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Alberto Balsam (Blends) Shampoo Smooth & Sleek

To find out more about the ingredients used in the product and its function simply click on ingredient name. Due to limited space on pack, we also disclose a longer list of fragrance ingredients. For recently launched products or where the formulation has changed, this detailed fragrance information might not be immediately available as it takes time to update each product page.

We take great care to ensure information on this site is up to date. However, please always check the product packaging for the most up to date ingredients used.

All product names which include a date (month and year) are no longer manufactured.

Ingredient Function
Aqua Solvent
Dissolves substances or ingredients
Sodium Laureth Sulfate Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
Cocamidopropyl Betaine Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
Sodium chloride Viscosity Controlling Agent
Controls the density or thickness of a product
Glycerin Humectant
Helps to retain water in a product, in hair or the top layers of skin
Dimethiconol Hair Conditioning Agent
Helps to improve the gloss, sheen and texture of your hair
Glycol Distearate Opacifier
Makes the product appear more opaque or pearly
Carbomer Viscosity Controlling Agent
Controls the density or thickness of a product
Parfum Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
  • 2,6-Dimethyl-7-Octen-2-Ol

    • A fresh and clean citrus smell. This ingredient provides an alternative to citrus oils.

      Scent: Citrus

  • Ethylene Brassylate

    • A powdery and floral musky scent full of softness. It can be used in all types of fragrance accords.

      Scent:

  • Isopropyl Myristate

    • It has a light, oily scent. It is used to help dissolve other ingredients.

      Scent:

  • Oxacyclohexadec-12-en-2-one, (12E)-

    • An elegant and substantive musky note with a typical warm and slightly woody undertone. It is ideal for musk combinations with clean, dry woody notes and underlying transparent floral compositions with fruity facets.

      Scent:

  • Phenoxyethanol

    • A light, rosy and cinnamic scent. This ingredient is found in narcissus.

      Scent: Floral

  • Tetramethyl Acetyloctahydronaphthalenes

    • A sandal and cedar wood scent.

      Scent: Woody

Sodium hydroxide pH Adjuster
Controls the acidity / alkalinity balance of products
DMDM Hydantoin Preservative
This prolongs the shelf-life of the product, even once it has been opened, protecting it from bacteria, yeasts and moulds
Citric acid pH Adjuster
Controls the acidity / alkalinity balance of products
TEA-Dodecylbenzenesulfonate Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
Cocamide MEA Surfactant
An ingredient which helps to clean or remove dirt and oil, creating foam when used with water
TEA-Sulfate Emulsion Stabiliser
Prevents a mixture from separating and helping to increase a product's shelf life
Disodium EDTA Sequestrant
Helps prevent impurities from water from causing adverse effects on product performance, appearance, or stability.
Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride Hair Conditioning Agent
Helps to improve the gloss, sheen and texture of your hair
Linalool Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Butylphenyl Methylpropional Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Sodium benzoate Preservative
This prolongs the shelf-life of the product, even once it has been opened, protecting it from bacteria, yeasts and moulds
PEG-45M Slip Modifier
Helps a product spread more easily
Phenoxyethanol Preservative
This prolongs the shelf-life of the product, even once it has been opened, protecting it from bacteria, yeasts and moulds
Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil Hair Conditioning Agent
Helps to improve the gloss, sheen and texture of your hair
Cocos Nucifera Oil Hair Conditioning Agent
Helps to improve the gloss, sheen and texture of your hair
Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil Hair Conditioning Agent
Helps to improve the gloss, sheen and texture of your hair
Coumarin Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Silica Anticaking Agent
Helps to prevent the formation of lumps in the product.
Jasminum Officinale (Jasmine) Flower Extract Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell