Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Brazilian Keratin Treatment

Brazilian Keratin Treatment Questions

  1. Should I cut my hair before the treatment?
  2. Can I wash my hair after the treatment, and when?
  3. What kind of shampoo or conditioner should I use?
  4. What should I do if my hair gets wet during the first 1- 2 days?
  5. Can I go into a pool or the ocean after the treatment?
  6. Can I wear my hair in a pony tail or wear a tie in my hair?
  7. Can I color my hair before I do the treatment?
  8. Can I color my hair after the treatment?
  9. Can I apply bleach to my hair after the Keratin treatment?
  10. Can you do the treatment on top of relaxed hair?
  11. Can you do the treatment on highlighted hair?
  12. Can you do the treatment over previously chemically treated hair?
  13. Can you do the treatment over Japanese or Thermal straightening?
  14. Is this treatment a relaxer?
  15. Can you do the treatment on virgin hair?
  16. Can you do the treatment on children? If yes, what ages?
  17. How long will the treatment stay in my hair?
  18. Do I have to do touch-ups on the next visit, or re-do the whole head?

Brazilian Keratin Treatment – Do’s and Don’t's After Treatment

Do’s during the first 2 days after treatment: Do not do during the first 2 days after treatment:
  1. Wear your hair down all the time.
  2. Use a blow dryer or flat iron if needed. For example,if the hair gets wet or if a piece is not straight after sleeping all night.
  3. Wear a silk scarf to pull your hair away from your face.
  4. Use a shampoo without sodium chloride(use always after Bkt)
  1. Don’t wash the hair for 2 days.
  2. Don’t tie the hair up in a pony tail.
  3. Don’t use hair clips.
  4. Don’t use bobby pins.
  5. Don’t use hair bands.
  6. Don’t engage in any activity that causes sweating such as exercise etc.
  7. Don’t place the hair behind your ears.
  8. Don’t uses glasses to hold your hair back.

Brazilian Keratin Treatment

1) Should I cut my hair before the treatment? Back to top ↑

You can, however, we recommend cutting your hair afterwards. The treatment allows you to see and trim and style your hair.

2) Can I wash my hair after the treatment, and when? Back to top ↑

We recommend to wait 48-72 hours to achieve better results.

3) What kind of shampoo or conditioner should I use? Back to top ↑

We carry and recommend Enjoy sulfate-free hydrating shampoo and Enjoy Hydrating conditioner. They will create unbelievably smooth and silky hair. Eliminate frizz, moisturize and detangle without buildup. Contains no sulfate to ensure color safe for all hair types and it is also formulated with a very low PH, which means the product will stay on your hair for longer.

4) What should I do if my hair gets wet during the first 1- 2 days? Back to top ↑

Blow dry the hair as quickly as possible.

5) Can I go into a pool or the ocean after the treatment? Back to top ↑

Wait 1 week. Always wet hair and apply conditioner before swimming, and rinse well afterward.

6) Can I wear my hair in a pony tail or wear a tie in my hair? Back to top ↑

A: Not anything tight or restricting. Loose scarf or silk headbands are ok.

7) Can I color my hair before I do the treatment? Back to top ↑

Yes. We recommend you color the hair first. If done same day -no conditioner- after shampooing color out.

8 ) Can I color my hair after the treatment? Back to top ↑

Wait 2 weeks after Keratin treatment to apply any color. For hair with treatment in- use ammonia-free color.

9) Can I apply bleach to my hair after the Keratin treatment? Back to top ↑

No, do not apply bleach to Keratin treated hair. All highlights are to be completed before Keratin treatment is applied.

10) Can you do the treatment on top of relaxed hair? Back to top ↑

Yes. You can do the treatment over any previously relaxed hair.

11) Can you do the treatment on highlighted hair? Back to top ↑

Yes. You can do the highlights first, and then do the treatment on unconditioned hair. On fine, hi-lift bleached hair lower heat when flat ironing.

12) Can you do the treatment over previously chemically treated hair? Back to top ↑

Yes. You can do the treatment over any chemically treated hair.

13) Can you do the treatment over Japanese or Thermal straightening? Back to top ↑

Yes. You can do the treatment over any kind of straightening.

14) Is this treatment a relaxer? Back to top ↑

No. It is a reconditioning treatment made of keratin, plant extracts and collagen that are sealed in to and on to the hair.

15) Can you do the treatment on virgin hair? Back to top ↑

Yes, but it won’t last as long as previously colored or chemically treated hair.

16) Can you do the treatment on children? If yes, what ages? Back to top ↑

Yes. We recommend it for children age 12 and older.

17) How long will the treatment stay in my hair? Back to top ↑

Depending on curl type and strength of treatment. Curl or wave starts to come back sooner on virgin hair, and gradually all other processed hair. Keratin Treatment will condition, eliminate frizz . Also hair will smooth out quickly when flat ironed or blown dry , even after curl or wave has come back.

18) Do I have to do touch-ups on the next visit, or re-do the whole head? Back to top ↑

The whole head.