Low-maintenance and celebrity-sexy with a patent pending, 100% formaldehyde, paraben, and thio free free formula, CALIFORNIA SMOOTH® Keratin Smoothing Treatment uses the latest in natural science to safely and effectively render hair frizz-free, full-bodied and remarkably shiny for up to three amazing months. A proprietary blend of grain-derived proteins fortifies as it binds keratin to transform overall appearance, condition and attitude. Hair becomes vibrantly healthy, effortlessly gorgeous and unbelievably manageable (dries up to 40% faster, styles like a dream and turns out red-carpet-ready every single day). Mango butter, grape seed and meadowfoam seed oils deep condition and revitalize. Benefits increase over time and with repeat applications. Excellent for all hair types including color and chemically-treated.
The ultimate prep for CALIFORNIA SMOOTH Professional Keratin Treatment or any chemical service, CALIFORNIA SMOOTH Clarifying Shampoo brilliantly removes oil and product build-up for hair that's fresh and clean as an ocean breeze – ready to absorb active ingredients and to maximize treatment benefits. Safe for use on damaged, color and/or chemically-treated hair.
Superstar care for treated hair, CALIFORNIA SMOOTH Smoothing Shampoo optimizes and extends the hair perfecting results of CALIFORNIA SMOOTH Professional Keratin Treatment, enhancing celebrity-sexy soft-and-sleek as it recharges color brilliance. Featuring the latest in natural science, this unique blend of grain-derived proteins, beautifying keratin, buffered sulfate-free cleansers and intensive conditioners banishes split ends and frizz and leaves hair refreshed and ready for greatness. Paraben and sodium chloride-free.
Use: Lather. Rinse well. Follow with CALIFORNIA SMOOTH Smoothing Conditioner.
Superstar care for treated hair, CALIFORNIA SMOOTH Smoothing Conditioner optimizes and extends the hair perfecting results of CALIFORNIA SMOOTH Professional Keratin Treatment, enhancing celebrity-sexy soft-and-sleek as it recharges color brilliance. Featuring the latest in natural science, this unique blend of grain-derived proteins, beautifying keratin and intensive conditioners strengthens hair's natural moisture barrier, banishes split ends and frizz and leaves hair vibrantly healthy, supremely manageable and ready to shine. Paraben-free.
Use: Apply generously after cleansing with CALIFORNIA SMOOTH Smoothing Shampoo. Leave on 1 to 3 minutes. Rinse well.
Winner for Best Product in a Supporting Role...Daily Keratin Smoother. The no formaldehyde added formula infuses a super-concentrated dose of CALIFORNIA SMOOTH's proprietary blend of grain-derived proteins and transforming keratin along with encapsulated, frizz-free moisture for amazing softness, brilliant shine and super style-ability. Use daily to extend the hair perfecting results of CALIFORNIA SMOOTH Keratin Smoothing Treatment or as a phenomenal stand-alone styler. Excellent for all hair types including color and chemically-treated.
Use: Shake before using. Apply sparingly to damp or dry hair daily, paying special attention to ends and layers. Comb through. Style as desired.
How to Use: CALIFORNIA SMOOTH PROFESSIONAL KERATIN SMOOTHING TREATMENT
BE SURE TO FOLLOW ALL instructions carefully.
Be sure client understands the results they can expect from California Smooth Professional Keratin Smoothing treatment and how to best optimize them by discussing the following:
- Determine hair type.
- Stress the crucial 3 days following treatment.
- Establish the importance of California Smooth aftercare to the longevity of treatment results.
For best success with California Smooth Professional Keratin Smoothing treatment, be prepared with the following tools:
- California Smooth Clarifying Shampoo.
- California Smooth Professional Keratin Smoothing treatment.
- Gloves (optional), processing cap, fine-tooth comb, styling brush, flat iron, blow dryer, bowl, applicator brush, sectioning clips.
Remove build up from hair, including natural oils and impurities, with California Smooth Clarifying Shampoo. Repeat shampoo until a rich lather is achieved. Rinse thoroughly...Blow dry hair 100% dry.
Enclosed please find two California Smooth Professional Keratin Smoothing treatment 1 ounce packets. average application requires 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 ounces of product. Start with 1 California Smooth Professional Keratin Smoothing treatment packet.
- Massage packet thoroughly before dispensing into bowl.
- Mix with applicator brush.
- Use applicator brush to apply treatment with 1/2-inch sections, starting at the back of the head and working up. apply just enough product until you see a sheen in the hair.
- Apply a processing cap for 30 minutes.
- Do not rinse.
- Blow dry Treatment into hair until hair is 100% dry.
