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GLOSSARY : Dandruff

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Cuticle (hair)

The cuticle, which is also known as the outer layer hair shaft, is the envelope that protects the cortex, the most elastic and resistant part of the hair. The cuticle is made up of scales and may become damaged, due to repeated chemical color treatments.

This word also belongs to the categories Hair loss, Sensitive scalp, Nails.