To do capillary cauterization at home you need a cauterization kit, which can be found in pharmacies, drugstores or cosmetic stores, in addition to having a hair dryer and a flat iron.
Cauterization is an aesthetic treatment that closes the cuticles of the strands, which reduces frizz , volume and gives an aspect with more shine and softness to the hair, which can be repeated every month or every 3 months. Learn more about capillary cauterization and what it is for.
How to do homemade cauterization
Although cauterization is usually performed in the beauty salon, it can also be done at home as long as you have the right products and you know the proper amount of keratin, as excess keratin can make your hair harder.
The step by step to make a homemade capillary cauterization is:
- Wash your hair with anti-residue shampoo , once or twice in a row, and remove excess moisture with a towel;
- Apply a moisturizing mask , for your hair type, and massage the strands and let it act for 5 to 20 minutes, allowing the hair to be ready to receive keratin. Learn to make a homemade mask to hydrate each type of hair ;
- Rinse hair thoroughly to remove the mask and then dry with a towel;
- Spray the liquid keratin over the entire length of the hair, from the root to the ends, and let it act for 10 minutes;
- Dry your hair with a blow dryer . Before, you can use an anti-thermal product for hair, to avoid heat aggression;
- Pass the flat iron gently through the hair , after dividing it into small strands to facilitate the process.
Finally, it is recommended to apply a silicone serum over the entire length of the hair, to reduce static electricity and the appearance of new hair.
What products to use
Some examples of hair cauterization kits that can be used are from Keramax, Niely Gold, Vizcaya, L’Oreal and Vita A. However, it is important that the hair undergoes a professional evaluation so that the best hair product can be recommended. according to the characteristics of the wires.
It is recommended that cauterization be done on a monthly basis, because depending on the amount of keratin applied to the hair, the strands may become more hardened and the effect of the cauterization may not be visible.
As cauterization aims to promote the reconstruction of the threads, this procedure may be suitable for people with dry, weakened hair, with split ends or who have suffered aggressions from chemicals, such as the progressive brush.
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