Frequent Asked Question (FAQ)

  • Q. Should I cut my hair before the treatment?
  • A. You can trim or shape around face or length. Layered hair freshly cut might lie too blunt after treatment. Hair clips should not be used right after treatment. You can go through haircut and trim off any uneven ends if needed.
  • Q. Can I wear a ponytail or tie my hair?
  • A. No, not until after 3 days after treatment
  • Q. Can I go into the pool or ocean after the treatment as soon as waiting period has complete?
  • A. Yes you can, we also recommend the use of cosmetic oil on your hair to protect treatment from the water chemicals or natural elements that could strip away your treatment.
  • Q. What shampoo can I use after doing the treatment?
  • A. We recommend our shampoo, because it does not contain Sodium Chloride (sulfate-free), and it also has Keratin and UV protection. All shampoo and conditioner should not contain Sodium Chloride.
  • Q. Can you do the treatment over Japanese straightening?
  • A. Yes. You can do the treatment over any kind of straightening.
  • Q. Can I wash my hair after the treatment, and when?
  • A. Wait 72 hours after the Traditional Monaluce treatment, and wait 2 days the Mild treatment before washing
  • Q. What should I do if my hair gets wet during the first 1- 2 days?
  • A. Blow Dry the hair as quickly as possible.
  • Q. Can I go into a pool or the ocean after the treatment?
  • A. Wait 1 week. Always wet hair and apply conditioner before swimming, and rinse well afterward.
  • Q. Can I wear my hair in a ponytail or wear a tie in my hair?
  • A. Not anything tight or restricting. Loose scarf or silk headbands are ok.
  • Q. Can I color my hair before I do the treatment?
  • A. Yes. We recommend you color the hair first. If done same day -no conditioner- after shampooing color out.
  • Q. Can I color my hair after the treatment?
  • A. Wait 2 weeks after Keratin treatment to apply any color. For hair with treatment in- use ammonia-free color.
  • Q. Can I apply bleach to my hair after the Keratin treatment?
  • A. No, do not apply bleach to Keratin treated hair. Bleach may be applied on re-growth only. All highlights are to be completed before Keratin treatment is applied.
  • Q. Can you do the treatment on top of relaxed hair?
  • A. Yes. You can do the treatment over any previously relaxed hair.
  • Q. Can you do the treatment on highlighted hair?
  • A. Yes. You can do the highlights first, and then do the treatment on unconditioned hair. On fine, hi-lift bleached hair lower heat when flat ironing.
  • Q. Can you do the treatment over previously chemically treated hair?
  • A. Yes. You can do the treatment over any chemically treated hair.
  • Q. Can you do the treatment over Japanese or Thermal straightening?
  • A. Yes. You can do the treatment over any kind of straightening.
  • Q. Is this treatment a relaxer?
  • A. No. It is a reconditioning treatment made of keratin, plant extracts and collagen that are sealed in to and on to the hair.
  • Q. Can you do the treatment on virgin hair?
  • A. Yes, but it won't last as long as previously colored or chemically treated hair, 2 months on virgin hair, and 3-4 on any other type of hair.
  • Q. Can you do the treatment on children? If yes, what ages?
  • A. Yes. We recommend it for children age 12 and older.
  • Q. How long will the treatment stay in my hair?
  • A. Depending on curl type and strength of treatment. Curl or wave starts to come back sooner on virgin hair, and gradually all other processed hair. Monaluce treatment will condition, eliminate frizz . Also hair will smooth out quickly when flat ironed or blown dry, even after curl or wave has come back.
  • Q. Do I have to do touch-ups on the next visit, or re-do the whole head?
  • A. The whole head.
  • Q. Can I do the treatment while pregnant or nursing?
  • A. It is not recommended by the Health Department
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