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Name: Wendy
Status: student
Age: 17
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Date: 2001

What is hair rebonding system? As I know, keratin is applied on hair to protect it. Does it really work? Will this rebonding system damage hair?


Hair is essentially a dead protein known as keratin. Hair is alive only at its root -- in the follicle. As a result, there is not much to the phrase, "healthy hair." Once damaged, hair cannot be significantly repaired by application of anything to its surface. Products that claim to repair damaged hair are simply materials designed to cover the damage. Ultimately, these wash off and the damage remains. Often, you are worse off than before. Even though hair is keratin, adding keratin (rebonding) will do no long-term good because what's put on is a surface application and is not part of the internal (natural) part of the hair as it grew.

Most hair care products that are advertised to repair damaged hair are simply a means to separate you from your money. Hair is damaged by careless treatment. The best approach is to treat your hair kindly -- avoid harsh shampoos, perms, brutal curling methods, and blow-drying. Also, use a very smooth injection-molded comb and a natural bristle brush when bringing order to chaos.

Richard Hoffmann (Profhoff) 388

Rebonding, is the process of applying, protein and moisturizer to damaged hair. Keratine is what the hair is made of. All the amino acid in the hair is what makes up keratine. If you know a product that has the amino acid , it will protect the hair, and no, it is not damaging to it.

Rafael D.

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