top of page

How Hair Protects Itself

The external part of the hair's healthy cuticle has a hydrophobic surface that resists penetration. Upon intense examination of the hair fiber, we have learned how very

complex a strand of hair really is!


The hair's outermost surface, (the cuticle), is covered by a unique fatty acid called 18MEA.

18MEA, is attached to the outside of the cuticle and is called The "F" Layer. It adds additional

protection to the cuticle which protects the internal structure of the hair.

47 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

WHAT Is ME+. ??

ME+ dye technology, by Wella was created to minimize possible NEW allergy or sensitivity to hair color. It is present in many shades of Wella Kolestone Perfect Hair Color. This ingredient is a sci

SALON USE ONLY -- But IMPORTANT

Several manufacturers offer very effective, very low Ph shampoos intended for use ONLY at the backbar.. when lightener or color are being removed from the hair. These exist usually at a ph of around

‘COVERAGE’ of Gray.. Reality vs Perception

When gray hair is processed with a color formula ( category, level, tone, etc). The term ‘coverage’ is a matter of interpretation and perception. For many salon pros, ‘coverage’ of gray obtained from

Comments


bottom of page