At-Home Gelatin Hair Treatment. How to Do It the Right Way?

Frizzy, unruly, unmanageable, curly and dull. If that’s what your hair looks like, a gelatin lamination treatment will be the best remedy. Check how to properly perform it and what effects it delivers.

What is hair lamination treatment?

Gelatin treatment involves applying a protective product to hair. It leaves a coat shielding from damage and harmful outside elements. The products you will use are meant for sealing cuticle scales and smoothing out the hair structure.

Gelatin hair treatment – recipe

For preparing the mask, you need the following ingredients:

  • gelatin – budget and widely available,
  • a favorite hair mask or cosmetic oil,
  • warm water,
  • a bowl and a spoon to mix the ingredients,
  • a shower cap and a towel.

How to prepare a gelatin hair mask?

Firstly, prepare all ingredients. Before mixing, you must know that gelatin hardens fast. Pour it into a bowl, pour some hot water over and mix until getting smooth consistency. Next, add an oil or a mask and mix well. After a while, the lamination treatment is ready to use! Apply it to washed, dry hair. Afterwards, put on a shower cap and a towel. After 45 minutes rinse the gelatin out using cool water and blow dry the hair with a warm airflow – gelatin penetrates deeper inside the hair.

Gelatin hair lamination – effects

A DIY gelatin hair mask gives your hair the following benefits:

  • a natural shine,
  • softness and smoothness,
  • easy combing and styling.

The good side of the treatment is that the smell of gelatin vanishes. The effect, on the other hand, lasts for around a week (yet it depends on how often you wash your hair).

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