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Geetanjali Salon, Select City Walk

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Geetanjali Salon, Delhi Review

A few months back if you had told me that I would be colouring my hair, I would have probably thought you were insane and didn’t know me much. I’ve gone to the lengths of getting hair extensions and hair threads just to put off colouring. My virgin hair was something I was proud of! But a lot changed over the past few months, I got more adventurous and experimental because honestly there is a limit to the love you can give your flat black hair. No hair braids would show up on my hair as they do on someone with highlighted hair (remember my agony when I wanted to try Elsa’s braid for the Elle Blogger Award Round 1?) Anyhoo enter L’oreal Chocolate Factory ammonia free hair colour and my hair changed..for better. And I never looked back.

I went to Geetanjali Salon when the had just opened up in Select City Walk, Saket in Delhi. They have got hair salons in Green Park, Khan Market and Vasant Kunj as well.

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Considering my obsession with ombre hair (my pinterest boards would prove that) I was pretty sure I wanted a gradient ombre hair colour. But I was not sure of putting my hair through that much of torture. They use this hair colouring brand Majirel from L’Oreal which is considered one of the best professional hair dyes in India. Its a permanent hair colour so you need to be absolutely sure of the colour you want. I wasn’t much stressed about that part because I planned to cut off a couple of inches if it looked bad since I was gonna colour just the ends.

The stylist recommended this very subtle ash brown shade. The hair colour is amazing and suits my yellow Indian skin beautifully. Although the gradient effect turned out much subtle..subtler than I thought. I guess I should have gone for something a little more brighter. In terms of technique, I instructed the hair stylist that I don’t like that straight line which post people get when they try to DIY ombre colour at home. For that the Geetanjali team used the back combing technique to colour so the colour diffuses nicely without looking harsh which I like.

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You must remember this picture from my Philips Kerashine review on VNA. These pictures were taken in sunlight so the colour shows up properly here. Isn’t it such a natural brown for us brunettes. I’m pretty sure I would get this as an all over hair colour sometime down the line.

I carried this colour through out the Wills Lifestyle Fashion Week 2015. Check my WIFW Day 1 Outfit post for more pictures of me. I’m also carrying this colour in my pool side outfit post.

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Although I would have like something much more brighter for the ombre colour to show up properly, I can’t deny the colour looks very flattering on me. Right now I’m in that “adventurous phase” which I talked off earlier as well. So I went ahead and got myself something very dramatic and fun which I would show you guys later. But I recommend this ash brown shade if you want something neither dramatic nor boring.

Btw I ran into my favourite Hair Stylist at the saket branch of Geetanjali Salon! I used to go to him at Lakme Absolute Salon (remember the hair smoothening post on VNA?) but he joined the Geetanjali chain which gives me another reason for me to visit Geetanjali Beauty Salon in Select City Walk now. I like his work because he is very honest with his clients and not try to talk them into something just for the sake of it. So yep go go the salon has a well trained staff (and massaging reclining chairs!) They use a lot of Kerastase products which I liked because I love myself some Kerastase.

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11 Comments

  • Reply Smitha February 17, 2015 at 1:24 pm

    Who is your favorite hair stylist in Geetanjali salon in Select city mall? I also have to go there next week.

    • Reply Anshita February 20, 2015 at 7:18 am

      don’t remember the name but check for the lakme hair smoothing post on VNA and you will see him in the pics. He now works at geetanjali

  • Reply Kritika June 27, 2015 at 3:48 pm

    How much did u pay for this ?

    • Reply Anshita June 27, 2015 at 6:05 pm

      this depends on your length. but a general idea for you: 5-8k

  • Reply Nitasha March 10, 2016 at 7:43 pm

    Would love to know the number of the color used. Its so difficult to find the right one

    • Reply Anshita May 30, 2016 at 12:39 pm

      i know the struggle. i dont remember the number but because they have very less shades you will able to spot it in the salon. it was honey something

  • Reply vikas June 23, 2016 at 9:26 am

    is there any solution for men’s hair fall .

  • Reply Sonia September 23, 2016 at 9:44 pm

    I am very confuse about the hair color because my skin tone is dusky so please suggeste to me which hair color is the best for dusky tone and also the hair cut I don’t want to be estate hair cut I want some stylish hair cut so please ans me

  • Reply Monazza Fatima November 26, 2016 at 2:42 am

    How much does a dual colour ombre cost in geetanjali??? I’m thinking about going for purple n pink…

  • Reply Supriya Mishra January 12, 2017 at 8:02 pm

    How much hair color cost in Gitanjali .

  • Reply Swarnim April 1, 2017 at 6:05 pm

    You don’t remember the name of the stylist, you don’t remember the name of the color . Sorry not to be rude but that don’t say much about the type of beauty blogger you are.
    These would be the two very obvious questions the readers would ask after read this blog and if I don’t find the answer to these, I feel like why did I spend my precious 3 mins reading this!

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