Moisture Protein Balance
Moisture Protein Ratio
The Hydratherma Naturals line is so different from other products on the market. This product line promotes healthy hair by infusing the hair with a balance of moisture and protein. Moisture is definitely one of the keys needed to obtain and maintain healthy hair but it needs to be balanced with the proper amount of protein. Hair that is well balanced will thrive. This balance is a very important factor needed to strengthen and protect the hair. Too much moisture can break the hair. Too much protein can also cause breakage. Many of us find it difficult to determine if the hair has too much moisture or an abundance of protein. Hydratherma Naturals products help you to take the “guess work” out of it. With the use of our products, your hair will fall into a nice balance of moisture and protein. This will lead to an increase in thickness, less breakage and length retention. Over time you will notice thicker / longer hair.
Maintaining a Moisture and Protein Balance in the Hair
How do you know which one your hair needs?
We get a lot of questions about maintaining a moisture /protein balance in the hair. How do you know which one your hair needs? The best time to determine if the hair is balanced is while the hair is wet. After washing and deep conditioning your hair, look at one hair that has shed. Lightly tug the strand of hair. If your hair is spongy or gummy when it is wet, more protein is needed. If (when wet) it breaks right away when you pull (without much elasticity) you need more moisture. Our Hydratherma Naturals Moisture Boosting Deep Conditioning Treatment and/ or Amino Plus Protein Deep Conditioning Treatment will help get your hair into balance. Daily use of our Protein Balance Leave In Conditioner and our Daily Moisturizing Growth Lotion along with sealing in moisture with our Hair Growth Oil will help you to maintain a nourishing balance during the week.
How to get your hair and balance using the Hydratherma Naturals line of products.
Maintaining a perfect moisture / protein balance in the hair is the ultimate goal of the Hydratherma Naturals line of products. Our complete hair care system comes with products that work synergistically to bring balance to the hair. With consistent use, Hydratherma Naturals will gently facilitate the infusion of moisture and protein into the hair shaft resulting in hair that is healthy and strong. Our simple regimen will help you take charge and reach your hair care goals.
How to Use
We recommend that you shampoo your hair in the shower to prevent tangles.
Step1. Cleanse once with Hydratherma Naturals, Herbal / Amino Clarifying Shampoo to remove residue/ product build-up while moisturizing the hair with herbs and extracts. Clarifying the hair will allow it to readily absorb moisture from deep conditioning. You may substitute this shampoo with our Hydratherma Naturals, SLS Free Moisture Plus Hair Cleanser or any of our Organic Shampoo Bars if you wish. Step 2. Use Hydratherma Naturals, Moisture Boosting Shampoo for your second lather. Apply a dime to quarter size amount to the scalp and squeeze through to the hair ends. This shampoo is very concentrated so please use sparingly. You may substitute this shampoo with our Hydratherma Naturals, SLS Free Moisture Plus Hair Cleanser or any of our Organic Shampoo Bars if you wish.
Deep condition with the Hydratherma Naturals, Moisture Boosting Deep Conditioning Treatment "OR" the Amino Plus, Protein Deep Conditioning Treatment. These products should be alternated every other week to keep your hair balanced with moisture and protein. Saturate your hair with the conditioner (root to tip) and apply our Hydratherma cordless heating cap or sit under a hood dryer for 10 - 20 minutes for deep / penetrating conditioning. Comb through with wide tooth comb before rinsing out the treatment to gently remove tangles. For extreme deep conditioning, apply the Hydratherma Naturals Hair Growth Oil to the hair / scalp along with the deep conditioner. Cover with plastic cap and then deep condition with heat. We recommend that you rinse out your deep conditioner in the shower to prevent tangles.
Moisture / Protein Balance Prep
AFTER DEEP CONDITIONING, SECTION YOUR WET HAIR INTO AT LEAST 4 SECTIONS.
TO EACH SECTION:
- Part hair in sections and spray the scalp with Hydratherma Naturals Follicle Mist. Massage. You may also lightly mist the hair.
- Apply Hydratherma Naturals Protein Balance Leave-In Conditioner. Apply a small amount to each section of wet hair concentrating on hair ends. Use more or less as needed. (Adds Protein Balance)
- Apply a small amount of the Hydratherma Naturals Daily Moisturizing Growth Lotion to each section of wet hair. Concentrate on hair ends. Use more or less as needed. Depending on your hair's condition / dryness, you can use it 1 to 3 times a day (on dry hair) until your hair reached its optimal moisture level. Daily use on dry hair is recommended. (Adds Moisture Balance)
- Apply a dime to quarter size amount of Hydratherma Naturals Hair Growth Oil to each section of hair to seal in moisture. Use more or less as needed.
You may apply our Botanical Defining Gel or the Foaming Sea Silk Curly Styler (for extra hold) then mist your hair with the Hydratherma Naturals, Herbal Gloss Heat Protector prior to styling for a nice shine / heat protection. (This may be used on wet hair prior to setting.) At this time, you may style as you wish. I.e. Prep hair for braid-out / twist-out etc.
Daily Maintenance -Natural Hair
Apply Hydratherma Naturals, Protein Balance Leave In Conditioner, Daily Moisturizing Growth Lotion and the Hair Growth Oil (to seal in the moisture) to the hair nightly before prepping your hair for bed. In the morning, finger comb and go. During dry seasons, you may moisturize 2x per day. This regimen will give you a nice balance of moisture and protein daily. You may use the Foaming Sea Silk Curly Styler or the Botanical Defining Gel for more hold / definition (braid-outs / twist-outs). In the morning, finger comb go!
Daily Maintenance- Relaxed or Straightened Hair
Apply the Hydratherma Naturals, Protein Balance Leave In (pea to dime size amount), Daily Moisturizing Growth Lotion (pea to dime size amount) and a few drops of Hydratherma Naturals Hair Growth Oil (to seal in the moisture) to the hair ends on a daily basis before pincurling the hair at night. To maintain your hair style during the week, it is a good idea to pin curl it and wrap with a satin scarf before bed. This is less damaging to the hair. In the morning, finger-comb and go.
*****The suggested amount of each product to be used in this insert is a general guideline. You may use more or less product depending on the condition / length / thickness of your hair. HAPPY HAIR GROWING!
We incorporate the use emu oil some of our hair products. Here is why!
Emu oil has been used for thousands of years in natural medicine and has internal and external healing properties. It is a deep penetrating natural moisturizer which penetrates the hair shaft / scalp quickly and easily. Once emu oil enters the hair's root, it acts as a powerful anti-inflammatory agent. This anti-inflammatory property helps to stimulate the hair's natural growing ability. Easily absorbed and does not sit on the top layer of the hair strand. Emu Oil also contains both Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids which help to get hair to the 8% moisture level to prevent breakage. It is a very expensive oil and because of its cost, it is not used in many hair care products.
According to Michael Holick, M.D., Ph.D., and Professor of Medicine, Physiology, and Dermatology at Boston University School of Medicine, hair follicles become 20% more active when emu oil is applied and hair thickens when emu oil is applied over time. The effects are cumulative. This suggests that Emu Oil plays a part in simulating growth by increasing scalp circulation.
-Reported in Drug & Cosmetic Industry Magazine, January 1996