<br /> <br />Bond repair, bond maintenance, bond strengthening—there are a lot of different terms for bond-building products, but what do they actually mean? If you’ve been searching for an explanation on hair bonding treatments and what they can do for your curls, then keep reading. We’re answering all your bonding questions about the science behind bond builders for hair.<br />Here are some frequently asked questions about bond repair shampoo and conditioner for curly hair:<br />Q: What is a bond builder shampoo and conditioner? How are they different than traditional shampoos and conditioners?<br />Bond repair shampoo and conditioner are haircare products that are designed to strengthen the bonds within the hair shaft, helping to prevent breakage and improve the overall look of hair health. Ouidad’s Unbreakable Bonds™ line was created specifically for all curl types, so it can be used as frequently as desired. The unique bond building technology works to create new hydrogen and ionic bonds that help strengthen and repair curls, improve elasticity to reduce split ends, and prevent future damage to hair. It also delivers an added boost of hydration thanks to hyaluronic acid and vegan collagen in both the shampoo and conditioner, helping to keep your curls defined, shiny, and healthy-looking all day long. <br /><br />Q: How do bond repair shampoo and conditioner work? <br /><br />Bond repair shampoo and conditioner work by helping to strengthen the bonds within the hair shaft, which can be damaged by heat styling, chemical treatments, and other stressors. They also help to create new bonds in strands over time. These bond building products can help to prevent breakage and damage, leaving curls softer, shinier, and more defined. <br />Q: Who should use bond repair products?<br />Bond building products are suitable for all hair types, but they can be particularly beneficial for those with curly hair, which is usually more prone to breakage due to the natural texture and curvature of the hair strands. Curls often need more moisture to add definition and shine, so a gentle, hydrating bond repair shampoo and conditioner are a great choice to add to your wash day routine.<br />The combination of bond building technology and nourishing good-for-curl ingredients help to strengthen and hydrate curls at first wash, creating the perfect base before styling. This fragrance-free, dermatologist tested line is great for all types of curls and is gentle enough to be used every wash day, or whenever needed. It’s also hypoallergenic and formulated to have a low pH, meaning that it’s great for even the most sensitive of scalps and will not strip your hair of its natural oils. Bond repair shampoo and conditioner are also a great option to try for those who have damaged, dry, or brittle hair, since bond building products can help to nourish and strengthen hair strands when used consistently, improving the overall appearance of your curls over time and preventing future damage.<br />Q: How often should I use bond repair shampoo and conditioner?<br />Ouidad’s bond building shampoo and conditioner can be used as part of your regular haircare routine—typically every time you wash your hair—or as needed whenever you feel your curls need a boost of strength and hydration. If you have particularly damaged or dry hair, we recommend using both the shampoo and conditioner together in order to achieve the most powerful results.<br />Q: Can Unbreakable Bonds™ be used on color-treated hair?<br />Yes, the Unbreakable Bonds™ bond building line can be used on color-treated hair because all of these formulas are made Ouidad Clean, and are free from sulfates and silicones, making them color-safe. In fact, these bond repair products can be particularly beneficial for color-treated curls, as they reduce the risk of future hair breakage and help to strengthen and nourish strands by building new bonds. For more information on Bond Repair and products to help strengthen and repair curls, visit Ouidad.com.