If your hair is dry, frizzy, has broken ends or is falling out, you need hair treatment. But which will be the right one? That will depend on the problem you want to solve and also on your budget.
Knowing the types of hair treatments available will help you choose the most effective one when you go to the hairdresser. You can also try a home-made recipe to strengthen, moisturise or repair your hair at home.
Nowadays there are several non-surgical therapies for hair loss for men and women, such as hair’s grafts or microinjections that stop hair loss and stimulate the regeneration of hair follicles.
Do you need to strengthen your hair, repair it, hydrate it, stop its fall? In this article, we give you all the information you need to choose the best and most effective hair treatment for you.
What is a hair treatment?
A hair treatment is a procedure that helps improve the appearance and health of your hair.
You can do this in a hairdresser, beauty clinic, beauty salon or in your own home, using various techniques that allow:
Restore: Helps improve the health of damaged hair based on proteins and moisturizers.
Moisturize: Balance the moisture content of damaged hair physically (excessive heat, sun damage) or chemically (coloring, hair treatments).
To avoid the fall: They favor the regeneration of tissues, stimulating the growth of the hair, avoiding and preventing its fall.
The beauty salon or hairdresser are the places where most hair treatments are performed. It is in these places where you will be able to receive effective and professional hair treatment:
This is a restorative treatment that is done by applying a product that straightens the hair and then uses heat to seal it.
The procedure lasts about 90 minutes, depending on the length of the hair, and its results last from 2 to 3 months.
Some of the hair treatments of keratin are:
- Global Keratin Complex.
- Brazilian Keratin Treatment.
- Coppola Smoothing Keratin Therapy.
Botox hair to rejuvenate the hair
This is done by means of hair injections or vitamin ampoules that are applied externally to the scalp.
The difference between these methods is that the injections must be performed by a professional in a hair beauty clinic, while the treatment of blisters can be performed in a hair salon or at home.
Botox hair injections or ampoules contain various nutrients such as vitamin C, vitamin E, collagen, elastin, proteins and amino acids (lactic acid, hyaluronic acid, glycolic acid), jojoba oil and argan oil, among others.
Hair treatments for hair loss
Capillary treatments for hair loss can be used in men and women, but sometimes the treatment for men is different, as it specifically helps reverse the effects of the genetic trait of male pattern baldness.
Some hair loss treatments are applied indistinctly in men and women, helping to prevent the causes of hair loss in both sexes.
Plasma Hair Treatment (PRP)
The Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is an innovative treatment that helps stop hair loss and stimulates hair growth.
The PRP promotes the formation of collagen, hyaluronic acid, and elastin, supporting tissue regeneration. This will stop hair loss and it will grow back stronger and healthier.
This treatment involves taking a sample of the person’s blood to separate the platelet-rich plasma. It is then applied to the scalp using microinjections.
Stem Cell Hair Treatment
Treatment-capillary-with- stem cellsAnti-fall therapy with stem cells is an innovative hair transplant treatment used to regenerate hair follicles.
Stem cells help stimulate the growth of new cells. These are transplanted into the scalp to multiply hair cells at a rapid rate, ensuring rapid growth of new, healthy hair.
This hair treatment requires 2 to 6 sessions, depending on the stage and progress of baldness.
Home Hair Treatments
Some professional hair treatments can be performed in the comfort of your own homes, such as botox ampoules and hair treatments that are purchased packaged.
You can also make some masks at home to repair, moisturize and strengthen the hair.
These are homemade recipes for hair, which you can prepare with natural ingredients or with products you can find in drugstores or pharmacies.
Botox Home Hair Treatment
Each beauty salon has its own recipe for Botox capillary, but using the basic ingredients you can put this treatment into practice in the comfort of your home.
- 1.5 g provitamin B5 (Panthenol)
- 2 ml collagen
- 2 ml elastin
- 1 teaspoon hyaluronic acid
- 1 g vitamin C
- 1 ml vitamin E
- 10 ml liquid keratin
- 10 ml argan oil
- 2 drops of 80% lactic acid
- 3 drops 50% glycolic acid
Wash your hair with an alkaline shampoo to open the cuticle and dry it a little, leaving it quite damp. Combine the ingredients in a container and apply the mixture to the hair, lock by lock, using a brush and comb to spread the mixture evenly throughout the hair.
Apply heat to the hair with a hair dryer for 15 minutes and put on a thermal cap to seal the active ingredients and fix the cuticle. Leave on for 30 minutes, rinse your hair with water, blow dry and iron gently.
Natural hair treatment for dry hair
One of the professional hair treatments you can do at home is hot oil. This is an ideal remedial therapy for dry and damaged hair.
- Avocado oil (coconut oil or sweet almond oil)
- Drops of your favorite essential oil
Mix the base oil with the drops of essential oil and heat the mixture in a bain-marie taking care not to boil.
Apply the hot oil to your hair using your hands, spreading it from the roots to the ends. Let it work for 30 minutes and wash the hair twice with shampoo and hot water until all the oil is removed.
Home repair hair treatment mask
There are many recipes for hair masks, but not all have the effectiveness of milk and honey masks to repair damaged or brittle hair.
If you have fine hair use skim milk mixed with 1 tablespoon of flour to thicken the mixture.
- 2 cups of milk
- 2 teaspoons honey
Mix the milk with the honey in a bowl and heat it a little in the microwave. Keep in mind that it should not be too hot when applied to the hair.
Pour the mixture over dry hair, massaging gently and spreading it all over the hair. Put on a shower cap and let the mask work for 20 minutes. After that time, wash your hair as usual.
Home Treatments with Vitamin E to Nourish Hair
Hair treatments with vitamin E are carried out in hairdressing salons, but these techniques can also be put into practice in your own home.
You can find vitamin E capsules in drugstores. This vitamin promotes growth, prevents hair loss, thinning and aging.
Egg Mask and Vitamin E
- 2 eggs
- 2 vitamin E capsules
- 2 tablespoons almond oil
- 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Mix the ingredients well, apply the mixture to the hair and leave on for 20 minutes.
Aloe Vera and Vitamin E Mask
- 3 tablespoons aloe vera gel
- 2 vitamin E capsules
- 2 teaspoons vinegar
- 1 teaspoon glycerin
- 1 egg
Mix all the ingredients, apply them to the hair, cover it with a bath cap and leave it on for 30 minutes.
What is the price of a hair treatment?
Hair treatments that are performed in hairdressers or beauty clinics have very varied prices and you can even find a big difference depending on where you live or the clinic or hairdresser you go to.
So that you have an idea of the investment you will have to make to repair, hydrate or stop the fall of your hair, here are some approximate prices for each of the most popular treatments.
- Keratin hair treatment…from 40€.
- Hair Botox… approximately 70€.
- Hair loss treatment PRP (Plasma Rich in Platelets)… from 250€.
- Treatment with stem cells… approximately 1200€.
A proper hair therapy and carried out professionally is what will offer you the solution you are looking for for your hair problem.
Choose a hairdresser or clinic of reliable aesthetics and also bear in mind that you can perform a natural hair treatment at home that gives you good results, much cheaper and avoiding using chemicals that can damage your hair.