Botox Hair Treatment: A Complete Step By Step Guide

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When you think about Botox, you naturally think of injectables inserted on the wrinkles. Botox is derived from Botulinum toxin A, which is a neuromodulator.

So, it doesn’t necessarily have to be injectable and applied to your skin only. The name Botox is given based on the product and its function.

The function of hair Botox treatment is to stimulate relaxation of the muscles and boost up the smoothening of the scalp resulting in lustrous and shiny hair which is desirable for all.

Now as we introduced this article as the “Botox Hair Treatment”, in this article, we will talk about the different aspects of Botox on hair which might help you understand this particular treatment and how it works-

How Does Botox Work On Your Hair?

Botox Hair Treatment

You might be wondering how Botox works on your hair if you don’t inject it into your skin. Well, think about Botox on your skin. After injecting, you can treat wrinkles, grooves, or even sometimes treat your headaches.

Similarly, hair Botox work by deep smoothening your hair and imparting flexible, strong hair with sheen. If you want to avoid applying harsh chemicals to your hair, Botox might seem like a good option.

It is a non-chemical procedure that involves the infusion of your hair with a component known as ceramides that help condition and nurture your damaged hair into smooth and silky nature by acting as a protective barrier.

The main purpose is to diminish the frizzy effect of your hair and add luster to it. If you have frizzy hair, applied colored-dye, hair which is often dehydrated or live-in tropical zones, then this treatment might be a rescuer to you.

Candidates For Botox Treatment

Don’t use this treatment unnecessarily. If you give yourself this treatment without even being a candidate, then you might suffer from certain side effects. You can only do Botox if you notice the following symptoms-

  • If you notice frizzy hair for a long time.
  • If you start having split ends at the edge of your hair.
  • If you lack proper lustre and volume and have very thin hair.
  • If you don’t like your curls and want to straighten it.
  • If you don’t have the following symptoms then you don’t need this treatment method.

Botox Hair Treatment at Home

hair curling with wand

If you want to avoid going home, you can just buy a Botox hair product and apply it or make your Botox cream and apply it according to your choice.

Here, I will mention some steps of doing such treatment at home and you will realize how easy this is!

  1. Wash Your Hair

Before applying any product, make sure to cleanse your hair with “paraben-free” and “sulfate-free” shampoo which opens a passage for the products to penetrate the hair follicles and works accordingly.

  1. Dry Your Hair

Use a towel to dry your hair and don’t be too aggressive. Always try to avoid blow drying unless it is necessary because applying heat ca damage your hair.

  1. Detangle Using A Comb

Brushes or combs are used to detangle hair. Use it meticulously to avoid tearing up your hair

  1. Prepare The Botox Cream

If you buy any Botox product, then carefully read the instruction and prepare it. It usually consists of shampoo, conditioner, collagenous system, certain types of oils etc.

You usually have to mix the oils and collagens and use shampoo and conditioners separately.

On the other hand, if you want to avoid buying expensive Botox creams and make your Botox cream, here is an easy DIY technique. For this, you will need

  • Coconut milk
  • Sesame oil
  • White soda

To make this cream, add equal amounts of coconut milk to white soda and mix it. After that, add sesame oil to make a pest and this is how your Botox cream is ready.

Of the above two methods, you can try the homemade method which has no side effects but I would suggest you buy a good product which is worth the money. You will find some details about the top brands below.

  1. Make Numerous Sections Of Your Hair And Then Apply

Part your hair into many sections and apply the cream all over your scalp and hair. Parting the hair ensures an even distribution

  1. Cover And Wait

Use a shower cap to cover your hair and wait for 15-20 minutes

  1. Rinse

Wash the cream away and make sure there is no residue. After rinsing, use a conditioner and then you’re good to go.

Best Botox Hair Treatment Products

We have consulted with many hair specialists and analyzed various products which provide good treatment to keep your hair healthy and strong. Here are some products that have been listed.

  1. Inoar Professional BotoHair Kit

This Botox kit is a top choice for maximum hair-stylists. This kit contains a balm, collagen system and shampoo. You need to follow the instructions and then apply. This product is trusted to control the frizz to make your hair more vibrant by 95%

Pros:

  • It contains very less amount formaldehyde than other products
  • It effectively tames your frizzy hair and gives a soft and smooth touch
  • It is very easy to use
  • It provides a long-term effect. So even if it is slightly expensive, you don’t have to use it frequently.

