Making a smooth move: How to decide if you need a keratin treatment for your hair

In two minds about whether or not to go in for a keratin treatment for your hair? Here’s all you need to know about the therapy that promises to give you smooth, shiny hair
Keratin treatments put lost protein back in the hair, restoring health and leaving it shiny, smooth and frizz-free.(Shutterststock Image)
Keratin treatments put lost protein back in the hair, restoring health and leaving it shiny, smooth and frizz-free.(Shutterststock Image)
Updated on Aug 10, 2019 07:52 PM IST
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Has there ever been a woman who hasn’t wanted hair like Rapunzel’s? At least the beauty of it, if not the length? But you’d think all the appendages of modern living – a hectic lifestyle, pollution, junk food – would have taken their toll on our tresses, leaving us with dull, lifeless hair. Wrong! Look around, and you will find many women with the perfect mane. A salon visit can now make bad hair days a thing of the past. Keratin treatments promise to remove all signs of frizz, leaving hair smoother and glossier for months. But are they as good as they are made out to be?

 

Experts consulted: Rod Anker (Rod Anker Salons), Sumit Israni (Geetanjali Salon), Bridgette Jones (Bridgette Jones Fashion Salon), oncologist PK Julka and dermatologists Deepali Bhardwaj and Asheena Mehra

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    Poulomi Banerjee is assistant editor at Hindustan Times.A journalist with over a decade’s experience, Poulomi has reported on varied subject, but human rights and gender issues are her preferred areas of work

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