The good news is that the damage and shedding from keratin treatments aren’t permanent. In a few months, your hair can grow back – as baby hairs first and getting thicker and stronger over time.
Does keratin permanently change hair?
Keratin will typically fade out of the hair in three to five months and your texture will return to its natural state. Relaxers permanently change the bonds of your hair, so in order to see your natural texture, you have to grow out the chemically treated locks.
How can I regrow my hair after keratin treatment?
Additional pro tips
- Keep hair pinned or tucked away during the growing-out phase.
- Make use of nourishing hair oils and masks.
- Sleep with a silk wrap or pillowcase to eliminate friction.
- Minimize the use of heat styling tools.
- Keep hairstyles on the looser side—tight ponytails will put tension on strands.
What happens when keratin wears off?
By the time your keratin treatment has started to wear off, your hair would have grown anywhere from 1/3 to 2 inches and, since keratin treatments can be reapplied once per month, it’s simple to keep your texture consistent from root to tip.
Does keratin help hair growth?
Keratin is a protein that is formed by the combination of eighteen different amino acids. It plays an important role in hair growth, hair regeneration, and overall hair health. Keratin is produced through the multiplication and differentiation of cells, which are present beneath the scalp skin layer.
Is keratin good for thin hair?
You may consider keratin treatment if your thin hair is curly, coarse, or color-treated. Thin hair that’s fine and straight may not benefit from keratin treatments. You may want your hair to have more volume if you have thin or thinning hair. In this case, there may be more effective treatments than keratin.
Why does keratin smell so bad?
Though it does say that it is a moisturizing treatment, it still is a chemical treatment for your hair, therefor it isn’t good for your hair. When you treat the hair with chemical and heat it burns the follicle causing the hair to smell bad and look fried or dried out.