What shampoo is good for keratin treated hair?
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.
Can I use normal shampoo on keratin treated hair?
It is recommended that you use only sodium chloride and sulfate-free shampoos and conditioners. Using these types of shampoos and conditioners will give you the longest lasting results as sodium works to dissolve keratin, and sulfates are harsh lathering agents that may strip the hair of the treatment prematurely.
What shampoo ingredients are bad for keratin treated hair?
Sulfates are variations of Sodium Lauryl Sulfate which is a surfactant that will strip keratin and color from your hair. If a shampoo lathers up a lot, it is generally not safe for keratin treatment after-care, because that is what SLS is for.
Can I use coconut oil on keratin treated hair?
Can coconut oil be used on keratin treated hair? Yes. Virgin coconut oil binds to the hair and can reduce keratin loss during wash cycles.
Is Baby shampoo sulfate free?
Baby shampoos are good examples of sulfate-free formulas. Instead of SLS they contain materials known as amphoteric surfactants that are less drying to skin and milder to the eye.
Is apple cider vinegar good for keratin-treated hair?
Apple Cider Vinegar contributes to the preservation of hair and scalp PH levels. This is ideal for hair that is keratin-treated.
What shampoos to avoid after keratin treatment?
In order to ensure long lasting results of your keratin treatment, you must use a sodium chloride-free shampoo. Parabens is another element to avoid when having the keratin treatment done. It is a common preservative added in beauty and care products.