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Old 03-15-2014, 01:15 PM   #1
 
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When i did my first keratin treatment i got lots of compliments and i could comb my hair without pain and shake it in the wind i have to admit i was really happy with the results but after my first wash my hair was getting very coarse and i started shedding large amounts of hair ... It's supposed to last 3 months but it still hasnt come out no matter what i try. I so regret putting this back in my natural hair ... any tips on what can help speed up the process
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Old 03-16-2014, 01:08 PM   #2
 
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Shedding at the roots or mid shaft breakage? If your hair is breaking and straight you may have heat damage which has to be cut or grown out unfortunately.
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Old 03-16-2014, 01:57 PM   #3
 
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In addition to damage, you may need to add much more moisture to your hair because chemical processes tend to strip hair of moisture and/or protein. Because your hair is breaking, you may need to try a protein treatment first, then follow up with moisturizing conditioner with a natural oil and leave a little rinse out conditioner in.

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Old 03-17-2014, 06:25 AM   #4
 
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From my own experience the treatment didn't fade away until 6 months later so I'd give it another month or so for the curls to revert. After 3 uses, with a gap of 6-8 months it started to damage my hair. Whilst deep conditioning once a week try the LOC method, it helped me retain my length.
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