Protein/DT before or after color?

Need advice - I'm getting my highlights touched up on Saturday (can't wait!) and I'm not sure if I should do a protein treatment before the color, then DT after, or what?

My hair does like protein and I think I'm supposed to do a treatment before the color. But then afterward, do I wait a day or two before DT?

Any advice would be appreciated! Thanks!

2a/3a, fine, highlights and lowlights, shoulder length. Chicago suburbs.

Lo-poo: Terax Miele or Collagene, Unite Eurotherapy, CJ Daily Fix
Co-wash: Suave Tangerine or Strawberry
Rinse-out: Terax Crema, TIGI MM or Oatmeal/Honey, Biolage Cond Balm, CJRehab
Leave-In: Beauticurls LI, LOOC, GDLI
Stylers: Terax Silk Foam, KCCC, Komaza CHP, Aquage Megagel, ABBA Pure Finish
SOTC: Tweek,CJ Beyoooticurls Leave-In!
DT: JCWDT, Ouidad, Curl Fix

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Need advice - I'm getting my highlights touched up on Saturday (can't wait!) and I'm not sure if I should do a protein treatment before the color, then DT after, or what?

My hair does like protein and I think I'm supposed to do a treatment before the color. But then afterward, do I wait a day or two before DT?

Any advice would be appreciated! Thanks!
Originally Posted by shortstack
Thats what I do - a protein treat before it. DT after but wait a couple of days so that your colour sets in.
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fine to medium strands, porous, medium density
CG May 2009 - low poo occasionally
Co-wash: Tresemme Naturals
Styling -Naked Curl Defining Cream, BRHG, Mop Top, FSG
Product for a good hair day: FSG or Mop Top
Hair loves protein!
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I think I read somewhere you can do it either a week before or about ten days after. If you do it earlier after getting your color done, it might leech some of the color out. I could be wrong, but I swear that's advice I've gotten.
3A with some bits of 3B; fairly porous, I think (bumpy strands!), growing out old dye damage. No chemical treatments/color since 06/2010.

Claim to fame - Inventor of plopping when it was called "the towel trick"!!

Back on CG as of 02/09/2013
Cleanser: Deva No Poo
Rinse-out/LI: Deva OneC, homemade protein conditioner/detangler
Styler: Krystal Ecostyler, LALSG, trying Biolage Gelee

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Something like what battah said is my understanding about protein treatments too. I can't remember if it is do it both before and after, or just before OR after. I'm just listening to what my hair needs now, and need to color soon as well. For now I'm just trying to get my hair to HOLD the protein I'm adding...

Piece of advice from a blonde who used to go fully platinum years ago: even though you mentioned highlights, I'd definately ask your stylist about it (and check poos/COs for sulfates and cones!) because even though you're going lighter, having the toner jerked from your hair is going to leave a weird color result if you do a treatment too soon after coloring.
2aFii, low porosity, protein!
Color treated (blonde, but darned grays!)
COwash: Suave, V05, Salon Care Honey Almond
CO: GVPCB, LVNPG, GFTN, HSH Pumpkin, Aura Cherry Almond Bark
DTs: Lustrasilk SM, GVPCB
PTs: Aphogee 2-step, ION Effective Care inbetween
LIs/Stylers: Any of my COs, FSG, EcoStyler Krystal, LOOC, shea butter to SOTC

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check out this thread re the dt after colour

http://www.naturallycurly.com/curlta...41#post1037341
UK curly

fine to medium strands, porous, medium density
CG May 2009 - low poo occasionally
Co-wash: Tresemme Naturals
Styling -Naked Curl Defining Cream, BRHG, Mop Top, FSG
Product for a good hair day: FSG or Mop Top
Hair loves protein!
http://public.fotki.com/curlyhairmichuk/
new pics added Jan 2012

Enjoying the freedom of going curly!
Duchess of Alba, Keeper of the Tartan Curls in The Order of the Curly Crusaders
Thank you! I knew there was a thread somewhere in which Tiffany said something about DT after color, I just couldn't find it.

I swear I read some advice that she gave about protein before color but I'll be darned if I know what she said.

2a/3a, fine, highlights and lowlights, shoulder length. Chicago suburbs.

Lo-poo: Terax Miele or Collagene, Unite Eurotherapy, CJ Daily Fix
Co-wash: Suave Tangerine or Strawberry
Rinse-out: Terax Crema, TIGI MM or Oatmeal/Honey, Biolage Cond Balm, CJRehab
Leave-In: Beauticurls LI, LOOC, GDLI
Stylers: Terax Silk Foam, KCCC, Komaza CHP, Aquage Megagel, ABBA Pure Finish
SOTC: Tweek,CJ Beyoooticurls Leave-In!
DT: JCWDT, Ouidad, Curl Fix

http://public.fotki.com/Shortstack66/
Thank you! I knew there was a thread somewhere in which Tiffany said something about DT after color, I just couldn't find it.

I swear I read some advice that she gave about protein before color but I'll be darned if I know what she said.
Originally Posted by shortstack
I know - I saw it too but can't find it!
UK curly

fine to medium strands, porous, medium density
CG May 2009 - low poo occasionally
Co-wash: Tresemme Naturals
Styling -Naked Curl Defining Cream, BRHG, Mop Top, FSG
Product for a good hair day: FSG or Mop Top
Hair loves protein!
http://public.fotki.com/curlyhairmichuk/
new pics added Jan 2012

Enjoying the freedom of going curly!
Duchess of Alba, Keeper of the Tartan Curls in The Order of the Curly Crusaders
I've always done it a week before and no sooner than 10 days after.
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