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A Guide to Japanese Permanent Hair Straightening

Are you done battling frizzy, unruly hair day in and day out? Do you yearn for those mornings when you can wake up to perfectly straight, sleek locks without spending precious time with your styling tools? If this sounds like a dream come true, then Japanese permanent hair straightening may be the answer to your hair struggles. In this blog post, we'll take a deep dive into it, covering what it is, how it works, the benefits it brings, and what to expect during the treatment.

What Is Japanese Hair Straightening?

Japanese Hair Straightening, also known as Thermal Reconditioning or Yuko System, is a revolutionary hair treatment that transforms curly, wavy, or frizzy hair into permanently straight and sleek tresses. This process not only eliminates frizz but also changes the internal structure of your hair to make it pin-straight.

How Does It Work?

Japanese Hair Straightening works wonders by breaking down the natural bonds within your hair's structure through the application of a specially formulated solution. Once these bonds are relaxed, your hair is straightened with the help of flat irons. The final touch involves sealing in this newfound straightness with a neutralising solution. The result? Hair that remains stunningly straight, even after you've shampooed and conditioned it.

Is It Suitable for Your Hair?

Good news – it's pretty versatile. Our team conducts a through examination of your hair, and we do prefer for clients to let us know if they have undergone any chemical treatments during our consultations. However, if you've got coloured hair, it might need a bit more TLC to avoid any unnecessary damage - or we may suggestion an entirely different treatment plan for any theavilty treated or bleached hair. So, ensure you hit up an authentic Japanese salon with experts who know their stuff.

Japanese Hair Straightening vs. Keratin Treatment

Here's the deal - Japanese Hair Straightening gives you permanent straight hair by altering the internal structure. It's long-lasting until new hair grows in. On the flip side, Keratin Treatment is a semi-permanent fix that reduces frizz and makes your hair more manageable. It smooths the hair cuticle but doesn't change the internal structure. Keratin lasts about two to four months, so it's flexible if you're not ready for a long-term commitment. The choice? It's all about how permanent you want to go and your hair care routine.

The Benefits of Japanese Hair Straightening

  • Permanently Straight: Perhaps the most outstanding advantage of this treatment is its permanence. You can enjoy perfectly straight hair for an extended period without the daily styling struggle.

  • Adieu to Frizz: If frizz has been your arch-nemesis, Japanese Hair Straightening is your superhero. It eliminates frizz, leaving you with hair that's smooth and effortlessly manageable.

  • For All Hair Types: This treatment doesn't discriminate –but we do customise based on hair texture, treatments or existing colours. We create bespoke treatment plans and make sure we have the full story before we give your hair the care it needs.

  • Low Maintenance: Once the initial treatment is complete, you'll find yourself needing only occasional touch-ups as your hair grows. It's the epitome of low-maintenance hair care.

  • Top-Notch Products: Authentic Japanese salons, such as Maru Hair Tokyo, insist on using high-quality products sourced from Japan, like Milbon. These products don't just guarantee stellar straightening but also promote long-term hair health.

What to Expect During the Treatment

  1. Consultation: It all begins with a chat with a skilled stylist. They will assess your hair's condition and discuss your desired results. Click here to book a FREE consultation. Our specialists will analyse your hair and will give a custom recommendation for the best straightenin process for your locks.

  2. Treatment Process: This can take a few hours, depending on your hair's length and texture. It's a four-step dance: application of the straightening solution, a good rinse, straightening with flat irons, and a finish with a neutralising solution.

  3. Post-Treatment Care: After the treatment, you'll be advised not to wash your hair for 48 hours to let the straightening set. Plus, you'll get some tips on the best hair care products to keep your new look fresh.

  4. Touch-Ups: As your hair grows, you may need touch-up treatments every six months to maintain the straightened look.

Bonus Tips for Maintaining Your Straightened Hair

  • Go for sulfate-free shampoos and conditioners to maintain your results and hair health.

  • Steer clear of too much heat styling to avoid damage.

  • Keep up with regular touch-up sessions to keep your straight look on point.

Authentic Japanese Products and Expertise Are the Keys

The products matter, and authentic Japanese salons know it. They use top-quality Japanese products like Milbon for not just great straightening but also the long-term health of your hair. Expertise counts too. This is why you have to opt for authentic Japanese salons that have skilled hair stylists with national cosmetology qualifications and extensive experience. They're the pros who'll tailor the treatment to suit your unique hair type and condition.

Book your Japanese Hair Straightening appointment with Maru Hair Tokyo in Dublin.

In a nutshell, Japanese Hair Straightening is your ticket to permanently straight, low-maintenance hair. Say farewell to daily hair struggles and frizz dramas. With Maru Hair Tokyo, you're in the hands of experts who know the art of Japanese Hair Straightening. Get ready to strut out with effortlessly sleek and manageable tresses. Book today.


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