Do's and Don'ts
Hair extensions add amazing length and volume to your hair. You want to make sure you're treating them right so that they'll last a long time and keep making you look great. It isn't hard to keep your extensions looking great, just take a few extra steps. It will be worth it!
Use the Donna Bella Hair Extension Brush. It prevents tangling and is specially designed so it won't pull or catch on the application points.
Brush 2 to 3 times a day and before showering or wetting hair. Hold the roots of your hair with one hand while brushing in a downward motion with the other. Brush gently, and be particularly careful with the bonds.
Avoid salty or chlorinated water. Salt and chlorine harm your hair extensions just like they harm your natural hair.
Apply any oils or sprays from the mid shaft down, avoiding the bonds. Leave-in conditioners and hydrating oils are great for hair extensions, especially if they are feeling dry.
• Use professional hair care products, like our Donna Bella Remy Care™
Don't wash your hair too much. We recommend washing the hair as infrequently as posible and using a dry shampoo to absorb oils and make your hair feel and smell fresh. Certain hard or mineral intense water may also deteriorate bonds or the condition of the hair.
Don't sleep with wet hair. Once your hair extensions are completely dry, braid hair or tie it in a loose ponytail.
Don't use heat tools too often. Just like with natural hair, too much mechanical heat will damage hair. When you do use heat tools, be sure to use a heat protectant. You can also use non-heat methods to curl your hair extensions.
Don't chemically process the hair. Avoid any products that lighten natural color, create waves, or straighten natural curl.