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Permanent Hair Straightening- How Does It Work, Types, Cost, Advantages And Disadvantages

Who doesn’t want poker straight hair! The prospect of permanent hair straightening is appealing. When it comes to straightening hair, we use heat styling equipment such as flat iron and dryer. But the effect of these is temporary and fades off within a couple of days or after your hair wash. How cool would it be if we could straightening our hair permanently and not have to worry about styling and managing our hair! Permanent hair straightening gives you exactly that.

Before you jump in joy and look for the nearest parlour that provides the services, it is important to educate yourself and know what you are getting into. And that is exactly what we are going to do today.

As the name suggests, permanent hair straightening is a method to permanently straighten your wavy or curly hair. The method involves giving chemical treatment to your hair to alter its texture. The most visibly drastic results on this treatment are seen on those with naturally curly hair.

While this is a complicated hair treatment, the basics of permanent hair straightening can be summed up in the following two steps.

  • Breaking the natural bonds of your hair using sodium-based products. This allows the salon professional to alter the texture of your hair.
  • Applying a neutraliser to your hair to mould them in the desired shape and lock it in place.

The entire process of permanent hair straightening takes hours to finish. So, if you are thinking about getting permanent hair straightening, you need to dedicate an entire day to the process.

Each hair straightening method differs in cots. However, on an average, getting permanent hair straightening will cost you anywhere between INR 5,000 to INR 10,000.