New hair treatments based on the use of keratin can save your time to a few hours per day. Some women, having spent decades in the struggle with the "domestication" of his curly, Pushan, coarse hair, try straightening of keratin, which is the latest trend in hair straightening.
Now available on the market means for keratin hair straightening from a variety of brands including Keratin Complex Smoothing Therapy by Coppola, Global Keratin Complex, La Brasiliana, Brazilian Keratin Treatment, the Brazilian Blow Out, and the Brazilian Hair Straightening.
Often the "cures" do not give the desired effect. But when they came to the salon to make keratin hair straightening, women do not get another disappointment.
The so-called Brazilian hair straightening, based on the use of keratin - a technique that is all the rage, but there are some concerns about the fact that certain formulations may contain high levels of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen.
If you think about how to make the keratin hair straightening for the first time, or want to repeat, despite all the stories that you have heard, you need to familiarize yourself with the following information.
What is keratin hair straightening
Most formulations for hair straightening today based on keratin. Keratin - a protein that is naturally found in the hair. He can fill in gaps in the hair cuticle, if your hair is dry or damaged. Keratin is mixed with different amounts of formaldehyde and applied to the hair, and then sealed by heating flat utjuzhkom. Formaldehyde helps to connect molecules of keratin, thereby straighten and remain in this state.
Result keratin hair straightening lasts from 2 to 2, 5 months. Keratin hair straightening procedure takes about half an hour, or longer, depending on the length of hair. The price also depends on the length of hair.
Hair after keratin straightening can be painted, including doing highlighting, tinting and paint over gray hair. Some hair stylists recommend to do the rectification procedure immediately after application to the color as "was sealed."
After these procedures required to comply with certain conditions. You can not wash your hair three or four days after straightening, because it is necessary that the composition for some time acted on the hair.
Hair after keratin straightening should be washed with shampoo that does not contain Sodium laureth sulfate, to avoid premature washout composition of hair.
Women who have had a lot of trouble with the hair keratin straightening treatments to believe that these conditions - nothing compared with what they had to do before. Some owners of very curly hair falls after shampooing the hair for a long time to dry, and then a long time to straighten them with the ironing. Once keratin straightening they can just wash your hair and a little dry hair dryer, and they will be nice and straight. It takes less than twenty minutes.
Keratin hair straightening reduces drying time by 40% -60%, and makes them less stiff. You can go outside in wet weather and the condition of the hair will not change. Hair does not cause trouble for the whole day.
Formaldehyde, which has a carcinogenic effect is a colorless chemical compound with a pungent, irritating odor. Exposure to formaldehyde is associated with many health problems, including general anxiety, runny nose, sore throat, headache,
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, Itching and irritation of the eyes.
The exact amount of formaldehyde contained in the means for straightening the hair depends on the manufacturer and the specific funds. The formaldehyde content of less than 2% has no effect.
If you ask about the content of formaldehyde in the composition for straightening hair, and they'll tell you that it's not there, it's obviously a lie. Some tools do not contain formaldehyde actually contain derivatives thereof, which carries the same risk.
The higher the content of formaldehyde in the product, the effectiveness of the procedure, and the more pungent odor.
Most companies producing compositions for keratin hair straightening, formaldehyde is used in safe amounts. H problem is that some salons use proprietary formulations containing more formaldehyde. Hence the bad reputation of these procedures.
Dermatologists have nothing against the procedures based on the use of keratin. Port Is the hair after treatment keratin straightening?
Brittle hair has nothing to do with these compositions, but the hair becomes brittle after using hair straighteners, which dries the hair stylist and "seals" the hair after application. For example, the hairdresser can too much iron is heated, it can harm your hair, making them brittle.
Dermatologists do not welcome the use irons someone else. When used there is a potential risk of mechanical damage to the hair, which is a common cause of hair loss and brittle in young women. Anything that generates heat or pressure to the hair shaft, leads to hair breakage and can cause irreversible damage to the cells of hair growth, when it occurs continuously.
Suitable for this procedure
If you notice that the hair become brittle, stop doing this procedure, as well as the use of hair straighteners. Other people who need to think about it and get the consent of the dermatologist to the procedure keratin hair straightening - those who suffer from diseases of the scalp, such as psoriasis
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or seborrheic dermatitis
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Other contraindications for this procedure, virtually none. Keratin - it is rather a reconstructive procedure, and even those with good hair, using this procedure can strengthen them and make them more flexible.
Best of all keratin hair straightening treatment for those who live in humid climates, and those who are tired of the hair pushatsya and behave unpredictably.
The experts also advised to take into account the type of hair. Sometimes it is very curly hair are too rigid, easy to break, and this procedure can hurt them even more.
With regard to formaldehyde, the risk of their use is characteristic exactly for treatments based on the use of keratin. But not to say that other methods of hair straighteners do not carry any risk. They use various chemical substances, such as liquor, sodium hydroxide, other alkaline products. Lye can cause skin irritations and burns. All of these procedures can cause hair breakage and hence loss.