If you walk into your local hair shop you will probably find three main types of shampoo none of which are suitable for fragile black hair.
You see, for the most part shampoos are designed by people with type 1 or 2 hair (typically Caucasians and Asians) for their type of hair. Their key problem is greasy hair, very curly hair's key problem is dry hair - you cannot solve these two problems with the same product!
The main function of shampoo is to clean hair. It is a detergent. The difference between shampoo different shampoos is the strength of the detergent. The key types of shampoo:
1. Regular, commercial shampoo
2. Clarifying shampoo
3. Chelating shampoos
The better shampoos for black hair
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