Bends: A 2" section held up to show breakage from bends. Client first came to us hoping we could fix her hair by restraightening it. Client had between 50% to 70% breakage on crown due to bends. The broken hair was about 3/4" long. Hairs could easily be popped off at right angle bends. Client turned away because a successful TR could not be cone at the time. Client called back for a BKT when BKT became available.
Before: 1/4 black, 3/4 European. Med-coarse texture, med-high density. Very dry, damaged split hair. Complete bleach with bleached highlights, recently darkened to level shown in photo.
After: 4 days later after first wash and finger blow dry. Very damaged ends were not repaired looking, but felt very soft and healthy. Overall shine was noted.
After: 1 month later. Hair was air dried with leave-in conditioner. Slight wave appearing at nape of neck. Hair is still smooth, soft and healthy looking.
Before: Virgin, coarse texture. Med-high density. 10% to 20% gray in areas. Very dry ends, some split ends.
After: 4 days later after first wash and finger blow dry. Before hair was blown dry, around 30% wave still visible. After dry, hair was straight with body. Ends slightly cupped under.