NexxuSphere Technology time released nutrients. Aloe Rid Gentle Clarifying Shampoo: Delicately removes residual buildup, environmental pollutants, chemicals, chlorine, hard water minerals and hair dulling impurities for refreshingly clean, healthy looking hair. Used in conjunction with Aloe Rid Treatment, the adverse effects of chlorine green are removed from the hair. Fortified with Nexxuspheres: Advanced microsphere technology provides the gradual release of strengthening Ceramides, replenishing Nutrients, Antioxidants and UV Protectors, giving hair sustained health, pliability and radiance. Never tested on animals. Made in U.S.A.