For the past year or so, I have heard so much about Brazilian blowouts, yet had no idea what they were. The name alone intrigued me, as it sounds fun and exotic. I also noticed that it was expensive to have this treatment performed, which made it even more intriguing. After wondering for what felt like forever, I decided to “Google” it. It turns out that a Brazilian blowout, aka a keratin smoothing treatment, is a temporary hair straightening service.
In this article, I will discuss everything there is to know about a Brazilian blowout, and answer some typical questions like “Will it work on African hair?”, “How does it work?”, and “Does it really have formaldehyde in it?”