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Care for Winter Hair - Straight from the Hairstylist’s Chair!

Here comes the season of dry, dull and dead hair. But, here also comes the season of cozy, cuddly and wedding affair!

This is the season when the condition of your dry hair will become too worse and all the moisture will be sucked right out of your hair. Winters are goof for having green vegetables and watching a movie tucked cozily in your bed but, it is the season most dreaded by your hair. The cold winds work extremely hard on your hair and your skin. Hence, you should take good care to survive the sometime brutal weather and shine out bright. There are numerous ways to protect your hair from this “hair raising season” and some of them are mentioned below.

  1. Protect your hair

    Cold and wet winter weather can have a toll on your hair and the best way to protect them is by covering your head with a hat or scarf. But you have to make sure that the scarf is not too tight so it does not restrict circulation in scalp and while you wear it, it could also be the reason for sweat build up that could irritate your scalp, hence it is important that you use an anti-dandruff shampoo to evade flakes.
  2. Keep your scalp and hair hydrated

    Drink plenty of water if you want to keep your hair and scalp hydrated. This is essential in winters as with your skin, your hair and scalp also get dry and dehydrated.
  3. Do not over-style your hair

    As read in the point above, winter is the season of dry and dehydrated hair, it is advisable that you do not over-style your hair as it may take a while for them to recover from the damage. Limit the use of heat styling tools as the heat may dry out your hair and scalp as well. If you still feel the need of heat styling your hair, o not forget to use heat protectant before treating your hair with curling irons or dryers.
  4. Trim your hair regularly

    Now what does trimming your hair has to do with winters? Is that the question that popped up in your head? Well, let us apprise you that winter weather can make the ends of your hair really dry and breakable. Trimming your hair regularly will keep your hair healthy and significantly reduce the chances of breakage.

  5. Do not wash your hair in extremely hot water

    Hot water can dry out your hair and damage your scalp so, wash your hair only in warm or cool water to avoid damage to your hair.
  6. Don’t leave your hair wet

    This may not only weaken your hair, but will also give you a cold! So, take your time and blow dry your hair before going outside.

So, friends, here were some tips from our side to protect your hair and scalp this winter season and stay the same you. Don’t let the weather take away the spark, take good care of your hair and enjoy the chilly and cozy weather.

Stay healthy, stay happy!

What is Keratin?

Keratin is a protein that is naturally formed in our body and that’s defines the strength and quality of our hair.

Who can get the Keratin Done?

Generally, it is safe get keratin done on every type of Hair be it curly, wavy, week, thin, think, frizzy or rebellious. Do not hesitate of let your hairdresser know If you are undergoing any medication. You might be advised to stay away from chemical if you an asthmatic or undergoing treatment for tuberculosis.   

Can it be done on Coloured hair?

Yes, It can be done on coloured hair as well and result is almost same. Do not forget to tell you hairdresser about the quality and the frequency of your colouring session.

What is the result on curly hair?

As the name says Global Keratin is a Hair Taming system and not the straightening product, we don’t say your hair will become poker straight but yes, it controls the frizz. Usually it gives up to 80% straighter hair. But in case of curly end result may depend person to person.

What should be the aftercare regime for keratin?

It is important to understand that every kind of hair treatments comes with after care regime, one cannot expect a long-lasting effect without using proper after care product. Hence, use sulphate free products and provide protection against UV/UVA while keeping hair well moisturised.


Recommendation: Use GK Hair’s Color Shield Shampoo & Conditioner fortified with Juvexin for long lasting keratin effect.

Can I use styling products after getting the Keratin?

Yes, once the keratin is completely deposited on the hair one can start using the styling product. Just make sure to use good quality styling product which gives good moisturization and protection against UV/UVA.


How long keratin can last?

Keratin treatment can last upto 5 months, depending upon the home care regime followed by the client.

I have sensitive scalp; Can I get Keratin done on my hair?

Do not worry if you have sensitive scalp, treatment is applied leaving ½ inc. from the hair roots. So once can easily opt of keratin even if you have sensitive scalp. Like we always say, inform your Hairdresser about any hair concerns that you may have.

I have heard people complaining of hair fall after getting the keratin Done, Is this true?

to the It’s a complete myth, since keratin is not applied from roots it eliminates all the possibilities of causing damage scalp. One may experience hair fall which can be result of improper diet, lesser sleep, increased stress level etc.  but not Keratin treatment.  


Any precaution that I need to take after keratin treatment?
  • Do not tie/clip or wash your hair in first 48 hours
  • Try to keep yourself away from moisture
  • Use GK Hair Home care product for long lasting result
What if Hair gets moist after the treatment?

Dry the hair with the help of Blow Dryer and iron the section of hair to reseal the hair cuticle.