The short answer? No. While common sense would suggest that long hair is more expensive to care for than shorter hair (and particularly hair extensions, due to the need for more products and protective procedures), there are ways to work around that impulse and achieve an effective-yet-frugal care regimen for long/extended hair. Learn how to make a little product go a long way in this week’s blog post, and test out these tips on our new extra long extensions: 26”...
Hair extension installations should be approached in the same way as any other time-intensive, long-lasting procedure. You have to prep the client beforehand, and give them the tools to help them prepare their hair so that it’s extension-ready. We spoke with Mallory (Lane) Chafins (@mallorylanesalon) of Mallory Lane Salon & Gallery about client hair health, hair prep, and tips for getting unruly hair in tip-top shape. Extension-ready hair is: clean flake-free dry to the touch tangle-free - key for keeping the...
Now that we’re all caught up on the chemicals we should be avoiding in our hair care products, let’s talk about ingredients that your hair will love! Some of these will depend on your hair type, but more than a few of them are universal favorites. So without further ado, here’s the bright side of the ingredients label. Panthenol. Looking for moisture in the form of a good conditioning agent? This is the ingredient for you. According to EWG’s Skin...
There’s a big wide world of beauty products out there, and not all of them are your friends. In the last few weeks, we’ve talked about how to find products that complement your hair type. This week, we’re telling you about some ingredients in products that don’t complement anyone, least of all extension-wearers. So here are those chemical names, decoded, so you can start getting to know those ingredients labels a bit better. Sodium Lauryl Sulfate/Sodium Laureth Sulfate. You’ve definitely...
At Donna Bella we try to bring you the latest news in hair extension care and products. The latest product to gain popularity is the Scalp Brush Mini by S-Heart-S. How is this relevant to your Donna Bella Hair extensions, you might ask? This brush is NOT to be used while wearing hair extensions; rather, it’s something you can use to prep for your next hair extension appointment. It’s been a big hit among Japanese women, and we have an...
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