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Alberto Balsam Gel Maximum Control Spiking Gel

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
VP/VA Copolymer Fixing Agent
Helps to maintain the hold of your hair style
Alcohol Denat. Astringent
Creates tightening or a tingling sensation on the skin
Vinyl Caprolactam/VP/Dimethylaminoethyl Methacrylate Copoly Fixing Agent
Helps to maintain the hold of your hair style
Triethanolamine pH Adjuster
Controls the acidity / alkalinity balance of products
Carbomer Viscosity Controlling Agent
Controls the density or thickness of a product
Glycerin
Propylene glycol Humectant
Helps to retain water in a product, in hair or the top layers of skin
PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil Solubiliser
Helps an ingredient in the product dissolve better
Trideceth-9 Emulsifier
Helps two or more liquids, that don't usually combine to form a single solution; often referred to as an 'emulsion'
Phenoxyethanol Preservative
This prolongs the shelf-life of the product, even once it has been opened, protecting it from bacteria, yeasts and moulds
DMDM Hydantoin Preservative
This prolongs the shelf-life of the product, even once it has been opened, protecting it from bacteria, yeasts and moulds
Parfum Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
  • Dipropylene Glycol

    • An odourless ingredient that helps to dissolve solid fragrance ingredients in order to blend them with fragrances more easily.

      Scent:

Disodium EDTA Sequestrant
Helps prevent impurities from water from causing adverse effects on product performance, appearance, or stability.
Butylphenyl Methylpropional Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Linalool Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Hexyl Cinnamal Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Limonene Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Amyl Cinnamal Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Citronellol Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
Laurtrimonium Chloride Preservative
This prolongs the shelf-life of the product, even once it has been opened, protecting it from bacteria, yeasts and moulds
Geraniol Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell
CI 42090 Colourant
Colours the product, your hair or skin
CI 47005 Colourant
Colours the product, your hair or skin
Sodium Chloride
Sodium Sulfate
Benzyl alcohol Fragrance
Provides a distinctive, pleasant smell