Cons:

  • Comes with a strong smell so make sure to apply in a well-ventilated room
  1. Majestic Keratin Majestic Hair Botox Complete Kit

The most interesting part about this keratin treatment product is that it contains several types of oils like- Caviar oil, argan oil, amino acids, proteins.

These oils are very effective in providing nourishment to the deep layers of your hair, lubricate the cuticles to fight against damage and helps to retain the moisture of the skull. If you want a nutrition boost, then this kit is a must-try

Pros:

  • Doesn’t contain any formaldehyde
  • Removes frizz and makes hair manageable
  • The main ingredient is Caviar oil which contains omega-3 fatty acid that penetrates deep roots and heals the damaged part of your hair effectively

Cons:

  • It is very expensive
  1. Nutree Professional Blonde Botox Expert

If you have damaged hair due to excessive colour dying, then this product might be yours to go. Applying hair dye is something most of us like but the sad truth is that adding chemicals to your natural hair damages your hair no matter how good the product it.

But if you want to minimize the frizz developed due to hair dying, use this product.

Pros:

  • Thickens the narrow hair strands and restores damaged coloured or blond hair
  • Leaves a smooth and shiny effect
  • One good thing about this product is that you won’t lose your hair colour after application.
  • It lasts till four weeks which is a long time
  • Unlike other products, it has a fruity fragrance
  • Easy to apply
  • Doesn’t disrupt your hair texture
  • You don’t have to think about harmful chemicals as it contains natural ingredients to provide optimum nourishment

Cons:

  • It is very strong and might cause hair damage if you use it too often.

Botox Treatment Before and After

beach waves hair style

Before undergoing this treatment, you will find it difficult to brush your hair. There will be a frizzy effect on your hair. Your scalp will become dried and you will notice that your hair is breaking easily.

Since there is a lack of moisture, you will notice brittleness in your hair.

When you’re done with this treatment once or twice, you will notice a change in your usual hair. You will be able to brush your hair very easily.

The frizzy effect will be gone gradually. Since it retains moisture, you will find your hair to be elastic and flexible which will impart a bouncy effect.

Is it worth it?

Well, I am not saying that this treatment method is bad. What I mean to imply is that there are various treatments suited for various types of hair. Only you will understand whether you need Botox or not. Think about it more and then act accordingly

  • Very expensive as it contains high-end ingredients
  • Excessive use might develop dullness in hair
  • Makes hair less firm and thick
  • There are different results in a different type of hair

If you think you need this treatment, only then consider using it. Don’t make any rash decisions!

Disadvantages of Botox Treatment

Well, I am not saying that this treatment method is bad. What I mean to imply is that there are

various treatments suited for various types of hair. Only you will understand whether you need

Botox or not. Think about it more and then act accordingly

So, the disadvantages have been pointed below.

  • Very expensive as it contains high-end ingredients
  • Excessive use might develop dullness in hair
  • Makes hair less firm and thick
  • There are different results in a different type of hair

If you think you need this treatment, only then consider using it. Don’t make any rash decisions! However, there is another efficient one named “hot oil treatment for natural hair.”

Botox VS Keratin

In the world of hair care, there is a debate between the efficacy of Botox hair treatment vs keratin. Both methods result in full and lustrous hair. But you should choose it according to your hair. To make things easier for you, I have made this short table to compare the two treatments.

Botox Keratin
It doesn’t require any sort of chemicals Keratin treatment requires chemical treatment. So, such keratin treatment may be bad for your hair.
Contains less amount of formaldehyde Contains formaldehyde to lock and freeze the strands of your hair and makes it soft and shiny
It will not change the texture of your hair It will change your hair into straight and silky even if its curly
It is very expensive It is cheaper than Botox treatment
Wrapping Up

If you are suffering from frizzy and damaged hair you should consider doing a Botox hair treatment because this treatment is very effective in adding luster to your hair, maintain elasticity, strengthen and bring back your shine.

But before using such treatments, you should try to take care of your hair. Applying excessive products to the scalp isn’t good, so try to avoid unwanted hair treatments and take care of your hair. If you want healthy and strong hair, you can always give this method a try.

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