- The use of henna as a hair colourant was first recorded around 1400-1500 BC
- Hairdressing salons for men were popular in ancient Rome, and women put soil and water into their hair, rolled it with textiles and baked it in the sun to create a temporary wave
- During the 18th century white, light blue and pink hair colours were popular. They were produced from flour or powdered plant particles and sprinkled on highly-piled wigs
- The Hindi word châmpo meant head massage, and in the early 19th century, Bengali entrepreneur Sake Dean Mahomed introduced scalp massages with hair oil to England
- English hair stylists made early shampoos by boiling shaved soap in water and adding herbs to give hair fragrance
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- Enables self--expression, helping consumers have confidence in their appearance and greater self-esteem
- Meeting specific consumer needs such as controlling fly-away hair, taming unruly hair with relaxants, adding texture to limp hair, repairing damages hair ad restoring colour to aged hair
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