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Interview with Dr. Ali Syed of Keracare - Part III
This is Part III of our 75 minute interview with Dr. Ali Syed, master chemist and founder of Keracare.
In Part III, he explains:
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Here is a bio on Dr. Syed:
Dr. Ali N. Syed is a master chemist, with a wealth of experience in the formulation of hair care products. He successfully served as a research chemist for a number of major companies, and has published 22 patents and numerous scientific papers.
Dr. Ali N. Syed founded Avlon Industries, Inc. in 1984. His winning strategy for formulating Avlon brands is to use ingredients that have a positive effect upon hair and skin. With an abiding affinity for chemistry, Dr. Syed personally supervises every research & development project undertaken by Avlon's expert team of chemists. Equal to his regard for chemistry, is the respect he holds for the professional hairstylist. Always positive towards ideas and opinion of stylists, Dr. Syed considers Avlon to be part of a team with cosmetologists. His on-going goal is to provide the very best products that advanced research and innovative thinking can offer, always with an eye towards continual upgrading.
"An innovative chemist must be a dreamer." says Ali Syed. "One must persist in dreaming to accomplish that which seems difficult or yet to be done... New Methods... New Techniques... New Formulations! In chemistry, there's a lot of room for creativity."
Dr. Syed has written numerous articles on the chemistry of hair and related hair products in leading trade and scientific journals, such as Cosmetic & Toiletries magazine, American Chemical Society Journal, and Shoptalk magazine (for Hairstylists). Dr. Syed has been a guest speaker at the London College of Hair & Fashion in England, ABC Associacao Brasileira de Cosmetologia (Brazilian Association of Cosmetology) in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Dr. Syed has conducted numerous lectures on the chemistry of hair for other organizations like Chicago Cosmetology Association and has been a Guest Artist at the Midwest Beauty Show.
Also, check out Dr. Syed Blog - In the Lab, with Dr. Ali Syed