As we know, women - there is absolutely unpredictable. Today, a woman might look like, and the next day - is different. The same applies to the hair. Those who dream of straight hair curly, and whom nature has endowed curly beautiful curls, by all means, want to have straight hair. Straight hair curly learned to do many centuries ago. But from curly to make direct it became possible only recently.
In total there are two techniques of hair straightening:
- Chemical hair straightening
- Thermal hair straightening
For thermal hair straightening method used hot combs, curling-irons. Combs are usually made of steel or brass and are electric or conventional. And the more often have a comb teeth - the better straightened hair. In addition there are combs and curling irons,. Cheapest irons are made with metal plates. Such irons greatly damage the hair, especially if you use this tool often. And irons with ceramic plates are more expensive, but the harm from them is much smaller. Also for straightening can use an ordinary hair dryer, but this method is very short-lived.
A hair straightening chemical means something, in fact, similar to a perm, hair only in the end did not curl, straighten and vice versa. First on the hair applied a special chemical composition, and then lock and conclude the procedure - air conditioning. This procedure is used mainly two chemical preparation:
- Sodium hydroxide. This chemical helps the opening of the hair cuticle, penetrating its cortical layer, and then softens the hair, changing its structure. The more chemical agents is sodium hydroxide, the stronger the effect of smoothing, and the stronger the damaged hair. Apply agent with sodium hydroxide to a very tight curls.
- Ammonium thioglycolate. Yet this chemical called relaxant. Acts like sodium hydroxide, ammonium thioglycolate but the action is much less strong. Therefore, products containing this chemical composition are used for straightening curly hair too.
Chemically straightened hair will remain straight forever. Unless the roots as regrowth of hair is curly, so you should just 2-3, 5 months to correct the result. And the re-make chemical straightening only regrown hair roots.
Before heading to chemical straightening, you should consider several important factors:
- This procedure is best left to professionals because the chemicals spoils the hair. A qualified technician can not only take into account the structure of the hair and to assess their general condition, but also to choose the right tool for chemical hair straightening and time required for the effective conduct of the procedure.
- For thin, brittle hair is only suitable lightweight version of chemical straightening, while tight tight curls require more impact.
- Expose and straightening can be a separate section of hair - for example, only a fringe or neck.
- It is not necessary to go to chemical straightening permed, because the chemical exposure severely damages hair.
- After the procedure the hair require special care and rehabilitation treatment.
- After chemical straightening when shampooing the hair should be dried without using a hair drier, that is the natural way.
If you want to know how to make chemical hair straightening, then read on.
How is the chemical hair straightening?
So, chemical hair straightening is done as follows. First, dry hair combed, divided into strands and then they applied a chemical agent, which contains either sodium hydroxide or ammonium thioglycolate. Selecting tools depends on the degree of curly hair.
If tools are used for chemical hair straightening, based on sodium hydroxide, the hair does not need to pre-process the shampoo. And if the funds are used on the basis of ammonium thioglycolate, you first need to wash your hair with shampoo.
Hair begins to process from the nape
. If you use strong chemical means, first use basis, which acts as Vaseline cream
. This cream protects the scalp from chemical burns
. And if you do not use too much means you can do without foundations
. In addition, the hair brush or comb protective cream is applied, which protects the hair itself from the harmful effects of excessive chemicals and then applied to a chemical
. After some time, the hair is thoroughly washed in a large amount of warm water and then treated with a special tool, straightening and fixing results neutralizing action of chemical agents
. The process of neutralization involves oxidation and reduction of the pH, which, during use the chemical agent is greatly increased, which can cause swelling and further damage to the hair
. Then the hair is again rinsed and dried thoroughly warmed towel and the towel is best used terry
. Only after these steps, proceed to styling hair
What means are used for chemical hair straightening?
When hair straightening chemical method usually uses the following tools:
- Chemicals for chemical straightening
- Shampoos that are specifically designed for chemical straightening.
- Special protective cream.
- Air conditioners for hair straightening.
Different tools used for chemical hair straightening, there are so many. But all of them can be divided into several basic types. On two of them in this article, we have already described - it means based on ammonium thioglycolate and sodium hydroxide-based. These funds are used more often. But there are several types of chemicals - based on caustic soda and based guanidingidroksida.
