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Frequently Asked Questions

Shampoo and Conditioner

Q: Do GK Hair shampoos and conditioners have Gluten?

A: No, GK Hair shampoos and conditioners are devoid of Gluten.

 

Q: What makes GK Hair Shampoos and conditioners special?

A: There are no harsh chemicals, Parabens, Phthalates, DEA/TEA, and SLS/SLE. More so, Juvexin (GK Hair’s Keratin) is the core ingredient for all the products which sets our products apart.

 

Q: Can any other shampoo/conditioner line be used after GK Hair treatments?

A: It’s recommended that GK Hair shampoos and conditioners are used to ensure the longevity of the results.

 

Q: Which GK Hair shampoo and conditioner is suitable for dry hair types?

A: GK Hair Moisturizing Shampoo and Conditioner sits the best with dry to normal hair types.

 

Q: Which GK Hair shampoo and conditioner is suitable for oily hair types?

A: GK Hair Balancing Shampoo and Conditioner sits the best with normal to oily hair types. Anti-Dandruff Shampoo can also be used to control dandruff and oily hair.

 

Q: How is GK Hair Shield Shampoo and Conditioner different from the rest of the shampoos/conditioners?

: It has an added feature of providing protection against UV/UVA rays. And it works in complete synergy with GK Hair color line.

 

Q: What sets GK Hair Silver Bombshell apart from the rest of the line?

A: Silver Bombshell is specifically formulated for blonde hair. Not only does it provide moisture, it has a violet base which neutralizes unwanted orange/red brassy tones from the hair.

Styling & Protection

Q:Does GK Hair Serum add weight to the hair?

A : Serum is a weightless formula: it provides shine, fights off frizz, sedates flyaways, and provides body without weighing down the hair.

 

Q: Is there any difference between GK Hair Serum and GK Hair Cashmere?

A: Yes, there is. GK Hair Serum is a weightless formula: it provides shine, fights off frizz, sedates flyaways, and provides body without weighing down the hair whereas, Cashmere is used to detangle the hair, and to provide conditioning and comes in a creamy consistency that is also an excellent blow-drying aid.

 

Q: Is there any product to prevent heat-damage?

A: Yes, there is: ThermalStyleHer can be applied prior to using any heat-tool (blow dry, flat iron, and curling iron) It is a heat-activated product that prevents the damage.

 

Q: Is there any product that adds volume to the hair for styling?

A: VolumizeHer is the answer: it adds volume to the hair without actually weighing it down.

 

Q: Is there any curl enhancer?

A: GK Hair CurlsDefineHer enhances he curls while softening the hair and bringing out the bounce.

 

Q: How does GK Hair Dry Shampoo work?

A: GK Hair Dry Shampoo absorbs oil build-ups and gives a freshly washed look. It in a dry-spray form that has to be applied at the root area. It also adds volume to the hair.

 

Q: Is there anything to protect the hair from pool water?

A: GK Hair Leave-In Spray/Cream can be used to protect the hair from environmental impurities, chlorinated water, salinated water, and sweat. It also provides a layer of moisturization.

 

Q: What is the difference with GK Hair Styling Mousse and GK Hair Wax?

A: GK Hair Styling Mousse provides light-to-medium hold to the hair while providing soothing to the hair where GK Hair Wax provides medium-to-strong hold. Both the products come bearing beauty benefits of Juvexin.

 

Q:What is GK Hair Dry Oil Shine Spray?

A: GK Hair Dry Oil Shine Spray is a weightless oil formula which goes on like a spray, feels like an oil by providing UV/UVA protection and does not weigh down the hair.

 

Q: What is GK Hair Leave-in Bombshell Cream

A:GK Hair Leave-in Bombshell Cream is perfect for blond styling and toning. Leave-in Cream is a rich moisturizing styling cream to soften and nourish hair while toning.

 

Treatments
Q:Are the results for GK Hair treatments permanent ?

A:: GK Hair Treatments do not permanently change the structure of the hair. Instead, they rearrange the hair molecules to reduce the natural curl pattern. You can expect the results to last for 3-5 months depending on the home care regimen with GK Hair products as well as your natural hair texture. The GK Hair treatments are progressive, so, with each treatment your hair will continue to improve over time. To answer the question, no, given the maintenance, the results of the GK Hair Hair Taming system will last up to 5 months.

 

Q: Does one formula work on all hair types?

A: The Best works on all hair types. Custom smoothing results can be achieved depending on the requirements of the client.

