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Do you know of any high quality, inexpensive, keratin-free hair growth products that work?

Do you know of any high quality, inexpensive, keratin-free hair growth products that work?

Growth products: If you are having issues with hair growth you should visit you hairdresser or your doctor or both. "High quality - inexpensive" is not likely to cover what you need. ...Read more

Keratin (Definition)

Keratin is a protein produced by the skin and is essentially the major component of the covering of our ...Read more


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Any keratin oil really helps to grow hair roots?

Any keratin oil really helps to grow hair roots?

No.: There is no credible evidence that any topical or oral treatment, except Minoxidil and finasteride, have any beneficial effect on hair growth. Save your money. ...Read more

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Can i treat my hair with keratin in the last month of pragnancy ?

Can i treat my hair with keratin in the last month of pragnancy ?

Do not believe: Everything you read on the internet. As far as i know, there are no issues with pregnancy and keretin. ...Read more

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If I use keratin for a long period of time, will my hair be permanently straight and not dry or frizzy ?

Keratin use: keratin is used to straighten the hair, its effect will last for certain duration and can't be permanent as hair keeps on growing so the effect can't be permanent. Hair grow at rate of about 1 cm per month ...Read more

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Does keratin hair treatment prevent water from reaching my actual hair when I wash it?? Does it form a layer around each hair and do so?

Does keratin hair treatment prevent water from reaching my actual hair when I wash it?? Does it form a layer around each hair and do so?

Not exactly: Contrary to what it sounds like, a "keratin hair treatment" actually uses an alkaline chemical to break the disulfide bonds of curly hair and effectively temporarily straighten it. The "keratin" part of the treatment is actually the last part, that which conditions and strengthens the hair as well as reversing damage by the straightening chemical. Your hair still get wet and washed by shampoo. ...Read more

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Hi,using hair keratin products during third trimester of pregnancy ,, is it safe?

Little evidence : There is no scientific reason to suspect this would be harmful but also no evidence proving safety ...Read more

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Help can Brazilian blowout hair treatment or keratin makes your hair fall out ?

Help can Brazilian blowout hair treatment or keratin makes your hair fall out ?

Any kind of: trauma (heat, chemical, physical) can damage hair protein and make it break off, which you would think is "falling out". Be as gentle with your hair as possible. See a dermatologist if you have concerns. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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I accidentally got the keratin complex treatment on my hair. I'm still breastfeeding my 6 month old. What do I do?

I accidentally got the keratin complex treatment on my hair. I'm still breastfeeding my 6 month old.  What do I do?

Wouldn't sweat it: The topical treatments you put on your skin/hair/nails/etc. do not enter your bloodstream.Only material that does can affect breast milk. ...Read more

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My hair is lifeless and falling. my doctor said the problem is the overproductive keratin. I use shampoo for this and biotin capsules. Dont work ?

Stress can affect ur: hair as can poor diet, and any thyroid issues will impact this too. So, it's multifactorial and you may want to ask your doctor to check your thyroid hormone, active thyroid (T3) and T4 levels, as you could be euthyroid (normal TSH) but having signs of hypothyroidism. Also stress and smoking can negatively impact this too.Having a diet rich in minerals support hair growth, as well as organ health. ...Read more

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My hair is thinning down from the front upward area.. I m afraid of getting bald .. Suggest any remedies pls.. I ve done keratin twice is it safe.?

My hair is thinning down from the front upward area.. I m afraid of getting bald .. Suggest any remedies pls.. I ve done keratin twice is it safe.?

Alopecia: Hair loss has many causes, genetics, hair styling practices, medication and diet to name a few. Some Keratin treatments contain lye which can weaken the hair shaft. Also hair dyes and permanents can cause damage to the hair. ...Read more

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Why is my hair shedding so easily!!!!!!!!! I don't even brush! Don't over shampoo. Never chemical colored only keratin treatment done 8months ago.

Why is my hair shedding so easily!!!!!!!!! I don't even brush! Don't over shampoo. Never chemical colored only keratin treatment done 8months ago.

See answer: You will find the following sites helpful in understanding hair loss in women and the possible cause for your problem: http://bit.ly/1GAvfUg http://mayocl.in/1EdFZdX and http://bit.ly/1LjnYuM ...Read more