Removing the alkaline base will take the itch out of having braids and allow you to keep them in for a longer time. It took years for me to figure out why a week into having braid my scalp started to itch and break out. Luckily, someone mentioned that I was probably allergic to the base on the braiding hair. Once I figured out this quick and easy step to remove the alkaline coating on the hair, I’ve been able to keep the braids in as long as I would like. Most people do not realize that synthetic has is treated with this alkaline coating and my video will show you the steps from removing the coating off of your synthetic hair to taking away the itches. 🙂
This video will show you how to remove the alkaline base from Kanekalon Hair, but you can use the same technique for any synthetic hair. A number of people have issues when they get braids or quick weaves with itching or sores forming and if you’ve experienced this reaction, it’s safe to assume you had an allergic reaction to the alkaline covering manufacturers put on the hair during processing.
Someone asked if the process will damage the hair. No, if done properly the hair will feel the same after you have removed the coating.
Have you tried to remove the alkaline base from Kanekalon Hair? Did you find that this was causing your itching?