There are many curiosity and myths about beauty, especially with regards to hairstyling.
Here are some answers to frequent questions about hair.

What is the difference between degradé and shatush?

Degradè and Shatush are two totally different techniques.
The first involves total colouring of the hair in foil, the other, the colouring of only the lengths and tips after backcombing. In addition, Degradè with a single application covers white hair and creates tone on tone, plumping-up the hair and making it glossy.

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What’s the difference between conditioner, mask and specific treatments?

All three are applied after the shampoo to nourish the hair.
Conditioner is a soin that repairs the hair fibres on the surface, disentangles and makes the hair shiny.
Mask, on the other hand, has more healing powers, nourishes and revitalizes the hair by penetrating within the fibres.
Specific treatments have a lasting action (about 12 washes) and allow to rebuild, polish or nourish the hair in depth, according to the customer’s needs.

How often is it necessary to trim the hair?

For woman  is advisable to trim the hair 1 cm ogni every 3 months to eliminate any split ends and to maintain shape and volume of the hair given by the cut. All this is to be evaluated in accordance with the state of awareness of the hair.
For man, however, haircut is usually done once a month or every 20 days, according to need.

How much hair normally falls out per day?

Hair loss is a delicate matter that concerns most of us.

Hair loss is a physiological event, because are subject to continuous renewal. On average, each of us loses approximately 80-100 hairs per day, considering that there are periods of the year in which the hair loss is accentuated. It is therefore a normal phenomenon relating to the hair growth cycle; where, however, the amount of hair you lose every day becomes excessive, it is good to check if it is a temporary fall and, consequently, apply specific treatments, or if it is a continuous basis and so it is necessary to request a specialist’s opinion.

How often should hair be washed?

The ideal routine is to wash your hair twice a week. In cases of oily skin, however, sometimes weekly washes increase. It is essential to use quality and specific products for the type of scalp, to cleanse and nourish without irritating the skin and/or weighing down the hair.
For men who often wash their hair every day we also recommend to alternate cleansing with shampoo and washing only with water, this to avoid a high frequency that could be aggressive for the scalp.

Can I dye the hair immediately after permanent or straightening treatment?

It is not recommended. In fact, it’s good to wait at least 48 hours before coloring the hair to keep from raising awareness the hair excessively and stressing the skin, which needs this time to rebuild the hydrolipidic coat, that is its natural protection. And especially following these treatments it is important to nourish the hair in the daily routine with specific products.

How do you get healthy hair?

There are many factors affecting the state of health of hair.

By maintaining a proper and balanced diet, avoiding inflammatory foods which age the hair before time and follow a diet rich in slowly-digested sugars (fruits and vegetables) and foods that contain Omega 3 (to activate microcirculation). Almonds are the best (magnesium activates enzymatic reactions important for the health of one’s hair), nuts (copper starts the keratinization processes) and iron (essential for circulation and therefore for the scalp). It is also necessary to use shampoos and masks or suitable treatments: you must protect your hair from external agents (sun, wind, salt, chlorine and smog) with specific products and repair it if damaged.

Do you have to have dirty hair when you have it coloured?

With oxidation colours it would be better not to have clean hair or washed the same day, since colour could irritate the scalp due to the ammonia and hydrogen peroxide in it. Instead, with new-generation products, for example tone on tone or non-ammonia colouring, it is best to have clean hair because any lipid-based substance (sebum, oil, wax, foundation or moisturizers) would result in a barrier to the colour.

Does gel cause hair loss?

No, the products currently on the market are cosmetic, and gel is applied on the surface and does not penetrate the hair structure.

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