A fatty acid that is required by the human body that can not in reality be produced by the body. The two types of essential fatty acids are Omega-3 and Omega-6. Both Omega-3 and Omega-6 are obtained from food or from supplements.
Daily Hair Tip
A humectant hair product attracts moisture to the hair while an anti-humectant repels moisture. Use a humectant to combat static electricity and an anti-humectant to deal with humidity.