How often should you do protein treatment on natural hair?

How often should I do a protein treatment on 4c hair?

To eliminate all confusion, protein treatments–especially deep treatments–should be done every 4 to 6 weeks. Protein treatments should be applied so sparingly for a couple of reasons, the first being that applying protein treatments too often can lead to protein overload causing breakage throughout the hair.

How often can you use a protein treatment on your hair?

As a general rule, it is safe to use a protein treatment weekly for the first month to restore hair’s strength and elasticity. Use once or twice a month thereafter. Overuse of protein treatments can actually dry hair out. Always follow the directions on the package or consult your stylist.

How long should you leave a protein treatment in natural hair?

“Generally, you would leave a protein treatment on the hair for 20 to 30 minutes before rinsing. Once rinsed, style as desired.” In addition, it’s always important to use products that complement this treatment.

Do you shampoo after protein treatment?

Protein conditioning treatments should be done after shampooing your hair (not co-washing) for best results. Using protein treatments too frequently can lead to moisture deficient hair which again leads to damage. … It is imperative that you use the Aphogee Balance Moisturizer immediately after the Protein Treatment.

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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.

Is rice water a protein treatment?

The water absorbs the leftover nutrients from the rice after it’s been fermented—that’s what makes the water so special. It acts as a liquid protein treatment that can quickly penetrate your hair and scalp, resulting in additional growth and curl restoration almost overnight.