Ammonia- Colorless gas with strong pungent odor
Balayage- A technique for highlighting the hair in which the lightener is painted on in such a way as to create a graduated, natural-looking effect
Formaldehyde- A colorless gas with a characteristic pungent odor. (Good vs bad)
Silicone- Synthetic shine.
Smudging- A technique used to caramelize and blend the root.
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS)- Is a relatively inexpensive, yet rather powerful, grease cutting detergent that also aids in the foaming nature of soap. So, in relatively simple terms, SLS is used to make soap "soapy" (which we like because we are accustomed to associating bubbles with clean) and it cuts and removes oil effectively. The problem is that SLS is irritating to the skin and scalp. SLS has been known to be damaging to the hair follicle. Damaged hair follicles can lead to weakened hair structure and diminished hair growth.
Sombre- A soft or subtle ombre
Ombre- French for “shadow, shade” a "grown-out look" on purpose! From root to end, the hair gets gradually lighter.
Paraban- Artificial preservatives to give a shelf life and prevent build- up of bacteria and mold.
Paraphenylenediamine (PPD) is a chemical substance widely used as a permanent hair dye. *It has also been found in temporary tattoos, photographic developer, printing inks, black rubber, oils, greases and gasoline.