Pat Alessi - Salon 1580
We also offer Keratherapy Keratin Treatment Services!
For our blog post about keratin treatments, click HERE.
So, you’re interested in getting a keratin treatment. You’re tired of your dull, frizzy, kinky, unmanageable hair. You’ve seen great results for others, but you’ve also heard horror stories about hair taming systems, and you want to do your research. Good for you! You’ve come to the right place.
Salon 1580 is an Atlanta-area "Top 20"GKhair salon! Our experienced, GKhair Certified stylists are THE GKhair experts. GKhair regularly holds training classes for hair stylists in the metro Atlanta area and Salon 1580 has hosted many of these certification classes for local stylists and salons.
What you should know about keratin treatments. Why GKhair?
There are NUMEROUS types of hair-smoothing treatments around, but they are NOT created equally. Unlike over-processed hydrolyzed keratins found in the market today, GKhair's Hair Smoothing System with Juvexin is an active compound, delivered to the hair in its raw, natural state. Critical amino acids and proteins remain intact, conditioning the hair and protecting it from damaging environmental effects, aging and daily styling. It works on all hair types, leaving it more manageable, soft, shiny, smooth and frizz-free for up to 3-5 months after your first treatment, depending on which GKhair formula/treatment you get.With regular GKhair treatments and regular use of GKhair shampoo and conditioner, the Juvexin compounds and you'll notice you'll need less frequent treatments.
With GKhair, you will experience the only hair taming system with Juvexin, a special blend of proteins optimized for hair. It is truly the best way to tame and manage your hair. These professional, in-salon treatments penetrate the cuticle to improve texture, enhance manageability and reduce frizz for 3-5 months. It rejuvenates while straightening and strengthening hair, leaving it healthier and reducing styling time.
GKhair Hair-Smoothing Keratin Treatments
Application types for extra smooth, manageable, and healthy frizz-free hair:
1) "Resistant" Formula
2) "The Best" Formula Treatment
3) GKhair’s “Curly” Formula
4) GKhair's "Miami Bombshell" Formula for Blondes
Miami Bombshell is GKhair's newest hair-smoothing treatment formulated specifically for blondes! Repairs dry and damaged hair and neutralizes unwanted brassy tones!
NOTE: The GKhair "Italian Style" Application is still available upon request; It lasts for up to five months and rivals "Brazilian Blowouts". Formaldehyde Free! NO FUMES! Zero wait time to get your hair wet (you don't have to wait 48 hours like you do with the GKhair "Resistant" formula)! Cuts your styling time in half!
How GKhair Works:
GKhair reduces the stiffness (elastic modulus) in the hair. This reduction or softening effect causes the hair to lose its natural curl and feel softer. Juvexin penetrates throughout the hair shaft, delivering important conditioning and moisturizing benefits. This improves the softness and reduces friction enabling the hair to better withstand heat, helps make hair less prone to breakage and improves the lubricity of hair, giving hair overall better manageability. On both wet and dry hair, there is less entanglement during brushing, making the hair less prone to breakage and improving manageability.
What is Juvexin?
Juvexin is perhaps the most revolutionary development in hair care in the past 50 years. Derived from sheep wool through an environmentally-friendly process, Juvexin is a special blend of proteins and peptides optimized specifically for hair and is delivered to the hair in its natural state. The long protein chains of Juvexin closely mirror the hair’s own keratin structure. This allows the Juvexin to bond with the hair and wrap around the cuticle to repair and protect, while penetrating to the core to nourish each strand. Juvexin has been developed to protect and restore the properties found in young, healthy and vibrant hair which are usually lost over time. Juvexin is GKhair's foundation in creating manageable, frizz-free, beautiful looking hair.
The Juvexin biopolymer is protected by more than 150 US and worldwide patents that works like a fountain of youth for hair, restoring it to a younger, more vibrant and healthier day. It works on even the most damaged and over-treated hair, restoring strength and suppleness while actually protecting it against damage from harsh sunlight and pollution. Hair is actually stronger and healthier - proven in 10 years of independent laboratory testing.
GKhair "RESISTANT" AND "CURLY" FORMULA AFTERCARE INSTRUCTIONS:
The First 48 Hours:
After receiving your GKhair RESISTANT FORMULA or CURLY FORMULA Hair-Smoothing Keratin Treatment, you MUST NOT get your hair wet in any way, shape, or form for 48 hours, preferably 72 hours. Avoid any activity that will cause you to perspire. No swimming. Don’t go out in the rain without your hair protected. If your hair does get wet, IMMEDIATELY apply GKhair Leave-In Conditioner Spray, blow it dry, and flat iron with the setting on high, separate into 1-2” sections and flat iron it seven times per each small section.
Until after your first shampoo (minimum of 48 hours after your keratin treatment): Do not put your hair in a bun, ponytail, or braids or use any clips. Do not put your hair behind your ears or put your glasses or sunglasses on top of your head. Doing so will result in a permanent bend or crimp. Leave your hair as your hair professional has styled it.
Flat iron your hair every day until after your first shampoo. (See next section for what type of flat iron to use: titanium, not ceramic.)
Important Information Regarding Hair Care Products and Implements (no matter which GKhair formula treatment you received):
Shampoo and Conditioner – Following your GKhair hair-smoothing keratin treatment, it’s very important to use only GKhair shampoo and conditioner, which are fortified with Juvexin and are developed to maintain and extend the life of your treatment. Use of GKhair shampoo and conditioner is essential to maintain your treatment because they are free of Sodium Chloride and harsh sulfates which can strip the keratin from the hair. Each GKhair product is fortified with Juvexin to continue the nourishing and conditioning effects of the GKhair smoothing treatment, and deliver additional shine, while protecting each strand. This is why, at Salon 1580, no matter which of the three GKhair formula treatments you get, we require you to sign a waiver if you refuse to buy authentic GKhair shampoo and conditioner from our salon; we cannot guarantee your GKhair treatment will "take" and last without following the very important steps listed above and without using these GKhair products. You may be tempted to buy these products online, but before you do, PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ THIS IMPORTANT INFORMATION: www.goo.gl/La7U1f
Flat Irons with Titanium Plates – It’s very important to use titanium irons, NOT ceramic, as ceramic plates can actually strip the keratin treatment. When straightening your hair with any keratin treatment your flat iron plates should be made with titanium. Titanium has the ability to retain high heat and will distribute heat evenly. Most ceramic surfaces will lose heat as soon as you start to iron. The titanium plates will retain the heat once you start straightening. This will result in that beautiful hair shine.
Important Information Regarding Hair Color:
You may color your hair the same day, immediately prior to getting your GKhair RESISTANT or CURLY hair-smoothing keratin treatment. Otherwise, wait two weeks after the keratin treatment.
Tips to Preserve and Extend the Life of Your GKhair Hair-Smoothing Treatment:
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