How to Care for Hair Extensions

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When you decide to get hair extensions Charlotte NC stylists should provide you with a bit of advice. The goal is always to care for the extensions so that they last longer. Otherwise, they will fall out or frizz, preventing you from enjoying the look that you were supposed to have.

Since hair extensions are an investment, there are a few care tips.

Shampooing Your Hair
Before you go into the shower to shampoo your hair, be sure to brush it carefully. Get out all of the tangles. Then, be sure that you wash your hair every other day with a gentle shampoo. On days when you’re not washing your hair, wear a shower cap.

You should also apply conditioner with care.

Know Your Extensions
There are a few care tips that will change based on the type of extensions that you have. This means you have to look at whether you have human hair or synthetic hair in the extensions. If you have synthetic hair, it can dull quickly. This is why it’s important to avoid heat whenever possible. There may also be special products to add more luster to the hair.

You will also want to look at whether the extensions are sewn, taped or glued in. This will determine more about how you can brush your hair as well as if there is any special scalp treatment that you will want to consider to avoid any issues.

Hair extensions may last weeks or months depending on the overall level of care that you give them. If you’re not sure of how you should be caring for the extensions or what you can do to your hair in terms of products, be sure to talk with your hair stylist. Otherwise, you could accidentally damage all of the hard work that has gone into making your hair look longer.