Keratin treatments are one of the most popular services performed in a hair salon. In an effort to make a safe and effective keratin treatment, the market is always booming with new product lines, and it can be hard to keep up with all of the changes. Not all keratin treatments are created equal, and multiple lines need to be carried in a salon to cater to client's different needs. Below you'll find a breakdown of the best keratin treatments on the market so you can choose the best product for you.
4Hair Progressive Keratin Treatment
4Hair Progressive Keratin is an extremely popular product because you can wash your hair immediately after the service is performed. Regular keratin treatments make you wait 1-3 days before washing the hair, which can annoy some clients, especially during the summer months when they're usually looking to do a keratin treatment.
When you order the product it comes with a ten-minute video explaining how to perform the service along with product facts and frequently asked questions.
Keep this in mind when purchasing your keratin products — A common misconception about keratin treatments is that the longer you leave them in the stronger they must be. It's actually the opposite. If a keratin treatment can be washed out immediately, or after only one day, this product is going to be stronger than a keratin treatment that's washed out in three days. This also means that the one-day product is going to contain more formaldehyde to make it stronger.
Lasio Tropic Keratin Treatment
An exception to the 1-3 day rule, is the Lasio Tropic Keratin treatment. This product is formaldehyde-free and can be washed out after one day. Lasio uses Euxol 702 instead of formaldehyde, which is a skin-friendly liquid cosmetic preservative. The only drawbacks are that the Lasio Tropic will last 2-3 months instead of 3-4, and curl will be cut down by around 60% instead of 80%. The good news - it's safe and frizz is 100% eliminated.
Most stylists at my hair salon use Lasio products, and it's a major favorite among clients that are looking for a safer hair smoothing option. You can't go wrong with carrying Lasio in your salon.
Keratin Shot by Salerm Cosmetics
Keratin Shot is an effective keratin treatment that I've used on my own clients with great results. The best thing about this line is that a little product goes a long way, and you can take large sections when applying. This brand is a great option when working with a client that has very thick, long hair. The only downside to Keratin Shot is that you have to wait three full days before you can wash your hair after the application
Peter Coppola Keratin Treatment
Coppola Keratin Treatment is a fantastic product that is 100% formaldehyde and aldehyde free. This product works over time by not only smoothing the hair; it provides the ultimate anti-aging boost, adds volume and restores hair's youthful look, texture, and appearance. Coppola keratin treatment is infused with keratin amino acids and damage-reversing ceramides. This keratin treatment will leave hair full-bodied and frizz-free for up to three months.