YES! You need to wash your hair after lightener to make sure that it is all removed from the hair. Shampoo will also deactivate lightener, so that if there are traces it does not continue to do damage. Just make sure you do a deep condition after, and that you use something free of SLS and SES.
Can you shampoo and condition your hair after bleaching?
It’s very important not to wash your hair with shampoo and especially not with conditioner after bleaching your hair.
Should I wash my hair with conditioner after bleaching?
You will need to change your hair care products
Forget about using just any shampoo and conditioner for your bleached hair. You will need a special purple shampoo to keep the yellow tones away. You will also need a good leave-in product to keep your hair smooth and fight frizz.
Should I condition my hair after bleaching and toning?
After bleaching, apply a toner before conditioning. Conditioning before toning can affect the colour absorption and lead to undesired results. Applying conditioner after applying and rinsing toner will seal in your desired colour tone.
How long does it take for bleached hair to go back to normal?
If your hair was 25 cm before bleaching, it’ll take about two years to return to normal, assuming your hair grows 1 cm per month. If your hair was 50 cms before bleaching, it’ll take just under three years to get it back to normal, assuming your hair grows 1.5 cms per month.
Does coconut oil help bleached hair?
Yes, coconut oil is good for bleached and blonde hair. How often should you use coconut oil for bleached hair? You can use coconut oil for damaged and bleached hair once every week to help reconstruct your hair strands and regain their luster.