 

Q:Is Formaldehyde present in GK The Best

A: The Best is 100% free from Formaldehyde.

 

Q:How to apply GK Hair The Best?

: 1. Wash hair twice with the pH+ Shampoo, leave the shampoo on hair for at least 3 minutes during each application. Avoid massaging your scalp. 2. Section the hair starting at the nape of the neck and begin to apply ½-inches away from the scalp using the application brush to apply “The Best” on each ½-inch sections of hair while massaging into the hair with your fingers. The hair should be saturated with The Best. DO NOT APPLY ON THE SCALP. 4. Leave product in hair for 40-60 minutes. (60 minutes for maximum smoothing result) Cover the hair with a plastic cap. 5. Rinse product out of hair with warm water. For color-treated hair: apply GK Color Protection Moisturizing Shampoo and rinse. Apply Deep Conditioner for 5 minutes, rinse thoroughly. 6. Blow-dry the hair straight on high heat with a round brush using sufficient tension to smooth the hair until 100% dry. 7. Section the hair and flat iron with GK Hair Titanium Flat iron at 400 degrees. If the hair is overprocessed, flat-iron at 375 degrees, lower the temperature further if the hair is very weak and damaged; especially towards the ends of the hair. Pass the flat iron about 2-4 times in each section. 8. Clients are free to wash their hair at any time after the treatment, using GK Hair Shampoos and Conditioners fortified with Juvexin to maintain the results of the treatment.

 

Q: Can Chlorine affect GK Hair treatments negatively?

A: We would not advise going into the ocean or pool during the first 48 hours. After that, you may go for a swim. However, GK Hair Leave-In Spray/Cream should be applied on the hair before getting in the water and rinsing it well afterwards before shampooing.

 

Q: Is it acceptable to do color the same day as The Best treatment?

A: Please be informed that you can apply the color and The Best Keratin treatment on the same day. However, we recommend to use only deposit color following The Best treatment with 10 volume developer or lower.

 

Q: Why is there a wait time for the hair to be washed? (for Resistant or Curly)

A: We recommend waiting because it takes 48 hours for Resistant to form a stronger bond with the hair cortex. If the hair is washed right after the treatment, some or most of the treatment may get washed out and the results may not last as long as desired.

 

Q: What should be the temperature for flat ironing processed hair? (Resistant)

A: The temperature on the iron should be 375 to 420 degrees Fahrenheit (180 to 230 degrees Celsius). However, based on your professional judgement, you can increase the temperature to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. We also recommend using GK Hair Titanium Plate flat irons during the application of GK Hair Juvexin Treatments

 

Q: Should there be a wait time after the application of Resistant and blow-drying of the hair?

A: There shouldn’t be a wait time: blow drying should follow the treatment immediately.

 

Q: What’s the application procedure of Resistant?

A: Step 1: Shampoo client’s hair twice or thrice with GK pH+ Clarifying Shampoo. Step 2: Apply ¼ inch away from roots, massage into each section and comb for even distribution removing the excess product from the comb. Step 3: Blow dry client's hair until it’s 100% dry. Step 4: Flat iron to smooth out and seal the cuticles. The product should be left on for 48 hours and the hair should not be played with.

 

Q: What’s the application procedure of Curly?

A:Step 1: Shampoo client’s hair twice or thrice with GK pH+ Clarifying Shampoo. Step 2: Apply ¼ inch away from roots, massage into each section and comb for even distribution removing the excess product from the comb. Step 3: Blow dry client's hair until it’s 100% dry. Step 4: Flat iron to smooth out and seal the cuticles. The product should be left on for 48 hours and the hair should not be played with.

 

Q: What is the difference between Miami Bombshell and other GK Hair treatments?

: Miami Bombshell is specifically formulated for blonde hair; it has a violet/blue base which neutralizes brassy tones. The treatment restores the hair inside out.

 

Q: Can Miami Bombshell treatment be left in the hair like Resistant/Curly?

A:Miami Bombshell has a different application process than Resistant/Curly and should be followed for optimal results. Step 1: Shampoo hair twice with the GKhair pH+ Shampoo before the application. Step 2 Section the hair. Step 3 Apply GKhair Miami Bombshell evenly throughout the hair with an application brush. Make sure the treatment remains 0.5cm from the scalp. Remove excess product from hair using a fine-tooth comb. Step 4 Cover with a plastic cap and sit for 5-30 minutes under the heat. Step 5 Rinse to the point when water runs almost clear. Step 6 Blow-dry with Round Brush until 100% dry. Step 7 Flat iron the hair to seal the cuticles. Step 8 Wash hair with GKhair Silver Bombshell Shampoo. Step 9 Style as desired!  

