What is a protein filler for your hair?

A porosity equalizing hair filler contains hydrolyzed proteins that cling to your hair and fill in the areas of porosity for thicker and smoother strands. A protein filler is often used before the color process to prevent uneven color results and protect the hair from chemical damage.

Do you dry hair after protein filler?

You can wait 20 minutes after applying filler but you do not need to dry your hair. It is OK to apply hair color to damp hair.

How long can I leave protein filler on my hair?

As a pre-color treatment: Apply the filler evenly throughout your clean, towel damp hair, and let it sit for about 20 minutes. Do not rinse the product from your hair.

How can I add protein to my hair at home?

Homemade Protein Hair Treatments

  1. Egg mask. You can make a protein treatment for natural hair with eggs you have at home. …
  2. Yogurt. Yogurt, sour cream and similar dairy products contain not only protein, but lactic acid, which cleanses your hair while the fat in the dairy moisturizes it. …
  3. Avocado. …
  4. Coconut oil.

Can you mix protein filler with conditioner?

It works great to protect hair during bleaching but it also helps repair bleached hair. Use it once every 2 weeks mixed into a deep conditioner to help keep hair soft & healthy. Yes, you can mix protein filler into bleach mixture. … Use it once every 2 weeks mixed into a deep conditioner to help keep hair soft & healthy.

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Does hair need protein after bleaching?

Not Using a Deep Treatment

So if you have bleach damaged hair or heat damaged hair, it’s pretty much imperative that you use a deep conditioning treatment with protein as a primary ingredient to strengthen the protective coating on your hair.

Can you add protein filler to semi permanent hair color?

It works well with semi permanent color! Helps the color adhere to your hair and is also a protein conditioner. I’ve used it on my hair for years!!!

Why would you need to pre lighten hair?

Pre-lightening is the new, professional term for what we used to refer to as ‘bleaching’. It is the process of removing natural hair colour in order to lighten colour all over and is usually followed with a glaze for blonde hair or a colour change (such as silver or pastels).

Why won’t my bleached hair hold color?

The simple answer to why over-bleached hair doesn’t hold color is that the bleaching process removed too much of the pigment and protein inside the hair, basically making it like swiss cheese.

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