Can Olaplex Make Your Hair Fall Out? Does It Damage Hair?

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Olaplex is a brand that makes hair care products for all hair types, textures, styles, and colors. All of their products contain Bis-Aminopropyl Diglycol Dimaleate which restores and repairs damaged hair from the inside out.  The ingredient does not just make your hair healthy, but it also enhances its overall quality.

Olaplex hair products make blondes look brighter, brunettes more radiant, and redheads more vibrant!

If you are looking for a quick answer to the question of whether Olaplex can make your hair fall out, here you have it:

Olaplex does not make your hair fall out, and the damage is minimal even if you tend to overuse the product. The ingredients used in Olaplex are absolutely safe to use. Olaplex is thus a safe product to use to repair split and damaged hair.

What exactly does Olaplex do?

Your hair contains millions of disulfide bonds, which gives it structure, strength, and stability. When these disulfide bonds break, your hair gets damaged. The damage can cause a number of hair problems, such as hair fall, hair thinning, etc. 

Olaplex restores and repairs the damaged and compromised hair with the help of its special ingredient, Bis-Aminopropyl Diglycol Dimaleate.

Even though Olaplex does repair the damaged broken sulfide bonds, new damage can still occur to these bonds. One of the reasons behind the new damage may be due to hormonal or environmental changes.

Who is Olaplex for?

Olaplex is formulated for all hair types. Whether you have texture-treated hair, or color-treated hair, or anything in between, it gets damaged on a daily basis. Olaplex helps in both repairing the damage and preventing your hair from getting damaged further.

For how long can you leave Olaplex in your hair?

The brand recommends leaving Olaplex in your hair for about 10 minutes. However, the longer you leave it, the better the results will be. It’s ideal to leave Olaplex on for about three hours to see better results. 

You could leave Olaplex overnight too if required. But make sure that the product does not get into your eyes at night.

Can Olaplex permanently repair hair?

Olaplex starts repairing your hair from the first application itself. And each of the Olaplex products is designed to restore your damaged hair by repairing the broken sulfide bonds. This does not prevent new damages from happening. This is why the brand recommends that you use Olaplex on a regular basis.

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Can Olaplex damage hair?

The ingredients used in all Olaplex products are known to cause no possible damage to your hair. On the contrary, Olaplex contains Bis-Aminopropyl Diglycol Dimaleate which is known to help restore damaged hair.

If you have recently bleached your hair, it is possible that the cuticles of your are already damaged, and this is causing the protein layering of the hair to be exposed and get damaged as well.

Bis-Aminopropyl Diglycol Dimaleate acts on the disulphide bonds that are broken during a bleaching process. However, it is a good idea to get a dedicated protein treatment done for your hair as well. That could help with the damage to your hair.

But to answer the question, no – Olaplex does not cause damage to your hair.

Will the regular use of Olaplex make hair thicker?

Olaplex works to repair and strengthen the structure of the hair that has been compromised or damaged. It links the broken sulfide bonds together, thereby making your hair feel fuller, thicker, stronger, and healthier.

Does Olaplex make the hair grow faster?

No. Olaplex is not formulated to treat thinning hair, hair loss, or promote new hair growth. Instead, it keeps your hair healthier, stronger and prevents further hair breakage.

Will Olaplex help grow new hair?

No, Olaplex does not help grow new hair. It repairs and strengthens your hair so that it does not weaken and break further.

Can Olaplex repair already damaged hair?

Yes, Olaplex repairs already damaged hair. Your hair has disulfide bonds, which provide it with strength, structure, and stability. When these bonds break, your hair gets damaged. Olaplex assists in repairing this damage and protecting your hair from further damage.

Will using Olaplex weigh down the hair?

No, if you have thin or chemically-treated hair and you are worried that Olaplex will weigh down your hair, then don’t. It will not weigh down your hair, regardless of how damaged your hair is.

Which Olaplex should be used for hair loss?

You can use non-toxic hair products that make your scalp healthy, such as Olaplex N.°4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo and N.°5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner.

Can Olaplex stop hair breakage?

