8 Myths About Brazilian Blowout
Surely you have heard about Brazilian Blowout and have seen the dramatic before and after transformation shots. You may even be curious about having the process done yourself. The buzz around Brazilian Blowout has become notorious for its transformative results. Some have also gone so far to say it has changed their lives. But, are all the accolades real or just a marketing ploy? We are here to tell you that it 100 percent lives up to the hype. And what's more, we are about to prove it and debunk at least 8 myths about Brazilian Blowout.
Myth #1 Brazilian Blowout is a chemical process that alters the texture of your hair.
The Brazilian Blowout is in fact, a liquid keratin formula that bonds to your hair and creates a protective layer around each strand. It seals the cuticle and efficiently eliminates frizz. What's more, once applied, the treatment provides a type of armor against any external styling and environmental damage. It was created in Brazil and utilizing ingredients that originate in the country, such as annatto seed, acai berry, and camu camu a vitamin-C packed super food. The treatment will leave your hair feeling hydrated and looking super glossy.
Myth #2 Brazilian Blowout takes hours spent in the salon.
Like any process, the time spent in the salon usually depends on how much hair you have. But, in all, Brazilian Blowout takes around one and a half hours. However, longer and thicker hair may need more in the salon. Your stylist will first clarify your hair to remove any residual styling products while creating a stable base for which the treatment to adhere. The Brazilian Blowout formula is then applied root to ends section by section. Your hair is then blow-dried smooth with a Bore head brush. Next, using a flat iron your stylist works to seal the product to your hair. Once completed, it is back to have your hair rinsed, followed by a deep conditioning treatment. Finally, your hair is Blowout leaving it smooth with beautiful shine.
Myth #3 Brazilian Blowout is only for straightening hair.
Not true, unless you want it to be. Meaning, that if you like wearing your hair curly or wavy, you still can. Brazilian blowout works to tame the frizz and make hair smooth and more manageable. Be clear and let your stylist know what you desire. And, that will determine how many passes she makes with the flat iron. This serves to preserve the texture of your hair while at the same time making it healthier, more hydrated and smooth. You will still have the volume and waves. Additionally, the treatment dramatically reduces your time spent styling and gets you out the door in minutes!
Myth #4 Brazilian Blowout is only for thick frizzy hair.
This couldn't be farther from the truth! Most people mistakenly believe that Brazilian Blowout is only to tame thick frizzy hair and that it is ineffective for flat, straight, and fine hair. The treatment adds volume and lift to even the limpest head of hair based on the technique used by your stylist. What's more, it creates style and reduces static. Brazilian Blowout is genuinely miraculous for all hair types!
Myth # 5 You cannot use Brazilian Blowout on color-treated hair.
The treatment is not only safe on color-treated strands it helps to seal in your color. And, what's more, Brazilian Blowout offers products specifically for color, helping hues stay bright for longer. Clients can even piggyback treatments on the same day. In fact, having Brazilian Blowout after color is beneficial in that your cuticle is already open from the color. The additional treatment serves to seal the hair shaft, making your color vibrant, hydrated, and super glossy.
Myth #6 Brazilian Blowout requires restrictive aftercare.
Immediately after your hair treatment you can style it, wash it, workout, whatever. Unlike other similar keratin treatments, with Brazilian Blowout, there are zero post-treatment restrictions. The moment you walk out of the salon you can continue regular life activities. However, it is highly recommended that you switch to a sulfite and chlorine-free shampoos, conditioners, and styling products to expand its lifespan. Luckily, Brazilian Blowout carries an entire line of products all aimed at preserving the treatment.
Myth #7 Brazilian Blowout is best used only in the summer.
This statement is entirely false! While Brazilian Blowout indeed does wonders in the summer, you will be amazed by the results in the winter as well. Consider that the treatment protects your hair from weather extremes. So, winter is the perfect time for the Brazilian Blowout. It will safeguard your locks from the extra dry, hot indoor air and the frigid outdoor air. And as another bonus? It combats annoying winter static, and dramatically reduces styling time.
Myth # 8 The results are only temporary.
If you vow to use only the sulfite and chlorine-free Brazilian products, your treatment will last at least for four months or longer, depending on how often you shampoo. As it starts to wear off, you will see it at the hairline first. It is a gradual process as your hair returns to its natural curl pattern. Even if you opt not to retreat, there will never be a distinct line between treated hair and new regrowth.
Have questions about Brazilian Blowout? Contact Style and Tranquility Studio of Annapolis (410-216-2901) and schedule a consultation. Experience the life changing hair treatment that celebrities and beauty professionals have been raving about for years!