Your Ultimate Guide to Keratin Treatment and Aftercare

In the Philippines, where humidity and heat can make hair care challenging, keratin treatments are the secret weapon of many Filipinas looking to achieve a sleek, frizz-free, and manageable mane. HairMNL Studio provides high-quality services that cater to the needs of every hair type and texture. But the journey continues when you leave the salon - proper keratin treatment aftercare is equally essential. In this article, we guide you through the keratin treatment process and recommend the best products for keratin-treated hair available on

Your Ultimate Guide to Keratin Treatment and Aftercare - HairMNL

What is Keratin Treatment?

Keratin is a protein naturally found in our hair, skin, and nails. Keratin treatments replenish the hair's natural protein, straightening it and reducing frizz, giving you silky smooth and easily manageable hair.

At HairMNL Studio, we offer professional keratin treatments, applying a keratin hair-straightening product to your hair and then using the heat of a flat iron to seal it in. This process leaves your hair straight and shiny for about 2-2.5 months. View HairMNL Studio's menu of services here.

Keratin Treatment Aftercare: What You Need to Know

After getting a keratin treatment, the aftercare process plays a crucial role in maintaining your hair's health and ensuring the longevity of the treatment. Here's a rundown on how to take care of keratin-treated hair:

  • Wait Before Washing: It's usually recommended to wait three to four days after your treatment before washing your hair.
  • Use Sulfate-Free Shampoo and Conditioner: Sulfates can strip the keratin from your hair, shortening the lifespan of your treatment. Opt for sulfate-free options to protect your hair.
  • Limit Chlorine Exposure: Chlorine can wash out the keratin, so limiting swimming in chlorinated water is best.
  • Avoid Salt Spray: Salt spray can also strip keratin from the hair, so it's best avoided.
  • Heat Styling: If you use heat styling tools, ensure you use a heat protectant to prevent damage.

Best Products for Keratin Treated Hair

Taking care of your keratin-treated hair requires the right products. HairMNL offers an array of items designed to keep your hair looking its best.

 Kerasilk Shampoo & Conditioner Duo - HairMNL

Kerasilk Shampoo & Conditioner Set - ₱2,450

Keep your keratin-treated hair healthy, smooth and shiny with this best-selling shampoo and conditioner duo. This set is gentle on your hair and helps to prolong the effects of your treatment​.

View the Kerassilk collection here.

Davines LOVE Smooth Ultimate Frizz-Free Set - HairMNL
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Davines LOVE Smooth Ultimate Frizz-Free Set - ₱4,150

The Davines Essentials LOVE range is ideal for those looking for a comprehensive aftercare set. It includes a smoothing shampoo, conditioner, and leave-on cream, all designed to keep your hair looking its best post-treatment.

View the Davines LOVE Smooth collection here.

Argila Amazonia Smooth-Prolonging Shampoo and Mask - HairMNL


Argila Amazonia Smooth-Prolonging Shampoo (₱ 2,000) and Mask (from ₱ 2,500)

This home care line of products offers a smooth-prolonging formula that will help extend the life of your keratin treatment​​. It helps detangle, increase softness, and reduce frizz.

View the Argila Amazonia collection here.

AVEDA Smooth Infusion™ - HairMNL

 AVEDA Smooth Infusion™ Anti-Frizz Shampoo & Conditioner Duo - ₱4,300

This vegan shampoo and conditioner duo is designed to combat frizz and prolong the sleek look of keratin-treated hair​. The AVEDA Smooth Infusion line also includes a Blow-Dry Primer (₱2,300) which provides heat protection and anti-humidity.

View the AVEDA Smooth Infusion collection here.


Keratin Treatment and Aftercare

Keratin treatments can be a game-changer for managing your hair in the Philippines' hot and humid climate. However, ensuring that you follow the correct aftercare routine and use the best products for keratin-treated hair is paramount in maintaining your hair's health and prolonging the effects of the treatment.

Visit to find the best products for your keratin-treated hair.

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