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4 Safe Alternatives to the Brazilian Blowout.

In light of the controversy and how I feel about the Brazilian Blowout, I thought I should find some safe alternatives. Here are 4 brands that have safe alternatives to the Brazilian Blowout, in which you can achieve silky, smooth hair - at home.

Shu Uemura Art of Hair ShuSu Sleek

This new trio of products just made their debut in September. Using Black Cumin Oil with essential lipids and minerals at the base of all three products, hair is left light and silky smooth, reminiscent of the Japanese satin shusu. The shampoo is $45, conditioner $55, and the treatment is $65. Available at

Kerastase Paris Oleo-Relax Slim

Kerastase has both an in-salon treatment plus an additional two products to be used at home to deal with thick, dry and very rebellious hair. These products use a highly innovative formula that combines a cocktail of three natural oils, as well as ceramides to straighten the hair fiber, reduce volume and provide anti-frizz protection. The Smoothing Creme is $ 38, the Slimming Masque is $60.00. Available at

blow Ready Set Blow

This express blow dry lotion uses a unique heat-polymer and setting technology to deliver easier, faster, longer-lasting smooth blow dry results. The lotion is $21. Available at

RUSK Deepshine Smooth Keratin Care

Rusk has created three products that are marine mineral-enriched products free of sls and are color safe.  Formulated with natural Keratin, vitamins and the marine botanicals to restore elasticity, seal in moisture, lock out humidity and provide thermal protection. Using the products together, hair is left smooth, shiny and manageable. The Smooth Shampoo, Smoothing Conditioner and Deep-Penetrating Treatment sell for $15.00. Available at fine salons and

Reader Comments (5)

My salon uses Kerastase and I've heard of Shu Uemura Art of Hair ShuSu Sleek. Both are really good brands.
I'm thinking about getting a Brazilian Blowout for the holidays....haven't decided yet.
All four of these products are great!
I'm going to get these products for my wife for Christmas. She had used these in the past and had nothing but good thing to say about them.
Thank you for sharing some great alternatives to a Brazilian blow out!

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