HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR HAIR EXTENSIONS
by admin on Dec 20, 2022
When you wear hair extensions and you feel and look different with the hair you really want, your extensions become one of your most loved accessories. That is why it is important to know how to care for your hair extensions. But even if your extensions are 100% human hair, just like your own hair, excessive heat, misuse of chemicals, and general poor care can ruin them and throw away your investment. The more love and attention you give to your extensions, the longer they will last. So protect your investment and follow these instructions to make sure your mane stays healthy, shiny and strong! *Develop a habit for cleaning and maintaining your Extensions, to wash, comb and dry them.
Use a brush with soft bristles, always detangling from the ends towards the roots and avoid, at all costs, pulling the hair hard, since you can detach it from the seam, which will mean that your extensions will have less hair over time. . Comb your extensions before washing them and with dry hair, avoid combing them with wet hair, since they are more likely to break the fibers of each strand.
Although the extensions do not get dirty in the same proportion as our own hair, washing our extensions is important. Select products (shampoo, conditioner, treatments, etc.) that do not contain sulfates or parabens and avoid products that contain alcohol at all costs, since this element can dry out the hair. Always use cold water, especially if your extensions have discoloration processes, streaks, or dyes in blonde tones. Hot water tends to dry out hair. Use a small amount of shampoo and gently massage the extensions from the seam or root to the tips, rinsing with plenty of water.
Once you shampoo your extensions, it is very important to use a good conditioner (free of sulfates, parabens, and alcohol). Remember that your extensions are not receiving the nutrients from the natural oils that your own hair receives, therefore it needs extra hydration. Rinse with plenty of cold water.
Once you have finished washing your extensions, dry them with a cotton cloth to avoid frizz. (see more). Just like your own hair, your extensions suffer every time you use a flat iron or blow dryer. The recommendation? Create a habit of maintaining your extensions so that you can take the time to air dry them naturally without blow drying. In this way, you can use the dryer when it is really necessary and you will prolong the life of your extensions.
Finally, if you use any styling cream, or products that help you style your hair, the recommendation is the same, use sulfate-free and paraben-free products. The last recommendation, take care of your extensions like your own hair! Thank you for reading the entire blog, we hope you find it useful and can prolong the life of your extensions for many more years! If you have any other tips to take care of your extensions, or have any questions, please leave us your comments!