I recently had a full head of foils done and will be continuing to do so every 6 weeks until my hair is light blonde - I'm a dark brunette naturally.
The first lot was done last week. My hairdresser (lucky to have a qualified hairdresser as a friend) warned me that it was going to feel very strange, very fine and dry and 'crunchy', in her words. I have found this to be true. It felt weird when I washed it at home, dry even when when IYKWIM.
I bought some Shwarzkopf shampoo, conditioner and treatment goo (sorry, don't know the technical word) for 'extremely damaged hair'. Can anyone recommend a better one, or have you found this to work well?
I have been combing carefully to stop breakage, but the frizzyness is bothering me. If I pick up an individual hair it's all kinked, not curly but wavey and crinkly. After a wash my hair it is hugely tangled and taes very gentle combing, which I do once it's dry. But then BOOOOF, it puffs out to, well, an afro.
So, in short, what is your care routine for your bleached hair? Products etc? My friend said I can still straighten it but I'm afraid of frying it. I also want to take extra care of it since it's going to be copping another bleach-beating in four more weeks. It's still very dark and she estimates at least another 5-6 sessions before it will be the colour I'm after
Does it get more and more crinkly and horrid each time?
Any advice appreciated, thanks!