Nowadays, people are interested in hair preparations and conditioner materials, such as shampoos, hair tonic and conditioner formulations containing herbal extracts. Hair tonic is a product which is used to style hair. The objective of present study involves preparation of herbal hair tonic by using jojoba, tulsi, and coconut oil and its evaluation for antifungal and antibacterial activity. The final preparation of these ingredients is formulated in batches with change in concentration. Each formulation is tested for antibacterial and antifungal activity. The formulation of different concentrations were characterized for proximate analysis including moisture content, total ash, acid insoluble ash, water soluble ash, water insoluble ash, sulphated ash. The formulation gives good results for antifungal and antibacterial activity also the formulation having good consistency good spreadiability, homogeneity, appearance and pH.
Cite this article:
Nanda Badhe, Lina Shirode, Shivam Lale. Formulation and Evaluation of Herbal Hair Tonic. Research J. Topical and Cosmetic Sci. 6(2): July-Dec. 2015 page 86-90. doi: 10.5958/2321-5844.2015.00012.6