Glossary

Glossary

Definition

2-METHYL-5-HYDROXYETHYLAMINOPHENOL [2-METHYL-5-HYDROXYETHYLAMINOPHENOL]

2-methyl-5-hydroxyethylaminophenol is a colour precursor used in permanent oxidation dyes. When combined with oxidation bases, it adds highlights to coloured hair.

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ARACHIDYL ALCOHOL [ARACHIDYL ALCOHOL]

Arachidyl alcohol is a fatty alcohol with texturing and emollient properties. It helps stabilize cosmetic formulas and is used to adjust their viscosity. We find it especially in hair styling and skincare products. It also leaves a smooth and silky touch on the skin.

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BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE [BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE]

Behentrimonium chloride is a cosmetic agent used in haircare products. It provides softness, reduces static electricity and makes detangling easier.

Definition

1,2- HEXANEDIOL [1,2- HEXANEDIOL]

1,2- hexanediol is used to dissolve other substances during cosmetic formulation processes. It also helps keep the skin in good condition.

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2,3-DIAMINODIHYDROPYRAZOLO PYRAZOLONE DIMETHOSULFONATE [2,3-DIAMINODIHYDROPYRAZOLO PYRAZOLONE DIMETHOSULFONATE]

2,3-diaminodihydropyrazolo pyrazolone dimetholsulfonate is a colour precursor used in permanent oxidation dyes. It is a patented L'Oréal molecule, called Rubilane®. When combined with oxidation couplers, it creates red copper shades.

Definition

2,4-DIAMINOPHENOXYETHANOL HCL [2,4-DIAMINOPHENOXYETHANOL HCl]

2,4-diaminophenoxyethanol HCl is a colour precursor used in permanent oxidation dyes. When combined with oxidation bases, it adds highlights to the hair.

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2,4-DIAMINOPYRIMIDINE-3-OXIDE [DIAMINOPYRIMIDINE OXIDE]

2,4-diaminopyrimidine-3-oxide or 2,4-DPO is better known as Aminexil®. This active ingredient is patented by L'Oréal. It is used in scalp care products to prevent premature hair loss.

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2-METHYLRESORCINOL [2-METHYLRESORCINOL]

2-methylaresorcinol is a colour precursor used in permanent oxidation dyes. When combined with oxidation bases, it adds highlights to coloured hair.

Definition

2-OLEAMIDO-1,3-OCTADECANEDIOL [2-OLEAMIDO-1,3-OCTADECANEDIOL]

2-Oleamido-1,3-octadecanediol is a fatty substance from the ceramide family, a family of ingredients known to form a protective barrier on the surface of the skin to reduce water loss. It is used in skincare and hair products.

Definition

4-AMINO-2-HYDROXYTOLUENE [4-AMINO-2-HYDROXYTOLUENE]

4-amino-2-hydroxytoluene is a colour precursor used in permanent oxidation hair dyes to add highlights.