 

Q: What is the difference between GK Hair Hair Taming System and other hair straightening treatments available in the market?

 

A: GK Hair Taming System with JUVEXIN is a Keratin based system with straightening capabilities that naturally washes out in 3 to 5 months. It protects and restores the hair without using harsh chemicals. Relaxers and Japanese straightening work on breaking and rearranging the internal bonds of the hair. Once these processes are done, the hair is permanently straightened. The new growth of the Japanese straightening will always be curly, but the previously straightened hair will never revert or blend back. The GK Hair Treatment with Juvexin is formulated to smooth the hair and leave it shiny, silky and manageable.

 

Q: Do GK Hair treatments change the hair structure?

A: GK Hair Hair Taming treatments do not change the hair structure. Instead, they are formulated to smoothen the hair and leave it shiny, silky and manageable. The results wash off naturally within 3-5 months.

 

Q: Can the hair be put in a bun/ponytail after Resistant/Curly?

A: For the first 48 hours, the hair should not be exposed to water or put in a bun/ponytail. After that, it should be shampooed and conditioned with a GK Hair shampoo and conditioner which would allow the hair to be put in any hair style.

 

Q: How often can the treatment be done?

: Even through the treatments last for 3-5 months, it can be refreshed after four weeks.

 

Q: Can GK Taming System be used on henna dyed hair?

A: Where there are no restrictions, we cannot quite guarantee the same results on henna-dyed hair as it’s very hard to open the cuticle of henna dyed hair.

 

Q: Can the Hair Taming System be done on pregnant/nursing women?

A: While there aren’t any known adverse effects, pregnant/nursing women should consult a physician prior to any type of hair treatment.

 

Q: What does Lock Me Color Masque Do?

A: GK Hair Lock Me Color Masque protects the hair’s natural substances with the provision of creating new and healthier hair. The advanced formulation locks in healthy hair cells with double protection revealing the hair’s natural beauty while deep conditioning and protecting hair color. Thus, firmness is enhanced and the hair is fully protected against hair damages, dullness, breakage and hair fall. Buy now GK Hair Lock Me Color Masque for color protection and hair moisture. 

Color

Q: How many shades are there?

A: There are 87 shades in GK Hair Juvexin Crème Color Line.

 

Q: Can the results be adjusted with developers?

A: Yes, the same tube can provide both permanent and demi-permanent results depending upon the developer being used.

 

Q:Which developers are used for deposit only?

A: 8 and 10 volume developers are used for deposit only.

 

Q: What is the ammonia level in GK Hair Crème Color line?

A: Ammonia content from levels 1-10 of Juvexin Cream Color - Colors from level 1 to level 6 contain 1,5% of ammonia - Colors from 7 to 9 contain 2,1% - Colors at 10 level contain 2,4% - Super lighteners contain 3%

 

Q: Are there any lightning products?

A: GK Hair has 3 different lighteners: Miami Beach Bombshell Clay Lightning Powder (up-to 8 levels of lift) Juvexin Lightening Cream (up-to 7 levels of lift) Juvexin Lightening Powder+ (up-to 9 levels of lift).

 

Q: Are there any super lighteners?

A:GK Hair has 7 different super lightener shades.

 

Q: What is the mixing ratio for color and developers?

A: Level 1-10: 1:1.5 Super lighteners: 1:2

 

Q: What is the standard size of a color tube?

A: Juvexin Crème Colors come in a 3.4 fl. Oz. tube.

 

Q: Which shampoo sits the best after GK Hair color application?

A: GK Hair Moisturizing Shampoo or GK Hair Shield Shampoo

 

Q: Do GK Hair colors offer 100% grey coverage?

A: GK Hair Intense Series provides 100% grey coverage.

 

Q: What are GK Hair Bombshell Color Masques

A: Color Bombshell Masques are pigmented conditioning masques. They come in three colors, Red Red, Lavender and Ultra Blonde. Infused with Juvexin and natural ingredients, these masques ensure that your hair health isn’t compromised. You can use them as color enhancers or as temporary hair color without worrying about hair damage.

 

Q: How long does Bombshell Color Masques last?

A: Results of Bombshell Color Masques last from 8-10 washes.