Frequently Asked Questions


How Long Do the Results Last?

The results are permanent on hair that has been treatment. However you may want to have a new treatment on the regrowth every 6-10 months or longer depending on the rate of hair growth and hair type. Many customers have a new treatment every 12 months.

What are the dos and don'ts following the treatment?

You should not wash your hair, tie it, tuck it behind your ears or wear hats for 48 hours following the treatment.

Does it work on all types of hair?

Japanese hair straightening works on all types of hair. However afro caribbean hair may experience some limitations.

Is there a minimum hair length for hair straightening?

The minimum hair length is around 5-6 inches.

How long does the treatment take?

The treatment takes between 4-6 hours to complete

Can highlighted hair be treated?

Highlighted hair can also be straightening using this technique but this depends on a number of factors, e.g. when you last highlighted your hair, how often you highlight it, and how much highlight you have. Our technicians are highly experienced and would be able to advise you.  In many cases for highlighted hair we would also perform a free strand test.

Does it work on coloured hair?

This straightening technique can be performed on coloured hair (permanent or semi-permanent) but you must leave at least two weeks between any colouring and the hair straightening treatment.