Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do I need to bump up my developer?
A: No, continue to use your standard developers as appropriate to your desired results.

Q: How much faster will the hair process when using APS Bond Amplifier No.1?
A: Processing can occur up to 50% faster, depending upon hair porosity. For this reason, when you are lightening, check early and check often.

Q: Since APS Bond Amplifier No.1 accelerates processing, do I need to adjust timing for color?
A: We recommend that you keep using your color manufacturer’s recommended timing, but expect richer, longer lasting color.

Q: Can I use Zerran APS with any brand of color or bleach?
A: Yes, you can also use any brand of relaxer or perm.

Q: Can I use heat with APS Bond Amplifier No.1?
A: Yes, you can use heat. Again, if you are lightening, check early and check often.

Q: How much should I charge for this service upgrade?
A: Your per-application costs will vary between about $1.00 to $2.00. Take your overhead, goals, professional presentation and clientele into consideration when setting a price for upgrade or stand-alone service.

Q: Can I use too much APS Bond Amplifier No.1?
A: Since APS Bond Amplifier No.1 is not a diluter, you can slightly overuse product with no bad effects.

Q: Can I use Zerran APS on compromised hair?
A: Yes, you can strengthen strands and reconstruct bonds using APS Bond Reconstruction Professional Service in the salon.

Q: Can I skip APS Bond Completion No.2?
A: Skipping APS Bond Completion No.2 is not recommended, as this is your opportunity to realign the cuticle and shut down all oxidation to finalize and seal your creative results.

Q: So why does my client need to use APS Hair Redemption No.3 at home?
A: APS Hair Redemption No.3 is a protein reconstruction treatment to combat the daily damage done to hair by heat styling, UV and other sources. The whole point is to maintain maximal hair integrity and hair health between salon visits.