Some people have found that using oil helps their bleach to process faster than it would without it. Adding coconut oil to the bleaching process can create a barrier to help prevent the burning and itching feeling that usually occurs with the process.
Can I bleach my hair if I have coconut oil in it?
If you are wondering if you can use coconut oil before bleaching your hair, the short answer is yes. Not only that you can use it, but you should incorporate it into your beauty routine thanks to all the nutrients it can bring to your beautiful hair.
Can you bleach hair with argan oil in it?
Yes. You can also add a few drops of coconut or argan oil to your bleach mixture before apply it. If you choose to do either of these, make sure that you are using pure and natural oils. Any oils with added chemicals or ingredients could hinder the effects of the bleach.
What to add to bleach to protect hair?
Coconut oil pre-highlight treatment will protect your scalp and hair from burns and damage caused by bleach. Cover your hair with coconut oil and leave it overnight or at least an hour before bleaching. Apply the bleach with the oil still in your hair.
How long should I leave coconut oil in my hair before bleaching?
Basically, using it before is most crucial. Using it after will help too only if you’ve used it prior to bleaching. To that end, you should actually leave that coconut oil on your hair for the bleaching process. You want it to penetrate your hair for at least one hour, though ideally 2 hours, and then you can bleach.