To have smooth hair, everyone swears only by Brazilian straightening. Practiced for years, this technique is a real natural hair care. By the way, here is the answer to all your questions regarding Brazilian smoothing.
What are the best Brazilian smoothing brands?
What does a Brazilian smoothing kit contain?
In general, the Brazilian straightening kitconsists of 3 essential hair products .
- Clarifying Shampoo
- Smoothing care or volume reducing mask
- Fixing Serum or Conditioner
How to apply Brazilian smoothing and what result to expect?
First of all, applying this type of hair straightening is very simple. Indeed, you need to start by washing your hair with clarifying shampoo . Thus, you remove all residues from previous chemical treatments.
Then you need to apply the smoothing treatment for a certain time of laying . Then you need to straighten your hair with a straightening iron , strand by strand, always keeping a distance of 1 cm from the root .
Finally, you need to wash your hair only after 24-48 hours.
By the way, keratin smoothing allows you to make your hair smooth and silky.
Keratin care: for what type of hair to apply?
A priori, this technique is suitable for all hair types, unlike Japanese straightening. Indeed, this natural smoothing is a care for the hair. By the way, it allows to care for and repair the hair.
Also it is ideal for curly and frizzy hair, which require a lot of care. In addition, this smoothing treatment brings different results depending on the type of hair .
Effectively, wavy hair will become smooth, silky and shiny . By the way, they become flexible at styling.
On the other hand, curly hair will have fewer curls and frizz , which will become smooth with blow-drying .
How much does the Brazilian smoothing effect last?
Depending on your hair, the duration of a straightening lasts 3 to 4 months on average. Moreover, this limited time results from the regrowtheffect.
In addition, your lengths remain smooth for up to 6 months. Thus, you can smooth only the repulses to prolong this period.On
the other hand, this period depends on several factors.
- Your usual shampoo: using a sodium-free laureth sulfate shampoo you can prolong the smooth effect of your hair
- The frequency of your shampoos: ideally, you need to wash your hair 2 times a week. On the other hand, the higher the frequency of shampoos, the shorter the duration of shampoos
- Frequency of Brazilian smoothing: the more you apply this keratin smoothing treatment more often, the longer the effect lasts over time
What are the risks of Brazilian smoothing?
First of all, you will find on the market a multitude of brands and products for Brazilian smoothing. So, you need to check that the product contains no more than 0.2% formaldehyde (or formaldehyde ). Indeed, this rate is standardised by European regulations.
However, you can still opt for a formal-free Brazilian smoothing. Nevertheless, you will have a less effective result.