Quick Answer: How Often Should You Deep Condition With Protein?

How often should you deep condition?

How often should I deep condition my hair.

Every person has different deep conditioning needs.

Most people are fine deep conditioning 2-4 times per month.

If your hair is severely damaged or dry, you should be deep condition once a week..

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

The Precautions Protein treatments do help maintain strong tresses, but they should be used sparingly. The ingredients that strengthen your hair and fill in cuticle gaps can also dry it out. … You should always follow up protein treatments with moisturizing conditioners, preferably a deep conditioning treatment.

Do you need to deep condition after a protein treatment?

Anytime you apply an intense protein treatment, you must follow up with a deeply moisturizing conditioner. If you don’t, you run the risk of brittle, damaged hair, which is exactly what you’re trying to fix or prevent in the first place.

Do you deep condition or condition first?

Although, there are many different ways to deep condition. Some women deep condition their dry hair and then shampoo (more about that later). Our advice: Ultimately, for newbies, we recommend starting with freshly washed hair. Then deep condition your hair after rinsing out the shampoo.

How can I tell if my hair needs protein?

Just like your body, your hair needs protein in order to stay healthy. If your hair feels limp or weak, it may be a sign that your hair needs a protein treatment. Protein treatments boost the hair with a variety of nutrients and proteins to help reconstruct and strengthen hair strands.

How often should you do a protein treatment on damaged hair?

You MAY use Two-Step Protein Treatment process more often than once every four to six weeks but when properly applied, for most hair regimens, breakage areas in the hair will remain repaired from the previous treatment and during the rinse, un-bonded product just goes down the drain.

What happens if you leave deep conditioner in too long?

If your deep conditioner doesn’t work after 30 minutes, it’s time to ditch it for one that’s more effective. Also, there is a such thing as over-conditioning the hair that can result in mushy, weak hair that has a more fragile keratin coiling. This is called hygral fatigue.

Do you wash your hair before or after a protein treatment?

WASH YOUR HAIR In order for the protein treatment to properly bond to your hair, it is important your hair is clean. We suggest using our Shampoo for Damaged Hair. Once you rinse out the shampoo, towel dry your hair.

Do you apply protein treatment to wet or dry hair?

If you use a protein treatment every three weeks or so (which is what Ouidad recommends), you can use a moisture mask in between treatments to keep your curls hydrated. Do I apply a mask on wet or dry hair? A mask’s nourishing ingredients absorb better when applied to wet hair.