A: Nicole, when your stylist gave you the keratin treatment, it opened up your hair cuticle. … However, a keratin treatment does change the colour. It always becomes a bit lighter, and in your case, yellow. All you need to do is apply a toner.
Does keratin affect hair color?
For best results always consider hair coloring before Keratin treatment. After treatment the Keratin forms a thin layer on your hair and chemicals present in the hair color might not able to penetrate the keratin layer present on hair in the way they should. Thus, you will not get the desired result from hair coloring.
Should you color hair before keratin?
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 keratin and color at the same time?
Yes! As a matter of fact, a great time to have keratin treatment done would be directly after coloring or chemically treating your hair. The color will be sealed in, leaving your hair vibrant and extending the life of the color. However, you must wait two weeks to color your hair after the treatment.
Is keratin good for thin hair?
You may consider keratin treatment if your thin hair is curly, coarse, or color-treated. Thin hair that’s fine and straight may not benefit from keratin treatments. You may want your hair to have more volume if you have thin or thinning hair. In this case, there may be more effective treatments than keratin.
Why does keratin strip hair color?
Keratin protects your hair, which gives it a high shine and smooth feel. Unfortunately, it also stops color from penetrating into your hair. So, coloring + keratin treatment = impressive vibrant locks. But keratin treatment + coloring = patchy, uneven color.
How long does keratin last?
As long as you care for a keratin treatment by not washing your hair too frequently (2 to 3 times a week is enough), then your keratin treatment can last up to 6 months.