What Is A Brazilian Blowout?

If you plan to do the hair treatment called a Brazilian blowout, It would be better if you knew what they really are? A Brazilian blowout is a popular hair treatment that some people still don’t have a clue about its benefits or drawbacks. There is a lot of hype about this product both from happy clients and the media. I’ve always been beset by the unmanageable, dry, and frizzy hair. But after applying this hair treatment, my hair changed for good. If you have not used this product before, this article is going to enlighten you about the product and how it feels when you are using it.

How does Brazilian Blowout work on hairs?

A Brazilian blowout is a way of hair smoothening which includes hair straightening and hair curling. It actually seals the hair cuticle, conditions the hair, and really improves the overall health of the hair instead of damaging it, as several chemical treatments do. The Brazilian hair treatment usually leaves the hair manageable, frizz-free and shiny which reduces the length of time users dedicate for caring for their hair daily. It provides a protective protein layer on the hair and works well with all hair types.

How does it feel like?

The Brazilian blowout can be carried out on any type of hair: frizzy, color-treated, damaged, or processed. I’ve done this treatment on several occasions and I surely know that it makes the hair feel better and healthier.

What to do for a Brazilian blowout?

If you want to have this treatment done, the first thing you will need to do is look for a certified stylist for the treatment. The stylist will begin by washing your hair with a shampoo that is specially formulated. The stylist will split your hair into different sections as he/she applies the treatment to these separate sections.  The treatment will then be sealed through blow-drying and flat-ironing. Next, the stylist will apply a masque treatment before applying a smoothening serum after it is being rinsed out. Finally, after the blow-dry stage, the hair can now be styled to your desire.

Cost of Brazilian blowout

The cost of Brazilian blowout is not fixed and can be either lower of higher, depending on a lot of factors. Prices will differ in different areas and the type of salon you choose for the treatment. However, prices range between $150 and $500. There are extra costs you have to incur, though, including the cost of aftercare products needed to prolong the life of the hair treatment. These products include conditioners and shampoo meant to keep your treated hair brisk for as long as possible. Although the price may be a little high, there is no denying the fact that this kind of hair treatment is worth its price in many cases.

Apart from the use of aftercare products to prolong the lifespan of the treatment, the hair can also last very long if you don’t wash it always.  Depending on the aftercare product you use and your type of hair, the Brazilian Blowout can last between 10 and 12 weeks. Another good thing about this type of hair treatment is that it makes results last much longer and makes your hair healthier as you do it frequently.

Important note: The heating process utilised in the application of some hair straightening releases formaldehyde gas, which may be severely irritating to the throat, nose, and eyes. A prolonged exposure can even lead to cancer concerns. It is more harmful to the stylist who gets in contact with the application every day. If you are looking to have a Brazilian blowout, find out the percentage of formaldehyde gas in the application. Its percentage should be at levels below OSHA’s limits. This is why you need to only perform this treatment with a certified stylist who understands the implications of using harmful products on the hair

Can I do a Brazilian blowout at home?

Yes, you definitely can do it at home. Because they cost a pretty much money at a salon, you will save a lot of money when making it become a DIY task with the right tools and methods.

How long does it take to completely achieve a Brazilian blowout treatment?

Normally, you have to spend from 90-120 minutes to get Brazilian blowout done completely.

Is A Brazilian Blowout safe? 

This question is concerned with a lot of people, according to FDA investigation about the brazilian blowout, blowouts actually are not illegal, however, this treatment is not 100% safe and you should minimise the contact to the products because they contain formaldehyde related ingredients. Your eyes, nose are most likely to be exposed to these ingredients when they are heated by styling tools and released to the air. If you have a sensitive skin, they may get irritated. It is very rewarding when you feel amazed with your healthy and natural hair by a Brazilian blowout, so weight the risks.


Author: Best Hair Straighteners Guide

Hey my name is Juanita K. Worden. i am a beaty expert

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