Liquid Keratin was founded in 2008 on a mission to find a better alternative to control unmanageable frizzy hair than the popular, yet toxic, and dangerous treatments that were being offered. Liquid Keratin was the first and still is the only simple, completely safe salon keratin treatment that is free of harsh chemicals.
Liquid Keratin provides Straighter, Smoother, Stronger hair. It is formaldehyde free & safe. Liquid Keratin hair treatment tames unwanted frizz, loosens curl, smoothes and softens hair texture, adds shine, and keeps hair manageable and healthy.
This exclusive keratin system is formulated to promote the smoothing and semi-permanent relaxing of a range of hair types while repairing damage caused by other chemical processes. It was the first truly formaldehyde free Keratin treatment to hit the market. Liquid Keratin Professional is also free of all donors/releasers of formaldehyde, aldehydes, thio, sodium hydroxide urea, and guanidine.
While Liquid Keratin has developed the most advanced salon keratin treatments, the company also offers a range of products including the hugely popular Keratin Infusing Healthy Hair De-Frizz Shampoo and Deep De-Frizz Conditioner which improve and enhance the results of the Liquid Keratin treatments as well as those of other popular salon keratin treatments.
Liquid Keratin continues to aggressively research and develop new products to provide options for all hair types as the company continues to revolutionize the hair care industry.
What is Keratin?
Keratin is a protein and the major component in skin, hair and nails. In fact, the hair strand is comprised of up to 95% of Keratin hair proteins Keratin acts both as an external protective protein in the cuticle (the outer layers of a hair strand) and as an internal structural protein in the cortex (the inner core of the hair that helps determine its strength).
What is a Keratin Smoothing Treatment?
A keratin smoothing treatment seals the hair cuticle with a coating of protein that eliminates frizz, and adds softness and shine. Before the treatment, the hair must be thoroughly shampooed to strip any oils and product residue.
How does it work?
Liquid Keratin infuses curly, frizzy unmanageable hair with the keratin protein that it is naturally missing.
How long does the process take?
Your hair will be washed prior to treatment so no need to worry about coming in with clean hair. Dependant upon the density, curliness, length of the hair it could take anywhere between 2-5 hours + This includes leaving with your hair styled and ready to shine! Liquid Keratin Professional does not have a wait time. The treatment is washed out of the client’s hair after 15 minutes, allowing customers to leave the salon with fresh, clean, soft, beautiful hair.
What is unique about it?
The patented formula and innovative technology of our Liquid Keratin Smoothing Treatment binds keratin to the hair. This process helps prevent humidity from penetrating the hair, thus locking out frizz. LK is the original Custom Smoothing Treatment...de-frizz, smooth and straighten or keep the curl. Liquid Keratin is the only fragrance and scent free keratin treatment in the world.
Are there any harsh chemicals?
Our treatments do not contain any harsh chemicals and are fragrance-free! Our products are:
- Formaldehyde Free
- Aldehyde Free
- Relaxer Free
- Thio Free
- Sodium Hydroxide Free
- Guanidine Free
Can it be used on coloured/highlighted hair?
Yes, Liquid Keratin Professional is safe to use on colour Treated hair. However, due to its PH level, this process may slightly lift hair colour, therefore it. is recommended to schedule colour services 1-2 weeks after completion of the treatment.
Will it make my hair brassy?
The Liquid Keratin Treatment binds to specific amino acids found in hair keratin. People with higher levels of these types of amino acids in their hair are at risk and have the potential to develop a change of color. Less than 1% of customers will experience this type of change in their hair color. As with any hair treatment, Liquid Keratin recommends performing a strand test in a discreet location prior to application, particularly if you have blond, light colored and/or chemically altered hair. Any change in color will happen immediately upon applying the iron.
How often can it be applied?
Liquid Keratin can be used as often as you like during regular styling and in between full treatments. We do recommend, however, performing a full treatment every 4 – 6 weeks or when you feel your hair can use it. The Liquid Keratin Aftercare products (shampoo, conditioner and leave in) are key in prolonging the process. They are specially formulated without Sodium Chloride. Sodium Chloride, which is in a lot of hair care products, will diminish the effects of the Liquid Keratin Treatment very quickly.
How long can results last?
Salon admitted treatments can last between 8 and 16 weeks.
Liquid Keratin Aftercare products (shampoo, conditioner and leave in) are key in prolonging the process. They are specially formulated without Sodium Chloride. Sodium Chloride, which is in a lot of hair care products, will diminish the effects of the Liquid Keratin Treatment very quickly.
Can it be applied to previous relaxed hair?
Liquid Keratin is safe to use on previously relaxed hair.
It will repair & provide shine, conditioning & strength to hair fibres damaged by other chemical processes. It will eliminate any frizz and will nourish the hair returning it to a healthy state.
How does Keratin get depleted & why should you replace it?
On average, you can get between 2-3 applications with the Liquid Keratin Treatment. The amount of applications really depends on the length and thickness of your hair.
Can I use it if I'm nursing?
Liquid Keratin is safe, but it is always best to consult with your physician. All of our ingredients are posted.
Can it be used on African American hair?
Liquid Keratin Treatment can be used on African American hair. Liquid Keratin will loosen the curl and tame unwanted frizz for up to 30 days with only one application. Liquid Keratin will also help make hair softer and tangle free. Hair can either be worn curly with no frizz or hair straight with very little styling required.
Does Liquid Keratin have a thermal protectant?
Yes, Liquid Keratin contains an ingredient that helps protect your hair from the heat of a flat iron.
Do I have to use a flat iron?
For the initial application, you must use a flat iron at high heat (420-450 degrees) for best results and wear your hair straight for 48 hours. The high heat of the flat iron helps seal the keratin to your hair shaft. Liquid Keratin contains a thermal protectant ingredient that will protect your hair from the heat of the iron.
Will the Chlorine from the pool affect my results?
Liquid Keratin is washed out more rapidly by sodium chloride and chlorine. Sodium chloride (salt) is in sea water and chlorine is in most swimming pools and spas.
Use Liquid Keratin Infusing Healthy Hair De-frizz Shampoo, Liquid Keratin Infusing Deep De-frizz Conditioner and Liquid Keratin FIlling Leave-in Conditioner every time hair is washed for longest lasting results. These products do not contain sodium chloride. Sodium Chloride will diminish the effects of the treatment very quickly. Liquid Keratin shampoo, conditioner and leave-in conditioner are specially formulated to be used with all Liquid Keratin Treatments, therefore enhancing and prolonging the treatment results.
Remember: Liquid Keratin Professional Restorative Smoothing Treatment is a progressive treatment, with improved results with subsequent applications.