Not all salons offer keratin treatments, and not all that do are equal. Find a reputable salon that utilizes high-quality products.
Ask about the type of keratin treatment they offer
Brazilian and Japanese keratin treatments predominate. Brazilian keratin lasts longer but costs more. Japanese keratin is cheaper yet shorter-lived.
Tell your stylist your hair goals. Keratin goals? Straight or frizz-free? Your hairdresser can suggest the finest remedy.
Therapy preparation. Pre-treat with a clarifying shampoo. This eliminates product and dirt that might hinder treatment.
Keratin-treated sections of your hair. Flat ironing follows. Treatment takes hours.
Post-treatment care is required. Sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner and no heat styling for many days.