Most Common Hair Problems and Solutions
Q. How often should I get a haircut to maintain the shape and healthy hair?
A: If you wait too long between cuts, your hair stylist won't be able to follow the shape of your last cut. If you like the style, you should aim for every 4 to 6 weeks.
Q. Is it OK to wash my hair every day?
A. Sure fresh hair feels good, but shampooing that often will strip your locks and scalp of healthy oils making them super dry. You can keep a good balance by alternating your shampoo every other day with a good conditioner.
Q. I have blond highlights, but my hair has become dry, dull, frizzy and never shines. Is there any products or treatment that can bring back the healthy condition in my hair?
A. Avoid washing your hair everyday. Use shampoo that is designed for your hair type (shampoo for color treated hair, moisturize shampoo, etc.). Try a deep conditioning treatment once per week (shampoo, lightly towel dry the hair, apply heavy duty conditioner from mid-shaft to the end, cover your hair with a shower cap or a towel, leave it for 15 to 30 minutes, rinse it out). The other alternative is Keratin hair smoothing treatment, that will bring back shine and healthy condition to your hair. One treatment will last about 6 weeks.
Q. What can be done with split-ends?
A. They occur when the cuticle layer is severely weathered or missing. This causes the exposed shaft to fray like yarn. To correct this problem, give your hair a dose of protection and intense moisture by conditioning, Regular trims every 6 to 8 weeks also helps.
Q. How can I help my lackluster locks?
A. Everyday wear and tear and styling products can make your hair dry and dull. Using Clarify shampoo every 1 or 2 weeks will remove residues and build ups. Avoid washing your hair everyday, it will strip all of the healthy oils needed by your hair and scalp. Deep conditioning once a week is also big help.
Q. How should I handle my problem with oily hair?
A. Oily scalp and hair needs consistent care. When you shampoo, massage it into the roots and down the hair mid-shaft. Apply conditioner, as needed, only from mid-shaft to the end, avoid conditioner on your scalp.
Q. My hair tangles easily. What will take out the tangles but not weigh down my thin hair?
A. Leave in conditioner like Redken Extreme Anti-Snap will fix the problem and will not weigh your hair down.
Q. Will hairspray cause my hair to fall out?
A. There are no chemicals in hairspray that will cause hair to fall out.
Q. Which hairspray is better, a pump or aerosol spray?
A. Pump sprays go on wetter, and as a result takes longer to dry. Aerosols can provide more precise control for spot holding. It is matter of preference.
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Q. What is Brazilian Blow-out?
A. It is a non-chemical hair treatment that will loosen up the frizzy, uncontrollable curly hair to frizz-free, silky shiny straighter hair, which is easier to blow dry without using a flat iron.
Q. What is the different between Brazilian Blow-out and other regular hair straightening?
A. Other hair straightening usually involve a chemical process which will get into the inner hair and rearrange the bonds from curly to straight. While they may last longer than Brazilian Blowout, they will damage your hair. They are not safe to use on heavily high-lighted or damaged hair, and will create curly roots with straight ends as the hair grows out. Brazilian Blowout will not make your hair flat straight, it will create naturally straight hair. When wet you still see loose curls or wavy hair, giving an option to wear soft curly hair. However after blow-drying your hair will become straighter with volume. Brazilian Blowout is safe to use on heavily high-lighted or damaged hair. Lastly, with Brazilian Blowout there is no commitment, your hair will gradually go back to its natural state, unless desired you will not "Have To Do It Again".
Q. What kind of look will you get from Brazilian Blowout?
A. The hair will be left totally frizz free, shiny, effortlessly manageable, and with plenty of body and bounce. There will remain the option to wear your hair curly, wavy(for a change) and also the freedom to blow-dry it smooth and straight in a fraction of the time required before the treatment.
Q. How long does the Brazilian Blowout last?
A. It will last about 12 weeks with the use of Brazilian Blowout after-care maintenance product line. The shampoo and conditioner will help to prolong the treatment to its full potential.
Q. What is Keratin hair smoothing treatment?
A. This therapy infuses natural keratin deep into hair's cuticles. This revolutionary therapy reduces frizz and curl, instantly adds amazing shine, silkiness, and condition to the hair, as well as eliminate split-ends. The hair is made more manageable, smoother, and easier to style.
Q. Is Keratin hair smoothing treatment safe on my color hair?
A. Yes; it is perfect on all types of hair, including color treated and over-processed or damaged hair.
Q. How long does the Keratin treatment last?
It usually lasts 4 to 5 weeks. With the use of after-care products the life of the treatment is prolonged to its maximum.