I’ve yet to meet anyone who feels that applying windscreen sealant to their follicles sounds appealing – but it looks like I might soon!
The latest ‘wonder’ hair care range contains filloxane, a substance which works very much in the same way as silica gel, which is commonly used to repair cracks in car windscreens. Filloxane (nicknamed ‘sol-gel’) works in a similar way. Products currently on the market to thicken hair do so by coating the outside of each strand of hair, but ‘sol-gel’ claims to work by penetrating the hair shaft, bulking it up from within.
L’Oreal, the makers of one of