Explain how acid pH and alkaline pH affect the hair cuticle?
Hair is more alkaline than it is acidic. Acidic solutions cause the hair cuticle to swell to allow moisture, product or chemicals to penetrate the hair.
Produce a brief report on the PH levels of the hair and skin and explain how acid pH and alkaline pH affect the hair cuticle?
It is acid because it helps the digestion But starch requires alkaline medium, protein requires acid. Also the teeth require saliva to be alkaline in order to buffer the enamel and cementine against decay. Should the saliva really be acid? What things might make it acid or alkaline? Is it caused by diet and lifestyle, or what is in the mouth at the moment?