Tag Archives: keratin

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Q & A – Post Straightening Treatment Breakage

Question: Help!!! I think I’ve over-everythinged my fine, thin hair and now it’s breaking off and strands are just falling out in larger than normal amounts! I did the Keratin straightening treatment, have been using their supplied protein-enriched shampoo/conditioner, plus gotten highlights all in the last year but about 5 weeks ago all hell broke…
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Monday, January 23, 2012

Q and A – Too Much Protein?

Question: I've heard that some protein-based products can actually make your hair brittle. Is this true? Answer: The short answer is yes, this is true. Breakage is caused by an imbalance in hair's elasticity. For "normal" elasticity, there must be a balance between protein content and moisture content. Adding too much protein to your regime…
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Wednesday, December 8, 2010

The Buzz About Brazilian Blowouts

There’s been a lot of talk about the Brazilian Blowout these days. Other names for this process are keratin hair straightening, keratin smoothing, La Brasiliana treatment, Brazilian keratin treatment, or Brazilian hair straightening. If you haven’t heard, the treatment claims to take frizzy, damaged, and textured hair and make it smoother, sleeker and more manageable.…
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