Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified

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Author : John Halal


304 Pages  Paperback 

5th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2002, 1993, 1977

©2009 , Published


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Hair Structure and Chemistry Simplified, Fifth Edition is the most current, comprehensive and straightforward textbook of its kind. This new edition thoroughly explains the theory and application of the essential concepts of hair chemistry that are simply not covered in other texts. Material unique ... more


Section on emulsions and surfactants explains the dynamics of surface tension and distinguishes between the hydrophobic and hydrophilic properties essential for all emulsions.

Provides advanced information on multiple phase and micro emulsions (liposomes and nanospheres).

Includes key information ... more

New to this Edition

Provides new information that will help readers select the right product, from the flood of new products that were not available just a few short years ago.

Includes new information on the importance of the hair’s ‘f-layer” that covers the surface of the hair with the fatty acid 18 methyl eicosanoi... more