The advancement of science and technology opened up possible treatments that are easy and less painful. Experts have made it possible that these treatments are affordable by all. One of the latest treatment used nowadays is keratin. This may be said to have good impact on the hair but there could also be side effects.
Keratin is a fibrous structural protein that is found in the hair and nails. It is also said to be the main ingredient used by salons for hair straighteners and smoothers. The hair contains keratin but when the hair is damaged keratin is the first thing to diminish. Keratin is one of the treatments done in salons to help gain back keratins. It is done by applying keratin straightening product and then uses the heat of a flat iron to seal it. This process will take more than an hour because the applied keratin products contain chemicals that need to be absorbed to have its desired end. Keratin is a treatment that claims to straighten and makes the hair smooth. This treatment is effective for people who want to straighten curly hair. In addition, keratin is said to improve its condition, making it shiny and straight. For better results one must have to follow the ways on how to take good care of it for its maintenance. After treatment, the person should not wash because it will damage the hair and removes the chemicals in it.
Keratin treatments will not make the hair break but constant flat- ironing it might contribute to the breakage of the hair causing it to loss. The hair is so sensitive and too much heat will inflict damage to the hair. It will cause breakage leading to loss of hair. For a person to avoid breakage, he/she must refrain from ironing their hair.
Treatments are not actually bad as long as it is used properly. But some instances, people misused it causing problems. Too much chemicals will caused damage to the hair and hair follicles causing problems like hair loss. The much hair ironing can also make the hair dry causing breakage on it. Of course, people wanted to have a healthy and strong hair. One must therefore find its way to take good care of it.