PURPOSE: The titled composition, containing an alkyl ester salt of a mono N- long chain acyl basic amino acid, a straight chain saturated alcohol, a sorbitan ester of a fatty acid, etc., capable of improving the luster and brushability of hair, and having improved dispersion stability.
CONSTITUTION: A hair cosmetic composition containing 0.1W5wt% alkyl ester salt of a mono N-long chain acyl basic amino acid, e.g. lauroyllysine methyl ester hydrochloride, 0.7W5wt% 14W22C straight chain saturated alcohol, 0.1W 2wt% sorbitan ester of a fatty acid, e.g. sorbitan monooleate, 0.1W2wt% polyglycerol ester of a fatty acid, e.g. diglycerol monostearate, and 0.5W10wt% polyhydric alcohol or an alkylene oxide adduct derivative thereof, e.g. propylene glycol. The above-mentioned cosmetic in the form of a hair lotion, hair conditioner, hair rinse, etc. is applied to the hair.