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The One Ingredient That Should NEVER Be In Your Shampoo Because It Causes Thinning Hair

May 20, 2019 by Jayla Andrulonis
shefinds | beauty

In recent years, most people have become more aware of the harmful chemicals lurking inside their everyday beauty essentials. When it comes to shampoo, there could be dangerous ingredients flying under the radar that you’re exposing your hair to weekly, if not daily. One of the most crucial products to avoid is shampoo containing sodium chloride.

READ MORE: The One Product You Should NEVER Use Because It Causes Thinning Hair

Sodium chloride is another name for salt, more specifically it’s everyday table salt you add to your food. It’s often added to shampoo to create a thicker consistency and the ability to lather. So what’s so bad about a good lather? Well, sodium chloride can dry out your scalp, leaving it itchy and dry and prone to hair loss.

 

READ MORE: 4 Morning Tips Doctors Swear By For Thinning Hair

 

If you’re someone who suffers from thinning hair, avoiding sodium chloride in shampoo and hair care products is an absolute must. While it isn’t a toxic ingredient, it is extremely dangerous to the health of your hair.

Repairing your hair from damage caused by harmful shampoos is easier than you think. By being mindful of the ingredients lurking in your go-to bottle, you can start today on the path to healthy hair and growth.

 

READ MORE: The One Thinning Hair Vitamin Every Woman Over 40 Should Start Taking, According To A Dermatologist

 

We’ve rounded up some sodium chloride-free alternatives that will cleanse your hair without creating damage:

OLAPLEX No. 4 Bond Maintenance™ Shampoo ($28)

PUREOLOGY Hydrate Shampoo ($29.50)

VERB Sea Shampoo ($16)

Aveeno Pure Renewal Hair Conditioner ($5.97)

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Jayla is a SheFinds editorial contributor with an enthusiasm for covering the latest news in the intersecting worlds of style, beauty, and wellness. She holds strong in her belief that leopard print is actually a neutral, and can most often be found with a coffee in hand. You can reach her at [email protected]

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