Effects of Mink Oil on Improving Hair Texture

밍크오일의 모질 개선 효과

  • Kim, Ju-Sub (Department of Beauty Design, Sangji University)
  • 김주섭 (상지대학교 뷰티디자인학과)
  • Received : 2020.10.04
  • Accepted : 2020.10.30
  • Published : 2020.10.31


Objective: The study aimed to understand the degree of improvement in damaged hair by applying mink oil. Methods: The agent used to improve hair texture is mink oil, which was applied in varying dosages (0, 1, 2, and 3 g). Hair characteristics were measured before and after applying mink oil to bleached hair for comparative analysis. To understand the effects of mink oil on hair texture, tensile strength, absorbance, and gloss were measured. Results: The results indicate a decrease in the tensile strength of damaged hair compared with healthy hair. Tensile strength at level 7 was achieved with high dosages of mink oil. Furthermore, the experimental group demonstrated an increase in absorbance compared with control. Compared to 0g for the control group, the absorbance values for the experimental group with mink oil dosages of 1, 2, and 3 g at level 7 decreased with the increased in mink oil dose. In terms of gloss, an increase was observed for bleached hair compared with healthy hair. At level 7, gloss decreased with the increase in mink oil dose. Conclusions: The results verified the improvement in hair texture after the application of mink oil to damaged hair. Future research should explore the effects of various oil ingredients on hair texture.

본 연구 목적은 밍크 오일로 손상된 모발의 개선 정도를 알아보고자 하였다. 실험방법으로 밍크오일 함량을 0 g, 1 g 2 g, 3 g 으로 모질 개선 제형제를 제조하였다. 제형제로 탈색한 시료 모발에 도포 전과 도포 후를 측정하여 비교 분석하였다. 모질 개선 효과를 알기 위해 인장강도, 메틸렌블루를 이용한 흡광도, 광택을 측정하였다. 실험결과는 인장강도 측정결과 건강모 보다는 실험군의 인장강도는 감소하였다. 7레벨에서의 인장강도는 밍크 오일 함량이 높을수록 증가하였다. 흡광도 측정결과 대조군 인 건강모 보다는 실험군 모두가 증가하였다. 대조군 인 0 g함유한 것보다 실험군 7레벨에서 1 g, 2 g, 3 g 도포한 시료의 흡광도 값은 밍크 함량이 높을수록 감소하였다. 광택 측정 결과는 건강모 보다는 실험군의 광택 값이 증가하고 7레벨에서의 광택 값은 함량이 증가할수록 감소하였다. 결론은 밍크 오일이 손상된 모발에 도포 시 모질 개선 효과가 있는 것을 알 수 있었다. 차후 모질 개선을 위한 다양한 오일 성분에 대한 연구가 필요하다.



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