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Dehydroxanthan Gum
Keratin Treatment: thickening agent / polymer
Decolorize
A chemical process involving the removal of artificial or natural color pigment by a bleaching shampoo, decolorizer (bleach) or other removal product.
Deposit
Describes the color product in terms of its ability to add color to hair. Color added equals deposit.
Developer
The oxidizing agent used to lift and facilitate the formation of color pigments during the coloring process (usually hydrogen peroxide).
Diammonium-Dithiodiglycolate
Perm: depilating agents / reducing agents
Diazolidinyl Urea
perservative
Perm: preservatives
Di-C12-15 Alkyl Dimonium Chloride
cationic conditioner
Dicetyl Phosphate
emulsifier
Diisopropyl Adipate
component of nano-capsules
Dimethicone
silicone providing a smooth feeling and shine
Colorance: antifoaming agents / emollients
Perm: antifoaming agents / emollients
Dimethiconol
silicone providing a smooth feeling and shine
Dimethyl Ether
propellant
Dimethylhydroxy Dihydroflavone
Prevents hereditary hairloss, slows down aging process , for thicker, denser hair, supports the anchoring of hair in the scalp
Dipropylene Glycol
solvent
Keratin Treatment: solvent
Direct dyes
A color that deposits directly without the need for oxidation
Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate
Perm: surfactants
Disodium Distyrylbiphenyl Disulfate
optical brightener
Disodium Edta
chelating agent
Disodium Peg-5 Laurylcitrate Sulfosuccinate
extra mild surfactant used in sensitive shampoo
Disodium Phosphate
Topchic: buffering agents
Perm: buffering agents
Disodium Phosphate
Disperse Violet 1
Colorance: hair dyes
Dispersion
Disulfide Bonds
Bonds inside the hair
Dmdm Hydantoin
preservative
Perm: preservatives
Elumen: preservatives
Double Process
A technique requiring two separate procedures in which the hair is decolorized or pre-lightened with a decolorizer (decolorizer AKA bleach or lightener) before the depositing color is applied.