How often should I wash my keratin treated hair?

You should not be washing your hair more than once a week after a keratin treatment. If it’s styled with keratin treatment or you have a blow-out, you may not need to or want to wash more than once a week and put more stress on your hair.

How can I make my keratin treatment last longer?

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 long should you wait between keratin treatments?

Keratin Complex Hair treatments come in different strengths and require different maintenance. Keratin Complex is the strongest and longer lasting of the company’s treatments and can be performed every 4-5 months, depending on the texture of the hair, the home care and the frequency of the shampooing process.

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What happens if you don’t wash out keratin?

Keratin has to bond with the hair; washing it before the recommended time will result in your hair not taking to the treatment. So if you wash it out after a day or two, the keratin won’t have enough time to work. This will result in disappointment and a loss of money.

Do I really need to wait 3 days to wash hair after keratin?

Most keratin treatments require that you wait three days before shampooing your hair and come with a laundry list of rules—no tucking your hair behind your ear, no pins, no braids, and especially no ponytails.

Will sweat ruin a keratin treatment?

Once your keratin treatment has set, there’s no need to worry about sweating. When you work out, pull your hair into a ponytail to keep it off your face. Otherwise, you should be just fine. Ladies who were used to sweat ruining their styles should notice marked results — sweaty hair will dry without frizzing.

Should I wash my hair before keratin treatment?

IT IS UNNECESSARY TO WASH YOUR HAIR PRIOR. ~ YOUR HAIR IS SOFT AND SILKY, I WOULD RECOMMEND THAT YOU WAIT 24-48 HOURS BEFORE WASHING IT TO ALLOW CUTICLE OF HAIR TO CLOSE. THIS IS JUST A RECOMMENDATION, YOU HAIR WILL BE OK IF YOU NEED TO GET IT WET.

Can keratin cause hair loss?

Hair loss is common among women who get keratin treatments. The process itself traumatizes the hair follicle, weakening it. This causes your hair to fall out easier, so you may notice more strands falling even when you’re just running your hand through your hair.

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Can I have keratin treatment every month?

A Keratin Treatment should last you anywhere from 3-6 months depending on how often you’re shampooing, and making sure you’re only using sulfate-free shampoos. How many times a year can you get the treatment without damaging hair? I usually recommend 2-3 times a year.

Can I put my hair in a ponytail after keratin treatment?

Wear your hair down and straight for the first couple of days after the treatment or for as long as you can. Since the keratin is malleable initially, putting hair up in a ponytail or bun or braiding it can leave behind dents. After about three days, you can use soft hair ties to tie your hair.

Can you wash your hair 2 days after keratin treatment?

There are after-care recommendations for getting a keratin hair treatment. You aren’t advised to wash your hair, tie it up or style it in any way that could kink it for at least 48 hours.

How many days can I wash my hair after Brazilian treatment?

“You can’t tie it back in a ponytail or clip, you can’t style it, and you can’t wash it for the three or four days that follow. With the Brazilian blowout, you get it done, your stylist rinses it out, and that’s it. You’re back to your normal life again.”

How do I sleep with keratin treatment?

When you get into bed, smooth your hair down so that it’s straight below your head. Then, position your head carefully on your pillow so that your hair is flat. Sleep on your back for the first 3 days after you get a keratin treatment. If you sleep on your side or stomach, your hair may get creased or frizzy.

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Why is my hair sticky after keratin?

Sticky hair after a keratin treatment is simply product buildup. It all depends on how long your hair takes to process it. Some of us are lucky to have thirsty strands, while some are cursed with stubborn low porosity hair.

What are the side effects of keratin treatment?

The effects tend to happen during or shortly after a keratin treatment using products containing formaldehyde.

The Food and Drug Administration warns that formaldehyde and related compounds in keratin treatments may contribute to:

  • eye irritation.
  • headaches.
  • dizziness.
  • sore throat.
  • coughing.
  • wheezing.
  • nausea.
  • chest pain.