An overview of chemical straightening of human hair: technical aspects, potential risks to hair fibre and health and legal issues.

@article{MirandaVilela2014AnOO,
  title={An overview of chemical straightening of human hair: technical aspects, potential risks to hair fibre and health and legal issues.},
  author={Ana Luisa Miranda-Vilela and Andr{\'e} Botelho and Lu{\'i}s Alexandre Muehlmann},
  journal={International journal of cosmetic science},
  year={2014},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={2-11}
}
Personal image, as it relates to external beauty, has attracted much attention from the cosmetic industry, and capillary aesthetics is a leader in consumption in this area. There is a great diversity of products targeting both the treatment and beautification of hair. Among them, hair straighteners stand out with a high demand by costumers aiming at beauty, social acceptance and ease of daily hair maintenance. However, this kind of treatment affects the chemical structure of keratin and of the… CONTINUE READING