Matted hair extensions are a client’s (and stylist’s) worst nightmare. They’re ugly, uncomfortable, painful to untangle, and difficult—if not impossible—to fix. Depending on the level of knotting, matted hair extensions can mean that the hair extensions are ruined, and that the client’s own hair has been damaged, too. But the worst part is the occasional need to chop the hair off to correct the problem, ruining the whole purpose of hair extensions—to add length and volume. So what can be...
Showers are a balancing act, especially when you wear extensions. You need to shower frequently enough to keep your hair clean and in good condition, but not so frequently as to strip your hair of its natural oils. But that’s not even the half of it—once you’re there, it only gets more complicated. So how can you conquer your showers so that your hair ends up looking as fabulous as possible? Here, we offer you some tips for getting the...
Last week we set you up with some tips for parsing out your best hair care routine. This week, we’re going a step further, because hair extension care is a whole ‘nother beast. It can be difficult to juggle both your hair routine and your extension routine…unless you wear Clip-Ins and can just care for the extension hair separately. For the rest of you, though, keep reading for our advice. Know the difference. Since your hair extensions literally came from...
Now that we are the end of our Tape-In blog series, we hope you’ve had most of your questions answered. We know it was a lot of information to take in so we’ve taken some of the questions you’ve emailed us with and dedicated this blog to that. Q: My Tape-Ins are slipping. What causes that? A: If your client is experiencing early slippage, it could either be the improper installation done by the stylist or the mismanagement by the client....
Tape-In Hair Extension Care Guide You’re all done with the tape-in hair extension installation and you’re ready to hit the town with a new look. Not so fast, there’s one more important step that you should always do before you walk out of the salon— remember the aftercare instructions. Even if you (or your client, if you’re a stylist) are a long-time hair extension wearer, this is incredibly important. You’ve just invested significant time and money in hair extensions; the...