Herbal Hair Cosmetics - An Overview

Author : Ashwini V. Jadhav, Dipak Morale, Abhijeet Daunderkar, Nikhil Bhujbal, Dr. Sandip Kshirsagar

The herbal cosmetics are known as the preparation containing variety of botanical sources which influence the functions of skin and provide nutrients necessary for the healthy skin or hair. Hair cosmetics are used to increase patientís adhesion to alopecia & scalp treatment. Recently herbal cosmetics became popular among people. The herbs used in preparation of herbal hair cosmetics are used as like antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and antimicrobial. Herbal cosmetics have efficacy and intrinsic acceptability due to regular use in daily life and avoid the adverse side effects which are commonly seen in synthetic products. This review describes the different types & mechanism of action of hair cosmetics as shampoo, conditioner &hair oil etc. their use & application.

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