Permanent Hair Straightening
Thermal straightening is a permanent hair straightening treatment to remove frizz and curl leaving the hair silky, smooth, and more manageable.
Thermal Straightening is a permanent hair straightening treatment that reduces curl and frizz. Results can vary from person to person depending on many factors such as hair type, hair texture, and the condition of the hair as well as some environmental factors, such as hormones, hard water, medications, pregnancies, non-professional hair products, hair products that contain sulfates or sodium chloride, previous hair products, or previous chemical services.
Permanent Hair Straightening may also be know as Thermal Reconditioning because it reduces curl and frizz yet leaves the hair in better condition than before. During the treatment many reconstructors and conditioners are applied to the hair resulting in healthier looking hair that moves and feels silkier than before.
This treatment is to help reduce time spent on “styling” your hair straight. You will not get the smoothest or straightest results if you do not blow your hair dry and/or flat iron your hair every time you wash your hair. Blowdrying and flat ironing your hair each time you wash it will help the treatment last longer as well.
Permanent (Thermal) Hair Straightening-
- Removes various percentages of curl and frizz from the hair depending on hair type.
- Retouches on re-growth are needed in 3-6 months depending on hair texture.
- This treatment is permanent because the hair bonds are broken enabling the hair to take a smoother or less curly shape.
- To ensure the treatment lasts as long as possible it is important to blow dry and flat iron after washing, using professional smoothing hair products.
- Must wait 2 weeks before or after to do any color service.
Thermal Straightening requires a consultation. All consultations are $20.00 and require a credit or debit card on file to schedule. You can book your consultation online or call the salon at 573-474-4555.
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Q: How long does Thermal Straightening process take?
A: 3-4 hours, depending on the hair type, length, and density of your hair.
Q: How does Thermal Straightening work?
A: The solutions will permanently change the hair texture, therefore, when the hair grows out there will be a regrowth line. The solution works by physically changing the internal structure of the hair, then by applying heat with a flat iron, it creates a more permanent less curly or less wavy shape resulting in less curl and frizz than before.
Q: Will the hair be straight after Thermal Straightening?
A: A reduction of curl and frizz will be reduced by 50-90 percent depending on the following conditions: Results vary depending on factors such as hair type, hair texture, resistant hair, and the condition of the hair as well as some environmental factors, such as hormones, hard water, medications, pregnancies, non-professional hair products, hair products that contain sulfates or sodium chloride, previous hair products, previous chemical services, and hair resistance. If a sleek style is desired, you will still need to blow dry and flat iron your hair to achieve this look. When hair is air dried, there may still be a wave pattern in some cases. We will not perform the service on pregnant individuals due to the results are likely to not turn out as good.
Q: Will Thermal Straightening damage my hair?
A: This process is not just about straightening hair, it also re-texturizes your hair to a healthy shine. Correct application by a trained and experienced stylist will give you the results you desire. Make sure you consult a stylist experienced in YUKO Japanese Thermal Straightening if you have any concerns.
Q: How long does Straightening last?
A: Hair that is treated with permanent thermal straightening will remain straight almost permanently, however, new hair will grow according to its natural texture. We recommend that you get touch-ups every 4 to 6 months, but the interval will vary depending on your natural hair texture and how quickly your hair grows.
Q: How soon after having Thermal Straightening can the hair be washed or get wet?
A: You can wash or wet your hair 2 days after this treatment is done. Blow dry 100% after shampooing every time to maintain straightness.
Q: How is Thermal Straightening different from Brazilian treatment methods?
A: Thermal Straightening permanently straightens hair by physically changing the internal structure of the hair. Brazilian/Keratin treatments temporarily coat hair with keratin to smooth hair. Brazilian/Keratin treatments will wash out after an average of 3 months, so you must visit a salon often to re-coat the hair with this method. Brazilian/Keratin treatments may contain hazardous chemicals which release highly carcinogenic gas. For more information on the danger of chemicals, please check OSHA Safety and Regulations.
Q: Can I do Thermal Straightening and color at the same time?
A: No. Color should be applied to hair at least 2 weeks before or after the straightening procedure. Applying both chemical treatments simultaneously will result in hair damage. Therefore, they must be done separately to avoid undesirable results.
Q: Can I do YUKO Japanese Thermal Straightening over hair that has Relaxer/Brazilian/Keratin/Anti-Frizz type of treatments?
A: No, not too soon after. Please wait 3-4 months until the Relaxer/Brazilian/Keratin/Anti-Frizz Treatment coating is completely off of hair to do a Thermal Straightening.
Q: Can I get a Thermal Straightening treatment if I’m pregnant or nursing?
A: As with any chemical service, pregnant or nursing women should seek the advice of their physician before use. Results are not optimal if pregnant or if you’ve been pregnant within the last 3 months. Hormones that build on the hair usually cause the treatment to not be as effective, therefore, we will not perform the service on individuals who are pregnant or have had a baby in the last 3 months.
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