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    Mr William Wright
    Mr William Wright
    2022-05-16
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    First class delivery only took two days… First class delivery only took two days excellent.
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    Caroline
    Caroline
    2022-05-14
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    Excellent service Excellent service! I have been using the King kanine products from miracle leaf as was originally buying them directly from king kanine in Florida, which meant waiting for it to come through customs so this is a much better and quicker service. I did recieve a faulty spray bottle with a bundle I had bought and without hesitation and without proof of a picture they did send me another bottle free of charge which promptly arrived the next day, the customer service was second to none and so friendly. I will continue to use Miracle leaf. The only 1 criticism I would have is that buying from the king kanine in florida they did have alot more sales and the sales were excellent and as the products are expensive I took full advantage of them and would bulk buy, so when florida king kanine have up to 40% sales off their products I will probably still use them to buy in bulk, but other than that Miracle leaf is a very reliable company, excellent and friendly customer service and very fast delivery so will go between the two companies but all in all its a 5 star! Anything that helps with my dog's arthritis and reduce any pain then I will do for him. So glad I can now get this product in Britain now, thanks Miracle leaf its a life saver for my dog! A happy customer and a happy hound!
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    mrs dj wright
    mrs dj wright
    2022-05-01
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    Very happy with service and products Very happy with service and products. Have regularly bought products for my pet and myself from here. Never any problems and really fast convenient delivery.
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    Donna Rodgers
    Donna Rodgers
    2022-04-27
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    Wonderful company to buy from Wonderful company to buy from. Very quick delivery too.
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    customer
    customer
    2022-04-21
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    Excellent service Excellent service, super quick delivery and great product - thank you!
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    Laura
    Laura
    2022-04-18
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    Always great service. Always great service.
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    Maxine Sharwood
    Maxine Sharwood
    2022-03-28
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    Very easy website to use First time… Very easy website to use First time I've used this site. It was easy to navigate some very good information about anything you are going to buy. the order only took 24 hrs to get here, Very impressed and will be using again. Very happy customer and will definitely recommend.
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    michelle jameson
    michelle jameson
    2022-03-27
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    Very happy as always Very happy as always
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    Ms Jane Kirk
    Ms Jane Kirk
    2022-03-25
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    Excellent service Excellent service. Next day delivery. The oil certainly seems to be improving my back pain
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    David Hoffman
    David Hoffman
    2022-03-23
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    Product was delivered on time and was… Product was delivered on time and was well packaged. Excellent service again from Miracle Leaf
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In this day and age, the market is loaded with hair styling products that promise amazing results within a few uses.

These brands develop their products by including several ingredients that could potentially improve the quality of your hair. However, the story does not always have a happy ending.

You see, there are many substances that could potentially wreak havoc on your hair, especially when used for a prolonged period of time.

 

The worst substances to avoid:

 

Sulfate

Often labeled as sodium lauryl sulfate or sodium laureth sulfate, this substance strips the oil and dirt away from your hair. However, using sulfate for a long time could lead to counterproductive results.

Your hair needs to retain some quantity of its natural moisture and oil to remain healthy.  Stripping away too much oil leads to dry, thin hair follicles. This substance also predisposes the scalp to dermatological conditions and irritation

 

Phthalates

Phthalates are commonly used as solvents and perfumes in hair and cosmetic products.

According to studies, phthalates interfere with the endocrine system and reproductive function of males and females. It could also cause birth defects when a pregnant woman gets exposed to it.

In the cosmetic department, phthalates get advertised as lubricants that soften other substances and promote their spreadability, absorption, and fragrances. However, the prolonged exposure to this substance can lead to devastating consequences.

 

Aryl amines

Aryl amines are commonly used in the hair dye industry.

According to research, aryl amines could potentially be carcinogenic substances. In other words, they could lead to some types of cancer by inducing a genetic mutation in your DNA. Exposure to these chemicals in the workplace increased the risk of bladder cancer.

Note that the research in this area is lacking, which mandates further clinical studies.

 

Formaldehyde

Formaldehyde leads to numerous adverse effects, especially in the reproductive system. It also increases skin irritation, dermatitis, and hives, which creates an unfavourable milieu for hair growth.

 

Denatured alcohols

Denatured alcohols are extremely common in cosmetics and hair styling products. Companies use these substances for various purposes, including the preservation of the product and the prolongation of its shelf-life.

However, you should not use denatured alcohols on your hair since it leads to dehydration and strips your moisture.

 

Synthetic fragrances

Technically speaking, synthetic fragrances are not the worst thing you can do to your hair. However, it could lead to impactful effects. These chemicals could damage your hair, especially when you do not inspect the ingredients found in the product.

The vast majority of synthetic fragrances are made from harsh alcohol (e.g., ethyl alcohol), which dehydrates and thins your hair.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) states that ethyl alcohol leads to substantial hair dehydration. Therefore, most cosmetic brands are shifting to other types of alcohols.

Note that when you let your hair get dehydrated, long-term damage incurs, including split ends, fizziness, and breakage.

 

Sodium chloride

Sodium chloride is an irritant substance that could be hazardous in some cases.

It is one of the most common ingredients found in shampoos. It also affects your hair color and dehydrates the roots. It can potentially strip a layer of your hair, which predisposes the follicles and scalp to all types of diseases.

 

What should I use instead?

The best alternatives to the substances we listed above are organic hair products that contain little or no chemicals.

For instance, you can use soybean oil-based polymeric surfactant (SBPS) instead of sulfate-rich products. This substance is not toxic and only has mild detergency, foaming, good conditioning, and aesthetic appeal.

Another example is apple cider vinegar, which you can apply to your scalp. ACV balances your pH, preventing dryness and dandruff.

 

What can I do to grow hair?

Use a good organic oil and massage it into your scalp

Stay away from the chemicals we listed above

Look for biotin-rich shampoos

Improve your eating habits by adding more protein to your diet

Use mild shampoos and conditioners.

Avoid using deep conditioners as they weaken the roots of your hair follicles

 

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