Category: Straightening

Brazilian keratin hair straightening treatment – the lowdown

Smoother, straighter, healthier looking hair – sounds good eh? It’s the holy grail for so many of us, and Brazilian keratin treatments claim to deliver just that. Such promises are mighty hard to resist … gorgeously silky hair without harsh chemical processing? Yes please, where do I sign? But how exactly does Brazilian keratin treatment work, and is it really as fantastic as it sounds? Read more …

Choosing the best hair straightener

If you want sleek and smooth, straight hair –  fast – hair straighteners are the invention that so many of us now can’t live without. If you’re looking to buy a new pair of hair straighteners or flat irons to style your hair with, choosing the best hair straightener for you can be a bit of a minefield. With so many makes and models available it can be an impossible job to pick your way through the options out there, so to get started you first need to think about what you want to get out of your hair straightener. Below are some factors to think about before you start looking at the best hair straightener for you.

All you need to know about permanent hair straightening systems

It seems no matter what type of hair we’re born with, so many of us spend seemingly endless amounts of time battling with it to change it. If you’ve got wavy, curly or generally unmanageable hair, you may long for glossy, poker straight locks, but it can take a lot of time and effort to get them that way. Yes, straightening irons are effective, but daily straightening is time consuming and can really make your arms ache if you’ve got thick hair like me! It’s no wonder then that so many of us are looking into more permanent solutions – if my own hair wasn’t quite so chemically ravaged, I’d be first in line to try out these treatments promising super straight tresses. How exactly does permanent hair straightening work though, and which method is best? Read more …