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10 Frequently Asked Questions about Keratin Smoothing Treatments

Keratin smoothing treatments are all the rage right now.

Celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lopez have been seen with sleek, straight hair, and it's no secret that they've had keratin treatments.

If you're curious about keratin smoothing treatments and want to know more, you're in luck!

In this blog post, we will answer 10 of the most frequently asked questions about keratin smoothing treatments.

So whether you're just starting to research keratin treatments or have already decided that you want one, this blog post is for you!

1. How long will my treatment last?

Around 3 to 5 months. Longevity is assured if you use the correct home care range.

2. Will my hair by permanently straight?

No, your hair will be softer and more relaxed. If you have curly hair, Keratin Smoothing treatments does not straighten the hair, it will just leave you with reduced frizz and flyaways.

The treatment buffers away any coarseness in the hair and eliminates frizz, providing your curl with much needed taming.

3. Will I still be able to get movement, texture and bounce in my hair?

Yes, you will still have natural volume and be able to blow dry volume and curl into your hair.

4. Is it a pleasant salon experience?

Yes. There is no smoke or unpleasant odour and the treatment should be complete in around two hours depending on you the length and thickness of your hair.

5. Does it have any harmful chemicals in it?

No. There are no harmful chemicals in the process. It is 100% formaldehyde free.

6. Can I have the treatment done if I'm pregnant?

Whilst there are no harmful chemicals, you should consult with your doctor first if you have any concerns.

7. Will the treatment change my colour?

As with all smoothing treatments, there may be a slight shift in colour. The beauty of this treatment is that if you need to, you can have your colour done immediately afterwards.

8. Do I need to use a particular shampoo and conditioner?

To ensure the longevity of your service, we suggest using the correct home care range recommended by our Keratin specialist technicians.

9. Can I put my hair into a pony tail straight away?

We recommend waiting to tie your hair up to avoid any kinks whilst the treatment is still developing.

10. Can I keep on having these treatments?

Yes. The treatments have a cumulative effect, so your hair just gets better and better.

We hope you found this blog post helpful! If you have any additional questions about keratin smoothing treatments, feel free to reach out to us and we'll be happy to answer them. Book a consultation with one of our experts here.

Click here to read the 7 things you need to know about Keratin Smoothing Treatments.

Awen Hair Skin and Body x


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