Shampoo can be used to hand wash garments, but it should never be used in a washing machine. It causes the machine to overflow with suds and may also ruin the clothes being washed. More »

According to the Washington Post, HE detergent can be used in a top loader washer. However, it warns that HE detergents, due to their design, do not generate suds. Also, regular detergent cannot be used in an HE washer. More »

When using a pressure washer, only use detergents that are specifically designed for the machine. Regular detergents, such as dish detergent, can damage a pressure washer. More »

It takes more than a washing machine and detergent to rid your laundry of bacteria. Bleach and hot water are needed to kill the bacteria. More »

Sodium lauryl sulfate, or SLS, is an organic compound used in many cleaning, makeup and hair products, which acts similar to a detergent. Like any widely used chemical, there are pros, cons and widely differing opinions. More » Beauty & Fashion Hair Shampoo & Conditioner

Filloxane is a shampoo ingredient that serves as a hair thickener. The compound is only found in L'Oreal Paris Advanced Hairstyle Volume Filler products. It thickens the hair by penetrating the strands and expanding the ... More »

A shampoo that claims to grow hair faster has entered the market. However, it is generally said by most professionals that it is not possible to make hair grow significantly faster. More » Beauty & Fashion Hair Shampoo & Conditioner