The cardinal rule of keratin treatments is to stay away from water and ponytails for at least three days. You don’t want to risk creating a bend in your newly-straightened hair. Fitzsimons says the key to maintaining your treatment for as long as possible is using a sulfate-free shampoo on the days you wash your hair.
How do you take care of your hair after a keratin treatment?
MORE THAN THREE DAYS AFTER
Using shampoos that contain sulfate will ruin your Keratin treatment. To maintain your results, you must use sodium chloride-free hair products. We recommend and carry Keratin Complex brand Keratin Care Shampoo and Conditioner and Keratin Color Care Shampoo and Conditioner.
Can I oil my hair after keratin treatment?
Yes. Pure Argan oil is safe to use on keratin treated hair. Be sure to use pure Argan oil with no added chemicals which can react with the keratin treated hair. Olive oil is also completely safe to use on keratin treated hair, as it is natural.
What ingredients to avoid after a keratin treatment?
DO Skip Alcohol And Salt
Most hair experts recommend avoiding both of these additives while you have a keratin treatment because alcohol can dry the hair (and keratin-treated tresses are already a little dehydrated), and salt has an abrasive quality that could dissolve and remove keratin from your strands.
Which oil is rich in keratin?
Keratin is the structural building block of your hair.It also contains Bhringraj oil, Argan oil, Almond oil and Neem oil. The benefits of all these ingredients is immense to your hair.
Why is my hair still frizzy after keratin treatment?
“After any Keratin Treatment, the Moisture vs. Protein balance in our hair will be “out-of-sync” due to the high protein concentration used during the procedure. This will cause hair to feel rough, coarse and brittle in the short or long term if nothing is done to counteract it.
Is living proof safe for keratin treated hair?
It is sulfate-free and silicone-free. Safe and formulated for color and chemically treated hair.
What is the best shampoo to use after keratin treatment?
For lasting results, post-treatment shampoo should be free of sulfates (sudsing agents that can strip hair) or sodium (a thickener that dissolves keratin). Piet at Vartali Salon suggests Pureology ZeroSulfate SuperSmooth, L’Oreal EverPure Sulfate-Free Colorcare System, and Keratin Complex by Coppola Keratin Care.
How long does keratin last?
As long as you care for a keratin treatment by not washing your hair too frequently (2 to 3 times a week is enough), then your keratin treatment can last up to 6 months.