Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Who is the best candidate for the Brazilian Blowout?
A. It has been our experience, that good candidates for the Brazilian Blowout are anyone who has frizzy, damaged or processed hair. We have performed the treatment on every hair type (fine/course/frizzy, curly), as well as hair that has been permed, Japanese straightened and extensions. In doing so, we have found that with proper communication and a well-considered application, everyone can benefit from the Brazilian Blowout smoothing treatment.
Q. What kind of look will you get from the Brazilian Blowout?
A. The hair will be left totally frizz-free, shiny, effortlessly manageable and with plenty of body and bounce. There will still be the option to wear hair curly/wavy (depending on the hair type) and the freedom to blow dry hair smooth and straight in a fraction of the time invested prior to receiving the treatment.
Q. Can I still receive a Brazilian Blowout if I have highlights and/or color?
A. Yes, the Brazilian Blowout will actually improve the health of color-treated/highlighted hair by conditioning the hair while sealing the cuticle for enhanced color, reduced frizz and radiant shine.
Q. Is the Brazilian Blowout going to make my hair straight?
A. If your hair is wavy, the Brazilian Blowout will make your hair appear naturally straight and healthy. If your hair is very curly, it will minimize frizz while enhancing the appearance of the natural wave/curl. If you have straight, frizzy hair, this treatment will eliminate frizz and promote radiant shine.
Q. How long does the Brazilian Blowout last?
A. The Brazilian Blowout will last for 10-12 weeks if the Acai After-Care Maintenance product line is used. The Brazilian Blowout is a cumulative treatment, in that the more you receive it, the healthier the hair will be and the longer the result will last.
Q. Can you apply the Brazilian Blowout directly on top of other relaxers and strengtheners?
A. Yes. The Brazilian Blowout actually works best on chemically treated hair, and helps to improve the hairs condition by fortifying each strand with essential amino acids.The Brazilian Blowout works great directly on top of a relaxer. Perform the relaxer first, Brazilian Blowout next, and then neutralize at the very end of both treatments. The Brazilian Blowout is great to perform when someone is trying to move away from having relaxers or Japanese straighteners. It puts movement back into the hair, allowing the hair to look its best.
Q. Will my hair lose volume if I receive the Brazilian Blowout?
A. No, your hair will not lose volume as a result of receiving the Brazilian Blowout. Your hair will maintain its natural volume and you will still receive great bend and memory when blow-drying and/or using a curling iron.
Q. Will my hair return to its original state after the Brazilian Blowout treatment has completed its life cycle?
A. Yes, the hair will revert to its original state once the Brazilian Blowout treatment has completed its life cycle of 10-12 weeks, however, the condition of the hair will actually improve as a result of the fortifying and conditioning nature of the product.
Q. Can you color your hair the same day you receive a Brazilian Blowout?
A. Yes, however, you must color your hair prior to having the Brazilian Blowout smoothing treatment. If you are coloring hair dark brunette or red, you will want to color the hair a shade darker than you otherwise would, as the hair color will experience fading during the Brazilian Blowout treatment.
Q. Can you swim in the pool or ocean after you have the Brazilian Blowout treatment?
A. Yes, you can swim in either the pool or the ocean after you receive the Brazilian Blowout treatment, however, the treatment may be slightly compromised if you swim on a regular basis. We recommend that you apply the Brazilian Blowout Smoothing Serum on the hair prior to swimming in order to act as a protective barrier to maintain the smoothest possible result for the longest period of time.
Q. How soon can you touch up your color after you receive the Brazilian Blowout Treatment?
A. You should wait at least two weeks to administer color to the hair after you receive the Brazilian Blowout, as the color will not deposit as effectively with the protein protective layer provided by the smoothing treatment.
Q. How soon can I wash my hair after the Brazilian Blowout treatment?
A. You can wash your hair immediately after the Brazilian Blowout treatment, or as you would normally.
Q. Can I receive a Brazilian Blowout if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?
A. There have been no clinical tests performed on the safety of performing the Brazilian Blowout on pregnant women or women who are breastfeeding. As a result, we do advise against pregnant or breastfeeding women receiving the Brazilian Blowout treatment.
Q. How soon can I receive a Brazilian Blowout treatment after I receive my first treatment?
A. The Brazilian Blowout is just like a conditioning treatment, so you will not harm the hair by performing them too soon or too much, however, please remember that you can only fill the cuticle to its capacity. If a client wants to come back for another treatment, you can have the client come back in 10 days following the first treatment.
Q. What is the active chemical in the Brazilian Blowout solution that makes it work so well?
A. The Brazilian Blowout smooths the hair through the use of a proprietary polymer system that bonds amino acids to the surface of the hair. This treatment is 100% salon safe. What makes the Brazilian Blowout treatment effective is our use of the Super Nutrient Complex in conjunction with a proprietary polymer system. This combination is what rounds the follicle, smooths the cuticle and repairs any preexisting damage.
Q. How is the Brazilian Blowout different from the Japanese straightening method many people are familiar with?
A. Japanese hair straightening changes the actual structure of the hair. In doing so, there is an obvious difference between the new hair growth and the hair that has been treated, resulting in a life-long commitment to continuing the straightener or cutting hair off (if client is unhappy with the result). This service can also leave the hair flat, too straight and with little to no shine or luster. The hair's integrity seems to be compromised, and after a few treatments, the hair appears to be in an unhealthy state.
Q. Is it necessary to use the recommended Acai aftercare maintenance?
A. Brazilian Blowout Acai Hair Care is an aftercare product regimen developed for the sole purpose of extending the life of the Brazilian Blowout professional smoothing treatment.Acai hair care products infuse the hair with an exclusive blend of native smoothing and sealing properties incorporated into a proprietary Brazilian Super-Nutrient Complex. This complex allows for a continual and cumulative smoothing effect to occur while the hair is washed and styled in between professional treatments.
Q. Are the list of chemicals available?
A. Yes. Contact us and we'll send you the PDF of the MSDS sheet.
Have you ever wished that your hair was more manageable? Softer? Smoother? Had more shine? The Brazilian Blowout is the answer.
This revolutionary smoothing system infuses amino acids and protein deep into the hair cuticle, eliminating up to ninety-five percent of frizz and curl and leaving the hair smooth, shiny and luxurious. Results typically last 12 weeks depending on lifestyle.
Our client testimonials refer to the Brazilian Blowout as “life changing.” It rejuvenates and revitalizes the hair, giving it a softer, silkier feel that everyone raves about.
Unlike other salon services, the more you treat your hair, the healthier it becomes. With each treatment, the build-up of amino acids and protein makes the hair:
Smoother and Silkier
Straighter and Shinier
Easier and Faster to blow-dry
Close to being “maintenance-free"
Brazilian Blowout encases the hair follicle with amino acids and protein that bond to:
Block the effects of humidity
Prevent environmental toxins from entering the hair.
There are NO HARSH CHEMICALS and it is 100% FORMALDEHYDE FREE! The entire treatment is completed in 90 minutes!! There is absolutely NO DOWN TIME! As soon as you leave the salon, you can wash and air dry your hair and it will be smooth and frizz-free!
Brazilian Blowout is gentle enough to use on all hair types: color treated, chemically processed, bleached or highlighted.
The cost of this amazing service starts at $250 depending on length.