Burning Hair cutting Goes Viral
Brazilian supermodel Barbara Fialho revealed the very unusual secret to her glossy locks: she burns her hair to keep it healthy.
Velaterapia, we learned, is a process whereby an open flame – usually a candle – is used to singe off and ‘cauterize’ split ends, opening up the follicles to make hair more receptive to conditioning; all without taking anything off the length.
Femail jumped at the opportunity to test out the procedure, in the hopes that this tester would emerge from the flames with a luscious mane, rather than a frazzled mop.
So between this obstinate refusal – I practically have to prize the snapping scissors out of the hands of hair stylists when I get it colored – and my bleached ends, there is nothing healthy about my hair, long though it may be.