All the side effects of permanent hair straightening you probably weren't aware of
01/6Did you know about these side effects of permanent hair straightening?
Although we all love our curls and our waves, if we're being really honest, we've all wanted to have straight hair at one point in our lives. Back then, straight hair was the rage. And we're sure some of you still think that it is, which is why there are still so many women who opt for permanent hair straightening. But what you aren't aware of is that there are some terrible side effects of this kind of hair straightening that could end up damaging your hair. So, before you decide to go for a hair straightening session, give this list of side-effects a good read. Take a look.
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02/6Might lead to split ends
Since permanent hair straightening requires a rather high temperature of heat, it can end up damaging your hair cuticles which in turn, can lead to split ends in your hair. And we all know that the only way to actually get rid of split ends is to cut your hair. So, think carefully before going for that straightening session.readmore
03/6Your scalp can get really itchy
Unlike your normal hair straightening, the process of permanent hair straightening requires the use of quite a few chemicals. And since these chemicals will be used on your scalp as well as your hair, it's very likely that you end up with an itchy scalp. And no one wants to be scratching their heads in public all the time, do they?readmore
04/6Excessive hair fall
Yes, that's right, you might even end up with excessive hair fall after opting for a permanent hair straightening session. Since these sessions often require the use of high temperatures and multiple chemicals, they can end up damaging your hair by the roots which in turn could lead to hair fall.readmore
05/6You might end up with stunted hair growth
As we mentioned earlier, permanent hair straightening could also damage your roots and hair follicles. And since those are the most important parts for your hair to grow properly, you might end up with stunted hair growth. And since your cuticles might also get damaged that might also slow down hair growth.readmore
06/6Can damage your hair's natural texture
The entire reason why permanent hair straightening works is that it breaks down the natural texture of your hair and retextures it to give you straight hair. But because your hair is not naturally meant to be straight, the process could end up significantly damaging the texture of your natural hair.readmore