Malt For Your Mane
MALT / (mault) / n. / 1. Barley or other grain that has been steeped, germinated, and dried; / n. / 2. An enzyme byproduct that modifies grain starches into sugars and can break down proteins into forms that can be used as yeast; / n. / 3. A common ingredient used to make beer, whiskey, milkshakes, and vinegar that is often ground into a fine powder; / n. / 4. A beauty aid to clarify, repair, and replenish hair, making it soft and shiny, i.e., “Have your malt as a hair treatment—and drink it, too.”
Try It: Redken For Men Clean Brew Extra Cleansing Shampoo with Malt Extract, $12, available September 2012. Visit www.redken.com for salons.
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