Jack Black produces grooming products for men and this volume thickening shampoo is officially designed for men in mind. However, it is perfectly suitable for use on women’s hair as well. This product uses natural ingredients to thicken the appearance of the hair while stimulating the hair follicles.
It also has an anti dandruff effect, keeping the scalp free of flakes and dry, itchy skin. Jack Black shampoo aims to thicken the actual hair shafts, as well as stimulate the follicles to produce new hairs, thus thickening the appearance of the hair as a whole. It is a dual effect shampoo designed to treat both hair loss and dandruff in one.
The active ingredients and their effects
This shampoo contains a number of key active ingredients, all derived from plants.
White lupine extract is the main ingredient used to treat hair loss in this product. This is a plant extract that has been clinically proven to stimulate the hair follicles and to balance the hormones that can lead to hair loss in men (and women). It can be found in a few other hair loss products and some studies have shown it to be effective in slowing down and reversing the effects of hair loss.
Basil, tea tree oil — these ingredients are used to treat dry, flaky skin and while not directly relevant to the prevention of hair loss, are helpful in that they protect the hair follicles from excessive sebum, maintained by some experts to be partly responsible for follicular trauma and the slowing down of the hair growth process.
Nourishing agents such as soy protein, kelp, sunflower seed extract and creatine maintain the healthy look and feel of the hair and protect it from environmental pollutants, also believed by some to be somewhat responsible for hair loss and scalp imbalances.
Detoxifying agents such as nettle also add a healthy shine to the hair, maintaining its healthy appearance.
The active ingredients are integrated through the use of what the manufacturer refers to as “nano technology” which is said to help them get better absorbed into the skin of the scalp. When massaged into the hair and scalp, the active ingredients set to work within minutes and the effects last for 24 hours.
How to use Jack Black True Volume shampoo
This is a daily use shampoo. Massage a small amount into damp hair and scalp and rinse well. Repeat if necessary (if hair needs extra cleaning). This product is recommended for use as part of a two part system, for best results. Continuous daily use is needed for visible results, as the effects of the active ingredients diminish with time.
Will Jack Black True Volume shampoo work for me?
This shampoo uses a plant extract that has been shown in some trials to be effective in treating hair loss in men. Saying that, no product is ever guaranteed to work for everyone. For some hair loss conditions such as hereditary hair loss, treating the cause is more difficult, but with other hair loss causes such as hormonal imbalances or conditions such as traction alopecia where the hair loss is not the result of internal but external conditions, the cause can and should be treated alongside the symptoms for best effects.
What other products are available in the range?
A True Volume conditioner is available, which is also suitable for daily use and recommended for use every time you wash your hair.
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