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Frequently asked questions - FAQ About Hair Straightening Services at the Salon Answered

Updated: 3 days ago

all your doubts & questions related to hair straightening are answered here


Is it your first time straightening your hair? Or do you have lots of doubts about hair straightening that you are looking for answers to?


If you're considering availing a hair straightening service in Bangalore, you may have some questions about what to expect. In this blog, we'll be answering some of the most frequently asked questions about our straightening services to help you feel more informed and confident about your decision.



FAQ related to hair straightening


How long does a hair straightening service take?

  • The length of a hair straightening service can vary depending on the type of treatment you choose and the length and thickness of your hair.

  • A keratin treatment, for example, can take anywhere from 2-3 hours to complete, while a chemical straightening service may take slightly longer nearly 3-4 hours.

  • The stylist will be able to give you a more accurate estimate of the service time based on your individual needs after assessing your hair.


How long does the straightening effect last?

  • Again, the longevity of the straightening effect can vary depending on the type of treatment you choose.

  • A keratin treatment can last for four months, while a chemical straightening service may last for six months.

  • Temporary straightening methods, such as straightening irons and heat-activated styling products, will only last until your next wash.


Will a hair straightening service damage my hair?

  • Some straightening treatments, such as chemical straightening or relaxers, can be harsh on the hair and may cause damage if not used properly.

  • It is important to follow your stylist's instructions and use deep conditioning treatments to help repair and protect the hair after the service.

  • Temporary straightening methods, such as straightening irons and heat-activated styling products, can also cause damage if used excessively or without proper heat-protectant products.

  • At Salon Nayana, we take every precaution to ensure that your hair is left looking and feeling healthy and beautiful.


Can I straighten my hair at home?

  • Yes, you can straighten your hair at home using tools such as straightening irons and heat-activated styling products.

  • However, it is important to use heat-protectant products and to avoid overusing heat-styling tools, as this can lead to damage and breakage.

  • If you're not comfortable using heat-styling tools or if you have particularly damaged or fragile hair, it may be best to visit a salon for a professional hair straightening service.


Can I still wear my hair up or in ponytails after a straightening service?

  • Yes, you can still wear your hair up or in ponytails after a straightening service.

  • However, it is important to be gentle when styling your hair, as it may be more prone to breakage due to the straightening process.

  • Avoid using tight ponytail holders or hairstyles that pull on the hair excessively.


How can I maintain my straight hair between salon visits?

  • To help maintain your straight hair between salon visits, use a heat-protectant product when heat-styling.

  • Avoid using hot water when washing your hair.

  • You can also use a leave-in conditioner or serum to help smooth down frizz and flyaways.

  • Regular trims and deep conditioning treatments can also help to keep your hair looking healthy and smooth.

Can I straighten my hair if it's already colored or highlighted?

  • One can straighten their hair if it's already colored or highlighted.

  • But, keep in mind that any chemical treatment, including hair straightening, can cause additional damage to already-processed hair.

  • It is important to use deep conditioning treatments and follow your stylist's instructions to help protect and nourish your hair.


Can I straighten my hair if it's naturally curly or wavy?

  • Yes, you can straighten your hair if it's naturally curly or wavy.

  • However, it is important to keep in mind that straightening your hair can cause it to become more prone to frizz and flyaways.

  • It may be helpful to use a leave-in conditioner or serum to help smooth down your hair and reduce frizz.


Can I straighten my hair if it's already damaged or prone to breakage?

  • If your hair is already damaged or prone to breakage, it may be best to avoid certain hair straightening treatments, such as chemical straightening or relaxers, as these can cause additional damage.

  • Instead, you may want to consider a keratin treatment or temporary straightening methods, such as straightening irons or heat-activated styling products.

  • It is also important to use deep conditioning treatments and follow your stylist's instructions to help protect and nourish your hair.


How often can I get a hair straightening service?

  • The frequency of hair straightening services will depend on the type of treatment you choose and the condition of your hair.

  • Some treatments, such as keratin treatments, can last for several months, so you may not need to get the service as frequently.

  • Temporary straightening methods, such as straightening irons and heat-activated styling products, will only last until your next wash, so you may need to get the service more frequently if you want to maintain a straight hair look.

Can I straighten my hair if it's very thick or long?

  • You can straighten your hair if it's very thick or long.

  • However, it may take longer to straighten thick or long hair, as there is more hair to work with.


Can I straighten my hair if I have bangs or layers?

  • Yes, you can straighten your hair if you have bangs or layers.

  • However, it is important to be careful when straightening these areas, as they may be more prone to damage and breakage.

  • It may be helpful to use a lower heat setting on your straightening iron and to use a heat-protectant product to help protect your hair.


Can I straighten my hair if it's very short?

  • Yes, you can straighten your hair if it's very short.

  • However, it may be easier to straighten short hair using a straightening iron or heat-activated styling products, as these methods are less likely to cause damage than chemical straightening or relaxers.


Can I straighten my hair if it's very curly or kinky?

  • Yes, you can straighten your hair if it's very curly or kinky.

  • However, it may be more challenging to achieve a completely straight look with very curly or kinky hair, as the hair may have a tendency to revert back to its natural curl pattern.


What should I do to prepare for a hair straightening service at Salon?

  • To prepare for a hair straightening service at Salon Nayana, it is important to arrive with clean, dry hair.

  • You should also avoid using any hair products, such as oils or styling products, on your hair before the service.

  • It is also a good idea to discuss any concerns or goals you have with your stylist beforehand to ensure that they can provide the best service for your individual needs.


Can I straighten my hair if it's very porous or damaged?

  • If your hair is very porous or damaged, it may be best to avoid certain hair straightening treatments, such as chemical straightening or relaxers, as these can cause additional damage.

  • Instead, you may want to consider a keratin treatment or temporary straightening methods, such as straightening irons or heat-activated styling products.


Can I straighten my hair if I have a sensitive scalp?

  • Yes, you can straighten your hair if you have a sensitive scalp.

  • However, it is important to be careful when using heat-styling tools or chemicals on a sensitive scalp, as these can cause irritation or reactions.

  • It is important to follow the instructions of your stylist and to use products that are formulated for sensitive scalp to help protect and nourish your hair.


Can I straighten my hair if I have allergies or sensitivities?

  • If you have allergies or sensitivities, it is important to inform your stylist before the service so that they can take precautions and use appropriate products.

  • Some hair straightening treatments, such as keratin treatments, may contain ingredients that can cause reactions in some individuals.

  • It is important to discuss any concerns you have with your stylist to ensure that they can provide the best service for your individual needs.

Can I straighten my hair if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

  • Yes, you can straighten your hair if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

  • However, it is important to be cautious when using heat-styling tools or chemicals on your hair during this time, as your hair may be more prone to damage or breakage.

  • It is important to follow your stylist's instructions and use deep conditioning treatments to help protect and nourish your hair.

  • It is also a good idea to consult with your healthcare provider before getting any chemical treatments.


We hope this blog has helped answer some of your questions about hair straightening services at Salon Nayana in Bangalore. If you have any further questions or if you're ready to book your appointment, for a free hair consultation, do contact us. Our team of skilled stylists is here to help you achieve the sleek, smooth, and straight hair of your dreams.



Connect with us at 080-4150-7253 for your free hair consultation.

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