Everything you need to know about Olaplex – the celebrity go-to hair treatment


Fact: Olaplex is not only for blondes

September 12, 2019 – 17:41 BST Ainhoa Barcelona

Perfectly preened A-listers from Gwyneth Paltrow to Kim Kardashian swear by Olaplex. The hair treatment has been the buzz of the trade for years, and after attempting it out for myself at Live True London, I can completely see why Olaplex is not only a passing fad. The purpose will not be to nourish or situation your hair, however to restore any damaged bonds. Do you often dye your hair, use straighteners and curling irons or blow dry your mane loads? Then Olaplex would possibly simply be for you. Read on for every thing you need to know…

What is Olaplex?

There’s numerous science behind Olaplex however put merely, the treatment cures your hair from inside. It features a patented energetic ingredient, which finds damaged bonds in your hair on a molecular stage and repairs them. Your hair could also be broken from chemical, thermal and mechanical components, so Olaplex works to strengthen these bonds and hyperlink them again collectively. It’s all very effectively utilizing conditioner after you shampoo, however Olaplex goes that one step additional and works its magic from inside. It does not promise silky mushy, conditioned hair however can assure a stronger, more healthy mane – in different phrases, say goodbye to break up hairs.


Olaplex is available in two steps at a salon

What occurs throughout your appointment?

Olaplex is usually used on individuals who dye their hair usually, because it helps to restore any broken hair but additionally enhances and locks in your color. The treatment might be accomplished earlier than, throughout or after your regular color service or it may be used as a stand-alone or categorical treatment. I began off my appointment at Live True London with the Olaplex treatment, adopted by a nourishing Redken treatment, however extra about that later.

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Olaplex works in two steps at the salon, for a complete of 15 minutes. Firstly, your stylist will add the Bond Multiplier to your dry, unwashed hair. The multiplier works to rebuild damaged disulfide bonds. Secondly, they will add the Bond Perfector, which mainly carries on working from the 1st step and makes certain that any remaining bonds are rebuilt and restored. There is a 3rd step, which is completed at residence, and that is the Hair Perfector. Not to be mistaken for a conditioner, this treatment reduces breakage and visibly strengthens your hair. It’s basically a diluted model of the 1st step and two and needs to be used at residence as soon as every week.


Olaplex makes your hair stronger and more healthy

Is Olaplex only for colored or bleached hair?

As somebody who hasn’t dabbled a lot in hair therapies, I can actually say that Olaplex is price giving a go. If you color your hair usually, it is a should, as a result of it locks in your hair color and prevents it from fading, whereas additionally repairing any injury attributable to the chemical dye. It’s a miracle product, as a result of you’re ready to color your hair extra usually with out the worry of getting broken, brittle hair. But even when you do not swap from blonde to brunette like myself, I used to be in a short time gained over after seeing the outcomes. My hair felt stronger, extra elastic, much less brittle and more healthy in simply 15 minutes. Magic, I’m telling you.

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How usually ought to you use Olaplex?

The salon beneficial to have the two-step treatment accomplished each two months and use step quantity three at residence. Or, you can have it accomplished each time you have your regular hair color service.


Live True London affords the Olaplex treatment

How can I get shiny hair?

What Olaplex will not promise is shiny, shiny hair because it’s specializing in repairing your bonds from the inside. So, to full my hair makeover, Live True London beneficial ending with a Redken conditioning hair treatment, comprising the Redken chemistry system and the Ph bonder. My oh my, my hair has by no means felt silkier or smoother. I used to be instantly transformed and my beautiful stylist Paula stated she may play with my new mane for hours and, not to toot my very own horn, however I completely agreed! This is precisely what you need for that mushy as silk, simply wow feeling.

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