Bubble Hair

- an acquired hair-shaft deformity associated with hairdressing procedures (hairdryers, hot tongs, straightening irons etc), which employ great heat.

Microscopical examination of the hair-shaft reveals numbers of bubble-like lesions which are actually gas filled cavities created by the rapid vaporization of moisture within the hair-shaft.

The degree of bubbling therefore increases with higher levels of moisture content.

All hair will react this way to intense heat.

The structure of the hair-shaft will be weakened by bubbling and fragility will result.

There is no way of repairing hair-shafts damaged in this way.

Treatment: Prevention through avoiding the cause.


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