Can you get a keratin smoothing treatment if you colour your hair?
Yes, you can use keratin smoothing treatment on coloured hair. We would always recommend to have the keratin treatment before you have your colour max it also strengthens the hair.
How long does a keratin smoothing treatment last?
The treatment can last up to 4 months. Especially if you use professional aftercare recommend by your stylist it can really help give the treatment longevity.
Will a keratin smoothing treatment take out my natural curl?
Hair with a strong natural curl energy or what is known as 4 A, B or C will be looser, repaired, softened and much easier to manage, but it will still retain a lot of curls. Hair with less natural strength will be a great deal straighter, and in many cases even completely straight.
Is a keratin smoothing treatment worth the money?
One word… YES! See the before and after photo on this page as evidence. People battle with frizz every day, for some clients they have said it’s life changing.
Can you have a keratin smoothing treatment if you wear hair extensions?
Yes absolutely although the treatment can’t be carried out while they are in place. It will disguise you own hair better as it really smooths your hair out, blending with the extension hair better.
How long does a Keratin smoothing treatment last in the hair?
As long as you care for your Keratin treatment properly, using sulphate free shampoo and conditioner and not washing the hair too frequently (2-3 times per week), then the treatment can last up to 6 months in the hair.
Does a Keratin smoothing treatment cause hair loss?
Keratin treatments utilise flat irons at high temperatures, which can be high enough to deteriorate your hairs natural proteins and protections, which can cause damage, excessive shedding and loss. This can be prevented with proper nutrition in diet, staying hydrated and using salon quality hair products without any harsh chemicals.
Is a Keratin smoothing treatment good for afro hair?
The Keratin treatment is safe and effective for all hair types, from pin straight to 4 c coils, and is a semi-permanent alternative to perms or relaxers to smooth afro hair.
Which is better straightening of Keratin smoothing treatment?
If keeping your hair healthy is a priority for you then a Keratin treatment is recommended over straightening the hair as it helps avoid excess heat damage over time.
How should I sleep after having a Keratin smoothing treatment?
Because your hair has just been set with keratin proteins its important you have straight hair, even when sleeping. It is recommended to sleep laying your hair back over your pillow so there are no creases or folds. Silk pillowcases are also recommended for your hair after the keratin treatment.
Which hair treatment is best for hair?
Keratin smoothing treatments have become increasingly popular over the past few years and with good reason, they are one of the safer hair straightening techniques as keratin is a natural protein already found in out hair, however protein content decreases with age and poor diet, so do keratin levels.
Can I brush my hair after Keratin smoothing treatment?
It’s recommended you wait around 72 hours after the treatment is done to brush your hair (around 3 days).
What is the price for a keratin smoothing treatment?
At mcintyres hairdressers Dundee the starting price for a keratin smoothing treatment is £150. The actual cost is dependant on hair length and volume.
Why is my hair still frizzy after Keratin smoothing treatment?
After any Keratin treatment the moisture versus protein balance will be ‘out of sync’ due to the high protein concentration used during the procedure. This can cause hair to feel rough, course or brittle in the short term if nothing is done to counteract it ( eg. using salon quality sulphate free products).
How often should I have a Keratin smoothing treatments?
Keratin treatments shouldn’t be done more than 3 times per year, as over time they can start to damage the hair. Summer, when frizz is more pronounced because of humidity, is when people generally want to get them done.