Is your hair dull and lifeless? If so, you are not alone. Many of our clients have hair that has been wrecked and ravaged by daily or weekly blow drying and flat ironing. Fortunately, keratin treatments are bringing vitality back to limp locks.
What Are Keratin Treatments?
Traditional straighteners and relaxers can break the natural protein bonds within the hair’s structure. In contrast, keratin treatments deliver high concentrations of the proteins (keratin) that are found naturally in the hair, which give it its vibrancy. The keratin concentrations penetrate the hair’s structure from within, resulting in smoother, healthier hair.
What to Expect During Treatment
The keratin-treatment process has multiple steps:
Keratin treatments take 90 minutes or more depending on your hair length. Results are temporary, lasting an average of two to three months.
Benefits of Keratin Treatments
Most women who have undergone treatment say that their blow-drying and/or flat-ironing time is cut in half. Other benefits include:
Though specific instructions may vary, the most important aftercare instruction is that you must not wash your hair for three to four days after the initial keratin treatment. The solution takes time to work, and washing the product out before it is able to bond to your hair completely can undo the effects. Your stylist will provide you with specific aftercare instructions before the end of your appointment.