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    Default Keratin straightening treatments for thick hair

    Hi there. I'm after any first hand advice about if you or anyone you know has thick, wiry hair and have had success with keratin straightening treatments? I have awful hair (and lots of it) and can't even wear it in a ponytail without straightening it!!! It's awful so mainly is rolled up in a bun. I like to have it straightened but barely find the time so wanted to see if this might be an option. Any feedback?

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    I had the Latino Botox for hair done. It was unreal. My hair was also quite damaged and even though the keratin has worn off now (6months if you look after it) my hair is still incredibly healthy. Go for it!

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    Does it make your hair look permanently straightened? When I say permanent I know it wears off after mths etc. As I have awful hair!!! And is that Botox one u mentioned a type of keratin?

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    I used to have big boofy thick curly hair.

    I do the Japanese straightening. It is permanent and it doesnt wash out after a few months. I have to get the roots done every 5 months or so as the roots grow out curly and the rest is straight.

    I definately recommend it. After I wash my hair, I just brush it and leave it and its straight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tashaplus2 View Post
    Does it make your hair look permanently straightened? When I say permanent I know it wears off after mths etc. As I have awful hair!!! And is that Botox one u mentioned a type of keratin?
    Yes it is keratin that one and it does make your hair permanently straight. As above, I was able to was my hair, brush it and end up with a straightened hairstyle.

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    Can u guys both give me an idea of how much each costs? I live in new Zealand at the mo but am moving to Oz at end of year (might have to budget this into my moving budget hehe)

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    I paid $300 I think, that was over a year ago now. I would allocate up to $500 though. My hair is layered, and my hairdresser charged me accordingly whereas other places that I looked at quoted me for long hair at full price without taking my short layers into consideration.

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    I wld luv to have hair that looks nice!!! Not this thick horse mane wiry electrocuted look I have going on!!! My hair is long too. Ohhhhh I luv this idea

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