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Posted November 3, 2011 by K Shaw in Hair Care
 
 

Caramel Treatment Process

Overview

The natural texture of curly hair tends to be dry, frizzy, brittle and unmanageable. Individuals with curly hair must keep their hair moisturized and be consistent with their hair care regimen to ensure healthy hair. The all natural ingredients in the caramel treatment is great for natural or relax hair.

The ingredients in the treatment help the hair with moisture retention and humectants which is in honey. Olive Oil helps with moisture retention and lubrication. Bananas and molasses have protein benefits. Blackstrap molasses may also help with reducing gray hair. You may also add oils to the mixture.

The ingredients used to make the caramel treatment can be found in your kitchen. The caramel treatment gives the hair moisture, shine, manageability and softness. Women with natural hair boost about loosening of the natural texture and less shrinkage. Relaxed women are able to stretch their relaxers between salon visits. The caramel treatment gives women, natural or relax, a chance to use the heated straightening tool in less time. The caramel treatment will leave your hair manageable, soft and shiny for up to one month.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Things you will need:

  • 1/4 cup of honey
  • Baby food bananas
  • 1/4 cup of Blackstrap molasses
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • Bowl
  • Shower cap
  • Application brush
  • Comb
  • Hair clips
  • Sulfate-free shampoo

The Fun Part

In a large bowl combine all the ingredients. Using a large spoon or your mixer blend the items until the mixture is smooth. Using a mixer is easier to combine the ingredients and will take less time to make the mixture.

The Messy Part

Wrap your shoulders with a towel or wear a shirt you don’t mind getting a little mixture on.

Part your hair into four to six sections, ensuring you clip each section separately.

Beginning in the back of your head, dip your application brush in the caramel treatment and apply it to the root of your hair to the ends. You want to apply the treatment as you would a relaxer. You may also use your hands to smooth the mixture into the hair. Continue to apply the treatment to the rest of the hair.

Cover the hair in a shower cap. The treatment can be left on anywhere from 30 minutes up to several hours.

Wash out the treatment thoroughly with warm water. Apply the sulfate-free shampoo and wash your hair again, ensuring the treatment is completely washed out. Apply your favorite condition and style your hair as usual.

Refrigerate any leftover mixture for your next use.

Conclusion

The caramel treatment can last for up to four weeks and should be reapplied monthly to continue reaping the benefits of the treatment. Making the caramel treatment, instead of purchasing it, will save you money. Plus the recipe is simple to make with the items you have in your kitchen cabinets. The caramel treatment is inexpensive to make, easy to do and your hair will thank you.


K Shaw

 
I have worked as a freelance writer since 2009. The articles written have been targeted toward families, parents, business professionals, crafters, students and health related articles. My clients include large companies with a strong Internet presence in the United States and Europe. I have been the "Featured Writer" several times in my career on topics such as "How to Prepare for an Interview" and "How to Properly Cornrow Hair" to name a few.