Should I do a protein treatment before or after I color my hair?

Should I do a protein treatment before or after I color my hair? We recommend using the Two-Step Protein Treatment BEFORE coloring your hair. If your hair is porous it will form a protein matrix within the cortex which helps the hair retain color molecules for less color fading and shade shifting.
– Use a hot oil hair treatment at least 3 days before coloring to condition and prepare your hair strands to take on your hair color. – Avoid washing your hair the day of or right before coloring your hair (try to do it the day after your hot oil treatment) so that you don’t wash away the natural oils in your hair.
Colored hair tends to become dry or brittle, so it needs extra protein to make it stronger. It’s ideal to use protein treatments prior to coloring as well to keep your locks healthy. It’s also recommended you use a protein treatment after the coloring process. Two weeks after coloring should be just right.
To eliminate all confusion, protein treatments–especially deep treatments–should be done every 4 to 6 weeks. Protein treatments should be applied so sparingly for a couple of reasons, the first being that applying protein treatments too often can lead to protein overload causing breakage throughout the hair.
You should color your hair before undergoing keratin treatment. Book your keratin procedure right after you have got your hair colored. The reason for such timing is that keratin strengthens the color, be it permanent or semi-permanent color or highlights, and your hair retains the new color for a much longer time.

Should I do a hair treatment before or after dying my hair? – Use a hot oil hair treatment at least 3 days before coloring to condition and prepare your hair strands to take on your hair color. – Avoid washing your hair the day of or right before coloring your hair (try to do it the day after your hot oil treatment) so that you don’t wash away the natural oils in your hair.

Can you do protein treatment on colored hair? Colored hair tends to become dry or brittle, so it needs extra protein to make it stronger. It’s ideal to use protein treatments prior to coloring as well to keep your locks healthy. It’s also recommended you use a protein treatment after the coloring process. Two weeks after coloring should be just right.

How often should you do a protein treatment on colored hair? To eliminate all confusion, protein treatments–especially deep treatments–should be done every 4 to 6 weeks. Protein treatments should be applied so sparingly for a couple of reasons, the first being that applying protein treatments too often can lead to protein overload causing breakage throughout the hair.

Should I do a protein treatment before or after I color my hair? – FAQ

Is it better to do keratin before or after color?

You should color your hair before undergoing keratin treatment. Book your keratin procedure right after you have got your hair colored. The reason for such timing is that keratin strengthens the color, be it permanent or semi-permanent color or highlights, and your hair retains the new color for a much longer time.

Can I do a protein treatment right after dying my hair?

Yes, hair should be healthy prior to adding color, but using a protein treatment after is a better option. As our hairstylist expert suggests, use the protein treatment a week or two after you apply your color and enjoy your new color.

What should I not do before dying my hair?

Wash you hair 1-2 days before. Hair should not be excessively dirty, sweaty or oily. Dirty hair does not “grab color better” *see next slide. However, you want there to be a natural protective oil layer on your scalp to act as a barrier against the chemicals in the hair dye.

Should I use ApHogee before or after I dye my hair?

How to use a protein treatment and hair color safely. ApHogee recommends that you use Two-Step Protein Treatment before using a semi-permanent hair color, “Wash hair with ApHogee Shampoo for Damaged Hair, rinse and towel blot dry. Follow general directions for applying ApHogee Two-Step Protein Treatment.

Does color-treated hair need protein?

We know how important regularly moisturizing and deep conditioning color-treated hair is to prevent hair breakage, but protein is especially important for hair in this state as well. Color-treated hair is highly porous and more susceptible to damage.

How do you use protein filler before coloring 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. Apply the color as usual. After rinsing the color follow up with a moisturizing conditioner.

Do you use conditioner after protein treatment?

You may find you never need to apply additional protein to your hair, and that’s fine. Anytime you apply an intense protein treatment, you must follow up with a deeply moisturizing conditioner. Rutlin explains, “You cannot have one without the other. This is why you see some people have brittle and damaged hair.

Do you do a protein treatment before or after shampoo?

Protein conditioning treatments should be done after shampooing your hair (not co-washing) for best results. Using protein treatments too frequently can lead to moisture deficient hair which again leads to damage. Deep condition with a protein based conditioner as needed to regain moisture protein balance.

Can you do a protein treatment and deep conditioner at the same time?

Protein treatments are meant to restore the health of the hair. As far as application, use a protein treatment the same way you would a deep conditioner. Just make sure not to use them at the same time and alternate protein treatments with deep conditioners every week.

Why is my hair still frizzy after keratin treatment?

“After any Keratin Treatment, the Moisture vs. Protein balance in our hair will be “out-of-sync” due to the high protein concentration used during the procedure. This will cause hair to feel rough, coarse and brittle in the short or long term if nothing is done to counteract it.

Does hair color affect keratin treatment?

If your stylist is using the Original, Chocolate, or Advanced keratin formulas, you will need to wait between 2 or 3 weeks before coloring your hair. If using Soft Treatment or Soft Chocolate Treatment, your hair can be colored at any time.

What happens if I color my hair after keratin treatment?

Any professional keratin expert will tell you that it is necessary to wait nearly two weeks before you can color your hair. Dying your hair right after the hair therapy will not let you get the full results. Your color will look patch or not take at all providing you dye it two weeks after the keratin therapy.

Should you do a protein treatment before or after bleaching?

Do a protein treatment a day or two BEFORE your hair appointment, this will help protect your hair from possible bleach damage and retain your new hair color. (REMEMBER: you should be doing this before every color, bleach, or relaxing appointment.)

Can you do a protein treatment after Olaplex 3?

Protein treatments can be used in between your Olaplex treatments. Olaplex does not harden the hair and you are free to follow up with any conditioner of your choice after you rinse out Olaplex No. 3 Hair Perfector, which is to be used at home.

Can I use pre color treatment before bleaching?

Pre-color treatment is especially important for bleached hair to minimize damage during the coloring process and help strengthen your hair. Some pre-color products are meant to be applied prior to the coloring process to coat the scalp and prevent chemicals from reaching hair follicles.

Why do salons wash your hair after coloring?

When you wash your hair, water seeps through these cracks and gaps and wash away your new hair color, leading to fading. Therefore, to protect your hair from color-fading, you need to use products that act as a barrier between your colored hair and water.

What should I do after coloring my hair?

“A good thing to do the day before coloring is to use a clarifying shampoo to remove any product buildup, and to help even the hair’s porosity so color takes evenly,” says White. “You should follow that with a deep conditioner to replace any moisture that may be lost during coloring.”

How do I prepare my hair for coloring?

Hair color use: To evenly distribute hair color, add half the bottle of protein filler into hair color mixture then mix. Next, apply this mixture to the ends of the hair. Leave the mixture on the hair for 15 to 20 minutes. Color corrector: To correct hair that is too porous, apply the protein filler to wet hair.

Can you use Aphogee protein treatment without heat?

“Generally, you would leave a protein treatment on the hair for 20 to 30 minutes before rinsing. Once rinsed, style as desired.” In addition, it’s always important to use products that complement this treatment.

When should you do a protein treatment?

Colorful Neutral Protein Filler can be used to make an excellent protein hair reconstructing conditioner, by diluting it with 1/3 water. You can also add between 1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon to a handful of your favourite protein free conditioner for a protein boost.

How do you use a colorful neutral protein filler as a conditioner?

Usually, a simple clarifying wash will revive your curls if they have any buildup. If the problem was moisture then the deep condition would help, and if it was lack of protein then your protein treatment would help.