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What is the keratin shock and how to do it?

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This time we are going to talk about a very interesting topic like the keratin shock. Here you will learn what it is, what it is for and of course how to use this treatment.

What is keratin shock?

In summary keratin shock is a treatment where high doses of keratin are used to try to nourish and moisturize the hair so that it can combat damaged, damaged or brittle hair. Using the technique known as a cream bath.

But … What is keratin? It is a protein that in itself is in the hair naturally and has the function of protecting the hair from different factors that could damage it, such as weather, sweating, etc. There are many products on the market of this protein, such as the one used to carry out the keratin shock, of which we will see its multiple benefits below.

What is the keratin shock used for?

Well once we are clear about what it is, we can see the wonderful benefits of keratin shock for our hair and that the objective of this treatment is to repair the damaged structure of the hair strands, evidently caused by the lack of natural keratin.

What do we gain from this? Restore damaged hair, this hair treatment strengthens, brightens, vitalizes hair, makes it look healthy and silky. In some cases, it even gives a smoothing effect although the latter is only in some cases.

When you do this treatment you will notice how your hair becomes much more manageable, robust and with the perfect volume.

How to do keratin shock

Apply keratin to your hair is quite simple, the steps to follow are:

  1. Wash your hair well with any keratin shampoo.
  2. The second step is to divide your hair into different sections, to facilitate the application of keratin.
  3. The next thing is to apply a keratin shock that you previously had to choose. Do it with a lot of patience, in the same way how you apply a hair dye. Remember to emphasize the roots.
  4. After this, what you have to do is wait for the treatment to dry and then apply an iron to fix the keratin well and penetrate it very well into the scalp.
  5. After 3 days it is important that you perform a deep application of keratin-based shampoo so that the effects of the treatment are deeper.

How long the keratin shock treatment lasts

How well the experts say it, since I have been able to verify it myself, this treatment has effects with an average duration that varies between 2 months and a half and 3 months.

What kind of hair is recommended is keratin shock?

This treatment is recommended for people with brittle hair, split ends or any type of damaged hair.

Precautions and contraindications of keratin shock

When applying this keratin treatment you also have to take some precautions for example if you do not suffer an allergy to some of the components of keratin, since some people have irritation on the scalp.

You must also be careful with your eyes when you are in the application of the treatment. On the other hand, some people have hair loss after the application of keratin shock, this, of course, does not usually happen but if that is the case, do not iron your hair again until the problem is solved.

Important: Choose products of keratin that do not contain the “formaldehyde” component and if it contains it in very low doses since this component can be harmful in higher doses.