Your hair has millions of disulfide bonds that help with the structure, strength, and stability of your hair. When these disulfide bonds break, your hair gets damaged and you may experience hair fall, breakage among other problems. Olaplex repairs these bonds and reduces hair breakage or any other problem you might be facing.

Can Olaplex repair split ends too?

Yes, Olaplex can repair split ends too. It repairs each of your hair strands, from base to end. However, you will have to use the products regularly to see effective results.

Can Olaplex be used on fine, thin hair?

Yes, Olaplex is formulated for all hair types, including fine, thin hair. However, it is essential that you select the right Olaplex product for your hair type.

Can Olaplex be used for curly hair?

Yes, Olaplex assists in repairing all types of damaged hair. So, if you have curly hair, you can use Olaplex too. However, it is essential that you select the right Olaplex product for your hair type.

Can Olaplex be used on your hair every day?

Yes, all Olaplex products are formulated for daily or every wash use.

Are all Olaplex products free of harmful chemicals and ingredients?

Yes, all Olaplex products are free of sulfates, phthalates, DEA, aldehydes, formaldehyde, gluten, and parabens. They are safe to be used by women of all hair types. 

What does the N.°0 Intensive Bond Building Hair Treatment do?

The N.°0 Intensive Bond Building Hair Treatment is an intensive repair booster for your hair. It absorbs deeply into your hair and repairs the damage. 

However, keep in mind that you cannot use it on its own as it may cause more damage to your hair or not show effective results. The N.°0 Intensive Bond Building Hair Treatment should always be used along with No.3 Hair Perfector to receive the intense repair.

Can the N.°0 Intensive Bond Building Hair Treatment be used on ‘normal’ hair? Does hair need to be color-treated or damaged to benefit from the hair treatment?

Yes, the N.°0 Intensive Bond Building Hair Treatment can be used on normal hair as well. You do not need to have damaged or compromised hair to benefit from this hair treatment. However, if you use the hair treatment on damaged hair, you will see better results. The more often you use the hair treatment, the healthier your hair will look and feel.

How can the N.°3 Hair Perfector help with repairing damaged hair?

The N.°3 Hair Perfector repairs your hair and makes it healthier and shinier. You can follow these steps to use the hair perfector at home:

  • Apply a generous amount of the N.°3 Hair Perfector to your hair.
  • Make sure that your hair is damp or towel-dried.
  • Comb through your hair to remove any tangles or knots.
  • Let the product stay in your hair for at least 10 minutes.
  • Then wash your hair using a shampoo and conditioner.

However, you do not need to wash your hair before using the N.°3 Hair Perfector. You can take a water spray container and slightly dampen your hair. But if your hair has a lot of product or residue in it, it is best to wash it first.

Should the N.°4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo and N.°5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner be used together?

Yes, Olaplex recommends that the N.°4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo and N.°5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner be used together for better results. However, both the products can be used individually on their own as well.

Is the N.°6 Bond Smoother applied on damp or dry hair?

The N.°6 Bond Smoother can be applied on both damp or dry hair. You can even blow-dry your hair after using the smoother.

Is the N.°6 Bond Smoother a thermal protectant?

Yes, the N.°6 Bond Smoother is a thermal protectant. You can blow-dry your hair after using the product. However, the brand recommends that the blow-drying or heat styling tools be used below 450 degrees. You can combine other Olaplex products with the N.°6 Bond Smoother while using other heat styling tools.

How does the N.°7 Bonding Oil help the damaged or compromised hair?

The N.°7 Bonding Oil is a lightweight oil that provides UV and heat protection up to 450 degrees. Additionally, the bonding oil also makes your hair smooth and shiny while repairing it from the inside.

Does the N.°8 Bond Intense Moisture Mask help repair damaged hair?

Yes, the N.°8 Bond Intense Moisture Mask provides intense hydration to your hair, thereby making it stronger, healthier, and shinier. You can use this moisture mask as often as you wash your hair.

You can leave the N.°8 Bond Intense Moisture Mask in your hair longer than the recommended amount of time as the brand claims that this product cannot be overused. However, make sure that you leave the moisture mask for at least the recommended amount of time or more to see effective results. 



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