Hair Extension Do's and Don'ts

Hair Extension Do's and Don'ts

Preserving your investment and beautiful new hair extensions is the ultimate goal in keeping your extensions healthy and long-lasting.  There are simple adjustments both with styling and lifestyle that will help you to have a superior extension wearing experience.  I once had a client enter a hot tub while wearing her hair down, her beautiful hair was sucked into the jets of the hot tub, her extensions became a complete disaster. DO 1) Wash your hair often enough to control oil build-up.  Oil has a strange way of breaking down hair extension attachments such as; keratin bonds, i-tips, and tape. ...

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Best Brushes For Hair Extensions

Best Brushes For Hair Extensions

There are certain brushes that will work perfectly to detangle hair extensions, add shine, and reduce static.  The suggested brushes will vary based on the type of hair extension, as well as where you are brushing, i.e. the roots to ends, or solely the hair extensions.  Our natural hair contains oil that spread throughout the hair, but while wearing extensions, the oil does not reach the mid-shaft to the ends of the hair.  Some suggestions may be a bit unusual, but I assure you that the brushes will work!  For Individual Strand Hair Extensions; Keratin bonds and i-tip hair extensions...

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How Are Hair Extensions Dyed?

How Are Hair Extensions Dyed?

I am often asked if hair extensions can be dyed in a salon or at home, I strongly suggest not dying your hair extensions.  The process of creating perfect coloration from dye lot to dye lot involves consistent color formulas; this is why you can pick up a hair swatch and receive a color pretty exact to it.  Overseas factories do not use hair dye, instead, the color process is similar to dying textiles.   The origin of hair extension are generally dark in color, the hair is gently de-colorized, but not with bleach.  The hair is placed in large vats...

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Are Individual Bead Hair Extensions Damaging?

Are Individual Bead Hair Extensions Damaging?

Individual bead hair extensions are just one name for this method of hair extensions.  They are also known as i-tip hair, micro link hair, shoelace extensions cylinder hair extensions, i-link, copper locs, and hair locs.  They are known to be one of the safest methods of hair extensions since they are applied individually and contain no glue or tape.   Pros 1)  Individual hair extensions are applied to twenty or so strands of natural hair.  They are placed a bit away from the scalp to avoid tension on the hair.  The extensions can be customized throughout the head with the ability...

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Styles You Can Achieve With Hair Extensions

Styles You Can Achieve With Hair Extensions

There is a misconception that hair extensions are hard to style, wear up, wear in an updo, and are difficult to hide! This is simply not true!  In fact, the consensus is those hair extensions are easier to style because they hold a perfect set, are easy to straighten, and are perfect to put up on a lazy day!  Bridal Styles and Proms So many brides struggle to grow their hair, they are elated when they find out hair extensions can be worn in a perfect wedding day style.  Prom girls love the half-up style with loose waves, hair extensions...

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Best Hair Extension Care

Best Hair Extension Care

DISCLAIMER;  Below are tips for caring for and styling human hair, not synthetic hair. You’ve taken the leap and now have a gorgeous head of hair extensions!  The goal is to care for them properly so you can receive the best bang for your investment and have them looking incredible long term. Shampoo & Conditioner You should wash your hair every other day or so.  If your hair is oily, you can wash it more often and dry hair can be washed less often.  It is important to use a sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner at least once a week.   Adding...

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