Sulphates are commonly found in shampoos and a whole bunch of cleaning and hygiene products. Many of us have been so caught up in the hype of not using sulphates in our shampoos, not realising that many of our common cosmetics, hygiene and household products, that we regularly use, include some kind of sulphate in it. The question is: What are sulphates? How bad are they? And are they OK to use in our shampoos?