Funds on the basis of caustic soda - the strongest. And the harm they cause the hair a lot, although the results from the impact of these funds in the most noticeable. The concentration of the caustic soda solution at a chemical straightening can range from 5 to 10%, depending on various conditions and factors of hair straightening. The pH level in the use of funds based on caustic soda can range from 10 to 14, and the higher the figure - the faster the tool will work, but the greater the damage from straightening.
Funds based guanidingidroksida cause hair a little less harm than caustic soda, but their effect is also weaker. Such means degrease the scalp, so in the case of the use of such funds should be before and after application of the drug to use special air conditioning.
As mentioned earlier in this article, is used for chemical straightening protective base. Apply protective cream on the entire surface of the scalp with your fingers. And be sure to use cream the neck, around the forehead, under the ears and above them. Protective cream acts as a protective barrier that protects the skin from chemical burns.
It is also in the process of chemical hair straightening using converters that are designed to stop the action of chemicals and restore the normal pH balance of hair.
If you decide to straighten your hair with a chemical, you have certainly a lot about this procedure, read and experienced such a concept, as a chemical hair straightening Goldwell. What is this concept?
So, Goldwell - is a Japanese-German company, which has developed a special technology to chemical hair straightening. This technology is called permanent. Due to permanent hair straightening is achieved smoothness and shine of hair straightening, and the effect of chemical hair straightening Goldwell lasts up to 9 months. If you decide to resort to permanent hair straightening, you can ask in the cabin, home of the chemical hair straightening photos before and after the procedure. You'll notice that the hair is not only look worse, but on the contrary encouraging look healthy shine and perfect smoothness. Goldwell involves fairly gentle hair straightening, so that it becomes possible to hair coloring on the day of the procedure rectification.
The only disadvantage of hair straightening technology Goldwell - the duration of the procedure. Thus, between the first and last washing head may take as much as 9 hours. It all depends on the length of hair - the longer, the longer the process of rectification.
Hair straightening technology Goldwell:
- It can be used both for natural curly hair and permed.
- Hair after this procedure are perfectly straight and smooth, retained their natural healthy glow.
- Hair that underwent chemical straightening, curly again will not be.
- Absolutely lost "fluffy" hair. They look heavier.
The structure means for hair straightening technology Goldwell includes such treatment and care components such as:
- Silk proteins
- Vitamin C-DT
- Cationic polymers
- Essential oils
- PH Control System
Goldwell Funds are suitable for all hair types. Also, these tools can easily cope with hard hair brunettes. From a series of tools that technology can be qualified to choose a formula that is best for your hair.
Unfortunately, chemical hair straightening at home is not possible, because this procedure should be done only by a professional. But for the home environment is perfect thermal straightening option. For these purposes, it is best to use a curling-irons with ceramic coating, especially if you have to straighten the hair in this way on a regular basis. For irons with ceramic coating is not only more gently straighten the hair, but the effect of straightening much better than from the metal irons.
Use of ironing has its nuances:
- Use on wet hair irons should not be - it is very damaging to the hair.
- If your irons are equipped with a thermometer, do not forget to make sure that the temperature of the instrument does not exceed 120 degrees.
- It is better not to use irons usually 2-3 times a week.
- Do not forget to use thermal protection means for hair care.
Suppose that, of course, chemical hair straightening at home is not available, but this method is acceptable, is not it? In addition, with the help of hair straightening irons or hair dryer in the home has one distinct advantage over chemical hair straightening: reviews Many women will show you that the straightening at home is undeniable cheaper. Approximately 15-25 thousand. On the other hand, at home to achieve perfect smoothness and gloss fail. Here, of course, wins the chemical straightening.
In general, before you decide to get rid of frizzy curls, thrice think: whether you need it for real? Check out the Internet at the Women's Forum. After all, chemical hair straightening reviews women who passed through this procedure, have a different character. For example, some people write that the hair after chemical straightening are just incredibly beautiful, smooth, shiny and well groomed. And the other - on the contrary, that the hair is very thin and more confused, they appear creases, they will get dirty ...
In general, as is the chemical hair straightening, that this is necessary, the effect of this "chemistry" we told you, and only expose their hair this procedure or not - it's you and only you! But whatever your choice, we wish you to be always beautiful and attractive.