Flat iron the hair using ultra-fine sections with a flat iron set between 400-450° depending on hair type. Pass over each section 7-10x.
400°F(205°C) – For Delicate Hair
425°F(220°C) – For Normal Hair
450°F(230°C) – For Resistant Hair
At-Home After Care:
Reiterate that client should not shampoo or allow hair to come into contact with any type of moisture for the 3 days immediately following the treatment. Also, during this period, they should wear hair down and avoid anything that would create a bend or crease.
Questions & Answers
Q: If there are No Added Toxic Chemicals ( formaldehyde, aldehyde, methylene glycol, formalin or any other derivatives, how does the California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment work?
A: California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment is a proprietary blend of Quinoa Protein and Keratin Amino Acids. The Keratin Amino Acids and Quinoa Protein Fibers adhere to the natural bonds in the hair resulting in a calming, smoothing and natural effect.
Q: How important is the use of California Smooth Clarifying Shampoo?
A: To achieve the best results the hair should be in its purest form. This goal must be achieved without compromising the hair. California Smooth Clarifying Shampoo is formulated to remove all oils and product build-up from the hair with a non-aggressive cleansing technology that properly prepares the hair to optimize the California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment.
Q: How long will the California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment last?
A: Up to 3 amazing months.
Q: Can California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment be used on all hair types?
A: Yes, it can be used on Previously Colored, Relaxed, Fine or Permed Hair
Q: Are the results the same as the other Keratin Straightening Systems?
A: No, the California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment results are superior. After a California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment, frizz is dramatically reduced and curls are smoothed without leaving the hair flat, lifeless, limp and over straightened. The ability to curl after the California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment is MUCH greater and longer lasting. Where many keratin treatments ultimately do damage, California Smooth leaves hair supremely healthy with incredible shine.
Q: Does California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment over-straighten or over-flatten hair?
A: No, in fact the proprietary formulation of California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment actually imparts phenomenal body and dramatically reduces drying and styling time.
Q: What temperature does the flat iron need to be set at?
A: 400 Degrees Fahrenheit for Fine Hair 425 Degrees Fahrenheit for Normal Hair 450 Degrees Fahrenheit for Resistant Hair
Q: How many Flat Iron repetitions are required for each hair section?
A: 7 to 10 repetitions per section.
Q: How thick should each hair section be?
A: Micro-Fine sections that you can see through.
Q: Does the size of the hair section vary with respect to the clients hair texture?
A: No, always Micro-Fine hair sections and always 7 to 10 repetitions.
Q: Can you iron volume and or curls into the hair while applying California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment?
A: You can always promote volume by over-directing the flat iron. Creating Curl requires breaking the disulfide bonds and that is exactly what California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment does not do.
Q: On an average head of hair, 1 oz. to 1.5 oz's. of California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment is recommended. Can you over-saturate the hair?
A: We recommend applying California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment sparingly and evenly from new growth to ends.
Q: Will the hair feel greasy after the application of California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment?
A: Only if you over-apply. Because of the rich, conditioning blend of the California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment, remember to apply the Treatment evenly and sparingly.
Q: Can California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment be applied directly on the scalp?
A: Yes but it is not recommended. Applying to the porous scalp area will waste a lot of product.
Q: What rules do clients need to follow after receiving a California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment service?
A: For 72 hours following the treatment, do not shampoo the hair. Do not get the hair wet. Do not use hair accessories, rubber bands, hair ties or clips that could cause a crease or indention to the hair.
Q: When can the hair be shampooed?
A: 72 hours after the California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment service is completed. Remember, all Sulfate Free Smoothing Shampoos are not created equal. California Smooth Sulfate Free Smoothing Shampoo has been uniquely formulated to both maximize the results of the California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment as well as to extend the life of hair color.
Q: When can color be applied to the hair?
A: Anytime after 72 hours following the California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment. We recommend hair color application directly before or prior to the Smoothing Treatment application. California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment is designed to work with and extend the life of a color service.
Q: What additional products are recommended to maximize and extend the benefits of California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment?
A: California Smooth Sulfate Free Smoothing Shampoo and Conditioner have been formulated with the finest ingredients to deliver essential moisture and molecular weight to extend longevity of the California Smooth Keratin Smoothing Treatment. California Smooth Daily Keratin Smoother delivers a payload of Quinoa Protein and Keratin Amino Acids to keep hair supremely healthy and extend the life of the service.
Q: Can the treatment be done if I'm pregnant or nursing?
A: With the permission of your physician, yes.
Q: At what age can the treatment be performed?
A: It's really for the parent to decide wheter their child is ready for professional salon services.