Can I get my hair colored? You can, but do it after your straightening treatment, not before. … “If you’ve just gotten color, the shampoo can take the color out.” He has clients wait four to five days between coloring and straightening, to give the color a chance to fully process.
How long should I wait to dye my hair after straightening it?
It is always best to color your hair two or three weeks after doing the straightening treatment.
Should I color or straighten my hair first?
Dye and Straighten Hair
You should always have your hair permed or straightened (using thio-straighteners) before having the hair colored. The reason for this is that the perm service uses oxidation (via the application of hydrogen peroxide) to neutralize the waving lotion.
Can you flat iron hair before coloring?
Two months before appointment:
Remove braids, weaves and/or extensions. Do not blow dry or flat iron the hair.
Is it bad to straighten your hair before dying it?
No, straightening will not make getting your hair highlight easier. It will make your hair dryer and needing of some deep conditioning before you can color /highlight it. You can figure on at least a 30 day delay if you straighten it first.
What should I not do before dying my hair?
Before your hair appointment: 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.
Can you straighten and dye your hair the same day?
Both the chemicals used for coloring and permanent straightening contains alkali, thought to be bad for the hair, which will be oxidized. Getting your hair colored and straightening on the same day would mean the process will be repeated twice, frequently causing irreparable damage to the hair.
Why does my hair look lighter when I straighten it?
It’s all about light. The flatter, & smoother the cuticle lies the more light will reflect off of it giving the reflective shiny appearance. So with the extra light catching your eye it seems to illuminate the strands from within, natural highlights, & varying tones, & dimension are amplified.
Can I dye my hair if I haven’t washed it in 3 days?
Yes, you can dye hair that hasn’t been washed for a week. Before doing so, you should rinse it only with water to remove any residue build-up that your hair and scalp may have.