Human hair extensions can change your entire look, making you feel more beautiful and confident. Human hair extensions are made of natural materials which is why it is important to know how to protect them from damage. Just like you would your natural hair, human hair extension require a certain level of care. Here are a few tips on how to properly care for your human hair extensions to preserve their longevity and beauty.
Brushing Your Hair Extensions
Before going to bed, it is important that you detangle your hair extensions. For better results when brushing your hair you can use either a toothed comb brush, wig brush, or a looped brush. To help maintain the quality of your hair extensions, starting combing from the ends and work your way up to your roots.
Washing Your Hair Extensions
Sewn in extensions should be washed almost as often as you should wash your natural hair (once or twice a week). To avoid your hair extensions from falling out, use a sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner. Clip-in extensions require less amount of washes and only need to be washed once a month. Natural and organic shampoos and conditioners are also recommended since they are gentler on hair extensions.
Avoid Using Heat Styling Products
Try to avoid heat styling products such as curlers, straighteners, blow dryers, etc. as much as possible. If you need to style your hair, make sure to use a heat protecting spray before to reduce damage to your extensions. It is also recommended to put heat styling products on a medium to low setting when using them on your extensions to avoid breakage.
Hair extensions can give you the volume and length you have always desired but require a lot of care and attention. If you are unsure how to properly take care of your hair extensions we are here to help! Our expert staff has been specially trained and licensed to provide you with the natural look you desire. Contact us today to schedule an appointment!