Updated: Jan 18
Lighting Hair: Removing the natural pigment from the hair shaft's cortex.
Curl Reformation: Relaxers, Perm, Curl Reformation
Cuticle Treatments: Keratin Treatment, Silk Amino Treatment, Brazilian Blow
Color Removal: Color does not remove color, To remove the artificial color you need a color extractor.
Curl Reformation: Opens cuticle and removes or adds protein (sulfur) from the hair shaft inside the cuticle.
Cuticle Treatments: Put a coating on the hair shaft to protect the cuticle from long-term damage.
Pros: Manageability, Good vanity metric, helps cut time shorter, helps to prolong styles for those with high- medium porosity hair.
Best if performed by someone trained in bond reconstruction.
Cons: Curl Reform: If over-processed, the bonds are too weak to hold the hairshaft together, resulting in color-coupled mush broken hair. Taking too much pigment or too many disulfide bonds damages the hair permanently.
Cuticle Treatments: If you have low porosity hair putting extra weight on the hairshaft causes hair weathering and intense breakage resulting in telogen effluvium or worse.
More updates coming soon!