Keratin is a type of protein that makes the nails, skin and human hair. Keratin is also found in one's internal glands and organs. It is a protective protein, that is less prone to tearing or scratch as compared to other cells. Keratin also is derived out of wool, horns, and feathers of different animals that are later applied as an ingredient in human hair cosmetics. Keratin has the structural build found in the human hair. With the advent of the Keratin Treatment Sydney products, the treatment of the human hair so as to make it look healthier and strong has been made possible.
Keratin has been used to make the hair smoother and manageable. It first has to do with whether your hair is naturally thick, and the kind of keratin application used in the treatment. Keratin application will help smooth the cells known to overlap and form hair strands. The keratin is absorbed by the layers of cells known as hair cuticles. This will result in a glossy and fuller looking hair type. The application of keratin has the effect of lessening the frizzy appearance of the hair and making it simpler to style and straighten.
In the hair treatment in the salon, there is a type of treatment known as the Brazilian keratin treatment. It involves the time-intensive use of keratin. The first application of cream that has formaldehyde is placed on the hair, which is prior to blow drying then straightening. It is important after the treatment to avoid wetting the hair during this period. Then you will visit the salon after the time lapses in order to wash out the chemical. Then you will undergo yet another treatment called the setting. The purpose of this treatment is to straighten the hair. The whole treatment can take about 12 weeks for the completion of the whole session.
Keratin smoothing treatment supplements can be found and purchased in almost all pharmacy and chemical stores. The keratin supplements can be in the form of capsules or powder form. Though caution should be taken as keratin supplements do come with certain risks. If the keratin supplements are overused they may result in high protein build up. The keratin treatment has no permanent price range as it keeps fluctuating and could go as low as $300 depending on the salon outlet. For those who are interested in doing themselves, there are home keratin kits that can be purchased over the counter in most pharmacies, including beauty supply stores. But in self-treatment, it tends to be messy if you have never before used them before. That is why it's better to visit a professionally run salon and let the experts do the treatment. And the price could also not be as high since most of their chemicals are purchased on wholesome basis thus discount rates are commonly given to clients