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Best Hair Straighteners For Protecting Your Hair Against Damage

When it comes to hair straightening the world is overflowing with information and scientific sources are harder to find. Flat Irons are nowadays wonders of technology, each with its own specs conceived for a particular need. But does all that fancy technology protect your hair? Here are the best straighteners we could find and some […]

How does permanent hair straightening work?

Permanent straightening, also known as a relaxer, is a straightening method that affects the structure of the hair permanently through a chemical treatment. The chemicals used in permanent straightening solutions cause permanent change to a person’s hair follicles, however, new hair growth is not affected by this procedure. The science behind hair straightening is as […]

What is a Hair Keratin Treatment?

Hair consists primarily of the protein keratin, a polymer with a high concentration of the amino acids glycine, glutamic acid and cysteine. During the formation of the keratin fibre, the sulfhydryl functions of the cysteine residues oxidise to create disulphide bonds that give hairs their structure (Acton, 2013). The natural look of hair can be […]