry and an MS in biochemistry from DePaul University and is author of Beginning Cosmetic Chemistry.



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