If you were born with naturally straight hair, you know how convenient it is to take care of it. But if you have had a chemical procedure like hair straightening, there are some steps and care that you should consider.
Using equipment to temporarily straighten your hair after every wash can become quite tiresome and especially harmful to the health of your hair. A more practical solution with a long-term effect for straight hair is to undergo a chemical hair straightening treatment.
The question arises after you have had your hair straightened: how to take care of it in the post-chemical period?
Maintenance after Hair Straightening
Knowing how to care for straightened hair may seem intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some useful tips for hair care after you have permanently straightened your hair:
1. Use products indicated for post straightening
Choosing the right shampoo, conditioner, and mask for the post-chemical maintenance period makes all the difference. Make sure you use a sulfate-free shampoo. This is a very essential aspect of straightening hair after treatment. These kits are ideal for the post-chemical period and directly help the smoothing effect last longer.
2. Use heat sources
All hair straightening is heat activated, that is, under the influence of heat it has a better action. After the procedure the hair will be 100% straight, but for maintenance and longer duration of the straight effect, the use of heat sources, such as hair dryers, is indicated.
3. Invest in thermal protector
The use of thermal protector is extremely important and indicated to protect the hair from heat and as an ally for greater durability of the straightening process. O Leave in Macadamiais a finisher that reduces frizz and provides shine and protection. Besides acting directly on the hair fibers and making brushing easier, it is not heavy and results in manageable, silky hair.
4. Get rid of unwanted tips
Keep an eye out for dry ends. It is natural with hair growth, especially after hair straightening, to get split ends. O Repairing Strand Oil – Professional Serum contains Avocado Oil, Macadamia, Vitamin E, a natural antioxidant that protects the hair and seals the cuticles, reduces frizz, moisturizes and gives shine.
5. Moisturizes the hair
After any chemical procedure, including straightening, hair needs intensive treatment. Invest in moisturizing masks to restore mass, nutrients, and collagen.
We hope you enjoyed the tips! Count on us to keep your hair always beautiful.