When can I wash my hair after protein treatment?
Wait three or four days after getting your keratin treatment before washing your hair. That’s generally the amount of time it takes the keratin to penetrate and really start working on your hair.
Do you put protein treatment on wet or dry hair?
Protein treatments work best on hair that is already damaged and porous (dry not retaining moisture). When used on hair that does not require protein treatments you are left with dry hair and unfortunately hair breakage.
Should I wash my hair before treatment?
The hair should be freshly washed before applying the treatment so it can soak in properly. Don’t wait until your hair dries to apply the treatment.
Can I shampoo my hair after protein treatment?
“If you have fine hair, you may just shampoo and then use the protein treatment so that your hair is not too weighed down,” Williams notes. “Generally, you would leave a protein treatment on the hair for 20 to 30 minutes before rinsing.
Can I do a protein treatment and deep condition on the same day?
Protein treatments are meant to restore the health of the hair. … As far as application, use a protein treatment the same way you would a deep conditioner. Just make sure not to use them at the same time and alternate protein treatments with deep conditioners every week.
Why do protein treatments make hair hard?
It is possible to add so much protein to your hair that the moisture is unbalanced, leaving your hair feeling stiff, dry, or hard. This is why we recommend paying attention to how your hair feels before and after a protein treatment, and waiting at least a few weeks before doing another treatment.
Do you use conditioner after protein treatment?
You should always follow up protein treatments with moisturizing conditioners, preferably a deep conditioning treatment. It’s also very important to make sure you’re using the right treatment for your needs and to follow the instructions carefully.
Can you dye your hair the same day you wash it?
Since the dye needs to penetrate the cuticle, your hair needs to be free of any built-up product (especially wax). This can also prevent the color from distributing evenly. It’s best to color hair that has been washed 24 to 48 hours prior, because the natural oils will protect your scalp from any irritation.
Should I wash my hair the night before I dye it?
Wash your hair 12 to 24 hours before your color. This will assure the hair is clean, but allow the oil in your scalp to create a protective barrier against irritation and staining. … Wash the hair, but don’t aggressively scratch the scalp. broken skin or scratches will definitely burn or tingle with color or bleach.